July 22, 2024

Open Court


Davis Cup Finals – Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 final results

(Photo: Davis Cup)

The first day of these preliminary rounds for the Davis Cup finals showed us two things: they’re starting too late, and the courts are WAYYYY too slow.

You wonder if they want to break the players at the end of a long, gruelling season.

In Canada’s case, the ultra-slow court and the extreme humidity in Valencia (indoors) were the worst-case scenario for the team’s one legit Davis Cup veteran, Vasek Pospisil.

Somehow, he came through. Although the win over Korea – by far the weakest of the four teams with Serbia and Spain making up the rest of the pool – was less than convincing.


GROUP B: Valencia, Spain
Canada 2, Korea Republic 1

Hong, Seong Chan616(5)
Pospisil, Vasek467
Kwon, Soonwoo76
Auger-Aliassime, Felix6 (5)3
Song, Min-Kyu / Nam, Ji Sung573
Auger-Aliassime, Felix , Pospisil, Vasek756


GROUP A: Bologna, Italy
Sweden 2, Argentina 1

Baez, Sebastian466 (4)
Ymer, Elias637
Schwartzman, Diego22
Ymer, Mikael66
Zeballos, Horacio / Gonzalez, Maximo366
Goransson, Andre / Ymer, Elias632


GROUP C: Hamburg, Germany
Australia 3, Belgium 0

Kubler, Jason616
Bergs, Zizou463
de Minaur, Alex66
Goffin, David22
Ebden, Matthew / Purcell, Max66
Gille, Sander / Vliegen, Joran13


GROUP D: Glasgow, Scotland
Netherlands 2, Kazakhstan 1

Kukushkin, Mikhail163
Griekspoor, Tallon636
Bublik, Alexander614
Van de Zandschulp, Botic366
Bublik, Alexander / Nedovyesov, Aleksandr616
Koolhof, Wesley / Middelkoop, Matwe463

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