Delbonis wins, sends Argentina to Davis Cup quarterfinals

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup on Monday, beating Brazil 3-2 after Federico Delbonis defeated Thomaz Bellucci 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in a match that took two days to complete. The match had been suspended because of darkness on Sunday with Delbonis leading 1-0. It started late[…]

Mayer beats Souza in longest Davis Cup singles match ever

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leonardo Mayer defeated Joao Souza in the longest Davis Cup singles match ever, winning 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 5-7, 15-13 to keep Argentina’s hopes alive against Brazil in their first round series on Sunday. Mayer needed 6 hours, 42 minutes to beat Souza, which is also longer than the[…]

Souza defeats Berlocq, gives Brazil 1-0 lead over Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Joao Souza defeated Carlos Berlocq 6-4, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 Friday to give Brazil a 1-0 lead over Argentina in their first-round Davis Cup tie on clay. Souza failed to convert two set points in the third set, but rallied to win the last two sets in a match that[…]