Poland defeated the Argentine team, was the leader of Group D and advanced to the semifinals in the ATP Cup. Kamil Majchrzak (117th) beat Federico Delbonis (44th) by 6-3 and 7-6 (3) and then Hubert Hurkacz (9th) settled the key after beating Diego Schwartzman (13th) with partials of 6-1 and 6- Four.
In the foreground, the Azulean jumped onto the Qudos Bank Arena court to fight Kamil Majchrzak in what was the opening of the series between Poland and Argentina, which defined the pass to the next round of the competition. Delbonis, who had never faced the Pole in his career, started with an advantage after breaking his serve as soon as the commitment began, but he could not maintain his firmness in his tennis and was overwhelmed by the regularity of his opponent.
The 117th in the world managed to impose his best version and held on to solidity from the return. This prevented the Argentine from playing comfortable throughout the game and, after one hour and 45 minutes, the second best singles player in the European country won the first point of the key, leaving the team led by Alejandro Fabbri without margin for error.
Now with no other option than a triumph, Diego Schwartzman faced Hubert Hurkacz, owner of a Masters 1000 title (Miami 2021) and current number nine on the planet. The “Peque” was never able to catch a rhythm, he failed much more than expected and could not break the statistic that the Pole maintains in the ATP Cup (he won the six games he played).
As expected, the Top ten He used the service in each of his turns and, in addition, he was lucid to break Schwartzman’s on several occasions, who was on the rise after reaping a huge victory against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (4th).
The Pole fulfilled his favoritism, had no fissures in his strategy and was clearly superior to the Buenos Aires tennis player. Thus, Argentina with two triumphs (Georgia and Greece) and one defeat, was eliminated in the competition by nations.
Poland, won the group and got into the semifinals, where they will face the winner of Group A, who dispute Spain and Serbia.