Germany has, at the expense of Australia’s ticket to the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup conquered. Alexander Zverev (ATP 5) put the Germans on Sunday in the first round after winning against Nick Kyrgios (ATP 14) is an unbridgeable 3-1 lead. A strong Zverev won the match in three sets: 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) 6-2. The race took one hour and 48 minutes.
After the Friday played enkelspelen was the balance between the two countries 1-1. Zverev took the visiting Germany in Brisbane on lead. He knocked Alex De Minaur (ATP 139) on the hard courts of Pat Rafter Arena after debilitation in five sets. It was 7-5, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 and 7-6 (7/4) after almost four hours of tennis. Then it was Kyrgios three times, 6-4 too strong for Jan-Lennard Struff (ATP 58). Saturday went to Germany in the lead after a win in the doubles. Tim Puetz and Struff dealt with John Peers and Matthew Ebden in five sets: 6-4, 6-7 (1/7), 6-2, 6-7 (4/7) and 6-4.
Germany in the quarter-finals against Spain or Great Britain. Which countries come together in Marbella on clay. Spain is leading after three duels with 2-1.