Tomas Berdych will take on Marin Cilic in the 2014 US Open Men's Singles quarter final clash at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday.
Where to Watch Live
The match starts at 6:30pm BST. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Click here for the live streaming link.
Berdych had no trouble in sealing a place in the final and fourth Grand Slam Tennis event of the year. The Czech Republican had a comfortable victory over Dominic Thiem in the fourth round of the ongoing competition.
The 28-year-old defeated Thiem in straight sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 and with that win, he made it to the last eight of this year's US Open. So far, Berdych has dropped only two sets in four matches played so far, which came during the second round.
He would be in the hunt for his third straight set victory on Thursday in order to seal a place in the semi final of the US Open.
Meanwhile, Berdych's opponent Cilic had a run for his money in the previous round. The Croatian tennis star had a hard fought victory over Gilles Simon to make it to the later stages of the Grand Slam event.
Cilic defeated the Frenchman in a five set thriller after losing the opening set. The match ended with a scoreline of 5-7, 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Cilic has dropped three sets in the ongoing competition so far and all of them came during his last two matches.
Betting Odds (888Sport.com)
- Tomas Berdych to win: 8/15
- Marin Cilic to win: 6/4
Berdych holds a lead of 5-3 over Cilic in overall meetings. The pair have clashed in one Grand Slam event where the Croatian emerged triumphant. In the last five meetings, Berdych has a 3-2 lead over Cilic.
US Open History
Berdych has never faced Cilic in the US Open and the pair will clash for the first time in the quarter final on Thursday.