Radek Stepanek win retains Davis Cup for Czechs


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The Independent Online

The Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup title by beating Serbia 3-2 in the final after Radek Stepanek swept past Dusan Lajovic in the decisive singles match.

The Czech veteran beat the world No 117 6-3, 6-1,  6-1, converting his first match point with a volley to delight a thousand Czech fans at Belgrade Arena. Lajovic was a late replacement for the injured Janko Tipsarevic.