Kazakhstan beats Switzerland, enters Davis Cup World Group

September 20. KAZINFORM.  ASTANA

Gulnara Zhandagulova

Kazakhstan beats Switzerland, enters Davis Cup World GroupKazakh men’s team has moved through to the elite World Group for the first time in the country’s  history; Kazinform refers to the press service of Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.

The national team won both reverse singles matches held on September 19. Andrey Golubev won the final match against Michael Lammer, and Mikhail Kukushkin managed to beat Marco Chiudinelli.

Thus, Kazakhstan completed a 5-0 whitewash over Switzerland.

The matches took place at the National Tennis Center in Astana.

The Davis Cup is an annual lawn tennis championship. This is the leading international team competition.


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Kazakhstan national tennis team needs one more win to advance into World Group Davis Cup


Gulnara Zhandagulova

Kazakh tennis player Mikhail Kukushkin came out victorious in the Davis Cup play-off match. Mikhail needed five sets to beat Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka.

After this win the Kazakh national team leads 2:0 and it needs one more victory to win the series and for the first time in its history to advance into the World Group Davis Cup, the press service of the Tennis Federation of Kazakhstan informs.