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19 September 2011

Highlights: Spain 4-1 France


CORDOBA, SPAIN: Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer recorded singles wins on the first day to give the locals a commanding 2-0 lead over France in Córdoba.

On Saturday, Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga played some amazing doubles tennis to keep the French hopes alive but Rafel Nadal showed his best self on Sunday by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, securing a 3-1 lead over France and putting Spain in the final.

The full results are listed below:

R1: Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Richard Gasquet (FRA) 6-3 6-0 6-1

R2: David Ferrer (ESP) d. Gilles Simon (FRA) 6-1 6-4 6-1

R3: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga / Michael Llodra (FRA) d. Feliciano Lopez / Fernando Verdasco (ESP) 6-1 6-2 6-0

R4 Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 6-0 6-2 6-4

R5: Fernando Verdasco (ESP) d. Richard Gasquet  (FRA) 6-2 6-1

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