Czech Republic finishes sweep against Japan

Apr 7, 2014

Czech Republic finishes sweep against Japan

by Jack Gallagher

The Czech Republic wrapped up its Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal against Japan on Sunday with two more victories to complete a 5-0 sweep. Czech No. 1 Lukas Rosol beat Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the first reverse singles three-set dead rubber at ...

Mar 25, 2014

Berdych won't play in Davis Cup quarterfinals against Japan

Defending champion Czech Republic will play without Tomas Berdych against Japan next month in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The seventh-ranked Berdych wants to focus on the ATP Tour after helping the Czechs beat the Netherlands in the first round. Seeking their third straight Davis ...

Jagr, Czech Republic prevail against Latvia

Feb 14, 2014

Jagr, Czech Republic prevail against Latvia

Jaromir Jagr scored his second goal of the Olympics, Jakub Voracek got the tiebreaker in the second period, and the Czech Republic survived an early scare for a 4-2 victory over Latvia on Friday in the Olympic hockey tournament. Marek Zidlicky had a goal ...

Stepanek comes through for Czechs

Nov 18, 2013

Stepanek comes through for Czechs

With the Davis Cup on the line, Radek Stepanek delivered again. Stepanek gave the Czech Republic its second straight Davis Cup title Sunday, sweeping past Dusan Lajovic in straight sets in the fifth and decisive match to secure a 3-2 win over Serbia in ...

Serbians, Czechs tied up in Davis Cup

Nov 16, 2013

Serbians, Czechs tied up in Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Tomas Berdych of defending champion Czech Republic did what was expected of them Friday, winning their matches and leaving the Davis Cup final at 1-1 after the opening day. Djokovic beat Radek Stepanek 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 in the first ...

Jun 7, 2013

Thousands evacuated in Europe as levees break

Dresden Germany AP Desperate families were plucked from rooftops by helicopters, cars were swept away by raging torrents and levees failed without warning Wednesday as Central Europe staggered under an inland ocean of flooding. Tens of thousands of people had to be evacuated in ...