(Sports News) The first two tickets to this year’s ATP Cup semi-finals will be decided when Spain is holding the right to decide in the last match of Group A before the match against Serbia, while Poland and Argentina must “one”. lost – one left” in table C.
Serbia – Spain: The last match of Group A, starting at 13:30, 5/1
Video of Casper Ruud’s loss to Roberto Bautista Agut when Norway faced Spain in the second match of Group A ATP Cup on January 3:
Spain is aiming for the third year in a row to reach the semi-finals of the ATP Cup. This year, despite the absence of number 1 star Rafael Nadal, the representative of the country of bullfighting is still playing very smoothly in this men’s team cup.
After two wins with the same maximum score of 3-0 against Chile and Poland, Spain is currently at the top of Group A ATP Cup 2022. Meanwhile, Serbia is with the withdrawal of Novak Djokovic because of Novak Djokovic’s withdrawal. For personal reasons, they are temporarily ranked 2nd in this table with a win and a loss.
Roberto Bautista Agut’s Spain team is dreaming of a 3rd consecutive ATP Cup semi-final
Confronting each other in the last match of Group A at the Ken Rosewall Arena (Sydney, Australia), Spain only needs to win 1 out of 3 matches in the match against Serbia to win tickets to the semi-finals, while opponents Their players need to win both singles and a decisive doubles match to qualify for the next round.
At 13:30 pm on January 5 (Vietnam time), Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) will be forced to win Pablo Carreno Busta (Spain) to rekindle hopes for the former ATP Cup 2020 champion. At about 3pm on the same day, Dusan Lajovic (Serbia) will face “old man” Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain).
Then, around 16:30 this afternoon, the pair Nikola Cacic/Matej Sabanov (Serbia) will face the pair Alejandro Davidovich Fokina/Pedro Martinez (Spain).
Also on January 5, the remaining match in Group A with a procedural nature between the two teams that are sure to be eliminated, Norway and Chile, will take place. At 6:00, Viktor Durasovic (Norway) will meet Alejandro Tabillo (Chile). At about 7:30, Casper Ruud (Norway) will face Cristian Garin (Chile). Then, around 9am, the Durasovic/Ruud pair will compete against the Tomas Barrios Vera/Tabilo pair.
Poland – Argentina: The last match of Group D, starting at 6am, 5/1
In Group D of this year’s ATP Cup, a big surprise took place when the Greek team of the current world number 4 male player Stefanos Tsitsipas was soon eliminated with Georgia after 2 defeats.
The competition for tickets to the semi-finals in this group is taking place extremely fiercely between Poland and Argentina, who both have 2 victories over Greece and Georgia.
Will Hubert Hurkacz beat the “dwarf” Diego Schwartzman to help Poland eliminate Argentina to continue?
Therefore, the direct competition between them in the last round of Group D this morning (January 5) will decide the owner of the only ticket to continue. At 6 am (Vietnam time), Kamil Majchrzak (Poland) will face Federico Delbonis (Argentina). After that, around 7:30 a.m., Hubert Hurkacz (Poland) will face a big challenge when facing Diego Schwartzman (Argentina). At about 9 a.m. on the same day, the pair Jan Zielinski/Szymon Walkow (Poland) will face the pair Andres Molteni/Maximo Gonzalez (Argentina).
Also in the last match of Group D of this year’s ATP Cup, Greece will meet Georgia when both sides want an honorable victory before leaving the tournament.
At 13:30 (Vietnam time) on the afternoon of January 5, Michail Pervolarakis (Greece) will meet Aleksandre Metreveli (Georgia). At about 3pm on the same day, Stefanos Tsitsipas faced Nikoloz Basilashvili (Georgia). Then, around 16:30, the pair Petros Tsitsipas/Aristotelis Thanos (Greece) will meet the pair of Aleksandre Metreveli/Aleksandre Bakshi.
The schedule of the ATP Cup 2022 on January 5:
Norway – Chile: Last place in Group A
6:00, Victor Durasovic – Alejando Tabillo
Around 7:30: Casper Ruud – Cristian Garin
Around 9am: Casper Ruud/Victor Durasovic – Alejandro Tabillo/Marcelo Barrios
Serbia – Spain: The last round of Group A
13:30: Filip Krajinovic – Pablo Carreno Busta
Around 3pm: Dusan Lajovic – Roberto Bautista Agut
Around 16:30: Matej Sabanov/Nikola Cacic – Pedro Martinez/Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Poland – Argentina: The last leg of the EASY group
6:00 am: Kamil Majchrzak – Federico Delbonis
Around 7:30 am: Hubert Hurkacz – Diego Schwartman
Around 9am: Szymon Walkow/ Jan Zielinski – Maximo Gonzalez/Andres Molteni
Greece – Georgia: Last place EASY
13:30: Michail Pervolorakis – Aleksandre Metreveli
Around 3pm: Stefanos Tsitsipas – Nikoloz Basilashvili
Around 16:30: Petros Tsitsipas/Aristotelis Thanos – Aleksandre Bakhshi/ Aleksandre Metreveli
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