Davis Cup 2022: Felix Auger-Aliassime withstands the pressure for Canada and equalizes the semifinal against Italy

You are a Canadian Felix Auger-Also. The number one of the North American team, the best tennis player by ranking and game of all those present in the Final Phase of the Davis Cup in Malaga, has equaled the semifinal against Italy.

Aliassime endured the pressure of having to win soy ended Lorenzo Musetti’s resistance 6-3, 6-4. They earned him two ‘breaks’. His victim, for his part, was left with zero break options.

Felix is ​​life insurance in 2022 for his country, not in vain has he won six of his seven games. To find the only defeat you have to go back to the match with the Korean Soonwoo Kwon in the group stage in Valencia.

musetti, the number one transalpine due to the losses of Jannik Sinner and Matteo Berrettini, collect defeats this week at the Martín Carpena. I lost Thursday to Taylor Fritz and today to Aliassime. It is true that his executioners are the two ‘top10’ that were on the poster.

The duel between the Italian, 20, and the Canadian, 22, could be repeated many more times in the future in the tournament. It would be a good sign for the organizers of the competition.

move their pieces

Aliassime has broken the tie to two wins in the face to face with Musetti before also signing up for doubles due to Denis Shapovalov’s back injury. . . . On the Italian side, the big surprise is Matteo Berrettini’s entry for Simone Bolelli.

Berrettini was officially ruled out by his federation last Sunday due to an injury to his left foot that he had been carrying since the semifinal of the Naples tournament.

Supposedly he traveled to Malaga to make a group and cheer up. The captain Filippo Volandri did not remove him from the call and that now allows him to jump onto the track next to Fabio Fognini.



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