Nadal leads Spain in Davis Cup against Czechs
Rafael Nadal will lead defending champion Spain in next month’s Davis Cup final against the Czech Republic.
The second-ranked Nadal returns to the team for the first time since winning both singles matches against Serbia in the first round in March. Nadal missed last year’s final victory over Argentina with a knee injury.
Ferrer, recovering from a hamstring injury, hasn’t played since last month’s Valencia Open.
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The 23-year-old Nadal has won all 12 singles matches he’s played since losing in his debut against the Czechs five years ago.
The best-of-five series on indoor clay will be played at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona from Dec. 4-6.