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06 April 2012

Almagro: "That was my best Davis Cup match"


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  • Emily Bevan

OROPESA DEL MAR, SPAIN: Nicolas Almagro reflects on his defeat of Jurgen Melzer in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group quarterfinal tie. Cited as "my best Davis Cup match", the Spaniard made a mockery of windy conditions, to overcome Melzer in straight sets 62 62 64.

It was a constrasting day for captains Alex Corretja and Clemens Trimmel. Trimmel backs the three Cs - crowd, confidence and clay - as the key to Spain's 2-0 delivery on Friday and hints at a change of nomination for the doubles on Saturday in order to keep Austria's hopes alive.

With Marc Lopez reporting a back injury, there could be a change in the Spanish camp too.

Nicolas Almagro (ESP) - 06/04/2012

David Ferrer (ESP) - 06/04/2012

Captain Alex Corretja (ESP) - 06/04/2012

Captain Clemens Trimmel (AUT) - 06/04/2012

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    Marina d'Or, Oropesa del Mar, Castellon, Spain

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    Emily joined the ITF in 2008 and has worked in the Communications team for the last three years. She can be found in the press office at all four Grand Slams and, when back in the office, is responsible for producing the media guides for Davis Cup and Fed Cup. Away from work, Emily supports Hereford United FC and likes to climb mountains!

 

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