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07 April 2012

Zimonjic confident that Serbia can still win


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  • Clive White

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC: Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic did not have the best of matches on Saturday as they went down 64 62 76(4) to Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas quarterfinal.

The result leaves Serbia on the brink of exiting the competition as they trail 2-1 but Zimonjic is still confident that Janko Tipsarevic can cause an upset against Berdych in the first reverse singles on Sunday to keep the tie alive.

The Serbian pairing were understandably disappointed with their performance and doubles star Zimonjic admitted that having a regular partner for Davis Cup would help but refused to use the situation as an excuse for his surprisingly poor record in the competition.

The winning Czech double pair talk about their excellent doubles record in Davis Cup and, despite feeling tired, look ahead to tomorrow's decisive day.

Captain Bogdan Obradovic (SRB) - 07/04/2012

Tomas Berdych (CZE) - 07/04/2012

Captain Jaroslav Navratil (CZE) - 07/04/2012

Radek Stepanek (CZE) - 07/04/2012

Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) - 07/04/2012

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    • Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych (CZE)Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic (SRB)
    • Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych (CZE)The O2 Arena, Prague
    • Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych (CZE)Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych (CZE)
    • Serbian and Czech doubles teamsRadek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych (CZE)
     
 
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