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Czechs bounce Japan to reach Davis Cup semi-finals

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Title holders the Czech Republic reached the semi-finals of the Davis Cup after clinically dispatching Japan in Saturday's doubles to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the tie. 

Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic (L) makes a high five with Lukas Rosol (R) during their Davis Cup tennis 2014 World group quarter-final match against Japan's Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama pair in Tokyo on April 5, 2014

Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol beat Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in front of the Japanese emperor and empress in Tokyo as the two-time defending champions set up a clash with either France or Germany from September 12-14.

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