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Mats Wilander beat Denmark’s Michael Tausen 6-2, 6-3 on Su

March 9, 1986

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) _ Mats Wilander beat Denmark’s Michael Tausen 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to give Sweden a 5-0 sweep in their World Group Davis Cup tennis match.

Earlier Sunday, Joakim Nystrom stopped Denmark’s Morten Christensen 7-5, 6-1.

Sweden, seeking its third consecutive Davis Cup title, will meet Italy in the quarterfinals July 18-20.

Christensen, 20, led Nystrom 5-4 in the first set of a best-of-three-sets match when Nystrom, 23, won the next three games. He then ripped through the second set with a display of almost flawless tennis.

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