Štěpánek will kick off Davis Cup final


Radek Štěpánek will face David Ferrer in the first match of the hundredth Davis Cup final on Friday afternoon in Prague. The second best Czech player will be follow by his teammate, sixth seeded Tomáš Berdych, who will play Nicolás Almagro at the O2 arena. After the draw on Thursday paired the Spanish number one with Štěpánek, the coach of the defending champions, Alex Corretja seemed confident his team could win the tournament, although Rafael Nadal’s absence may make it harder to snatch.