Czech captain Jaroslav Navratil said former world No. 8 Radek Stepanek, who has a history of back problems, was not able to play as part of the Czech doubles team on Saturday.
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"It's a difficult situation for us because Australia has a very good doubles team and Radenek is not playing because yesterday (Thursday) he gets injured a little bit, so it's tough for us," Navratil said.
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