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05 April 2013

Podcast: Expect the unexpected


Davis Cup by BNP Paribas rarely disappoints and this year's World Group quarterfinals proved no different as the eight teams still in contention to win the 2013 title battled for a place in September's World Group semifinals.

Chris Bowers and Craig Gabriel look back on an exciting first day's play, which included three five-set matches in the World Group alone and plenty to ponder.

Podcast - 05/04/2013

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    • Jo-WIlfried Tsonga celebrates with Michael LlodraRichard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
    • Juan Monaco (ARG)Novak Djokovic (SRB)
    • Novak Djokokic and Captain Bogdan Obradovic (SRB) celebrateJohn Isner (USA)
    • Captain Corrado Barazzutti (ITA)Vasek Pospisil (CAN)
    • Viktor Troicki (SRB)Jan Hajek (CZE)
    • Jan Hajek (CZE)Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)
    • Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)Czech fans
    • Andrey Golubev (KAZ)Lukas Rosol (CZE) and captain Jaroslav Navratil
    • Novak Djokovic (SRB) on the Serbian benchLukas Rosol (CZE)
    • Argentine crowdCarlos Berlocq (ARG)
    • Jo-WIlfried TsongaJo-WIlfried Tsonga y Arnaud Clement
    • Gilles Simon (FRA)Gilles Simon (FRA) receives treatment
    • Juan Monaco (ARG) and captain Martin JaiteSam Querrey (USA)


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