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Shapovalov and Pospisil sign the triumph of Canada

Key victory for the couple formed by Denis Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil (2-6, 6-3, 6-3) to ensure Canada’s qualification to the Davis Cup semifinals. The North American team will have to face Italy for the pass to the definition of the competition that is taking place in Malaga.

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A great duel to close the day on Thursday in Malaga, defining the last semifinalist of the Davis Cup, between Canada and Germany. The North Americans presented the pair of Denis Shapovalov y Vasek Pospisilwhile Germany opted for a specialist duo, with Kevin Krawietz y Tim Puetz.

Canadian Total Comeback

The match began very uphill for the Canadians, because although they generated quick break balls, they could not make it and then they gave up their serve, so that the German duo took the lead on the scoreboard. Krawietz and Puetz were very solid with their serve, leaving their opponents no chance. After signing a second break, the Teutons closed the first sleeve with a bulky 6-2.

The hard blow of how the first set escaped them so quickly was not going to leave sequels on the North American couple, who started again with chances of breaking in their favour. In this case, Shapovalov and Pospisil would achieve that long-awaited break to go on to dominate the numerical and get excited about staying alive in the game. Despite some doubts, the Germans could not resume the sensations of the previous set, and the Canadians were left with the second set by 6-3.

Shapo and Vasek signed a break to direct their victory, taking control of the scoreboard from the start of the third set. Already in this set, everything was more even, but the Canadians had the chance to win by having the numerical advantage. Finally, Canada sealed the victory and the tie in their favor with a second 6-3, to get into the Davis Cup semifinals.

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