(November 28, 2015) Great Britain stands one victory away claiming its first Davis Cup title in 79 years. Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray took the crucial doubles point on Saturday beating winning the Belgium team of David Goffin and Steve Darcis 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, giving Great Britain a 2-1 lead heading into Sunday’s reverse singles matches. Andy Murray could seal Britain’s victory in Sunday’s first match against Goffin.
The brothers Murray are now 4-0 playing Davis Cup doubles together. This was a first outing for the Belgian team in a Davis Cup tie.
Sunday play opens in Flanders Expo in Ghent with a battle between the top players from each country – world No. 2 Murray against No. 16 Goffin.
Great Britain is seeking its 10th Davis Cup crown while Belgium is aiming for its first.
DAVIS CUP FINAL
GREAT BRITAIN leads BELGIUM 2-1
Venue: Flanders Expo, Ghent (clay – indoors)
David Goffin (BEL) d. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 36 16 62 61 60
Andy Murray (GBR) d. Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) 63 62 75
Andy Murray/Jamie Murray (GBR) d. Steve Darcis/David Goffin (BEL) 64 46 63 62
David Goffin (BEL) v Andy Murray (GBR)
Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) v Kyle Edmund (GBR)