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5 Talking Points From Davis Cup Finals

5 Talking Points From Davis Cup Finals

Great Britain are the Davis Cup champions. Andy Murray propelled Great Britain to their 10th Davis cup title and first since 1936. The euphoria was unmatched as Andy celebrated the victory with his brother Jamie Murray and fellow team-mates. As Britain now rides at the top of the Davis Cup rankings we look into 5 talking points from the match that sealed the victory for them.

1) Break Points

Break points, as the name suggests, can break or make you. For Andy fortuantely, it was the latter. He created a total of 14 break point opportunities on Goffin’s serve and won 5 of them; enough to steer his way to victory.

Andy Murray Davis Cup
Tennis – Belgium v Great Britain – Davis Cup Final – Flanders Expo, Ghent, Belgium – 29/11/15
Men’s Singles – Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates after beating Belgium’s David Goffin to win the Davis Cup
Action Images via Reuters / Jason Cairnduff

For Goffin a conversion rate of just 20% in 5 break points chances was never going to be enough.

Fun Fact 1 : Great Britain won 12 of 14 ties recording the quickest rise to title in the tournament’s history.  

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