Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final after drama

Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final in tennis after the victory of 2-1 over Russia in the semifinals. Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final and Sunday t

Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final after drama

Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final in tennis after the victory of 2-1 over Russia in the semifinals.

Canada is ready for the Davis Cup final and Sunday the chance to win the trophy for the first time.

Canada defeated in Saturday's first semi-final Russia 2-1 after one drama, where a tiebreak settled it all at the end.

After more than two hours of doublekamp won Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 over Andrey Rublev and Karen Khachanov.

In the first match brought Andrey Rublev on schedule Russia at 1-0, when he in two sets beat Vasek Pospisil with a 6-4, 6-4.

Rublev broke from the start in the first set, which proved sufficient, while in the second set put the crucial servegennembrud to the lead at 4-3.

In the following single arranged 20-year-old Denis Shapovalov for equalizing to 1-1 for Canada, when he in a more equal fight beat Karen Khachanov 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Then it should all be settled in doublen.

Friday was Khachanov and Rublev out in a drama, where they survived three matchbolde, before they beat the serbs Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki in the decisive battle.

Saturday it was a new horror for them in three sets, and again had to resort to the tiebreak to determine the winner. This time it fell not out to their advantage, and the canadian couple could rejoice in finalepladsen in Madrid.

In Sunday's final awaits either the host nation, Spain, or the united kingdom. They clash in the second semi-final later on Saturday.

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Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 22:00

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