America celebrated profitable the inaugural United Cup Sunday with a complete victory over Italy within the remaining in Sydney, Australia.
Taylor Fritz, the world No.9, secured victory, defeating large hitting Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (8-6) in a tense two-hour-plus match.
When Berrettini despatched a forehand lengthy on championship level, the US group ran onto the courtroom to engulf Fritz in jubilant celebration.
Jessica Pegula and Frances Tiafoe had earlier additionally earned some extent for the Individuals to provide the US an insurmountable 3-0 lead within the best-of-five remaining. Madison Keys made it 4-0 with a 6-3 6-2 win over Lucia Bronzetti.
“It’s nice. It’s superb for the group to win this occasion. We got here in with actually excessive hopes, or not less than I did, for the occasion,” Fritz mentioned, in accordance with the official web site. “I used to be actually joyful to be in that place to clinch the match.”
It had been a dominant show by the Individuals within the competitors, with the group dropping simply two matches to complete with a 22-2 document.
The brand new competitors concerned 18 nations enjoying round-robin matches within the Australian cities of Perth, Brisbane and Sydney.