Hard defeat for Cristian Garin in the Davis Cup. The Chilean, current number 17 in the world, couldn’t beat Norbert Gombos (115th) and Chile lost the chance to enter the qualifying stage for the finals of Madrid in 2022.
The native of Arica fell 6-0 and 6-1 against the Slovak, who yesterday had beaten Nicolás Jarry 6-3, 6-7 (5) and 6-3. In addition, the Chilean doubles composed of Tomás Barrios Vera and Alejandro Tabilo could not overcome the couple of Filip Polasek and Igor Zelenay (6-1 and 7-6 (4)).
With this defeat in the series by 3-1, Chile will have to play a playoff to stay in World Group I. On the other hand, Slovakia will play the qualifying stage for Madrid 2022.