Davis Cup world group semi-finals: Czech Republic-Serbia 2-1

18-09-2010

The Czech Republic took a 2-1 lead over Serbia in their Davis Cup World Group semi-final on Saturday after Tomáš Berdych and Radek Štepánek won the doubles against Nenad Zimonjic and Novak Djokovic 3-6 6-1 6-4 6-1.

In Friday’s games the Czechs and Serbs levelled at 1-1. First Radek Štepánek gave the Czechs the lead, beating Djokovic's replacement Viktor Troicki 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4. But 37th-ranked Janko Tipsarevic then beat Wimbledon runner-up Tomáš Berdych, the world number seven, 7-5, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5) to level the tie.