Three days and five games

Belarusian tennis players defeated the Turkish national team in the away matches — 3:2 — to qualify for the 3rd round of the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II

Belarusian tennis players defeated the Turkish national team in the away matches — 3:2 — to qualify for the 3rd round of the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II


Team of Belarusian tennis players
Photo: tennis.by


Only five matches were needed to reveal the winner. On the first day, the rivals exchanged victories in single matches, with first Yegor Gerasimov losing to Marsel Ilhan (7:6, 6:4, 3:6, 2:6, 7:9) and then Dmitry Zhirmont defeating Cem Ilkel (6:3, 6:2, 2:6, 7:5). The next day saw the Belarusian duo of Max Mirnyi and Sergey Betov beating Baris Erguden and Anil Yuksel (6:2, 6:1, 6:4). On the final day of the competition Dmitry Zhirmont lost to Marsel Ilhan (6, 3:6, 3:6, 2:6), but Yegor Gerasimov brought total victory to Belarusians in the decisive match, winning over Cem Ilkel (:2, 7:6, 3:6, 7:6).

The Belarusian national tennis team will face the Portuguese squad in the 3rd round of the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II, which defeated Finland in the 2nd round. The match is scheduled for September 18th-20th at the Portuguese tennis ground.

By Igor Grishin
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