- Canada enters ATP Cup final with victory over Russia
- Shapovalov gave Canada the lead by winning the opening singles match
- Canada will face Spain in the final on Sunday
Canada entered the ATP Cup final for the first time in a thrilling 2-1 win over Russia. Felix Auger Eliasime and Denis Shapovalov defeated the pair of Daniil Medvedev and Roman Safiulin 4-6 7-5 10-7 to give Canada a historic victory in a doubles match on Saturday. Canada will now face Spain in the final on Sunday.
Earlier, Denis Shapovalov won the opening singles match to give Canada a 1-0 lead. Shapovalov defeated Roman 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. But Daniil Medvedev leveled the match with a straight sets 6-4, 6-0 win over Auger Eliasime.
On Friday, Roberto Batista Agut led Spain to the final with a 7-6 2-6 7-6 win over Poland’s Hubert Hurkasz. Earlier, Pablo Carreo Busta gave Spain the lead after beating Jan Zilinski 6-2 6-1.