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Crushing opening win not enough: Germany knock out Great Britain favorite in quarterfinals

Crushing opening win not enough: Germany knock out Great Britain favorite in quarterfinals

John-Leonard Struff celebrates victory over Cameron Norie Source: TASR / AP / Michael Probst

INNSBRUCK – German tennis players advance to the second semi-final of the Davis Cup final. The victory over Great Britain 2: 1 was determined by the final doubles, in which Kevin Kravitz and Tim Butts defeated Joe Salisbury 7: 6 (10) 7: 6 (5).

Daniel Evans observed the first point in Innsbruck, Austria, defeating Peter Kojovsky 6: 2, 6: 1. The twenty-fifth player in the world rankings dominated, grabbing his opponent’s hand twice in the first three games and winning the opening set 6: 2. In the second set, Kojovsky got off to a successful start for his country, beating even three times. He swept the opponent off the court in 55 minutes.

The second singles favorite was Cameron Norie, the twelfth player in the rankings, however, who lost his service in the second game of the fight with John-Lenard Struff and had to make up for the loss. In the eighth game he managed and reached the set secretary. Struff, who was at the forefront, was more successful at it. In the second set, the game was tied in the eighth game, in which Nori’s break came and the set won 6: 3. However, Germany had the upper hand after making six forced mistakes against two opponents, but they won all 15 wins 6: 2.

Decided on equal doubles sneakers. In both, the German pair won the first set, 12:10, and when he turned into the third set, sent back four opponents. In the second secret, Cravitz and Boots switched from 0: 5 to 6: 5 and then the first ball.

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Quarterfinals (Innsbruck):

Great Britain – Germany 1: 2
Daniel Evans – Peter Kojovsky 6: 2, 6: 1
Cameron Norie – John-Leonard Struff 6: 7 (6), 6: 3, 2: 6
Joe Salisbury, Neil Skubsky – Kevin Kravitz, Tim Butts 6: 7 (10), 6: 7 (5)

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  • Source: TASR