facebook
twitter
search
search

U.S. beats Spain in Davis Cup doubles

Sept. 15, 2012 at 1:38 PM

GIJON, Spain, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The Bryan brothers combined for a key doubles win over Spain Saturday that kept the United States alive in the Davis Cup.

Mike and Bob Bryan out-dueled Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 to cut Spain's lead in the semifinal round to 2-1.

Advertisement

Spain can advance to the finals with a win Sunday in the reverse singles.

David Ferrer will take the court for Spain against American John Isner in the first match.

After winning the first match Saturday, the Bryans failed to capitalize on any of their nine-break point chances in the second match. Lopez double-faulted in the final game of the fourth set while trying to force a tiebreak to give the Americans the match.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
WATCH: Umpire exits after hit in head with bat
Michael Jordan vetoed a Tracy McGrady for Scottie Pippen trade
WATCH: Irish soccer fans dent car roof, immediately fix it
Paulina Gretzky's dress upstages Dustin Johnson's U.S. Open win
Swedish soccer player removed from game for farting
Videos