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Ukraine defeat GB in Davis Cup

Ukraine, led by Sergiy Stakhovsky, secured victory over Great Britain at Braehead Arena in Renfrewshire after winning Saturday’s doubles rubber.

Having won the opening two singles matches on Friday, Ukraine increased their lead to an unassailable 3-0 on Day 2 of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I tie.

The Ukrainian doubles pairing of Sergiy Stakhovsky and Sergei Bubka overcame a spirited performance from Ross Hutchins and Colin Fleming, defeating the Brits 6-4 3-6 6-3 5-7 6-4.

One break of serve in each of the five sets was the difference, with Bubka’s impressive serves and returns proving to be the determining factor in a tight...

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