Poland get their second fast track win

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03: Hubert Hurkacz of Poland plays a backhand in his group D match against Aleksandre Metreveli of Georgia during the day three 2022 ATP Cup tie between Poland and Georgia at Ken Rosewall Arena on January 03, 2022 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne / Getty Images)

Poland won its second ATP Cup victory this Tuesday at the Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney, a triumph that in the absence of the doubles point brings it closer to the semifinals of the tournament, a position that would be played on Wednesday in the last day of group D if Argentina defeats Greece. Georgia is already eliminated.

Kamil Majchrzak passed over the modest Aleksandre Bakshi (25 years and 972nd in the world), who was playing his first ATP category match and paid the hazing (double 6-1 in 53 minutes). Later, Hubert hurkacz, nine in the standings and a priori very favorite against the other Georgian Aleksandre, Metreveli (571ยบ), he had to come back to win 6-7 (5), 6-3 and 6-1 in 2h02. Walkow and Zielinski now contest the doubles in search of 3-0 against Bakshi and Tkemaladze.

Hurkacz settled the ballot with 16 direct aces after Majchrzak’s impeccable triumph, who broke his rival’s serve six times.

ATP Cup results.

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