How was Colombia at the start of the Davis Cup final?
The Colombian Davis Cup team lost the first two points in the final round of the tournament. In the first hour, Nicolas Mejia fell in three sets, 7-6, 4-6, 2-6 against Lorenzo Soneko of Italy, and the match lasted 2 hours and 36 minutes at the Bala Albitur Stadium in Turin, Italy.
The 275-year-old Mejia, who is ranked ATP, surprised his opponent in the first set, who was able to break the set after scoring 27, and 7-6 in the ATP rankings.
This momentum did not last long for the coffee tennis player, who in the second set knocked out the Colombian player and tied the match at 1-1.
Finally, in the final, he defeated the Italian player Mejia 6-2.
After that defeat, Columbia tried to bounce back with 111th-ranked Daniel Callen, who clashed with 10th-ranked Sinner Janic in the world rankings. However, he failed and suffered the second defeat of the tricolor series.
The first set was marked by mistakes, and both players consistently lost their service. Only until the end, Chinner was able to control the set and his serve ended 7-5.
In the second sleeve the Colombian tennis player was lifted by frustration and left empty-handed. Chinner took advantage of Colonel’s mistakes to end the game 6-0.
Italy won the series 2-0.
However, at the end of the day, the Colombian doubles pair of Juan Sebastian Kapal and Robert Farah defeated Simone Bolelli and Fabio Focchini 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 to add to the nation’s first victory. And leave the series 2-1 against the Italians.
Emotions will continue this Sunday as Colombia face the United States, which will play after 10:00 p.m.