Berdych to lead Czechs in Davis Cup semi-finals

Updated: 04 September 2012 16:48 IST

World number seven Tomas Berdych will lead the Czech Republic in their Davis Cup World Group semi-final tie against Argentina on September 14-16, the Czech Davis Cup team said Tuesday.

Berdych to lead Czechs in Davis Cup semi-finals
©

Prague:

World number seven Tomas Berdych will lead the Czech Republic in their Davis Cup World Group semi-final tie against Argentina on September 14-16, the Czech Davis Cup team said Tuesday.

Berdych, who is facing Roger Federer in the US Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, will team up with 38th-ranked Radek Stepanek, 91st-ranked Lukas Rosol, and world number 189 Ivo Minar for the Davis Cup tie in Buenos Aires.

"They are all looking forward to the game, you don't play the semi-finals every week," said team captain Jaroslav Navratil, whose team led by Berdych reached the Davis Cup finals in 2009.

"We're facing a tough opponent who seldom loses at home, but I think the chances will be equal," Navratil added.

The Czech Republic beat Serbia 4-1 in the Davis Cup quarter-finals in April, while last year's finalists Argentina saw off Croatia 4-1.

In the other semi-final tie, trophy holders Spain will take on the United States in Gijon.

Topics : Tennis Radek Stepanek Guillaume Rufin Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Tomas Berdych Kevin Anderson Czech Republic
Related Articles
Serena Williams Reclaims World No. 1 Spot, Celebrates With Message To Unborn Child
Serena Williams Reclaims World No. 1 Spot, Celebrates With Message To Unborn Child
Maria Sharapova's Tennis Return Divides Rivals
Maria Sharapova's Tennis Return Divides Rivals
Rafael Nadal Clinches Historic 10th Monte Carlo Masters Title
Rafael Nadal Clinches Historic 10th Monte Carlo Masters Title
Show Comments
Advertisement