Canada won their first Davis Cup title after Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Australia’s Alex de Minaur by 6-3, 6-4 in the second match of the finals. Felix Auger-Aliassime, who is world number six, had to guard against three break points in the first set but also found his rhythm in the eighth game.
Canada Won First Davis Cup Title After Defeating Australia- Key Points
- Auger-Aliassime retained his balance in the second set as he defended two break points in the second game.
- He impressively fought his way back from 0-40 to hold his serve in the sixth game.
- Earlier Denis Shapovalov gave Canada, beaten finalist in 2019 to Spain, the first point with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Thanasi Kokkinakis.
- Shapovalov has dropped both his singles matches this week and needed treatment on his back during a three-set loss in the semi-finals to Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego.
About the 2022 Davis Cup
The 2022 Davis Cup is the 110th edition of the Davis Cup, a tournament between national teams in men’s tennis. It is sponsored by Rakuten. The Russian Tennis Federation were the defending champions, but they and Belarus were eliminated from competing in international events due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.