Davis Cup: Croatia in semi-finals of Davis Cup after defeating Spain

Veteran Marin Cilic came from behind to beat Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in a three-hour match to send Croatia into the Davis Cup semi-finals. Cilic came back after losing the first set in the second set but was trailing 1–4 at one point in the deciding set tiebreaker.

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It was here that Cilic put his experience to use, winning 5-7, 6-3, 7-6(5) to give Croatia an unassailable 2-0 lead over Spain. The match lasted for three hours and 13 minutes. Earlier, Borna Coric had given Croatia the lead by upset Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 7-6(4) in the first singles match. This is Croatia’s first win over Spain in Davis Cup. He will face Australia in the semi-finals.

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