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Tennis: Pouille powers France to Davis Cup glory

Tennis: Pouille powers France to Davis Cup glory
© AFP/Philippe HUGUEN
Published by , Sunday 11/26/17 20:54

Lucas Pouille throttled Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in the decisive fifth rubber to clinch a 10th Davis Cup title for France in front of a passionate Lille crowd. Belgian ace David Goffin levelled the final at two points apiece after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets in Sunday's opening reverse singles, but a revitalised Pouille propelled France to a first victory since 2001. Pouille was beaten convincingly by Goffin in Friday's first singles tie, but the world number 18 shook off that defeat to swat Darcis aside in one hour and 34 minutes. "There's nothing better than winning as a team, with my mates, in front of the fans, my family and my friends," Pouille told French television.
Source: AFP

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MELANATION SUPREMACY
tljtrust tljtrust il y a 7 jours
Feel so bad for goffin, he did all he could.
Xan Xero Xan Xero il y a 18 jours
I hope France wins
akorabaffour akorabaffour il y a 20 jours
Come on Team Noah!
Hope Foster Hope Foster il y a 22 jours
Considering the depth that France has both in Singles and Doubles a Davis Cup victory is long overdue
Vinayak Vinayak il y a 22 jours
Wow i remember this point it was as Robbie the commentator would say Spot on' lol nah it was spectacular
Darth_JR Darth_JR il y a 25 jours
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