Nicolas Almagro has withdrawn from Spain's Davis Cup first-round tie against Canada because of an injury.
Spain will open the Davis Cup against Canada without injured star Rafael Nadal or regular member David Ferrer.
The Czech Republic won the doubles Saturday to take a 2-1 lead over defending champion Spain in the Davis Cup final, moving one victory away from its first title as an independent nation.
With Rafael Nadal injured again, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro will lead defending champion Spain for its Davis Cup semifinal against the United States this month.
Defending singles champion Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray will play doubles at the BNP Paribas Open next month.
Rafael Nadal will lead an unchanged Spain squad against Argentina in next month's Davis Cup final.
Rafael Nadal will lead Spain in the Davis Cup final against Argentina, which will count on Juan Martin del Potro and David Nalbandian to lead the South Americans to a first title in their fourth attempt.