Spain defeated Czech Republic 5-0 in the Davis Cup final in Barcelona and won the title for the fourth time and second time in consecutive years. This is the first instance when a Davis Cup final has ended in a whitewash by any team. Also, Albert Costa, the leader of the Spanish team, became the first Spaniard to be a Davis Cup winner both as a player and captain.
Rafael Nadal started the rout on Friday when he demolished Tomas Berdych in straight sets 7-5, 6-0, 6-2 in just less than two and a half hours. Later, David Ferrer had the crowd at the Palau San Jordi on its feet, when he overcame Radek Stepanek in five sets after losing the first two. Ferrer won 1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, and 8-6.
Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez ensured the Davis Cup would stay in Spain when they defeated Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych in the doubles. The Spanish duo won in straight sets 7-6 (7), 7-5, and 6-2.
Rafael Nadal won his second singles match when he defeated Jan Hajek 6-3, 6-4 to make it 4-0 and the 5-0 rout was complete when David Ferrer defeated Lukas Dlouhy 6-4, 6-2 in the reverse singles today.