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YONEX Players Fight Bravely in Davis Cup

Date
17 September 2013

Four YONEX players competed at the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs last week. They significantly contributed for return to the World Group.

Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN) played two singles matches against Colombia as a member of Japan team. After Go overcame Alejandro Falla with a comeback victory, Japan achieved to get the ticket for competing in the World Group next season. As the official wear sponsor, YONEX continues supporting further progress of Japan team in the Davis Cup.

In the match-up between Australia and Poland, Lleyton Hewitt (VCORE Tour 97), Bernard Tomic (VCORE Tour 97) and Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Xi 98) brought victory to move into the World Group.

 

Tournament Results [Davis Cup, World Group Play-offs]

Japan 3 : 2 Colombia

Kei Nishikori (JPN) def. Alejandro Falla (COL) 6-3 6-4 6-4

Santiago Giraldo (COL) def. Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(JPN) 6-4 3-6 7-5 3-6 6-1

Juan-Sebastian Cabal (COL) / Robert Farah (COL) def. Yuichi Sugita (JPN) / Tatsuma Ito (JPN) 6-1 6-2 6-4

Kei Nishikori (JPN) def. Santiago Giraldo (COL) 6-1 6-2 6-4

Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(JPN) def. Alejandro Falla (COL) 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-3

Australia 4 : 1 Poland

Lleyton Hewitt (VCORE Tour 97)(AUS) def. Lukasz Kubot (POL) 6-1 6-3 6-2

Bernard Tomic (VCORE Tour 97)(AUS) def. Michal Przysiezny (POL) 7-5 7-6(1) 6-4

Marcin Matkowski (POL) / Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL) def. Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Xi 98)(AUS) / Chris Guccione (AUS) 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7(5) 6-4

Bernard Tomic (VCORE Tour 97)(AUS) def. Lukasz Kubot (POL) 6-4 7-6(5) 6-3

Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Xi 98)(AUS) def. Michal Przysiezny (POL) 4-1 0-0

 

*Lleyton’s picture was taken at the US Open 2013.

*Go, Bernard and Nick’s pictures were taken at the Wimbledon 2013.

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