Bulgaria Lost First Match Against Latvia in Davis Cup

Sports | March 6, 2015, Friday // 21:58
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Lost First Match Against Latvia in Davis Cup Bulgarian tennis player Aleksandar Lazov. File photo

Bulgaria lost its first match against Latvia in Group II Europe/Africa Zone of the Davis Cup on Friday.

Aleksandar Lazov lost to Martins Podzus with 3:6, 5:7, 5:7 in a match that lasted slightly over two hours and a half, daily Dnevnik reports.

The match did not start well for Lazov, who conceded a break and came 1:4 behind.

The Bulgarian managed to return a break and lessened the difference to 3:4.

However Podzus made a decisive second break and closed the set with 6:3.

The Latvian won the second set after achieving the only break, which came in the eleventh game.

Lazov conceded a new break in the third set, but managed to equalise for 4:4.

After that the Bulgarian requested a medical timeout due to a muscle problem, but continued the match.

Podzus achieved a new break and closed the set with 7:5.

Bulgaria is competing in the Davis Cup without both of its top tennis players Grigor Dimitrov and Dimitar Kutrovsky.

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