facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Andy Murray sends Britain into Davis Cup quarterfinals

Feb. 2, 2014 at 5:36 PM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Andy Murray bested Sam Querrey in four sets Sunday, moving Britain past the United States and into the Davis Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1986.

Murray dismissed Querrey 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (3-7), 6-1, 6-3 in the first reverse singles match at Petco Park in San Diego, giving Britain an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five opening-round series.

The reigning Wimbledon champion wrapped up Britain's first victory over the United States in Davis Cup competition since 1935.

Murray had given his country a 1-0 lead with Friday's opening win over Donald Young and James Ward doubled Britain's advantage with a triumph over Querrey.

Bob and Mike Bryan kept the Americans alive Saturday with doubles decision over Colin Fleming and Dominic Inglot.

Britain now goes on to face Italy in April's quarterfinals.

© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
A's get it Dunn against Mariners
2
Cubs deal fading Brewers sixth straight loss
3
Extra Points: Officials may be story in Seattle again
4
Giants top Rockies in conclusion of suspended game
5
Holliday lifts Cardinals past Pirates
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback