Nice Britain begin their Davis Cup Finals marketing campaign in opposition to the USA in Glasgow on Wednesday because the competitors’s group levels start.
GB will face the USA, the Netherlands and Kazakhstan in Group D for a spot within the November Finals in Malaga.
Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans, Andy Murray, Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski will compete for Britain, who’ve gained the occasion 10 occasions, most lately in 2015.
Glasgow’s Emirates Enviornment hosts the six Group D matches from 13-18 September.
A minute’s silence will happen in the beginning of every day’s play as a mark of respect following the loss of life of Queen Elizabeth II, whereas the British staff will put on black armbands or ribbons and the nationwide anthem shall be performed.
Though some sporting occasions have been cancelled within the interval of nationwide mourning, the Garden Tennis Affiliation mentioned it believed that “sport has an vital position to play in bringing the nation and communities collectively, not least in tough occasions”.
Nice Britain have 4 gamers ranked contained in the world’s high 50 in singles, however solely three are in Leon Smith’s squad for the boys’s staff occasion, with Jack Draper absent after choosing up an damage in the course of the US Open.
Wimbledon semi-finalist Norrie is as much as eighth within the rankings, with Evans twenty fifth and Murray forty third, whereas Salisbury and Skupski are ranked first and third respectively within the males’s doubles standings.
Salisbury and American accomplice Rajeev Ram defeated Skupski and Dutchman Wesley Koolhof within the US Open ultimate final week, and each may face their respective team-mates within the group levels.
Nice Britain, who reached the quarter-finals of final 12 months’s Davis Cup, gained the trophy in 2015 when three-time main champion Murray helped finish a 79-year look forward to a tenth title.
|Nice Britain||Cameron Norrie [S:8], Dan Evans [S:25], Andy Murray [S:43], Joe Salisbury [D:1], Neal Skupski [D:3]|
|United States||Taylor Fritz [S:12], Tommy Paul [S:29], Jack Sock [S:128], Rajeev Ram [D:2]|
|Netherlands||Botic van de Zandschulp [S:35], Tallon Griekspoor [S:48], Tim van Rijthoven[S:107], WesleyKoolhof [D:4], Matwe Middelkoop [D:24]|
|Kazakhstan||Alexander Bublik [S:44], Mikhail Kukushkin [S:221], Dmitry Popko [S:227], Andrey Golubev [D:50], Aleksandr Nedovyesov [D:58]|
How does the Davis Cup work?
Described because the ‘World Cup of tennis’, 148 nations entered the 2022 Davis Cup earlier than qualifiers came about earlier this 12 months.
This week 16 nations will intention to qualify for the Finals – being held in Malaga from 22 to 27 November – by ending within the high two locations of their group.
Every nation performs two singles matches and one doubles in opposition to their group opponents in a best-of-three units format. In addition to Glasgow, the opposite host cities for the group stage are Bologna, Hamburg and Valencia.
Malaga will then host the quarter-final levels onwards over a six-day conclusion to the competitors.
After starting in opposition to the USA – who’ve misplaced Frances Tiafoe following his run to the US Open semi-finals – GB play the Netherlands on Friday earlier than ending their marketing campaign in opposition to Kazakhstan on Sunday.
Elsewhere, US Open males’s champion Carlos Alcaraz is ready to signify Spain.
Nonetheless, Spain’s Group B opponents Serbia shall be with out 21-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, who has withdrawn.
Germany’s Alexander Zverev will not make his return from the damage he sustained on the French Open after a setback in his restoration.
|Tue 13||Wed 14||Thu 15||Fri 16||Sat 17||Solar 18|
|Bologna (Ita) – Group A|
|Argentina v Sweden||Croatia v Italy||Croatia v Sweden||Italy v Argentina||Croatia v Argentina||Italy v Sweden|
|Valencia (Spa) – Group B|
|Canada v Korea||Spain v Serbia||Serbia v Korea||Spain v Canada||Canada v Serbia||Spain v Korea|
|Hamburg (Ger) – Group C|
|Belgium v Australia||France v Germany||France v Australia||Germany v Belgium||France v Belgium||Germany v Australia|
|Glasgow (GB) – Group D|
|Kazakhstan v Netherlands||USA v Nice Britain||USA v Kazakhstan||Nice Britain v Netherlands||USA v Netherlands||Nice Britain v Kazakhstan|