The American team crossed in Saturday’s two matches to defeat Colombia in a Davis Cup qualifier in Reno, Nev.
The American doubles team Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock defeated the Colombians Nicolas Barrientos and Juan-Sebastian Cabal 6-3, 6-4 and gave the Americans a 3-0 lead. Tommy Paul finished the clincher with a 7-5, 7-6 (4) victory over Nicolas Mejia in the reverse singles match.
Spain defeated Romania 3-1, Belgium topped Finland 3-2, Germany beat Brazil 3-1, Italy beat Slovakia 3-2, Australia beat Hungary 3-2, Kazakhstan defeated Norway 3-1, Sweden took over of Japan 3-2, and Korea beat Austria 3-1.
The 12 teams that won their qualifying series advance to the Davis Cup group stage in mid-September, joining Croatia 2021 plus invited with wildcards Great Britain and Serbia.
Russia would have advanced automatically as champion in 2021, but the country has been suspended from national competitions by the International Tennis Federation. Davis Cup officials plan to add a replacement for Russia.
–Field Level Media