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Bjorkman defeats Philippoussis for clincher

Updated: February 8, 2004, 3:53 AM ET
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ADELAIDE, Australia -- Jonas Bjorkman knocked defending champion Australia out of the Davis Cup on Sunday, beating Mark Philippoussis 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to give Sweden an unbeatable 3-1 lead.

In the final match of the tie, Sweden's Thomas Enqvist defeated Australia's Wayne Arthurs 7-6 (8), 3-6, 6-4 for a 4-1 victory.

Sweden advanced to a quarterfinal against the United States, which had a 3-0 lead over Austria after winning both opening singles and the doubles.

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