Cameron Norrie was the only one who scored a win for the Brits against USA as he defeated Taylor Fritz 2-6, 7-6 (7-2), 7-5.
Great Britain got off to a shaky start at the 2022 Davis Cup Finals after a 2-1 loss to the United States of America in the first round. Cameron Norrie was the only one who scored a win for the Brits as he defeated Taylor Fritz 2-6, 7-6 (7-2), 7-5. Daniel Evans was the other Brit involved in singles action on the day but was defeated by Tommy Paul 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. In doubles action, legend Andy Murray was in action alongside Joe Salisbury but they faced one of the best men’s doubles teams in the world today in Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram. Ram and Sock recorded a fine victory, winning by a score of 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.
The Netherlands first group stage match ended in victory as Tallon Griekspoor and Botic van de Zandschulp led the charge for a 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan. Griekspoor defeated Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 and van de Zandschulp got the better of Alexander Bublik 3-6, 6-1, 6-4. It was the doubles category where the Dutch came up short as Wesley Koolhof and Matwe Middelkoop suffered defeat against Bublik and Aleksandr Nedovyesov.
Great Britain and The Netherlands are set to face each other in a Group D match on Friday, September 16 in the 2022 Davis Cup. The group stage of the competition is scheduled to begin on September 13 and conclude on September 18 this year.
Great Britain – Cameron Norrie, Daniel Evans, Andy Murray, Joe Salisbury, Neal Skupski, Leon Smith (c)
The Netherlands – Botic van de Zandschulp, Tallon Griekspoor, Tim van Rijthoven, Wesley Koolhof, Matwe Middelkoop, Paul Haarhuis (c)
|Date||Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|September 13||ARG v SWE||CAN v KOR||BEL vs AUS||KAZ v NED|
|September 14||CRO v ITA||ESP v SRB||FRA v GER||USA v GBR|
|September 15||CRO v SWE||SRB v KOR||FRA v AUS||USA v KAZ|
|September 16||ITA v ARG||ESP v CAN||GER v BEL||GBR v NED|
|September 17||CRO v ARG||CAN v SRB||FRA v BEL||USA v NED|
|September 18||ITA v SWE||ESP v KOR||GER v AUS||GBR v KAZ|
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India – Sony Sports Network, SonyLIV
UK – BBC Sport/Eurosport
USA – Tennis Channel