DC: Spain 4; Austria 1
Once gain, Spain is dominating a DC tie. At the end of their first day against Austria, Spain leads 2-0 having won both their rubbers in straight sets – only losing 13 games in 6 sets. Can they wrap up the tie tomorrow?
Almagro defeated Melzer 6-2, 6-2, 6-4
Ferrer defeated Haider-Maurer 6-1, 6-3, 6-1
Wrap Up: Spain cruising towards semifinals – by Emily Bevan.
Rafa cheered the team on via Facebook.
Oops, they couldn’t quite get things done today. Marc!/Marcel lost their match – from all accounts it was a pretty tight match, though. Let’s see what tomorrow will bring.
Granollers/M Lopez lost to Marach/Peya: 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-7(12)
Wrap-up: Austria keep hopes alive with dramatic doubles victory – by Emily Bevan
And they did it! Daveeeed stomped all over Melzer to seal the deal. Since the USA defeated France today, the Spain/USA semifinal will be played in Spain, September 14th-16th.
Ferrer defeated Melzer: 7-5, 6-3, 6-3
Almago defeated Peya: 7-5, 7-5
Wrap Up: Spain storm into semis by Emily Bevan