Nick Kyrgios sends Australia into Davis Cup semi-finals

Rusty Hewitt’s team is into the semi-finals, as they won 3-2 against Jim Courier’s USA team. Nick Kyrgios didn’t leave a stone unturned in defeating Sam Querrey in straight sets, later John Isner defeated Sam Groth. Kyrgios, being all praises for his captain, said, “Lleyton’s a true legend of the sport, he should get a bigger cheer than me. Kyrgios beats Sam Querrey 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 6-4 to give Australia 3-1 lead over US.This is for  second time in 11 years Australia have made final four

It was a tough third set there, I was down a break and obviously a lot of emotions – I was close to the finish line,” Kyrgios said. “There were a lot of ebbs and flows, and I knew I hit a bit of a flat patch at the start of the third set. But [with coach] Lleyton [Hewitt] on the side telling me to compete for every point, and obviously the crowd, it’s easy to get up out here.

The Belgian team lead by David Goffin defeated Italy, 3-2. Goffin defeated Paolo Lorenzi to confirm the third victory. The road ahead may still be rocky and dangerous, but the dreams of the Belgian team to win their maiden title at Davis Cup, took a step forward.

Yannick Noah’s French team will face Nenad  Zimonjic’s Serbian team in the semi-finals, while the Belgian team will face the Aussies. France are into the fifth semi-finals in eight years.

Americas: Brazil has emerged victorious, 4-0, against Ecuador. Columbia and Chile, are still competiting , while Chile is leading 2-1.

Asia/Oceania: India defeated Uzbekistan, while Kazakhstan defeated China, 4-1.

Europe/Africa: Portugal, are leading a 4-1 lead, against Ukraine. Hungary defeated Slovakia, Netherlands def Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus defeated Austria, all with a lead of 3-1.

The semi-finals will take place from 17-19 September.


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