Štěpánek hoping to be fit for Davis Cup tie against Kazakhstan

Five weeks after undergoing cervical spine surgery, the tennis player Radek Štěpánek will return to full training on Monday and says he hopes to be fit for the Czech Republic’s Davis Cup quarter-final tie with Kazakhstan at the start of April. The country’s number two is set to fly to Florida to train with coach Petr Korda. In December Štěpánek led the Czechs to their first Davis Cup triumph in over 30 years.

Author: Ian Willoughby