Ferrer levels Davis Cup final at 2-2
Posted at: 11/18/2012 8:35 AM
(AP) PRAGUE - David Ferrer kept alive Spain’s hopes of winning a fourth Davis Cup title in five years by beating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in the first reverse singles match Sunday to even the final at 2-2.
The fifth-ranked Ferrer won 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 to improve his career record against Berdych to 6-3. That means the best-of-five series will be decided in the final match between Radek Stepanek and Nicolas Almagro.
Ferrer, who is wrapping up the best season of his career having won a tour-best seven tournament titles, converted his first match point when Berdych’s forehand hit the net, bringing cheers from the boisterous section of Spanish fans at the O2 Arena.
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