Canada also won the doubles match, with Alexis Garanau and Vasek Pospisil defeating Simone Borrelli and Matteo Arnaldi (originally replacing Andrea Vavassoli) in three sets in a Group A match in Davis. They won against Italy 3-0. cup.
The North American team overcame the initial dominance of the European team, winning 6-7(4), 6-4, 76(3). After about 3 hours of conflict.
The reigning champion of the competition clearly defeated the organizers at the Unipol Arena in Bologna.
In singles, Alexis Galarneau defeated Lorenzo Sonego 7-6 (8), 6-4, and Gabriel Diallo defeated Lorenzo Musetti 7-5, 6-4.
They then got off to a strong start for the champions in doubles, adding their first group stage victory as did Chile, who beat Sweden by the same margin on Tuesday.
The national team will play Italy this Friday, and Canada will play the same game this Thursday against Sweden.