The USA tennis team has won the first edition of the United Cup.

Taylor Fritz, ranked ninth in the world, won the decisive third point in the third match against Italy with a 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (8-6) victory over former Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini in the final.

Earlier, Frances Tiafoe and Jessica Pegula had claimed victories. The last singles and the mixed were cancelled.

At the mixed event, which replaces the men’s competition ATP Cup in the calendar, numerous top players prepared for the Australian Open (from 16 January) in Melbourne. Germany with Alexander Zverev and Jule Niemeier at the top was without a chance in a group with the USA and the Czech Republic.