Alexander Ritschard provides victory to Switzerland
Mission achieved for Switzerland! In Salinas, Severin Lüthi’s crew beat Ecuador 3-2 to say a 3rd win in a row.
It was acquired because of the victory with out attraction of Alexander Ritschard (ATP 163) in entrance of Roberto Quiroz (ATP 260) within the decisive single. Logically most popular to Henri Laaksonen who was disappointing on Saturday, the Zurich neophyte gained 6-1 6-2 for a profitable first within the Davis Cup.
Because of this success, Switzerland shall be in rivalry subsequent March in a jump-off which can permit them to play the group stage of the occasion for the primary time. An occasion she gained in 2014 in Lille in opposition to France, however which has misplaced its soul for the reason that overhaul of its system.
Alexander Ritschard concluded a really lengthy Sunday in probably the most lovely manner. Switzerland regained the lead because of the doubles success of Marc-Andrea Hüsler and Dominic Stricker. Titled in Gstaad in 2021, the Zurich and the Bernese beat 7-5 4-6 6-3 Gonzalo Escobar and Diego Hidalgo after 2h33 ‘of play. Marc-Andrea Hüsler was sadly unable to proceed. The number one of the Swiss crew didn’t go the gap in entrance of Emilio Gomez (ATP 112). The son of Andres, winner of Roland-Garros in 1990, gained 6-7 (2/7) 6-2 6-2 to convey Ecuador degree with Switzerland.
With Marc-Andrea Hüsler, Henri Laaksonen, Dominic Stricker, Alexander Ritschard, Leandro Riedi, all current at Salinas, but in addition Antoine Bellier, Johan Nikles and tomorrow Kilian Feldbausch, the Swiss crew is using a brand new wave after the exploits of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka. The time has come for it to seek out the place that must be its personal.
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