Stepanek downed by Federer in first match of Davis Cup World Group tie playoff

21-09-2007

World No.1 Roger Federer has claimed the first point for the Swiss in Davis Cup action in Prague on Friday after downing Czech Radek Stepanek in four sets. Federer won 6:3, 6:2 in the first two sets, was edged 6:7 in the third, but clinched the last 7:6.