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Davis Cup 2023: Great Britain Advances to the Final 8 in MalagaAfter winning Great Britain has advanced to Davis Cup Final 8 in Malaga.

The British completed an incredible run at the AO Arena in Manchester with a decisive 2-1 victory over France earlier in the week defeating Australia and Switzerland.

Davis Cup Triumph

The Lexus Great Britain Davis Cup team will now compete in the Davis Cup Final 8 in Malaga in November in an effort to win the Davis Cup, joining Australia as a qualifying nation for Group B.

As the top teams from the other three groups, they will be joined by Serbia, Finland, Canada, Italy, the Czech Republic, and the Netherlands.

“It was crazy.” Leon Smith, the Lexus Great Britain Davis Cup captain, stated, “I’m not sure what I just sat through for nine hours.”

“I’m not sure if we’ve played for nine or more hours, but it’s hard to keep going all the time, and everyone here did a good job,” the musician said. They required some assistance, which is typical.

“Thank you all, Manchester, and LTA for organizing it,” everyone said.

Smith continued,

“They’re great. They were the team that guided Great Britain to victory in Manchester. We get along really well, and everyone has a vital role. The only thing you can ask for is to put forth your best effort.”

Sunday’s competition got underway with a remarkable comeback victory by Dan Evans over 19-year-old Arthur Fils in the first singles match of the day.

The world No. 13 Alex de Minaur was defeated by the British No. 2 in his singles match against Australia, and he later teamed up with Neal Skupski to defeat Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Stricker in the decisive doubles match against Switzerland.

The British No. 2 was a key player in all of Great Britain’s triumphs.

Cam Norrie, the No. 1 ranked player in the United Kingdom, attempted to recover from his 7-5, 6-4 loss to Wawrinka on Friday night by defeating world No. 36 Ugo Humbert.

British Doubles Triumph

Norrie looked as though he would force a final set tie-break after recovering his form to win the second set, but a double fault on his serve caused the rubber to go in favor of France, tying the match at 1-1.

It was up to Evans and Skupski to compete one final time in their decisive doubles match against Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin with everything to play for and a spot in the Final 8 on the line.

The British pair pushed the French pair to their limits in a nail-biting three-set thriller, eventually winning in the third set tie-break to claim a 1-6, 7-6(4), 7-6(6) victory and eliciting a raucous response from the packed home crowd.

The 2023 Davis Cup championship game will now take place in Malaga from November 21 to November 26.

The draw for Groups A and C will take place the following week, and they will compete against either Italy or Serbia as the runners-up.

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