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15 September 2011

Romanians hoping home advantage will help

Audio interview


  • Adam Lincoln

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA: Romania's players know they face a tough task to overcome Czech Republic in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off but they are hoping their home crowd will give them a much-needed boost.

Captain Andrei Pavel believes his team have the advantage of playing on clay more recently than their visitors but he is under no illusions as to the talent on the Czech side.

His opposite number, Jaroslav Navratil, is keen to avoid slipping up as they did against Kazakhstan in the first round in March.

Tomas Berdych (CZE) - 15/09/2011

Victor Crivoi (ROU) - 15/09/2011

Captain Jaroslav Navratil (CZE) - 15/09/2011

Captain Andrei Pavel (ROU) - 15/09/2011

Radek Stepanek (CZE) - 15/09/2011

Adrian Ungur (ROU) - 15/09/2011

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