On Saturday Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares teamed up to upset the Australian Open Champion Bryan Brothers 7-7-6(6),6-7(7), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to extend the USA-Brazil Davis Cup tie to a third day.
But Marcelo Melo hit the shot of the weekend, if not the year, during the second set when he hit this phenomenal shot:
WOW. So Berdych and Rosol just took out Wawrinka and Chiudinelli 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7(3), 24-22. Here are tweets and stats from the match:
It’s the opening round of Davis Cup play! Sixteen teams will be in action in the World Group in eight high-stakes match-ups, and there will be lots of Zonal Group fun as well. This post has everything you need to survive the weekend.
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Welcome to another LIVE edition of How the Match Was Won! Today we have a HUGE match in store: the fifth and final rubber of the Davis Cup final between Spain and the Czech Republic. Nicolás Almagro will battle Radek Stepanek, with one of tennis’ biggest prizes on the line. Stepanek leads the head-to-head 2-1, but Almagro won their most recent encounter earlier this year at the US Open.
Welcome to a live edition of How the Match Was Won! Today we have Tomas Berdych and David Ferrer, the Czech with an opportunity to clinch the 2012 Davis Cup for his home country.
We pick the winners for the Davis Cup Day 3 singles rubbers: first, Tomas Berdych will look to clinch the title against David Ferrer. If he doesn’t succeed, Radek Stepanek will face Nicolás Almagro.
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