Tennis – Davis Cup: Russia, Serbia & Germany Lead On Day 1

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Germany’s Alexander Zverev Returning A Shot

Alexander Zverev gave Germany a dominating 2-0 lead over Hungary in the patched up Davis Cup on the opening day Friday.

The third-positioned Zverev, who has over and over censured the format changes, facilitated past Peter Nagy 6-2, 6-2 to twofold Germany’s preference after Philipp Kohlschreiber arised to beat Zsombor Piros 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4.

Serbia, Russia, Australia, Kazakhstan, and Italy were additionally on the precarious edge of fitting the bill for the new finals competition in November in the wake of taking 2-0 leads.

Every one of the 12 ties are being played more than two days. The turn around singles are planned following the pairs on Saturday. Likewise, the sum total of what rubbers have been abbreviated to best-of-three.

Dusan Lajovic and Filip Krajinovic had straight-set successes to set Serbia immovably in charge against Uzbekistan, while Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov gave Russia the high ground against Switzerland.

Additionally, Australia was driving against Bosnia-Hercegovina, Kazakhstan against Portugal, and Italy against India.

Moreover, Slovakia and Canada were 1-1 after Martin Klizan had a two-set success over Felix Auger-Aliassime to compensate for Filip Horansky’s 6-4, 7-5 misfortune to Denis Shapovalov.

Czech Republic and the Netherlands additionally shared the points as Jiri Vesely and Robin Haase brought down their lower-positioned adversaries.

Austria dug out from a deficit against Chile as Dennis Novak vanquished Christian Garin 6-4, 6-4 in the second match, after Nicolas Jarry edged 19-year-old Davis Cup debutant Jurij Rodionov, who supplanted Dominic Thiem.

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