Great Britain won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936, tenth in total (111 years ago British Isles defeated Belgium 5-0… it was the only previous Davis Cup final for the Belgians)… In the 2nd set of the clincher, Murray won 18 straight points on his serve, but Goffin  found himself within three points of levelling at one set apiece as Murray  was serving at 4:5 (40/30). In the 3rd set the Belgian led 2:0 on serve. Murray converted his second match point with a backhand cross-court lob, triumphing on his back after 2 hours 54 minutes. “I just can’t believe we did it. I play some of my best tennis when I’m playing for my country.” said Murray. He finished the Davis Cup 2015 edition with a perfect 11-0 record – in the Open Era a better record had only John McEnroe, 12-0 in 1982, but the American played three dead rubbers out of eight then, while Murray won all his eight singles that were vital. En route to the title the Brits (two Scots & three Englishmen) defeated USA, France, Australia & Belgium respectively.
GREAT BRITAIN d. BELGIUM 3-1 at Flanders Expo, Ghent, Belgium: Clay (indoor)
David Goffin (BEL) d. Kyle Edmund (GBR) 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0
Andy Murray (GBR) d. Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) 6-3, 6-2, 7-5
Andy Murray / Jamie Murray (GBR) d. Steve Darcis / David Goffin (BEL) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Andy Murray (GBR) d. David Goffin (BEL) 6-3, 7-5, 6-3
Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) vs. Kyle Edmund (GBR) unp.
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