Matthew Asciak and Omar Sudzuka won the decisive doubles rubber 6-4, 6-3 to give Malta a deserved win in the first match of the Davis Cup competition being held in San Marino.
Malta is currently playing the 2019 Davis Cup,europe IV, Pool B at the Centro Tennis Cassa di Risparmio, Republic of San Marino, San Marino.
Earlier on in the day Matthew was leading his opponent Jesus Muro-Loscertales 4-1 but the latter had to retire due to injury. Matthew Cassar Torregiani played the strong Pablo Ricardo Rodeiro-Stetson and lost 6-2, 6-3.
Malta now plays San Marino.
….and the second win in a row! Malta beats San Marino
Matthew Asciak and Omar Sudzuka played exceptional tennis in the final doubles rubber to bring home a merited 2-1 win over host country San Marino by defeating Marco de Rossi and Domenico Vicini 6-1,5-7,6-1 in a gruelling match that saw the experienced Malta duo play solid tennis.
Malta now heads the group together with Ireland.