Nadal Helps Spain to Victory Over Ukraine

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Spain secured their place in the Davis Cup's elite World Group when Rafael Nadal teamed up with Marc Lopez to beat Sergei Stakhovsky and Denis Molchanov of Ukraine 6-2 6-7 6-3 6-4 in their playoff on Saturday (September 14). Victory for the Spanish pair on the red clay at the Magic Box arena gave them an unassailable 3-0 lead in the best-of-five tie following Friday's (September 13) singles wins for Nadal and Fernando Verdasco.