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Posted on Nov 19, 10:52AM | IANS
The 2012 Davis Cup final had an exciting finish with the Czech Republic clinching it in the fifth rubber against defending champions Spain 3-2.
The Czech Republic took the crucial doubles Saturday to get into the driver's seat with a 2-1 lead, but Spain fought back through David Ferrer to level the tie 2-2 by beating Tomas Berdych before veteran Radek Stepanek pulled off the fifth rubber against Nicolas Almagro.
Friday (Czech Republic 1, Spain 1):
David Ferrer (Spain) beat Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.
Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Nicolas Almagro (Spain) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3.
Saturday (Czech Republic 2, Spain 1):
Berdych and Stepanek beat Granollers and Lopez 3-6, 7-5, 7-5, 6-3.
Sunday (Czech Republic 3, Spain 2):
Ferrer beat Berdych 6-2, 6-3, 7-5.
Stepanek beat Almagro 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3.