ATP Cup: Impressive Poland reaches semi-final. Greece beats Georgia

Poland has been one of the teams to beat at this year’s ATP Cup in Sydney, beating all three rivals in Group D and advancing into the semi-final. Hubert Hurkacz and Kamil Majchrzak have led their country in the singles encounters, scoring all six victories and setting eyes on the trophy. In the third match, Poland ousted Argentina 3-0 to complete the round-robin action in style and sail into the semis. Kamil Majchrzak defeated Federico Delbonis 6-3, 7-6 in an hour and 45 minutes to push his country in front. Kamil played better on the first and second serve, getting broken three times and seizing four out of 16 chances on the return to seal the deal in straight sets.

They traded breaks at the beginning of the encounter, and Kamil raised his level from 3-3 to grab the last three games and bring it home with a break at 4-3. Doing his best to stay in touch in set number two, Federico pulled breaks back at 3-4 and 5-6 to force a tie break, losing it 7-3 to propel Kamil over the top. In a battle of the top-15 stars, Hubert Hurkacz sealed the deal for Poland with a notable 6-1, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman in an hour and 21 minutes. Hubert fired 12 aces and dominated with his first serve to fend off all three break chances and mount the pressure on the other side.

Poland has won all six singles matches so far in Sydney.

Schwarzman could not follow that pace, dropping almost half of the points behind the initial shot and getting broken three times from 11 opportunities offered to Hubert to finish on the losing side. Hurkacz fired his engines early on and delivered breaks in games two and six to grab the opener 6-1 in no time. Schwartzman survived two challenging service games in the second set’s first half to remain on the positive side. Hurkacz secured a crucial break at 4-4 and held a few minutes later to seal the deal and propel Poland into the semi-final. Greece ousted Georgia 2-1 thanks to singles victories. Michail Pervolarakis beat Aleksandre Metreveli 6-3, 6-2 before Stefanos Tsitsipas and Nikoloz Basilashvili stepped on the court. The Georgian retired due to an injury after trailing 4-1.