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World Group Semifinals Nominations

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 4:09 PM



The ITF has announced the official team nominations for the 2009 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals to be played on 18-20 September

CROATIA v CZECH REPUBLIC
Venue: Sportska Dvorana 'Zatika', Porec, Croatia (clay - indoors)

CROATIA
Marin Cilic
Ivo Karlovic
Roko Karanusic
Lovro Zovko
Captain: Goran Prpic

CZECH REPUBLIC
Radek Stepanek
Tomas Berdych
Jan Hernych
Lukas Dlouhy
Captain: Jaroslav Navratil




SPAIN v ISRAEL
Venue: Polaris World la Torre Golf Resort, Murcia (clay - outdoors)

SPAIN

Juan Carlos Ferrero (replaces Rafael Nadal)

David Ferrer

Tommy Robredo

Feliciano López

Captain: Albert Costa

 

Juan Carlos Ferrero has replaced Rafael Nadal in the Spanish team for its semifinal against Israel. Nadal has been advised to rest an abdominal injury after the US Open.


Nadal was originally nominated to play but has been visibly struggling with the injury in New York and has withdrawn. He will still travel to the tie to support the team.


Ferrero returned to the team after a three-year absence in July and scored the deciding point against Germany.




ISRAEL
Dudi Sela
Harel Levy
Jonathan Erlich
Andy Ram
Captain: Eyal Ran







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