Argentina defeat Great Britain to reach final

Leonardo Meyer won the deciding rubber to send Argentina into the World Group final of the Davis Cup on Sunday.

Meyer was a surprise last minute selection to face Daniel Evans and it paid off, as he came back from a set down to defeat the Brit 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.

Superstar Juan Martin Del Potro – who defeated Andy Murray in a five set thriller to give Argentina 1-0 lead on Friday – was expected to play the final round but he was forced to watch due to fatigue.

Guido Pella then gave the South Americans a 2-0 lead when he defeated Kyle Edmund in round two.

However, Andy Murray would feature heavily in the next to rounds to tie up the semi-final at 2-2, setting up a deciding match.

After taking the first set, Evans seemed to be well on track to send the defending champions into the final.

But Meyer would bounce back to fire 28 winners in the next three sets to defeat the world number 53 and book Argentina a place in the Davis Cup final for the fifth time.

Argentina will be looking for their first ever Davis Cup title when they face Croatia in November.

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