Juan and Delbonis seals Argentina’s maiden Davis Cup title 2016
Federico Delbonis defeated Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic by 6-3, 6-4, and 6-2 which helped Argentina to clinched the first Davis Cup title 2016.
On the final day Argentina was cheered by their great football legend Diego Maradona, who motivated their team to conquer their maiden title.
Argentina fought back to beat Croatia 3-2 and win the Davis Cup for the first time in a dramatic final in Zagreb.
Argentina became the 15th country to lift the trophy in 116 years. In the previous four-occasions Argentina were the runner-up
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After, winning the final game Delbonis said “Winning this cup is like a dream coming true”.
“He manages to keep himself clam and not trying different things to win the title.
He kept his game very straight and simple which helped him to win the final game.
Argentina coach Daniel Orsanic added “The guys were astounding today. Juan Martin won an incredible match and Federico played the match of his life.”
Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig had shown a good fight against the Juan Martin & Federico Delbonis.
On Saturday Marin Cilic, Ivan Dodig defeated Argentine team in doubles to give Croatia lead.
Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig beat Argentine pair Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in Saturday’s doubles to put Croatia 2-1 up in the Davis Cup final.
On Friday, Cilic defeated Delbonis in the singles match they played. But Delbonis took revenge in the final game to clinch the Cup.
Del Potro was the silver Rio-Olympic Medallist. All credit goes to the Del Potro for bringing the Davis Cup title 2016
Del Potro said “He was very positive and clam kept himself clam even he was two set down.” This is what keeps a player motivated and achieving the dream of his life.
“This was an emotionally exhausting match and one of the biggest wins of my career.”