Czechs beat Japan 5:0 in Davis Cup quarterfinals

The Czech Republic wrapped up its Davis Cup quarterfinal against Japan on Sunday with two more victories to complete a 5-0 sweep. Lukáš Rosol beat Yasutaka Uchiyama 6:3 3:6 6:4 in the first reverse singles three-set dead rubber at Ariake Coliseum while Jiří Veselý defeated Taro Daniel 6:4 6:4 in the second match. The Czechs, chasing their third straight title, had already secured a fifth semi-final spot in six years after winning the doubles on Saturday. They will now advance to a semi-final against the winner of the quarterfinal between Germany and France in the semi-finals in September.