Berdych ousts Fognini to reach quarters

Fabio Fognini (AP)
Fabio Fognini (AP)

Melbourne - Czech 19th seed Tomas Berdych eliminated Italy's Fabio Fognini in straight sets to advance to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday.

Berdych, a two-time semi-finalist, downed the 25th seeded Fognini 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 and will face either Roger Federer or Hungary's Marton Fucsovics in the last eight.

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