Serbia takes 2-0 lead over Sweden in Davis Cup
Serbia took a 2-0 lead over Sweden in the first round of the
Davis Cup on Friday after Janko Tipsarevic defeated Filip Prpic and
Viktor Troicki beat Michael Ryderstedt.
The ninth-ranked Tipsarevic had 11 aces and converted four of
five break points to beat Prpic 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in the best-of-five
World Group series.
Prpic failed to take any of his five break chances. Prpic is
ranked No. 1,426, but Tipsarevic says ”the rankings don’t do him
Troicki downed Ryderstedt 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 after missing his
chance to finish the match in the third set, when he broke serve
for a 4-2 lead.
Serbia, which beat Sweden 4-1 last season, is playing without
top-ranked Novak Djokovic, who is resting after winning the