Tsitsipas, Greece cruise to 3-1 lead vs PH in Davis Cup | Inquirer Sports

Tsitsipas, Greece cruise to 3-1 lead vs PH in Davis Cup

/ 03:01 PM March 07, 2020
Stefanos Tsitsipas, ATP Cup 2020

FILE – Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece reacts after winning his match against Alexander Zverev of Germany, at the ATP Cup tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

MANILA, Philippines — Stefanos Tsitsipas scored a decisive victory over Jeson Patrombon, 6-2, 6-1, Saturday to hand Greece an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group 2 playoff at Philippine Columbian Association.

The World No. 6 rained down five aces and played steadily against Patrombon to secure the tie after the Filipinos managed to run away with the doubles match.

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Earlier, Francis Casey Alcantara and Ruben Gonzales staved off a shutout when they defeated Markos Kalovelonis and Petros Tsitsipas, 7-6 (5), 6-4.

The Filipinos converted three of seven breakpoint opportunities, imposed their familiarity with the courts against the the visitors flustered by the heat inside the Philippine Columbian Association courts.

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TAGS: Davis Cup, Francis Casey Alcantara, Greece, JESON PATROMBON, Philippines, Ruben Gonzales, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Tennis
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