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DAVIS CUP. Pouille helps France to the semi-finals, Croatia

France has placed itself for the semi-finals of the Davis Cup. Lucas Pouille (ATP 11) made on Sunday in the quarter-finals against Italy for the decisive point. The defending champion is after four duels on an unbridgeable 3-1 lead.

Pouille beat Fabio Fognini (ATP 20) in four sets. After three hours and a minute gave the scoreboard 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) and 6-3.

The same Pouille put France on Friday on the clay courts in Genoa on 1-0 after a true vijfsetter against Andreas Seppi (ATP 62). The party ended at 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6 and 6-1. Fognini was hung afterwards, the signs at the same height. He was dealing with Jeremy Chardy (ATP 80) in four sets: 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 6-2, and 6-3. Saturday defeated Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert without major problems the Italians Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini. The French pair won 6-4, 6-3 and 6-1.

France meets in the semi-finals, Spain or Germany. After four duels the 2-2 between the two countries. A decimated Belgium without David Goffin and Steve Darcis, had to be in Nashville against the United States to the fry. The USA after three parties on an impassable 3-0.

Cilic socks Croatia over Kazakhstan to semi-finals

Croatia has placed itself for the semi-finals of the Davis Cup. Marin Cilic (ATP 3) made on Sunday in the quarterfinals against Kazakhstan for the decisive point. Croatia after four duels on an unbridgeable 3-1 lead.

Cilic didn’t have the least problems with Mikhail Kukushkin (ATP 92). After two hours and a minute gave the scoreboard three times 6-1.

The same Cilic gave the home Friday on the indoorgravel of Varazdin the 1-0 after a smooth victory against Dmitry Popko (ATP 258). That party ended at 6-2, 6-1 and 6-2. Afterwards suggested Kukushkin flush against Borna Coric (ATP 28). He defeated his Croatian opponent in four sets: 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 and 6-2. The Croats Ivan Dodig and Nikola Mektic expected Saturday in four sets, with the Kazakhs Timur Khabibulin and Oleksandr Nedovjesov. The doubles ended at 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-4 and 6-2.

Croatia meets in the semi-finals the United States, in Nashville Belgium turned off. A decimated Belgian team, without David Goffin and Steve Darcis, look after three parties against an impassable 3-0 deficit.

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