Auger-Aliassime tops Kecmanović to ship Canada to Davis Cup knockout stage

Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanović on Saturday to make sure the Canadian males’s tennis workforce a spot within the knockout stage of the Davis Cup finals.

A day after Auger-Aliassime defeated world primary Carlos Alcaraz to steer Canada previous Spain, the Montreal native routed Kecmanović 6-3, 6-4.

The finals of the Davis Cup are November 22-27 in Malaga, Spain.

Canada defeated Serbia 2-1 on Saturday after Vasek Pospisil withdrew from the doubles match because of damage.

However Auger-Aliassime’s victory had already given Canada the ultimate level it wanted to ensure the 2 prime prizes in Group B.

WATCH | Auger-Aliassime beats Kecmanović in straight units at Davis Cup:

Auger-Aliassime sends Canada to Davis Cup semi-finals

Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Serbian Miomir Kecmanović in straight units to ship Canada by way of to the Davis Cup season remaining in Spain.

Canada’s probabilities of qualifying for the knockout stage seemed dire earlier within the day when 20-year-old Gabriel Diallo misplaced to Laslo Djere in straight units in his Davis Cup debut.

In Glasgow, Botic van de Zandschulp and Tallon Griekspoor gained their singles towards People Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul for the Netherlands who completed prime of their group within the Davis Cup finals.

Van de Zandschulp sealed the tie when he defeated Fritz, the world No. 12, 6-4, 7-6 (3) after Griekspoor opened with a 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory over Paul.

The Dutch had an unassailable 2-0 lead, and Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock performed for American pleasure within the doubles towards Wesley Koolhof and Matwe Middelkoop.

The USA and the Netherlands have been already assured of reaching the semi-finals with two wins every in Group D. As group winners, the Dutch will likely be runners-up in Group C, Australia or Germany.

The USA will play the winner of Group A, presumably Italy. The Italians will play towards Sweden on Sunday in Bologna.

Additionally on Saturday, Croatia have been up 2-0 towards Argentina for his or her second win after dropping their first sport in Italy.

France defeated Belgium 2-1 in Group C, the place Australia and Germany have been already assured to succeed in the final eight.

WATCH | Diallo falls to Djere in Davis Cup opener:

Diallo leaves Canada’s first sport within the Davis Cup match towards Serbia

Gabriel Diallo, aged 20, misplaced his first Davis Cup match 6-2, 6-2 to Serbian Laslo Djere.

Dabrowski reaches Chennai Open doubles remaining

Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and her Brazilian companion Luisa Stefani downed Thailand’s Peangtarn Plipuech and Japan’s Moyuka Uchijima 6-3, 6-3 of their semi-final match on the Chennai Open on Saturday in Pune, the India.

The #1 pair are actually set to face Georgian pair Anna Blinkova and Natela Dzalamidze in Sunday’s remaining.

The Ottawa native and her companion are but to lose a match within the event, profitable their opener 6-4, 6-1 towards Greece’s Despina Papamichail and Nice Britain’s Katie Swan, then Karman Thandi and Rutuja Bhosale of India 6-0, 6-3 within the quarter-finals.

Montreal’s Eugenie Bouchard and fellow Belgian Yanina Wickmayer fell to Blinkova and Dzalamidze in Friday’s semifinal match.

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