Germany, Serbia, Czechs win
DUESSELDORF, Germany -- Tomas Berdych helped the Czech Republic rally for a 2-1 victory over Japan at the Team World Cup on Monday.
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Japan had a taken a 1-0 lead on Sunday but Berdych beat Go Soeda 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 and Frantisek Cermak and Radek Stepanek then prevailed in the decisive doubles in the Red Group tie, beating Tatsuma Ito and Soeda 6-2, 7-6 (4).
In the Blue Group, defending champion Germany completed a 3-0 victory over Russia. Florian Mayer defeated Igor Andreev 6-2, 7-6 (7) and joined up with Christopher Kas to overcome Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov 6-4, 3-6, 10-8.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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