Rus News Journal

Russia remained in Davis Cup elite

the Victorious point of Russian national team Dmitry Tursunov who has beaten Rikardu Mellu in four sets has brought: 6:1, 7:6 (7:5), 2:6, 6:3. Brazil poverzhena 3 - 2.

In last match Igor Andreev should play. However the Russian captain Shamil Tarpischev has made replacement and was not deceived in the expectations. Last game Tursunov took under a zero . Has shown today the best tennis, - has commented on an outcome of a meeting Dmitry. - I play for myself, I do not try to prove to someone something. If has lost - would criticise in a press. I am glad that was not frightened. You saw, how has hard begun the game of Misha Southern. If have not come with ladles and pans, the outcome could be other. We managed to rally public, the agiotage only gets Southern. Thanks spectators for their whole-hearted support!

Tursunov also has noted the high organisation of competitions, and here some judges to bring on a match against Brazil would not become. Together with Russia in world group of the Davis Cup of former structure there were Austrian national teams, Croatia and Czechia. The elite was left by teams of Belgium and Chile. Following the results of plej - off national teams of Japan, Italy and Canada have made the way in world group. Last participant of the higher battalion will be defined in opposition of Switzerland and Australia.

In the same terms passed semifinal matches of the Davis Cup following the results of which Serbia has handed over powers of the owner of a trophy, having conceded to Argentina on the platform with result 2 - 3. In a solving duel South Americans will battle to Spain. It has inflicted defeat of France with account 4 - 1.

it is interesting that the Kazan academy of tennis put in operation two years ago, Marat Safin could head. He has offered the services to interested persons in capital of Tatarstan, but has received from them refusal.

the Match on the Davis Cup became the first large tournament in the Kazan court. Earlier here it was planned to lead a match of the Cup of federations. But tennis-players of the Russian national team have decided to play to Moscow.