Czech Republic has retained its Davis Cup title after
defeating Serbia 3-2 in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas
World Group Final in Belgrade, Serbia on Sunday 17
It is Czech Republic’s third Davis Cup title following
victories in 1980 (as Czechoslovakia) and 2012.
Radek Stepanek becomes the first player in history to
win consecutive live fifth singles rubbers in a Davis
Cup Final. He is only the third player to win two Davis
Cup Final live fifth singles rubbers, following Henri
Cochet (FRA) and Fred Perry (GBR).
Czech captain Vladimir Safarik wins the Davis Cup title
in his first tie as captain as a late replacement for
Jaroslav Navratil who was unable to take part due to
defeated SERBIA 3-2
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, SRB (hard – indoors)
Novak Djokovic (SRB) d.
(CZE) 75 61 64
Tomas Berdych (CZE) d. Dusan Lajovic (SRB) 63 64 63
(CZE) d. Ilija Bozoljac/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) 62 64
Novak Djokovic (SRB) d. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 64 76(5) 62
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) 63 61 61