translated from Spanish: Davis Cup: Chile falls in doubles and is at a disadvantage of 1-2 for Austria

made doubles by Hans Podlipnik and Tomás Barrios bowed in four sets to the experienced Jürgen Melzer and Oliver Marach, at the third point of the confrontation between Chile and Austria in Salzburg that gives the direct classification to the world group. The Austrian set was in a 2-1 lead before his people, so Nicolás Jarry and Christian Garín are obliged to win the singles remaining to turn the series. The score was 6-4, 2-6, 7-5 in favor of the host. Captain Nicolás Massú is today by Tomás Barrios played in the doubles and your bet almost gave result. The chillanejo was the best Court with a strong serve and a solid game in net, while Podlipnik was too erratic with its service and vice versa. Enter Chile squandered an advantage of 4-1 in the decisive set. The national team entered focused Arena Salzburg clay track and quickly became 2-0 lead. However, the owner of each recovered the break in the third game and then returned to stay with Podlipnik kick in the seventh to get advantage of 4-3 and move to win the first partial. In the second set, Barrios and Podlipnik recovered his confidence, showed greater synchronization and Davis Cup debutant showed performance superlative which helped the national team win the set comfortably after breaks in the fourth and eighth games, and take the match to the defining set. In the hour of truth seemed that Massu team got the victory to break the service of the Austrian in the fourth game and stay in a 3-1 lead. Moreover, Chile became 4-1 on the Board, but then came the nightmare for the visitor with an inexplicable bajón. Merzer and Marrach recovered the break to put 3-4 down and then in the eleventh reached a key break to register 6-5 up and serve to close the match. Finally, the Europeans closed comfortably the 12th game and the match. Now, Chile puts all its chips on Jarry and Garin, who must overcome to Dennis Novak and the younger, Jurij Rodionov, respectively, to set up the national team into the world group.

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