Saturday , 19th September 2020

Canada beats Australia to reach semi-finals in Davis Cup

Agencies: Canada secured a 2-1 win over Australia paving the way for its journey to face either Russia or Serbia in Saturday’s Davis Cup semi-finals.

The match came down to a deciding doubles where Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov secured Canada’s passage with a 6-4 6-4 win over John Peers and Jordan Thompson.

Pospisil put his country in front with a 7-6 6-4 victory over Australia’s John Millman.

Alex de Minaur levelled the tie with a 3-6 6-3 7-5 win over Shapovalov.

Earlier, Novak Djokovic ensured Serbia moved into the last as Group A winners with a straight-set victory over France’s Benoit Paire.