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Australia into Davis Cup finals in Madrid

2019-02-02 11:11
John Millman (Getty Images)
John Millman (Getty Images)

Adelaide - Australia won their Davis Cup qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina 4-0 to secure a spot in this year's 18-team final in Madrid.

The Australian doubles pair of John Peers and Jordan Thompson defeated Mirza Basic and Tomislav Brkic 7-5, 6-1 on Saturday on hard courts at Memorial Drive to give the home side an unbeatable 3-0 lead.

Alexei Popyrin, in his Davis Cup debut, followed with a 6-1, 7-6 (7/2) victory over Nerman Fatic.

The fifth match was not played.

On Friday's opening day, John Millman and Alex de Minaur gave Australia a 2-0 lead.

Millman defeated Damir Dzumhur 6-3, 6-2 and de Minaur followed with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/0) victory over Basic.

Under the new Davis Cup format, the best-of-three matches were played over two days.

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