Mats Wilander

Game Set and Mats: Berdych now ready to battle the big boys

Mats Wilander

Eurosport expert Mats Wilander was hugely impressed with Tomas Berdych's four-set win over David Ferrer in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Berdych has often flattered to deceive but the way the Czech dealt with Ferrer, who is a relentless athlete, made Mats sit up and take notice.

Perhaps now Berdych is ready to make a sustained challenge against the sport's great names...

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In the women's draw, the big shock was the victory of teenager Eugenie Bouchard against Ana Ivanovic.

Mats said he was taken aback by Bouchard's maturity as she came from a set down to win 5-7 7-5 6-2.

Bouchard also joined GS&M in the studio to discuss her brilliant run to the last four of the competition.

Li Na is next up for Bouchard in the semi-finals, and Mats has taken note of how the Chinese star has improved and improved as the tournament has worn on. Now she has a good chance of winning the title.

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