The Colombians defeated Cem Ilkel and Ergi Kirkin in straight sets.
Photo: Oscar Perez
The Colombian team defeated the Turkish team in two sets (double 6-2) and qualified for next year’s Davis Cup final phase eliminator. Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah were in charge of getting the third point, with which they sentenced the series.
The match was a formality for the Colombians, since the couple made up of Ergi Kirkin and Cem Ilkel failed to bother the locals. On the first serve of each set, Cabal and Farah broke their opponents and managed to maintain their advantage.
In this way, the Colombian team, led by Alejandro Falla, ratified its role as favorite in the tie and obtained a place in the 2023 Davis Cup qualifiers, which gives a place in the final phase that will be played at the end of the year. .
The first points of the Colombian team were the work of Nicolás Mejía and Daniel Galán. The former defeated Altug Celikbelik in an intense and jittery match. The Bogotano suffered but got the point in the closest game he had over the weekend.
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In the second round on Saturday, Galán calmly beat Ilkel. The bumangués was zero with his serve and extended his effectiveness playing at home for the Davis Cup. The best racket in the country has not lost sets when she has played in Bogotá.
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