Tue. Sep 26th, 2023

Nice Britain have been drawn to play Novak Djokovic’s Serbia within the Davis Cup
quarter-finals at Malaga.

They secured their place in November’s knock-out stage by ending high of qualifying Group B on Sunday night time after their thrilling 2-1 win towards France.

Defending champions Canada will face Finland, whereas the Czech Republic play Group B runners-up Australia and the Netherlands tackle Italy.

The ultimate eight nations will compete for the 2023 Davis Cup in Malaga, Spain from November 21-26, and Leon Smith’s facet will face both Italy or Netherlands within the semi-finals ought to they defeat the Serbians, who may embrace world No 1 Djokovic of their ranks.

Britain secured their place on this yr’s finals after Dan Evans and Neal Skupski saved 4 match factors of their decisive doubles match towards French pair Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at a sold-out AO Area in Manchester.

Evans and Skupski clinched a 1-6 7-6 (4) 7-6 (6) win within the deciding rubber after earlier 2-1 wins towards each Australia and Switzerland.

Nice Britain’s Daniel Evans, Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie, Leon Smith, Neal Skupski and Jack Draper have fun qualifying for the quarter-finals

Britain captain Leon Smith opted to play his highest-ranked duo Cameron Norrie and Evans within the singles matches towards France.

Andy Murray and Jack Draper had featured towards Switzerland and Australia respectively, whereas world No 3 within the doubles rankings Skupski accomplished the five-man line-up.

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