Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final - 16 November results
epa03474139 David Ferrer of Spain returns the ball to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their Davis Cup final match between Czech Republic and the Spain in Prague, Czech Republic, 16 November 2012. EPA/FILIP SINGER |
WORLD GROUP FINAL
CZECH REPUBLIC level with SPAIN 1-1
Venue: O2 Arena, Prague (hard – indoors)
David Ferrer (ESP) d. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 63 64 64
Tomas Berdych (CZE) d. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 63 36 63 67(5) 63
Ivo Minar/Lukas Rosol (CZE) v Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP)
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