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The U.S. Davis Cup team may have lost against the U.K., but won with its choice to play on red clay: a seminal moment for U.S.
Friday and Saturday, August 12 - 13, 2011 ACWORTH, Ga., Aug.
Spain, going for a second consecutive Davis Cup title in December, drew Roger Federer's Swiss team for the first round of the 2010 Davis Cup tournament. Davis Cup officials Wednesday announced the first-round pairings for the 2010 Davis Cup with the Spain-Switzerland matchup highlighting the matchups since it could feature Federer against Rafael Nadal in Spain. Federer, No.
Radek Stepanek's five-set win over Ivo Karlovic helped the Czech Republic build a 2-0 lead over Croatia at a Davis Cup semifinal at Porec, Croatia. The scores of the near 6-hour match, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (2-7), 16-14, put the Czechs within one victory of advancing to the Davis Cup finals. The fourth-longest match in Davis Cup history featured a record 78 aces by the 6-foot-10 Karlovic, a 30-game marathon fifth set and just one service break. Also, the 82 games played equaled...
The Czech Republic will send Top 20 singles players Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych into the Davis Cup semifinals Friday in Croatia. Stepanek, ranked No. 17, is to meet hard-serving No.
David Ferrer will lead off for defending champion Spain in a Davis Cup semifinal against Israel this weekend on a red clay court in Murcia, Spain. Ferrer, ranked 19th in the world, goes against Israel's Harel Levy, who is ranked 140th, in the first match Friday in the best-of-five series in Murcia. World No.
Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych teamed Saturday to give the Czech Republic a doubles win in Davis Cup quarterfinal action. The duo overpowered the Argentine combination of Leonardo Mayor and Jose Acasuso 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 to give the Czechs a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five match-up. Berdych improved his
A four-set doubles victory Saturday by Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez gave Spain a 2-1 Davis Cup lead over Germany in Marbella, Spain. Verdasco-Lopez beat Nicolas Kiefer and Mischa Zverev 6-3, 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (6-8), 6-3 on the red clay at Plaza de Toros de Puerto Banus.
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