Spain took an unbeatable 3-1 lead against the U.S. in tennis’s Davis Cup to reach the final for a fourth time in five years.
David Ferrer beat John Isner 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on clay in the decisive match in Gijon, Spain. Nicolas Almagro is scheduled to play Sam Querrey in today’s other match.
Defending champion Spain has won the title five times in the past 12 years, with Serbia the only other team to claim the trophy since the U.S. had the last of its record 32 titles in 2007.
The Czech Republic leads Argentina 2-1 in the other semifinal.