Australia's Alex de Minaur returns a ball from Dutchman Van de Zandschulp.

    Status: 11/22/2022 10:51 p.m

    The Australian tennis men were the first team to reach the semi-finals in the Davis Cup. The team of former world number one Lleyton Hewitt secured victory over the Netherlands after the two individual events.

    Jordan Thompson put the Australians ahead in Málaga with a hard-fought 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win over Tallon Griekspoor. The world number 24. Alex de Minaur made the decision with a 5:7, 6:3, 6:4 against Botic van de Zandschulp. The Australians meet Spain or Croatia in the semifinals.

    The German team will start the finals of the nations competition on November 24 (4:00 p.m.) without the injured Olympic champion Alexander Zverev. Oscar Otte’s squad is a clear outsider against Canada.