Japan wins double match against Canada to take leadFeb 1, 2014 - 7:17 AM
Nishikori and Uchiyama took a 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Dancevic and Nestor to give Japan a 2-1 edge, as the two sides split a pair of singles rubbers on Friday.
Kei Nishikori gave Japan the first point of the day with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over Peter Polansky before Frank Dancevic evened the best-of-five for Canada with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-2), 6-1 triumph over Go Soeda.
Sunday's reverse singles are currently slated to pit Nishikori against Dancevic in the opener and Go Soeda against Peter Polansky in a potential deciding rubber.
Japan is a perfect 5-0 all-time versus Canada in Davis Cup play, but the last meeting occurred way back in 1938. This is the first matchup outside of Montreal.
Feb 1 12:44 AM
- CHARLOTTE: 86
LOS ANGELES: 74
End of 3rd
Feb 1 12:16 AM
- CHARLOTTE: 62
LOS ANGELES: 49
Jan 31 11:36 PM
- CHARLOTTE: 31
LOS ANGELES: 27
End of 1st
Jan 31 11:06 PM
- CHARLOTTE: 0
LOS ANGELES: 2
1st Quarter - 11:38
Jan 31 10:41 PM
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