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Tennis-Czech Republic beat Serbia to retain Davis Cup
November 17, 2013 / 6:32 PM / 4 years ago

Tennis-Czech Republic beat Serbia to retain Davis Cup

BELGRADE, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Czech Republic won their second successive Davis Cup title after Radek Stepanek beat Dusan Lajovic 6-3 6-1 6-1 to give them a 3-2 victory against the 2010 champions Serbia on Sunday.

Serbia’s world number two Novak Djokovic levelled the tie earlier in the day with a straight-sets win over Tomas Berdych, but the passionate home fans were silenced by a cool performance from Stepanek who gave the 117th-ranked Lajovic no chance in the decisive rubber.

Writing by Zoran Milosavljevic; Editing by Toby Davis

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