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Tomas Berdych to miss Czech Davis Cup quarter-final

Reuters
Mar 29, 2013 at 11:00pm IST

Prague: World number six Tomas Berdych will miss Czech Republic's Davis Cup quarter-final next week when the champions take on Kazakhstan.

Berdych dropped out after losing Thursday's Sony Open quarter-final against Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-3 in Miami.

"Last night's match was the last straw for me," he told the Czech Davis Cup Facebook page.

Tomas Berdych to miss Czech Davis Cup quarter-final

Berdych dropped out after losing Sony Open quarter-final against Frenchman Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-3.

"I woke up this morning and my shoulder hurt so much that it was clear I would not be able to play in Kazakhstan." The Czech team will now be Radek Stepanek, Lukas Rosol, Jan Hajek and Ivo Minar.

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