Tennis

The Russian team lost to Spain in the Davis Cup match

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Team Russia was defeated by team Spain in the match of group round of the Davis Cup.

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In the decisive doubles meeting Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev lost to Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers— 4:6, 6:7 (5:7).

Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour and 20 minutes. On account of the Russians 8 aces, 3 double faults and no break points. The Spanish 7 times filed through, made no double faults and converted 1 break point out of 10.

Spain defeated Russia in total opposition with the score 2:1. Earlier Rublev beat Roberto Bautista-agut to, and Khachanov lost to Rafael Nadal.

We will remind, this year the Davis Cup held in a new format. In the final of the tournament played by 18 teams divided into six groups. The group winners and two best teams of those who took second place, out in the quarter-finals. Next — the semifinals and finals.

In the first match of the group stage the Russian team beat Croatia with the score 3:0.

The question of the withdrawal of the Russian team in the playoffs of the Davis Cup will be determined after the match between Spain and Croatia, which will be held on November 20.

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