Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal helps Spain reach quarters, USA tie ends after 4am
Rafael Nadal’s Spain slipped into the Davis Cup quarter-finals, yet the occasion coordinators confronted more inquiries over booking as Wednesday’s activity extended past 4am.
Safeguarding champions Croatia, who are without Marin Cilic and Borna Coric, saw duplicates pro Nikola Mektic lose 6-1 6-3 to Roberto Bautista Agut.
Nadal beat Borna Gojo 6-4 6-3 to verify Spain’s last-eight opening in Madrid.
The USA at that point beat Italy in a match finishing at 4:04am.
In any case, Sam Querrey and Jack Sock’s prosperity over Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in the choosing pairs elastic couldn’t anticipate the two nations being disposed of.
It was the second-most recent completion in top-level tennis history, beaten uniquely by Lleyton Hewitt’s success over Marcos Baghdatis at the 2008 Australian Open which finished at 4:33am.
“I don’t have the foggiest idea where we are, what time it is, the thing that day it is,” US group commander Mardy Fish said. “That was really unique from these folks, without a doubt.”