Gijon to host Spain-US Davis Cup semifinal
Spain will host the United States in the Davis Cup semifinals in
the northern coastal city of Gijon.
The Spanish Tennis Federation says the match will be played on
an outdoor red clay court at the 13,000-seat Parque Hermanos Castro
on Sept. 14-16. Gijon is about 380 kilometers (235 miles) north of
The U.S. and Spain have met 10 times in the Davis Cup, with each
winning five. Defending champion Spain has not lost at home since
1999 when it was defeated by Brazil in Lerida.
The other semifinal is between the Czech Republic and Argentina
at the Parque Roca in Buenos Aires.