MADRID, 8 Jan. (.) –
The United States team has won the first edition of the United Cup, a mixed tennis competition by country, against Italy after Taylor Fritz got the final point this Sunday in a tight match against Matteo Berrettini (7-6 (4), 7-6(6)).
Previously, the victories of Jessica Pegula over Martina Trevisan (6-4, 6-2) and of Frances Tiafoe against Lorenzo Musetti, due to the withdrawal of the transalpine player due to injury after the initial 6-2 loss, had given the team a comfortable income. North American.
Despite the fact that Fritz missed as many as nine break chances, he brought his composure to bear on tiebreaks to claim victory after two hours and 16 minutes of play.
In this way, the United States completes an overwhelming participation in the first edition of the tournament, giving up only two individual matches throughout the week. All of their ties were decided with at least a 4-1 lead.