CINNERE, DJOKOVIC WIN IN STRAGHT SETS ASITALY REACHES DAVIS CUP TENNIS FINAL

Jannik Cinnere (No. 4) defeated Novak Djokovic (No. 1) in straight sets as Italy advanced to the Davis Cup men’s tennis final .Italy defeated Serbia 2-1 in the semifinals (2 singles, 1 doubles) of the Davis Cup 2023 in Malaga, Spain, on Friday (May 25).The Italians will face Australia, who advanced to the final the previous day, in the final on Saturday for this year’s Davis Cup title .Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic, ranked 55th, started the day with a 2-1 (6-7<7-9> 6-2 6-1) win over Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti, ranked 27th, at No. 1 singles .With Djokovic holding on at No. 2 singles, Serbia’s chances of reaching the final looked good .However, Sinnehr, playing in the second singles, leveled the match with a 2-1 (6-2 2-6 7-5) victory over Djokovic, and in the final doubles, the Italian pair of Sinnehr and Lorenzo Sognego booked their place in the final with a 2-0 (6-3 6-4) victory over Djokovic and Kesmanovic.

Djokovic faced three match points against Sinnehr in the third set of the second singles match, but was unable to convert them for the win. Djokovic suffered his first loss in Davis Cup singles in 12 years on Sunday, snapping a 21-match winning streak since 2011 when he withdrew midway through his match against Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro. Djokovic and Sainz have met three times in the last 10 days or so, with Sainz winning two of those matches. They met twice last week at the ATP Tour Finals, splitting their wins .Australia, led by ace Alex Diminore (No. 12), will try to win their first Davis Cup title in 20 years, since 2003, while Italy will try to win just their second title in 47 years, since 1976.Australia reached the final last year after winning the title in 2003, 카지노사이트 but were runners-up to Canada. Italy has finished runner-up four times since winning the title in 1976.

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