Kazakhstan leads Austria 2-0
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP)
Andrey Golubev and Evgeny Korolev won their singles matches Friday to give Kazakhstan a 2-0 lead over Austria in the first round of the Davis Cup.
Golubev beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 7-6 (2), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the opening match, and Korolev followed up by defeating Jurgen Melzer 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-2.
The doubles match is scheduled for Saturday, and the reverse singles will be played Sunday.