The Czech star rattled through the first two sets before overcoming a brief blip in the third to beat the Spaniard 6-1 6-4 2-6 6-4 and book his place in the semi-finals
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Transfer news: Ondrej Celustka joins Sunderland on season-long loan to become Paolo Di Canio's 10th summer signing
Monday 12 August 2013
Defender arrives at the Stadium of Light on season-long loan from Turkish side Trabzonspor
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Archived material details how gold bars plundered from Czechoslovakia were sold on behalf of Germany's central bank in 1939
Wednesday 03 July 2013
The top seed is bidding for a place in the semi-finals today
Monday 01 July 2013
Former champion Petra Kvitova battled her way through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals with victory over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Defending champion Serena Williams defeated Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in straight sets late last night. Date-Krumm, at 42 the oldest woman on the tour, put up a decent fight and it took Williams 35 minutes to take the first set. But she raced away with the second to take the match 6-2 6-0 in 61 minutes.
Monday 24 June 2013
The lights of Centre Court seemed a long way away for last year's Wimbledon giant-killer Lukas Rosol as he made a first-round exit today.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
On a day when the defeat of Agnieszka Radwanska, the world No 5 and last year's Wimbledon runner-up, demonstrated the difficulties that grass-court tennis offers even to the very best, the current British No 1 and one of her predecessors proved the value of experience on the sport's most challenging surface.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Tens of thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes as further dramatic rises in the levels of the swollen Elbe and Danube rivers continued to cause chaos
Wednesday 05 June 2013
19,000 people have been evacuated from the flooding in the Czech Republic
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Historical centre of Prague spared but suburban areas deluged
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Our Travel Editor at Large addresses holiday-makers' concerns over planned trips to these two destinations
Monday 03 June 2013
At least eight people have died and at least two are missing after heavy rain caused landslides and swelled river waters to dangerously high levels
Boston Marathon bombings: Czech Republic's ambassador 'concerned' by Americans confusing his country with Chechnya
Saturday 20 April 2013
Many tweets apparently confused the two countries, which are around 1,700 miles apart
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Randy Blythe, the singer for US metal band Lamb of God, had manslaughter charges against him dropped in a Czech court today following a trial over a fan's death at a concert in Prague three years ago.
Monday 25 February 2013
Officials said that traces of horsemeat were found in "beef and pork" meatballs in the UK, Netherlands, Portugal and others
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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