Short stay for dejected Berdych
PARIS -- This is why they play the games:
Tomas Berdych, the No. 6 seed here and a French Open semifinalist a year ago, won his first two sets comfortably against an obscure qualifier. But, somehow, Stephane Robert rallied to win 3-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 9-7, setting off a wild celebration among the patrons around Court No. 2.
He pointed at the heavens and bounded around the court as the standing ovation washed over him. That was because Robert is French, born 31 years ...
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