World No.9 Taylor Fritz battled past Italian Matteo Berrettini with a powerhouse performance to steer the United States to the inaugural mixed teams United Cup title in Sydney on Sunday.
Frances Tiafoe and Jessica Pegula both won their singles rubbers to give their country a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five tie with Fritz delivering victory by winning 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (8/6). “It’s amazing for the team to win this event, we came in with really high hopes,” said Fritz.
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