Celiac.com 07/12/2016 - Looking at what he calls the "small details where I can get get an edge," professional tennis player Tomas Berdych adopted a gluten-free diet as part of a training regimen designed to help him maintain ideal playing weight.
The Czech player is know for his considerable powerful serve and forehand, and solid all around game. To hear Berdych talk, before he went gluten-free, he has also been a bit on the lean side at around 90 kilos. The gluten-free diet has helped him put on a bit of weight and achieve a comfortable tournament weight of 95 kilos.
Berdych joins Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, among other top players who are eating gluten-free.
Tomas Berdych is currently playing at Wimbledon 2016, where he is the number ten seed.
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