Davis Cup 2019: John Millman, Alex de Minaur Win Opening Matches On Day 1

The victorious John Millman and Alex de Minaur scored a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Davis Cup duel against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Millman defeated high-ranking Bosnian Damir Dzumhur in straight sets 6-3 6-2 in the inaugural singles match on Friday at Adelaide Memorial Drive.

De Minaur followed up with a 6-3 win over Mirza Basic 7-7 (7-0) in front of a double rubber and a backward single on Saturday. Australia is in the box to win the tie and secure a spot in the revised trophy final.

The winners of 12 cup games around the world will be taking part in six automatic qualifying tournaments this weekend in Madrid during a November week. Millman gave Australia the perfect start with a 71-minute butt No. 52 Dzumhur.

De Minaur supplanted Basic in 87 minutes to roll the host country. “The momentum in the Davis Cup is really big,” Millman told reporters.

No.36 in the world said the emphatic achievements testify to Captain Lleyton Hewitt’s demands that the Davis Cup be back in prominence in Australia.

“It is no secret that Lletyon wants to create a true culture where the Davis Cup is one of the benchmarks of the year,” said Millman.

“The opportunity to represent your country as before is not a matter of course for us. “I am all for it. It should always be like this. “

The Australian team without the controversial duo Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic has set a simple goal.

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