Again the two Engels are rich
As against the German team, the strongly occupied Russians also in the final on Sunday in Madrid made the success of Croatia already perfectly with Siegen in the two individually prematurely.
First, the World Ranking Fifth Andrey Ruble defeated the Croatian outsider Born Goo 6: 4, 7: 6 (7: 5). Then secured US Open Champion Daniel Mercedes with a 7: 6 (9: 7), 6: 2 against the earlier top ten player Marin Civic the second point.
Russia also dominates women
The double was meaningless for the exit of the game. About a month ago Russia in Prague also celebrated the victory at the Billie-Jean King Cup in Prague.
The German gentlemen were excreted on Saturday against the title favorites in the semifinals. Since 1993, DUB has been waiting for a triumph in the prestigious and radically reformed team competition. The Croats had asserted itself at this year's final round tournament in the leader of Serbia with the World Ranking First Novak Djokovic.