Santiago: The United States rode a doubles victory by twins Bob and Mike Bryan on Saturday to a 2-1 lead over Chile in the first round of the Davis Cup.
The top-ranked Bryans defeated Jorge Aguilar and Nicolas Massu 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (4). The U.S. can reach the quarterfinals by winning one of Sunday's reverse singles. Andy Roddick can clinch it for the Americans when he opens against Paul Capdeville.
The winner of the best-of-five series faces Spain, which eliminated Belgium 3-0.