The tennis teams of Romania and Poland have won one match each on Saturday, the first day of the encounter in the third round of the Davis Cup’s Europe-Africa Group.
In the first match, Romania’s Marius Copil (27, 81st ATP – photo) defeated Kamil Majchrzak (22, 187th ATP) 6-4, 6-2.
The second match of the Davis Cup play-off was won by Hubert Hurkacz (21, 95th ATP) against Adrian Ungur (33, 674th ATP) 7-6 (3), 7-5.
On Sunday the doubles match will take place: Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau vs. Lukasz Kubot/Marcin Matkowski.
The last singles matches are to be played also on Sunday: Copil vs. Hurkacz and Ungur vs. Majchrzak.
The two teams have played against each other five times, Poland leads 3-2.
The winning team will promote to Europe-Africa Group I.
In the first two round of the competition this year, Romania defeated Luxembourg 4-1 and Morocco 5-0. Poland defeated Slovenia 3-2 and Zimbabwe 4-1.