Serbia's decision to omit Novak Djokovic from the doubles was "like leaving a Ferrari in the garage", said Radek Stepanek.
The Czech Republic won their second successive Davis Cup title after Radek Stepanek beat Dusan Lajovic 6-3 6-1 6-1.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic has been left out of Saturday's doubles in the Davis Cup final against holders Czech Republic.
Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic to give Czech Republic a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup.
Novak Djokovic won the opening match of the Davis Cup for Serbia before Tomas Berdych restored parity for the Czech Republic.
Serbia's hopes of winning a second Davis Cup title have suffered a blow with second-ranked Janko Tipsarevic pulling out.
Winning a second Davis Cup title with Serbia would cap a fantastic end to the season for Novak Djokovic.
Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic faces a race against time to get fit for next month's Davis Cup final against the Czech Republic after being hampered by a foot injury
Janko Tipsarevic’s Valencia Open campaign was over almost as soon as it began in his first-round tie against Marcel Granollers.
Teenage wildcard Karen Khachanov shocked third seed Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
John Isner was pushed hard before coming through a tough opening match at the Shanghai Masters.
Some of the biggest names in men's tennis stood out on Davis Cup duty.
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