Venus wins to hand NZ Davis Cup triumph

Author
Radio Sport Staff, NZN ,
Section
Tennis,
Publish Date
Sunday, 9 April 2017, 5:44PM
Michael Venus was the hero for New Zealand (Photosport)
Michael Venus was the hero for New Zealand (Photosport)

New Zealand's beaten Korea in a thrilling finish to their Davis Cup tie in Auckland.

Michael Venus has won the decider against Seong Chan Hong in their singles match, prevailing in a three hour-five set match 6-3, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

New Zealand win the series 3-2.

The result means New Zealand will remain in the Asia-Oceania group one next year.

South Korea must play a relegation tie against Chinese-Taipei in September, with the losers dropping to group two.

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