Updated at: 02/01/2013 3:07 PM
(AP) ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Andrey Golubev and Evgeny Korolev won their singles matches Friday to give Kazakhstan a 2-0 lead over Austria in the first round of the Davis Cup.
Golubev beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 7-6 (2), 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the opening match, and Korolev followed up by defeating Jurgen Melzer 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-2.
The doubles match is scheduled for Saturday, and the reverse singles will be played Sunday.
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