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Germany wins World Team Cup over Argentina

May 21, 2011 at 1:55 PM

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 21 (UPI) -- Germany's men's doubles team beat Argentina in Saturday's championship round of the World Team Cup in Dusseldorf.

The 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) win by Philipp Kohlschreiber and Philipp Petzschner over Juan Ignacio Chela and Maximo Gonzalez proved to be the decider in the French Open tune-up after the two nations split their two singled matches.

Germany's Florian Mayer defeated Juan Monaco 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 in the first match. Chela beat Kohlschreiber in the second singles match 6-3, 7-6 (7-4).

It was the fifth World Team Cup championship for the Germans. Argentina was the defending champion.

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