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Sinner Doubles Up To Lead Italy Into Davis Cup Semi-finals | ATP Tour

Jannik Sinner is delighting Italian followers for the second consecutive week after pulling double obligation to steer Italy to a comeback victory over The Netherlands of their Davis Cup quarter-final in Malaga, Spain.

Contemporary of his run to the title match on the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Sinner survived a good opening set with Tallon Griekspoor earlier than breaking open the match within the second to expire a assured 7-6(3), 6-1 winner to degree the tie at 1-1.

He then partnered Lorenzo Sonego to a 6-3, 6-4 win over Griekspoor and Wesley Koolhof to e book Italy’s semi-final spot in opposition to the winner of Thursday night’s tie between Serbia, led by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, and Nice Britain.

In his singles win in opposition to Griekspoor, Sinner leveraged his dramatically improved serve this yr to drop simply six factors on his supply, firing 9 aces whereas additionally cracking 10 forehand winners.

Botic van de Zandschulp had earlier given The Netherlands a 1-0 lead when he saved two match factors to defeat Matteo Arnaldi 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-6(7) in two hours, 52 minutes.

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