United’s Cup achieved its first points: France and Switzerland confirmed a flawless start
France and Switzerland concluded with resounding 5-0 victories over Argentina and Kazakhstanrespectively, their first matches in the United Cup to be played in various cities in Australia.
In the case of the French national team, Caroline Garcia defeated Nadia Podorska 6-2, 6-0 on the second day, and in the doubles, accompanied by Edouard Roger-Vasselin, they beat Podoroska and Thomas Echeverry 6-2, 6-4, While Adrian Mannarino eliminated Federico Correa (6-1, 6-0).
For their part, the Swiss added to their victory on Thursday the feats of Stan Wawrinka over Aleksandr Bublik (6-3, 7-6) and Gil Tishmen over Zebek Kulambayeva (6-3, 6-2) and the doubles, Where the two tennis players made pairs with Marc-Andrea Heussler and Bublik, who also repeated (7-6, 6-3).
The UK, who led 2-0 against Australia, also made the third meeting when Harriet Dart beat Madison Inglis 6-4, 6-4. The remaining two crashes will be to the oceans, With Jason Kubler beating Daniel Evans (6-3, 7-6) and the duo of Samantha Stosur / John Peers beating Harriet Dart / Johnny O’Mara (7-6, 6-4).
There was also a match between Italy and Brazil, and it ended up falling to the Trans Albenz side at the start of the second date with Matteo Berrettini’s victory over Thiago Monteiro (6-4, 7-6) and Lucia Bronzetti against Laura Pegosi. (6-0 and 6-2). It was the doubles that Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos measured against Matteo Berrettini and Camila Rosatello for the Brazilians (6-4, 6-7, 10-4).
Greece also managed a good 2-0 the day before with Maria Sakkari’s victory over Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Tomova (6-3, 6-2). This would not be the only victory for Sakkari, who also won the doubles with Stefanos Tsitsipas against Gerjana Topalova and Adrian Andreev (6-4, 6-4). Dimitar Kuzmanov achieved the point of honor for his team by defeating Mikhail Pervoularakis (6-1, 6-1) in the fifth game.
The United States also won its match against the Czech Republic 4-1. Petra Kvitova gave some action by defeating Jessica Pegula (7-6, 6-4), but first Francis Tiafoe against Tomasz Machak (6-3, 2-4 and retired) and then Jessica Pegula and Taylor Fritz against Marie Bouzkova and Jiri Leska (2-2). 6, 6-3, 10-7) on the final score.
On Saturday, it is the turn of the five teams that have not yet done so to participate for the first time. Spain will meet Great Britain and Germany will meet the Czech Republic in Sydney. Belgium with Bulgaria and Croatia with Argentina in Perth. And Norway with Brazil and Poland with Kazakhstan in Brisbane.
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