Andy Murray was left unimpressed by Jack Draper’s celebrations as the 2 British tennis gamers shared a automobile journey residence from an exciting Davis Cup win over France.
Great Britain superior to the final eight of the competitors as Dan Evans and Neal Skupski received a deciding tie break in opposition to France’s Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
Evans and Skupski saved 4 match factors on their solution to an eventual 1-6 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (8-6) win.
Given loads of assist from a house crowd at Manchester’s AO Arena, Evans had earlier one his singles tie in opposition to Arthur Fils, however Cameron Norrie was overwhelmed by Ugo Humbert to arrange the winner-takes-all doubles contest.
But the British pair delivered for captain Leon Smith, permitting Great Britain to undergo to the “Final Eight” knockout section of the lads’s crew competitors in Malaga in November.
Murray and Draper elected to make a fairly swift getaway and journey again right down to their houses within the south of England.
A video posted by the Scot to his Instagram story confirmed the three-time grand slam winner driving his 21-year-old colleague residence, with Draper belting out the refrain of The Proclaimers’ “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” whereas chugging what gave the impression to be a beer.
Murray, within the driver’s seat, wore a frown, earlier than swearing at his youthful teammate, later captioning the clip: “Kids these days…three and a half hours of this on the way home”.
The 13,000-strong crowd in Manchester was a report for a Davis Cup tie within the United Kingdom.
“The doubles was chaos,” Evans stated. “I just kept saying to Neal ‘we’ve got a chance, we’ve got a chance’ and we both kept going. We stuck together.
“It’s emotional. You want to be with these guys in the finals. It’s an immensely proud moment for me and the team.”
Britain completed as Group B winners, whereas Australia additionally went via having overwhelmed Switzerland on Saturday.
Serbia, Italy, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland and the Netherlands full the Final Eight.