Czechs lead Kazakhstan in Davis Cup
ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- Jan Hajek and Lukas Rosol both won their opening singles matches Friday to give the defending champion Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Kazakhstan in their Davis Cup quarterfinal.
Hajek defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 before Rosol rallied to beat Andrey Golubev 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (6) in the second singles.
It was the first loss at home for Kukushkin, who has a 12-6 record in the competition.
The Czech Republic is without Tomas Berdych, who ...
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