Davis Cup: Australia beat South Korea 3-0

Updated: 07 April 2012 13:09 IST

Australia progressed to the Davis Cup World Group playoffs for the third straight year when Marinko Matosevic and Chris Guccione recorded a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 doubles win over Jeong Suk-young and Seol Jae-min of South Korea on Saturday.

Brisbane:

Australia progressed to the Davis Cup World Group playoffs for the third straight year when Marinko Matosevic and Chris Guccione recorded a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 doubles win over Jeong Suk-young and Seol Jae-min of South Korea on Saturday.

The doubles victory gave the home side an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the Asia Oceania second-round playoff.

Bernard Tomic and Matthew Ebden won their opening singles matches Friday.

Australia has won the Davis Cup 28 times, second only to the United States' 32, but has not played in the eight-country World Group since 2007.

Topics : Tennis Bernard Tomic Matthew Ebden
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