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Fly and Gille surprise in doubles in Davis Cup match against Brazil

The Belgian Davis Cupploeg state after the doubles match against Brazil a 2-1 lead. Sander Gille and Joran Fly surprised Saturday at the indoorgravel in Uberlandia against top seeds Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo.

After 1 hour and 21 minutes had Gille (ATP 83 in double) and Flying (ATP 86 in doubles) 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory snapped against Soares and Melo, respectively fifth and twelfth on the dubbelranking.

After the first two enkelspelen of Friday was the position 1-1. Arthur De Greef (ATP 202) lost 6-3, 6-2 against Thiago Monteiro (ATP 107). Then it was Kimmer Coppejans (ATP 195) with two times 6-4 too strong for Rogerio Dutra Silva (ATP 135). In the fourth party of the encounter state Coppejans compared to Monteiro. Then take The Greef against Dutra Silva. Belgium has still one point needed for the victory.

The laureate of the international competition of the place for the finals week of the reformed Davis Cup. Eighteen countries will be from 18 to 24 november in a tournament from a week in Madrid on clay for the title fight. At a loss, should the Belgian Davis Cupploeg in september to work in the European-African zone.

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