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London [UK], March 6 (ANI): Germany, Kazakhstan, Italy, USA, Belgium gained their respective ties in Davis Cup Qualifiers to achieve the Finals.
Germany maintained their good report in Davis Cup Qualifiers by beating Brazil 3-1 in Rio to achieve the Finals for the third time. With the tie balanced at 1-1, Germany had been in a position to name on a few of their most dependable performers on Saturday, with the unbeaten Davis Cup duo of Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz beating Meligeni Rodrigues Alvez and Bruno Soares 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 within the doubles, earlier than world No.3 Alexander Zverev sealed victory with a hard-fought 6-1, 7-5 win over Thiago Monteiro.
Alexander Bublik’s first victory in 4 matches towards Casper Ruud sealed Kazakhstan’s place within the Davis Cup Finals for the third consecutive season – however the Norwegian staff remained upbeat regardless of the loss, with a lot trigger for optimism after a aggressive Davis Cup week in Oslo.
After Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Andrey Golubev had nudged Kazakhstan into the lead with a 7-6(10) 6-3 doubles triumph towards Simen Sunde Bratholm and Viktor Durasovic, Bublik recorded a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win in precisely two hours to safe Kazakhstan’s place on the Finals for one more yr.
Lorenzo Musetti picked the right second to report his first Davis Cup match-win as Italy fended off a ferocious effort from Slovakia to ebook their place within the Davis Cup Finals.
Musetti accomplished a 6-7(3) 6-2 6-4 victory over Norbert Gombos in a deciding fifth match lasting two hours and 24 minutes to proceed Italy’s good report in Davis Cup Qualifiers.
Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram clinched USA’s place within the 2022 Davis Cup Finals with a 6-3, 6-4 win towards Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Nicolas Barrientos on the Reno Occasions Heart on Saturday.
The one-hour 18-minute victory was sufficient to place the USA into an unassailable 3-0 lead towards Colombia and ensured Mardy Fish’s males would make a 3rd straight look on the Davis Cup Finals.
The Davis Cup has a protracted historical past of offering defining moments for comparatively unheralded gamers and now you can add Zizou Bergs to the listing of those that have stepped up when it counts.
The Belgian, ranked No.168 on the planet, clinched the decisive level as his nation blended youth with expertise to edge out Finland 3-2 and ebook their place on the Davis Cup Finals later this yr. (ANI)