The Armenian National Team won third place at the Davis Cup Europe Group IV, moving up to Group III, reports News.am.
By defeating Albania (2-1) in the first matchday and Azerbaijan (2-1) in the second, the Armenian National Tennis Team secured third place in the tournament which will allow them to play in a higher division next year.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) congratulated Mikayel Avetisyan (MPSIA ’21) for winning third place in the Europe Group IV and moving to the upper Group III of the Davis Cup, the world’s largest annual international team competition, as part of the Armenian National Tennis Team.
In the second round of Davis Cup Europe Group IV in Skopje, the Armenia male tennis team outscored the Azerbaijanis 2-1.
During the first competition, Sedrak Khachatryan scored a confident victory over Elvin Hashimov 6-3, 6-0 (the tennis match lasted 1 hour and 36 minutes).
During the second competition, Mikayel Avetisyan was defeated by Tamerlan Azizov 5-7, 4-6 (the tennis match lasted 1 hour and 51 minutes).
During the double, Sedrak Khachatryan and Henrik Nikoghosyan faced off against Tamerlan Azizov and Elvin Hashimov, defeating their opponents 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. It only took 1 hour and 48 minutes for the Armenian tennis players to score victories.
In the first round, the Armenia tennis team defeated the Albania team 2-1. The Montenegro team, which had defeated Azerbaijan and Albania during the previous 2 matches, is also included in Group A. The tournament will end on June 26.
Mikayel missed the AUA Commencement Ceremony on June 19 to train for the tournament. AUA said they’re “delighted to learn that his efforts paid off.”