With their second wins in two matches, Australia and the United States opted to qualify for the Davis Cup final on Thursday as Croatia beat Sweden hard-fought.
Finalists in the 2021 edition against Russia, the Croatian team, defeated by Italy at the start of the tournament, took a breather by winning the match (2-1 ) against Sweden, represented by brothers Elias and Michael Ymer (119th and 98th). in this world).
The Swedes won the first point, beating Elias Borna Kojo (164th) in two sets. His brother Michael was less successful in the next match against Borna Coric (26th) and the two brothers were unable to do anything against the Croatian pair in doubles.
In Pool C, the Australians, who dominated Belgium (3-0) on Tuesday, topped the group with a win over France (2-1).
It got off to a perfect start to the meet, however, with senior Richard Caskett (79th) beating Jason Kubler (97th) in straight sets. But Alex de Minaur (22nd) got off to a poor start to Benjamin Ponzi (53rd) to end the Australian doubles in favor of Leighton Hewitt.
The United States had an easy task in the singles with wins from Tommy Ball (29th) and Taylor Fritz (12th) against Great Britain’s winners Kazakhstan in Wednesday’s marathon meeting.
They lead Pool D ahead of the Netherlands, who face Great Britain on Friday in Glasgow.
Novak Djokovic (7th) Serbia, who beat Spain 2-1 on Wednesday, was under pressure against South Korea and impressed despite losing against Canada in Pool B on Tuesday.
Dusan Lajovic’s (92nd) easy win (6-4, 6-0) against Hong Seong-chan (384th) in the first game got the Serbs off to a good start, while Miormir Kecmanovic (33rd) doubled his lead against Quan Xunwu (74th).
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