Davis Cup: Bellucci wins, Brazil and Colombia 1-1

Updated: 07 April 2012 10:50 IST

Thomaz Bellucci came back from two sets down to beat Alejandro Falla 2-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday, squaring the Davis Cup series against Colombia at 1-1.

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, Brazil:

Thomaz Bellucci came back from two sets down to beat Alejandro Falla 2-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday, squaring the Davis Cup series against Colombia at 1-1.

In the first match, Colombia's Santiago Giraldo defeated Joao Souza 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Bellucci, Brazil's top-ranked player, broke Falla in the first game of the fifth set and held on to seal his comeback.

The winner of this regional Group 1 series on red clay will advance to the World Group playoffs.

Topics : Barcelona Fernando Verdasco Rafael Nadal Rohan Bopanna Thomaz Bellucci Joao Souza Alejandro Falla Tennis
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