[Reuters] Germany take 2-1 lead over Slovakia in Davis Cup

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09-25-2004, 03:16 PM
BRATISLAVA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Tommy Haas and Alexander Waske edged past Dominik Hrbaty and Karol Kucera 6-3 6-3 3-6 4-6 6-3 in the doubles to give Germany a 2-1 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff tie on Saturday. The Germans broke the Slovak pair twice in each of the first two sets, with Waske dominating the match with his effective service and aggressive play at the net.