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Tennis: Moya Defeats Roddick to Win Davis Cup

Carlos Moya has defeated American Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-6, 7-6 in Seville, to clinch the 2004 Davis Cup Tennis Championship for Spain.

The hosts came into Sunday's final day of play with a 2-1 lead, and the Americans needed to win both reverse singles matches to capture the title.

Roddick battled hard and had chances in the second and third sets. But Moya, the former world number-one and French Open champion, took advantage of his clay court expertise to secure Spain's second-ever Davis Cup title, 3-1.

American Mardy Fish challenges Rafael Nadal in a meaningless "dead-rubber" reverse singles match to complete the best-of-five series.

Some information for this report provided by AFP and Reuters.