Montreal, Canada – Day one of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie between South Africa and Canada; Canada’s Vasek Pospisil defeated Izak Van der Merwe 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to give Canada the early advantage and Milos Raonic (Can) then secured the second point for his team with a 7-5, 6-4, 7-5 win over South Africa’s rookie Nikala Scholtz.