South Africa and Bulgaria level in day one of Davis Cup tie

The first game of the day it saw Lloyd Harris giving Capetonians hope after defeating Alexandar Lazarov 6-4 6-7 (3) 6-3 in front of a home crowd.

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CAPE TOWN - Day One of a crucial Euro/Africa Group 2 Davis Cup between South Africa and Bulgaria saw two nations level up 1-1 in the tie match at Kevin Grove Club on Friday.

The first game of the day saw Lloyd Harris giving Capetonians hope after defeating Alexandar Lazarov 6-4 6-7 (3) 6-3 in front of a home crowd.

The world number 113 showed magnificent performance against Lazarov.

The second game, South African eyes were on their number 2 singles player Ruan Roelofse to showcase a sterling performance against Bulgaria’s number one Dimitar Kuzmanov.

Roelofse looked like he could take the match into a decider when he led 4-2 in the second set but things changed to see Kuzmanov breaking him to win the match 7-5 7-5 to make it 1-1 in the tie ahead of Saturday's day two where will see doubles and reverse singles played.