Estonia and Latvia win Davis Cup ties

  • 2011-03-07
  • Jared Grellet
TALLINN, Estonia – Estonia has shocked Lithuania, knocking them out in the first round of the Davis Cup, Europe/Africa group II division.As expected young Lithuanian star Richard Berankis cruised in his opening rubber, defeating Jaak Poldma 7-6 (3) 6-2 6-3. But disaster struck Lithuania in their second rubber when their no. 2 Laurynas Grigelis was forced to retire when leading Jurgen Zopp 5-4.On Saturday Berankis paired up with Dovydas Sakinis in the doubles but they could not get past Zopp and Mait Kunnap, with the Estonians winning 6-2 6-3 3-6 6-3.Berankis faced mu...
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