Hrbaty in Davis Cup semifinal

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:50 IST

Dominik Hrbaty sent Slovakia to its first ever Davis Cup semifinal by beating the Netherlands' Peter Wessels.

Bratislava:

Dominik Hrbaty sent Slovakia to its first ever Davis Cup semifinal by beating the Netherlands' Peter Wessels, who retired hurt in their quarterfinal reverse singles match on Sunday. Hrbaty won the first two sets 6-3, 6-1, and was leading 3-0 in the third when Wessels pulled out with an injury to his ribs. Later in the day, Slovakia's Michal Mertinak defeated Dutchman Melle van Gemerden 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the last singles match for Slovakia to win 4-1 overall. The victory advances Slovakia to a September semifinal against Argentina. (AP)

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