Ukrainian men’s team tennis defeated Sweden in the match of the First group of Euro-African zone of the Davis Cup.
The second day of the match meeting against Sweden to Ukraine started from 0:2. The owners have spent a right to be wrong, forcing them to take risks.
In the doubles match, the team captain Andrei Medvedev put Sergiy Stakhovsky and Denis Molchanov – Ukrainians for 2 hours and 15 minutes pulled out a victory in a tough three-set winner of the match.
After 20 minutes, Stakhovsky returned to the court, but now on a single meeting with the leader of the national team of Sweden Elias Emerom. The first number of the national team of Ukraine, despite the accumulated fatigue, in two batches beat the young opponent.
Alas, Artem Smirnov to complete the comeback team of Ukraine failed. The second room hosts two sets lost the main character of the Swedes Mikael emeru.
On September 14-15, the team of Andrey Medvedev will play with South Africa for the preservation of residence in the First group of Euro-African zone. Swedes will compete with Portugal for a place in the playoffs of the World group of the Davis Cup.
Ukraine – Sweden 2:3
Denys Molchanov/Sergiy Stakhovsky — Marcus Ericsson/Andreas Electrem– 7:6, 4:6, 6:2
Sergiy Stakhovsky – Elias Ymer – 6:4, 6:4
Artem Smirnov – Michael IMER – 4:6, 2:6