Defending champion Spain reached its fourth Davis Cup tennis final in five years after beating the U.S. and will play the Czech Republic for the title.
Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey must win their singles matches today during Davis Cup semifinal play versus host Spain, which leads the U.S. 2-1 heading into the final day.
Six-time champion Rafael Nadal and women’s No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova won in straight sets to reach the French Open’s fourth round, while unseeded American Varvara Lepchenko upset 2010 winner Francesca Schiavone.
Roger Federer was pushed to four sets for the second straight French Open match, while top seeds Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka won in straight sets.
Rafael Nadal beat Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in four sets today to secure a fifth Davis Cup tennis title for Spain.
France defeated Argentina in doubles to advance to the final of tennis’s Davis Cup for the first time since 2002.
The top four men’s seeds reached the semifinals at the U.S. Open for the first time in 19 years, with Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray joining Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the final four.
Argentina’s David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank defeated Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco in Davis Cup doubles to prevent Spain from retaining the trophy.
David Nalbandian won the deciding singles match against Russia today to put Argentina in the semifinals of tennis’s Davis Cup, while Serbia reached the last four for a first time.
World No. 2 Novak Djokovic and Janko Tipsarevic won today’s singles matches as Serbia beat the Czech Republic 3-2 to earn a spot in the final of tennis’s Davis Cup for the first time.