[Yahoo] Safin sends Russia into quarters (AP)

Rusty Backhand
03-06-2005, 06:46 PM
Australian Open champion Marat Safin beat Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 1-6, 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Sunday to send Russia into the Davis Cup quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over Chile in the World Group. In the second reverse singles match, Nikolay Davydenko downed Paul Capdeville 6-2, 6-1. Russia will play either France or Sweden in July.