Davis Cup: Russia defeated defending champions Croatia in the first match of Davis Cup: Madrid, 19 November (AFP) With the impressive performances of Karen Khachanov and Andrei Rublev, Russia defeated defending champions Croatia in their first Davis Cup finals 3. Started strong by beating 0.
World number 17 Khachanov beat Croatia’s number one Borna Korich 6. 7, 6. 4, 6. Beat by 4. Earlier, Rublev gave Borna Gozo 6. 3, 6. Defeated 3. US Open runner-up Denil Medvedev is not in Russia’s team. Russia will play Spain in the second group match.
It consists of 18 teams divided into six groups. The winner and the two best runners-up will qualify for the final eight. Khachanov and Rublev beat Ivan Dodich and Nikola Mektich in doubles. 6, 6. Beat by 4. Canada beat Italy 2 in Group F match Beat by 1 Belgium defeated Colombia in Group D. AFP Monamona