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2009 Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinals

Posted on July 7, 2009 at 9:29 AM






Tomas Berdych and Lukas Dlouhy at a press conference in Ostrava



 
The Czechs have chosen a synthetic carpet called Taraflex because their two best players, Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek prefer fast surfaces. The Argentine players are better on the slower clay surface.


 
 

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Tomas Berdych in Ostrava on Tuesday, July 7, 2009

 
 




CZECH REPUBLIC v ARGENTINA

Venue: Cez Arena, Ostrava (hard - indoors)


Czech Republic

Tomas Berdych

Radek Stepanek

Ivo Minar

Lukas Dlouhy

Captain: Jaroslav Navratil


Argentina

Juan Martin Del Potro

Jose Acasuso

Leonardo Mayer

Juan Monaco

Captain: Tito Vazquez




CROATIA v USA

Venue: Sportska Dvorana "Zatika", Porec (clay - indoors)


Croatia

Marin Cilic

Ivo Karlovic

Roko Karanusic

Lovro Zovko

Captain: Goran Prpic


USA

Mardy Fish (replaced Andy Roddick)

James Blake

Mike Bryan

Bob Bryan

Captain: Patrick McEnroe




ISRAEL v RUSSIA

Venue: Sport Palaces Ltd (Nokia), Tel Aviv (hard - indoors)


Israel

Dudi Sela

Haral Levy

Jonathan Erlich

Andy Ram

Captain: Eyal Ran


Russia

Igor Kunitsyn (replaced Dmitry Tursunov)

Marat Safin

Igor Andreev

Mikhail Youzhny

Captain: Shamil Tarpischev



 

SPAIN v GERMANY

Venue: Plaza de Toros de Puerto Banus, Marbella (clay - outdoors)


Spain

Fernando Verdasco

Tommy Robredo

Juan Carlos Ferrero (replaced David Ferrer)

Feliciano Lopez

Captain: Albert Costa


Germany

Philipp Kohlschreiber

Nicolas Kiefer

Mischa Zverev

Andreas Beck

Captain: Patrick Kuhnen




other 2009 Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinalists




Russian tennis player Marat Safin(R) and team captain Shamil Tarpischev (L) give a press conference prior to their Davis Cup matches against Israel on July 7, 2009 in Tel Aviv.

 





Spain ready to host Germany in Marbella *love shoes*








 


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