Italy take 2-1 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup

Updated: 02 February 2014 16:42 IST

Italy needs to win one of the reverse singles to wrap it up, with Fabio Fognini expected to face Carlos Berlocq and Andreas Seppi against Juan Monaco.

Mar Del Plata, Argentina:

Italy took a 2-1 lead over Argentina in the Davis Cup first round by winning a four-set doubles on Saturday.

Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli defeated Eduardo Schwank and Horacio Zeballos 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3), 6-4 in a four-hour match on outdoor clay.

Italy needs to win one of the reverse singles on Sunday to wrap it up, with Fognini expected to face Carlos Berlocq and Andreas Seppi against Juan Monaco.

Italy has won the Davis Cup once, and Argentina has been a runner-up four times.

Argentina was without its top player Juan Martin del Potro, who has skipped the cup to concentrate on the ATP tour.

Comments
Topics : Tennis
Related Articles
World Cup 2018: Kylian Mbappe
World Cup 2018: Kylian Mbappe's Goal In Final Generated Most Tweets During World Cup
Twitter Abuzz After MS Dhoni Takes Match Ball From Umpire. Watch
Twitter Abuzz After MS Dhoni Takes Match Ball From Umpire. Watch
World Cup 2018: Iceland
World Cup 2018: Iceland's World Cup Coach Heimir Hallgrimsson Steps Down
Watch: Arjun Tendulkar Celebrates After Taking First International Wicket
Watch: Arjun Tendulkar Celebrates After Taking First International Wicket
Asian Games Venues
Asian Games Venues '95% Ready' But Potential Pitfalls Remain
Advertisement