Czechs tied 1-1 with Switzerland in Davis Cup
GENEVA -- Tomas Berdych won his match Friday to bring defending champion Czech Republic to 1-1 against Switzerland after the opening singles.
The sixth-ranked Berdych eased to a 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-1 victory over 289th-ranked Henri Laaksonen on an indoor hardcourt at Palexpo Arena.
The match between Wawrinka and Berdych will open reverse singles on Sunday.
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