The German Davis Cup team is challenged against Canada. It may again come down to doubles.
German tennis has evolved into a guarantee of success in doubles Davis Cup. The Kevin Kravitz/Tim Putz pairing can secure the deciding point against Canada in the quarter-finals and also a second consecutive semi-final.
“We haven’t lost a double in 15 games. It doesn’t matter who played it, it stands for itself,” team boss Michael Coleman said on this Thursday (4 p.m. ET / Servus TV and DAZN) favorites said before the game against the North Americans. ) in Malaga.
First Putz and Jan-Lennard Struff were undefeated as a German doubles pair, then two-time Grand Slam winners Kravitz and Andreas Mies remained undefeated. Kravitz/Putz had a run in the end. Coleman said, “The number of matches we’ve played when the score was 1-1 is extraordinary. Obviously I hope the series doesn’t end there, but it definitely will at some point.”
From the coming season, Kravitz/Putz will also compete together on the ATP Tour. “Of course we want to win Grand Slams, preferably all four, but that is not a realistic scenario and goal. Our overarching goal is to qualify for the ATP Finals in Turin in 2023,” Putz said on the tennis and sports podcast “Advantage.” , The eight best teams of the year compete in the season finale in Italy. (dpa)
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