Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final - Czech Republic leads Spain 2-1
epa03474408 Nicolas Almagro of Spain returns the ball to Tomas Berdych 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 leads SPAIN 2-1
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
Tomas Berdych/Radek Stepanek (CZE) d. Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP) 36 75 75 63
By now we think the “no-one beats [/insert name] [/insert number of times] in a row" has been done to death but it has to be said that Tomas Berdych delivered the performance of his life against an up and down Rafael Nadal to book his place once more in the Australian Open semi-final.
The Indian Wells Tennis Garden (IWTG), home to the BNP Paribas Open, has launched a new wheelchair tennis clinic program, it was announced today by Tom Fey, Director of Tennis. The weekly wheelchair tennis clinics are open to the public, free and designed for both beginner and intermediate/advanced players.
The Australian Open men's singles quarterfinal lineup is a blockbuster one, with seven of the top eight seeds still alive and the only impostor a local Aussie who has positively ignited the Melbourne crowd. The stretch run begins on Tuesday, with Rafael Nadal going up against familiar foe Tomas Berdych and Andy Murray hoping to stop the freight train that is Nick Kyrgios.
This Global chick won’t lie, we really thought it was time for the Martina Navratilova-powered Agnieszka Radwanska to shine. Her time to make another assault on a Slam final had been and gone, and come back again.