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Canada clinches Davis Cup win against Brazil
[SU2 Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Date: Feb 4, 1990
Start Page: G.5
Section: SPORTS
Abstract (Document Summary)

[Grant Connell], of North Vancouver, and [Glenn Michibata], of Toronto, defeated Luiz Mattar and Fernando Roese 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 as Connell held serve for all nine of his games while the Candians broke the Brazilians in the final game of each set.

In other series yesterday, Pedro Rebolledo and Cristian Araya beat Marcelo Filippini and Victor Caldarelli of Uruguay 6-3, 6-4, 6- 4, giving Chile a 2-1 lead at Montevideo; Finland clinched against Nigeria, gaining a 3-0 lead when Veli Paloheimo and Olli Rahnaso beat Nduka Odizor and Yakubnu Suleiman 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 at Lagos; and Argentina clinched against Israel as Javier Frana and Gustavo Luza defeated Amos Mansdorf and Shahar Perkiss 6-3, 6-0, 7- 6 (7-1) for a 3-0 lead at Buenos Aires.

Also, Taiwan won its doubles against Singapore and took a 3-0 lead at Singapore; Ivory Coast avenged last year's loss to Kenya, taking a 3-0 lead with a doubles victory at Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Egypt swept the final two singles from Algeria to win the series 4- 1 at Algiers; Malaysia took a 3-0 lead against Jordan by winning the doubles at Amman, and Bahrain gained a 2-1 lead over Iraq by winning the doubles at Manama, Bahrain.

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