Originally Posted by MindoverMatter
I'm not even joking, I didn't even think Berdych was in the AO - I thought he withdrew for some reason and this was a trolling thread. I stopped after I opened it and looked up the draw to make sure, and there he is! You're right about the silent part at least.
Even now I'm thinking this is all some sort of elaborate prank. How have I not noticed?
If the #5 seed withdrew for some reason, don't you think you would have heard somewhere? Most of the time not hearing anything about a top seed means he's still in the draws.