Great Britain beaten by USA in decisive late-night Davis Cup doubles finish

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  • Great Britain lose tie against US 2-1 at Emirates Arena
  • Final doubles rubber goes until just before 1am in Glasgow

Despite a long, hard fight into the early hours of Thursday morning in the group stages of the Davis Cup Finals, Great Britain eventually succumbed to the United States 2-1 in Glasgow as Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury were defeated in a deciding doubles rubber at 12:58am.

The marathon tie of three three-set matches began at 4pm as Tommy Paul outlasted Dan Evans 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the battle of the second-ranked players. Cameron Norrie pulled Great Britain level on Wednesday night, recovering from a set down to defeat Taylor Fritz 2-6, 7-6(2), 7-5 and set the stage for a decisive doubles rubber. After two hours and 49 minutes of drama, the star US doubles team of Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock outlasted Joe Salisbury and Andy Murray 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to seal the tie.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Emirates Arena, Glasgow
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