Peter Polanksy and Brayden Schnur whisper to each other in front of the Davis Cup Trophy.

Photo : Martin Sidorjak

Team Canada presented by Sobeys faced a daunting task on Sunday at the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid, needing a big win if they hoped to salvage their campaign.

Standing in their way was a strong team from Kazakhstan.

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All on the line

Team Canada was looking for a bounce-back performance after a tough loss to Sweden on Thursday. Only a big effort was going to be enough to keep their quarter-final hopes alive.

After beating Pospisil, Alexander Bublik poked a bit of fun at the crowd.

The Canadian team put up a valiant fight, but in the end the uphill battle was too much.