Serbia to face Kazakhstan in Davis Cup quarterfinals – Novak Djokovic


Serbia is thru to the Davis Cup quarter-finals as one of many two finest runners-up in group stage.

Germany prevailed of their opening tie in Group F of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals, successful 2-1 over Serbia on Saturday night.

Within the first singles match of the day, Dominik Koepfer beat Filip Krajinovic 7-6, 6-4.

Enjoying his fiftieth Davis Cup match, world no.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Jan-Lennard Struff in straight units, 6-2, 6-4, to stage up the Davis Cup tie in Innsbruck, Austria.

Novak cruised to the victory in 72 minutes, breaking twice within the first set and as soon as within the second.

Match statistics: aces (9-2), double faults (0-1), winners (15-7), unforced errors (8-10), whole factors received (64-46).

Within the decisive doubles rubber, Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz overcame Novak and Nikola Cacic 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (5) in two hours and 16 minutes to seal a 2-1 victory for Germany.

The 2010 champions advance into the quarter-finals as one of many two finest second-placed groups along with the six group winners.

The quarter-final line-up:

Italy vs Croatia (November 29)
Nice Britain vs Germany (November 30)
Serbia vs Kazakhstan (December 1)
RTF vs Sweden (December 2)

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