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Russia wins Davis doubles over Austria

Feb. 11, 2012 at 2:30 PM   |   Comments

WIENER NEUSTADT, Austria, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Nikolay Davydenko and Mikhail Youzhnv kept Russia's Davis Cup hopes alive Saturday with a doubles victory over Austria.

The pair battled Alexander Peva and Oliver Marach in an epic 7-6 (7-1), 6-7 (7-9), 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 win to cut Austria's lead in the best-of-five series to 2-1.

Austria can still clinch the first-round series on Sunday when Jurgen Melzer faces Alex Bogomolov in reverse singles play. Andreas Haider-Maurer faces Russia's Igor Kunitsyn in the fifth rubber match.

The winner will advance to the quarterfinals in April and face defending champion Spain.

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