Tennis

Davis Cup: Expect some interesting match-ups

2016-09-21 13:39
Tennis ball (File)
London - The Davis Cup World Group draw will take place in London on Thursday and with unseeded Spain making a return to the world group for the first time since 2014, it opens the door for some potentially interesting match-ups.

Davis Cup regulations state that the two finalist nations (Argentina, Croatia) are seeded No.1 and No.2 in the World Group for the following year (2017), and will be drawn in opposite part of the draw.

Seeds 3-8 are decided on the latest ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking of September 19.

World Group:
1. Argentina
2. Croatia
3. Great Britain
4. Czech Republic
5. Switzerland
6. France
7. Belgium
8. Serbia

The seeded nations will be drawn against the remaining World Group nations: Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain and USA.

In a nutshell:
1. Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Japan and Switzerland (Remain in the World Group in 2017)
2. Russia and Spain (Promoted to the World Group in 2017)
3. Brazil, Chile, India, Slovakia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan (Remain in Zonal Group I in 2017)
4. Kazakhstan and Poland (Relegated to Zonal Group I in 2017)

Read more on:    davis cup  |  tennis
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.