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2014-02-20 23:03:05

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.

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2009-09-23 11:38:05

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.

2009-09-18 20:16:05

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...

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2009-09-17 10:54:47

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.

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2009-09-17 10:35:35

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.

2009-07-11 18:48:53

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

2009-07-11 16:19:54

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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