facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Serbia wins 'dead rubber' Davis Cup singles matches

Feb. 2, 2014 at 12:11 PM   |   Comments

NOVI SAD, Serbia, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Serbia made its Davis Cup series respectable Sunday with singles wins over Switzerland, which had clinched the series the previous day.

Dusan Lajovic and Filip Krajinovic won their so-called dead rubber singles matches to complete the first-round series on the shore end of a 3-2 score.

Switzerland clinched its trip to the quarterfinals against Kazakhstan with a doubles victory against the Serbs on Saturday.

Serbia took on the Swiss without its ace, Novak Djokovic. Lajovic was the highest-ranked player on the Serbian squad at 102nd in the world.

Lajovic topped Michael Lammar Sunday 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Krajinovic followed with a 6-4, 6-4 blanking of Marco Chuidinelli.

© 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.
Most Popular
1
Michael Sam cut from the Dallas Cowboys Michael Sam cut from the Dallas Cowboys
2
Jameis Winston expected to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft Jameis Winston expected to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft
3
Avs, Panthers meet in battle of struggling clubs
4
NBA Game Summary - Memphis at Dallas
5
NBA Game Summary - Milwaukee at New York
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback