Germany upsets Britain in Davis quarters

Germany's Kevin Krawietz, Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff celebrate after beating Great Britain in a Davis Cup quarter final match match between Great Britain and Germany in Innsbruck, Austria, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (Photo/Michael Probst)

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) Germany came from behind to upset Britain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday after Kevin Krawietz and Tim Putz won the decisive doubles match.

The German pair defeated British teammates Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski 7-6 (10), 7-6 (5) after the best-of-three tie was level following the two singles.

Krawietz and Putz saved four set points in the tiebreaker before taking the opening set and won the second tiebreaker after winning seven straight points from 5-0 down.

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