Davis Cup 2021, Croatia wins double and eliminates Italy – Sport – Tennis

Davis Cup 2021, Croatia wins double and eliminates Italy – Sport – Tennis
Davis Cup 2021, Croatia wins double and eliminates Italy – Sport – Tennis

Turin, 29 November 2021 – The scarecrow on the eve of the triple confrontation between Italy e Croatia was represented by the double: the defeat of Lorenzo Sonego against Borna Gojo and the victory of Jannik Sinner to the detriment of Marin Cilic entrust the verdict of the first quarter-finals of the Davis Cup 2021. To win is the couple Nikola Mektic-Mate Pavic, which beats 2-0 (6-3; 6-4) the tandem consisting of Fabio Fognini and indeed Sinner, which at the last replaces Simone Bolelli deciding to get involved again in the first person. Nothing to do: the Croatians, the best in the world of the specialty, are too strong especially in batting and now a Madrid for the semifinal they will face one between Serbia e Kazakhstan.

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The Croatian duo has a strong start also thanks to the service of Pavic: Fognini responds in the network. The turn at bat of Sinner fruit a draw for the blues, who then come back under when the opponents return to serve and in particular Mektic. Then touch a Fognini serve and the game smiles at the Croatians, who find the first break: good Pavic to close with a smash. The latter opens his turn at bat with an ace that acts as a prologue to the 4-1. The blues reply with a 40-0 but they are unable to give continuity to their action also due to an online response of Fognini. The blues redeem themselves in the following game, with ben 5 set point annullati to the Croats, who, however, postpone the conquest of the first fraction by a few minutes: to decide is an ace from a rabid Pavic.

Second set

L’Italy restarts with a 40-0: the Croatia he replies with the same weapon before taking the blue advantage after a long exchange. Mektic he settles things for his buts Sinner soon imitates him, aided by a winning volley of Fognini. It goes like this on 3-2 ma Pavic signs yet another 40-0 for guests, who then find the break when Fognini commits a double fault. For the Croatia and for his shifts in serve everything becomes simpler: still bad Fognini, which misses an easy-to-read forehand. He goes to the service Sinner, which keeps theItaly at least for one more game: an ace of Pavic sends the Croatia in the semifinals a Madrid.

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