Bulgaria has won a historic victory over South Africa in the Davis Cup. The matches from the world group two took place in Sofia. South Africa is a winner of Davis Cup which is the world cup of tennis from 1974.
This tremendous victory sends Bulgaria to the playoffs for entering group one in 2023.
Bulgarian team was led by Dimitar Kuzmanov who is number 162 in the ATP ranking. Raven Klassen was the star for the South African team.
The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. It is described by the organisers as the “World Cup of Tennis“. The competition began in 1900. By 2016, 135 nations entered teams into the competition.