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Tennis:Davis Cup: Canada meets Australia in the final

The Canadians around Felix Auger Eliassime reached the final of the Davis Cup. Photo: Joan Monfort/AP/dpa (Photo: dpa)

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Málaga (AFP) Canadian men’s tennis reached the Davis Cup final for the second time in their history. The team led by world number six Felix Auger-Aliassime, who beat Germany in the quarter-finals, beat Italy 2-1 in Malaga.

In the final on Sunday (1pm/Servus TV and DAZN), the North Americans meet Australia. The 28-time Davis Cup winner beat Croatia 2-1 on Friday. This will be Canada’s first title after losing to Spain in the 2019 final.

And in the first semi-final match on Saturday, Lorenzo Sonego gave Italy a lead in front of 9,423 spectators 7: 6 (7: 4), 6: 7 (5: 7), 6: 4 against Denis Shapovalov. Auger-Aliassime leveled the tie 6-3 6-4 against Lorenzo Musetti. Auger-Aliassime / Vasek Pospisil won the decisive doubles match against Berrettini / Fabio Fognini 7: 6 (7: 2), 7: 5.

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