facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Czechs beat Argentina in Davis Cup semis

Sept. 16, 2012 at 1:48 PM   |   Comments

BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Tomas Berdych dispatched Carlos Berlocq in the first reverse singles match Sunday, handing the Czech Republic a Davis Cup semifinal win over Argentina.

Berdych racked up his third victory of the weekend with his 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Berlocq as the Czechs rolled up an insurmountable 3-1 advantage at Buenos Aires.

Berdych had earlier delivered a singles victory over Juan Monaco in Friday's opener, then put his country ahead 2-1 while teaming with Radek Stepanek in a doubles triumph.

The victory put the Czechs into the Davis Cup finals against Spain, which advanced over the United States Sunday.

Defending champ Spain defeated the Czech Republic in the 2009 finals.

Argentina was playing without Juan Martin del Potro, who was out with a wrist injury. He had defeated Stepanek in a Friday singles match.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Jon Bon Jovi cut from group bidding for the Buffalo Bills
2
Denver Broncos' Wes Welker facing four game suspension
3
Rams rookie got a face tattoo to intentionally keep himself from working anywhere but the NFL
4
Michael Sam could join Dallas Cowboys practice squad: Report
5
Josh Brent suspended 10 games
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback