In the third decisive game, Karen Khachanov and Andrei Rublev lost to Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez in a doubles meeting with a score of 4: 6, 6: 7 (5: 7).
The duration of the final standoff was 1 hour 22 minutes.
Thus, Russia lost to Spain with a score of 1: 2 and now may not reach the playoffs. The fate of the Russians will depend on the match Spain - Croatia, which will be held on November 20.
Earlier, Karen Khachanov was defeated by Rafael Nadal in the Davis Cup match.