SAO PAULO (AP) — Thomaz Bellucci defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Brazil an unassailable 3-1 lead over Spain in a Davis Cup World Group playoff on Sunday, dropping the five-time champions to the zone groups for the first time since 1996.
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Leonardo Mayer defeated Dudi Sela 6-2, 6-1, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon, keeping Argentina alive in a best-of-five Davis Cup World Group playoff at the Sunrise Tennis Center.
PARIS (AP) — Setting their sights on a first Davis Cup win since 2001, the French players are finding extra motivation in the daunting task awaiting them.
HONG KONG (AP) — Sabine Lisicki won her first WTA title in three years by defeating Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.
GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer has taken Switzerland to its first Davis Cup final in 22 years, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy in the opening reverse singles Sunday for a winning 3-1 lead in their semifinal.