Australia caress the pass and Serbia rush their options

Australia caress the pass and Serbia rush their options

The second day of Davis Cup Final Qualifiers It was interesting and met expectations. As expected, the duel between Australia (leader of the group) and France in group C confirmed the expected spectacle since the draw between The australians and Gauls broke the doubles. In the meeting of the number two of each team, Richard Gasquet did his homework against half-unknown Jason Kubler (97th ATP) to give France the first point of the draw in the fast lane: 6-2 and 6-4. However, for the Australian number one, Alex de Miñaur, did not move his pulse to impose his condition of favorite against Benjamin Bonzi, although he had to sweat, perhaps, more than necessary: ​​6-3, 1-6 and 6-4. The double decided in favor of Ebden and Purcell, great specialists who left the match against Mahut and Rinderknech (double 6-4). go to the quarter-finals in Australia very tight to the detriment of what they can do on the last day against Germany.

The one who finalized her commitment with much more authority was the leader of Group D, from the United States who with Tommy Paul took off for the first point in the draw against Kazakhstan: 6-1 and 6-4 against Kukushkin. Later, in the duel between the number ones, Taylor Fritz imposed its quality and number 12 in the ATP ranking against Bublik (7-6, 1-6 and 6-3), so the American team already has a 2-0 on knockout points to caress the passage to the quarter-finals in the absence of a final day when it will be measured with Britain.

Serbia revives and Croatia returns

Only hours after accepting a severe correction against Spain (3-0), Serbia keep their qualification options intact, although they are not dependent on themselves, after winning the draw against the “Cinderella” of Group B, a Korea that barely resisted against Dusan Lajovic and Miomir Kecmanovic. The two won their matches in straight sets without any problems, beating Hong in the first (6-4 and 6-0) and Kwon in the second (6-3 and 6-4).

In Bologna, the place that hosts the clashes in the Group A, a Sweden which gave the surprise during the first day against Argentina stay soft. The Ymer brothers, this time with Elias as the protagonist, continued to count their matches for victories in these finals by going 1-0 in their match against Croatia (although Gojo improved in his tennis, he ended up fall in the tie-break of the second set by 6-2 and 7-6 (2) until Coric was able to put the 1-1 tied with his victory against Mikael: 6-4, 3-6 and 6-3. This positive inertia was transferred by the Croatian team to the doubles match, where the best couple on the planet, Mektic and Pavic, did not forgive the Ymer brothers for completing the comeback in the draw (2-1) with a solid 7-5. and 6 -3.


Croatia – Sweden: 2-1

Serbia – South Korea: 2-1

France – Australia: 1-2

United States – Kazakhstan: 2-1

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