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Japan advance to Davis Cup quarter-finals

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Japan advanced Sunday to the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time under the modern format, albeit in anti-climactic fashion after Canada's Frank Dancevic retired from his match with Kei Nishikori. 

Japan's Kei Nishikori pictuerd during his Davis Cup World Group match against Canada's Frank Dancevic in Tokyo on February 2, 2014

Canada's injury jinx continued when Dancevic, already given little hope of upsetting Nishikori on his home court, tore a stomach muscle after being blitzed 6-2 in the first set and surrendering his serve at the start of the second.

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