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De Minaur’s Comeback Heroics Pave Approach To Davis Cup SFs For Australia | ATP Tour

Alex de Minaur led an ideal escape for Australia on the Davis Cup Closing 8 on Wednesday to assist ship his nation into the semi-finals in Malaga.

The 2022 Davis Cup runners-up have been in a giant gap towards the Czech Republic after Tomas Machac beat Jordan Thompson 6-4, 7-5 and Jiri Lehecka constructed a 6-4, 5-3 lead towards De Minaur. However from deuce in his 3-5 service sport, the 24-year-old gained 10 straight factors to show the match on its head.

Displaying his famed preventing spirit, De Minaur levelled the tie at 1-1 with a 4-6, 7-6(2), 7-5 victory, breaking late within the remaining set earlier than serving out the match to like.

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That set the stage for a decisive doubles rubber that pit Aussies Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell towards Czechs Lehecka and Adam Pavlasek. Behind a single break in every set, Ebden/Purcell scored a 6-4, 7-5 win to place Australia via to the semi-finals.

The 28-time Davis Cup champions will subsequent face shock semi-finalists Finland on Friday. Australia is second solely to america (32 titles) on the all-time Davis Cup trophy listing.

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