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Spain beats Czechs in doubles to win Davis Cup

Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 12:22pm

Spain has won its second straight Davis Cup by capturing its doubles match against the Czech Republic.

Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco beat Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych 7-6 (7), 7-5, 6-2 on clay Saturday to give the Spaniards an insurmountable 3-0 lead.

Spain won its fourth title since 2000 and is the first country since Sweden in 1998 to successfully defend the trophy.

Verdasco helped Spain clinch the title for the second straight year.