Canada beat Australia in the final match (2-0) and for the first time in history reached the Davis Cup. During the match played in Malaga, the team from the Country of the Maple Leaf left no illusions to its adversaries. Felix Auger-Alisassime easily beat Alex de Minaur, while Denis Shapovalov beat Thanasi Kokkinakis. It was a fantastic performance from the Canadians.
Canada won the Davis Cup for the first time in history
Davis Cup 2022 brought a lot of emotions to high level tennis fans. At each subsequent stage of the prestigious tournament, we witnessed unpredictable, and undoubtedly interesting, decisions. In the last game Canadian team in front of Australians. The meeting promised to be extremely exciting, but it was one-sided and ended quite quickly.
Yesterday’s game is only the second appearance for Team Maple Leaf Country in the finals of this elite competition. In 2019, the Canadians had to recognize the superiority of the Spaniards. As for the Australians, they have won the Davis Cup 28 times. Their last victory, however, was in 2003.
In the first game Denis Shapovalov defeated Thanasi Kokkinakis in about an hour and a half of play (6:2, 6:4). The 23-year-old sent five service aces and beat the Aussie four times. This put the Canadians in a privileged position heading into the second game of the final competition.
Here we watched the beginning Felix Auger-Aliassime with Alex de Minaure. The leader of the Canadian national team fully focused on holding his own pass, and when there was an opportunity to score a break point, he had no mercy for the opponent. In the end, Auger-Aliassime won 6-3, 6-4 over de Minaur.
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Canada won the Davis Cup for the first time in history. In addition to Shapovalov and Auger Aliassime, the Maple Leaf Country roster includes: Vasek Pospisil, Alexis Galarneau and Gabriel Dialo.
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