After their second win in two games, Australia and the United States made the choice to qualify for the Davis Cup finals on Thursday, while Croatia responded with a hard-fought victory over Sweden.
And gave the Croatian team, which reached the finals of the 2021 edition against Russia, who lost at the beginning of the competition against Italy, some comfort by winning its match against Sweden (2-1), represented by the brothers Ilias and Michael Ymir (119 and 98). In the world).
The Swedes won the first point, and Elias won by two sets over Borna Gogo (164). His brother Mikael had less success in the next match against Borna Coric (26th place), and together the two brothers could not do anything in doubles against the Croatian pair.
In Group C, the Australians, who largely beat Belgium on Tuesday (3-0), came out on top of the group with a victory over France (2-1).
However, this meeting started perfectly, as veteran Richard Gasquet (79) beat Jason Kubler (97th) in two sets. But Alex de Minaur (22) managed to oust Benjamin Ponzi (53rd place) in a poorly started match, leaving the Australian double to wrap up the match in favor of Lleyton Hewitt.
Winner from Great Britain In Wednesday’s marathon meet, the United States had an easier job against Kazakhstan, winning the singles with the victories of Tommy Ball (29) and Taylor Fritz (12).
They take the lead in Group D ahead of the Netherlands, who will face Great Britain on Friday in Glasgow.
Serbia, who were denied Novak Djokovic (7) and lost to Spain 2-1 on Wednesday, were under pressure against South Korea, who impressed on Tuesday despite their defeat to Canada in the second set.
An easy victory (6-4, 6-0) by Duzan Lajovic (92) over Hong Seung-chan (384) in the first match set the Serbs off well, and Mirmir Kekmanovic (33rd) doubled the difference to Kwon Sunwoo (74th).
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