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Czech Republic defeats Serbia, 3-2, to repeat as Davis Cup champions
Czech Republic defeats Serbia, 3-2, to repeat as Davis Cup champions

BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia, 3-2, in the final Sunday after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match. The Czech veteran beat the 117th-ranked Lajovic, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1, converting his first match point with a volley. That sent about a thousand visiting Czech fans at Belgrade Arena into wild celebrations, blowing trumpets and beating their drums. Stepanek spread his hands on the court as Tomas Berdych and other Czech teammates mobbed him. “This is an amazing moment,” Stepanek said. The Czechs won its first Davis Cup title as an independent nation last year. Serbia won its only crown in 2010, beating...

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