manchester: There was a tough competition between Britain and France in an exciting match. However, Daniel Evans and Neil Skupski produced a stellar performance in the deciding doubles match to send Britain into the Davis Cup quarter-finals. Evans and Skupski saved four match points to win 1-6, 7-6( 4), winning 7-6(6), while Britain beat France 2-1.
The win gave Britain top spot in Group B and secured their place in the last-eight weekend in Málaga in November, where a quarter-final against Italy or Novak Djokovic’s Serbia awaits. Daniel Evans and Neil Skupski were initially named Had to struggle against their opponents, but gained momentum as the match progressed. Although they were unable to break the French pair’s serve in the first two sets, the British pair stepped up their game during the tie-break and managed to level the score.
World number 27 Evans was competing in his 25th Davis Cup tie and was tied with third-ranked Andy Murray for the most matches played by a British player. Hugo Humbert then defeated Cameron Norrie in two hours. And in 47 minutes they won 7-6(5), 3-6, 7-5, which meant the doubles match would decide who would go through to the last-eight.