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Spectacular Performances from YONEX Players in Davis Cup

17 September 2013

Four YONEX players competed at the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs last week. They took big steps to return to the World Group.

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