Kukushkin upsets Troicki to level tie 1-1 after opening day

After day one of the Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Serbia and Kazakhstan, it is level at 1-1.

After world number one Djokovic secured Serbia a 1-0 lead by easily defeating Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 earlier today, Kazakhstan fought back with its top player Mikhail Kukushkin defeating Viktor Troicki 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in Belgrade on Friday.

Serbia’s Djokovic and Zimonjic will face Kazakhstan’s Golubev and Kukushkin in a doubles match on Saturday.