The Czech star rattled through the first two sets before overcoming a brief blip in the third to beat the Spaniard 6-1 6-4 2-6 6-4 and book his place in the semi-finals
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Thursday 01 September 2011
Peter Houston warned the Tartan Army against reading too much into the Czech Republic's apparent problems ahead of Saturday's vital Euro 2012 qualifier at Hampden Park.
Thursday 21 July 2011
John Arne Riise will make his Fulham debut this evening in the Europa League home match with Crusaders.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Martin Jol has conceded his squad needs bolstering if Fulham are to compete across all the competitions this season.
Saturday 16 July 2011
A woman has told police she was raped at the house where the serial killers Fred and Rose West began their murder spree.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Lawrence Okoye might be occupying the dizzy heights of third place in the world discus rankings courtesy of his monster 67.63m throw at the Throws Fest meeting in Hendon last Saturday, but the former rugby union starlet insisted yesterday: "I've got to understand I've got a long way to go before I can call myself one of the best discus throwers in the world."
Monday 11 July 2011
Carlos Checa saw his lead cut to 30 points in the Superbike World Championship despite twice finishing on the podium at Brno in the Czech Republic yesterday.
Thursday 30 June 2011
Couples desperate for a baby are being forced abroad because of a lack of sperm and egg donors in the UK, researchers say.
Sunday 19 June 2011
England are optimistic that Manchester United's Chris Smalling and Arsenal's Henri Lansbury will have recovered from a throat infection and an ankle injury respectively to play against the Czech Republic in the decisive final group match at the European Under-21 Championship tonight.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
A stunning double save from Petr Cech allowed the Czech Republic to hold Japan to a 0-0 draw yesterday as the tri-nation Kirin Cup ended without a single goal being scored.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
An official says a huge nitroglycerine explosion has occurred at a factory in the Czech Republic and that four people are missing.
Thursday 14 April 2011
A hilarious new video has been released which shows the Czech President trying to surreptitiously pocket a pen during a news conference.
Friday 28 January 2011
George Morgan's run in the boys' singles at the Australian Open came to an end today when he lost 6-3 6-4 to top seed Jiri Vesely in the semi-finals.
Friday 28 January 2011
George Morgan, attempting to become the first British boy to win a Grand Slam junior singles title since Andy Murray, advanced to the semi-finals of the Australian Open here yesterday when he beat Jeson Patrombon, of the Philippines, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3.
Friday 24 December 2010
Tesco has bought 128 convenience stores in the Czech Republic for £34.3m, in a further demonstration of the international ambitions of Britain's biggest grocer.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Beloved the world over for the sweeping minor-major melody of "Vltava", Smetana's cycle of symphonic poems, Má Vlast, has been a monument to Czech independence since its completion in 1879.
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