24 Nov 2008

Spain beat Argentina in Davis Cup final

7:39 am on 24 November 2008

Spain are Davis Cup tennis champions for the third time.

In Mar del Plata, Argentina, Fernando Verdasco beat Jose Acasuso in the first reverse singles in four sets to give the Spaniards an unbeatable 3-1 lead.

Both players were replacements for their number ones with Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro injured, and David Ferrer dropped after a heavy loss in the opening singles.