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Davis Cup to Russia, Croatia defeated

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Russia, in compliance with the predictions, wins without problems against Croatia taking home the Davis Cup 2021: the final ended 2 to 0, it was not necessary to play double thanks to the success in the singles of Andrei Rublev and Daniil Medvedev. This time Borna Gojo, the Croatian number 281 in the world who had defeated our Lorenzo Sonego and then in the semifinals the Serbian Dusan Lajovic (n.33) paving the way for his team to the final, nothing could against the world number 5 Rublev , who managed not to be carried to the third set, winning the tie break of the second (7-5) after winning the first set 6-4. Marin Cilic also made Medvedev play the tie break, in a very nice and hard-fought first set, but the Russian prevailed (9-7) and easily won the match (6-2).

For Russia it is the third Davis Cup in history, after the successes in 2002 and 2006.

Meanwhile, Italy looks to 2022: they will face Slovakia away from home in the preliminary round of Davis, scheduled for Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March.

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