Davis Cup: Great Britain miss out on semi-final as Germany win in Innsbruck

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Cameron NorrieBritish number one Cameron Norrie lost in the singles for the first time at the 2021 Davis Cup, which led to the decisive doubles rubber

Great Britain missed out on a place in the Davis Cup semi-finals when Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski lost the deciding doubles in a high-quality quarter-final against Germany.

Salisbury and Skupski were beaten 7-6 (12-10) 7-6 (7-5) by German pair Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz in Innsbruck.

The Britons missed four set points in the first tie-break and let a 5-0 lead slip in the second.

Germany will play the Russian Tennis Federation or Sweden in the last four.

Krawietz and Puetz clinched victory for Germany in the best-of-three tie against Britain after the two teams shared wins in the singles.

British number two Dan Evans thrashed Peter Gojowczyk before Cameron Norrie - the nation's leading player - lost to Jan-Lennard Struff.

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