Tennis Talk: GB into Davis Cup Finals

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British number one Andy Murray beat Australia’s Bernard Tomic to take Great Britain through to their first Davis Cup final since 1978. Murray won his third match of the fixture 7-5, 6-3, 6-2 to give Team GB an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie. The team, captained by Leon Smith, will now face either a home-tie against Argentina or an away fixture against Belgium in the final on 27th -29th November and the pressure will be on as Britain last won the Davis Cup in 1936, led by tennis legend Fred Perry.

2015-andy-murra-australian-open-stretch-forehand-700x310-gettyIn the first round Murray defeated Thansai Kokkinakis 6-3, 6-0, 6-3 at the fixture which took place at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena but teammate Dan Evans lost against Tomic in a four set battle 3-6, 6-7(2), 7-6(4), 4-6 so the score was 1-1. The dynamic Murray then teamed up with older brother Jamie in the doubles to beat Samuel Groth and Lleyton Hewitt in…

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