13 Jul 2009

Israel stun Russia, Croatia upset US in Davis Cup quarters

7:32 am on 13 July 2009

Israel have pulled off a stunning Davis Cup tennis upset, beating Russia 4-1 to reach the semi-finals for the first time.

In the semi-finals, the defending champions Spain will host Israel, while Croatia, who despatched the United States, will host the Czech Republic who beat last year's runner up Argentina 3-2.