Novak beat Benoit Paire 6-3, 6-3 to clinch the win after Filip Krajinovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-6. Viktor Troicki/Janko Tipsarevic face Pierre-Hugues Herbert/Nicolas Mahut in the remaining doubles dead rubber.
World no.1 Novak Djokovic returns to the tennis court on Friday, as Serbia hosts Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup first round tie in Belgrade.
Three weeks after winning his sixth Australian Open title, Novak returns to Dubai…
The World Group play-offs will take place on 12-14 September.