Matthew Asciak and Omar Sudzuka won the decisive doubles rubber 6-4, 6-3 to give Malta a deserved win in the first match of the Davis Cup competition being held in San Marino.
Malta is currently playing the 2019 Davis Cup,europe IV, Pool B at the Centro Tennis Cassa di Risparmio, Republic of San Marino, San Marino.
Earlier on in the day Matthew was leading his opponent Jesus Muro-Loscertales 4-1 but the latter had to retire due to injury. Matthew Cassar Torregiani played the strong Pablo Ricardo Rodeiro-Stetson and lost 6-2, 6-3.
Malta now plays San Marino.