With four weeks to go before the knockout stages of the Davis Cup finals begin, it’s time for announcements or, as per the terms, the deadline for the teams’ designation. Malaga will have eight nations, starting from the quarter-finals. It kicks off with Australia-Holland on Tuesday 22 November, while Italy make their debut against the USA next Thursday. In the last edition the Azzurri were knocked out in the quarter-finals (first round) by Croatia, and Precisely by Borna Gojo.
Let’s start right away with Italy’s team. Without any surprise, Capt Voluntary He was called Janik the sinnerMateo PerettiniLorenzo MusettiFabio Fognini And Simone Polelli. It’s certainly too early to tell who will line up against America Musetti has an ideaCertainly hope for a full recovery Matteo retired from Vienna. “In Bologna we built one more team and added an important brick” Filippo Volantry said. “Our journey has just begun, but we are making great strides. I have many possible choices in singles, proven competitive doubles and other combinations. They are all owners: Berettini, Sinner, Fognini and Musetti can enter the field without forgetting Sonego, because I can only call five players. . Everyone will be ready. Obviously, it gives you more responsibilities, but it’s also a privilege: managing an important and strong team like ours gives me a lot of confidence, and also for the connection the boys show when they wear the blue shirt. In Davis Cup, team cohesion is an important aspect. In Malaga The opponents we see are strong, but Italy is as strong as anyone. Our opponents in the quarter-finals, the USA, are certainly one of the most competitive teams, but we go up against them with the knowledge that we can play equally well. Let’s say. After all, if we want to continue, we must try to beat them all.
Let’s see what countermeasures will be taken by those faced with such a large and imposing force. After the group stage in Glasgow, skipper Marty Fish relies on the top three singles in the rankings: Taylor Fritz, no. 10 ATP, Francis Tiafoe, no. 17 and Tommy Milk, no. 30. Together with them the twins Jack SocksThe current World Doubles No. 1 is not named Rajiv RAM. Compared to Italy, USA leads 8-4.
The nation that wins the tie will play the winner in the semi-finals Germany And Canada. The Germans called it the Oscars OteJohn-Lenard StruffTim BeautsYannick Hanfman And Kevin Kravitz.
Canada can count on two of its strongest representatives: Felix Auger-AliasimRecently in great form, and Denis Shapovalov. Vasek owns the company PospisilAlexis Colornave And Gabriel Diallo.
Continuing in the group order, we find Australia up against the Netherlands. The Netherlands will bring the tournament to Andalucia Van de ZandschulpTalon CreekspurTim Van Rijthoven And the Weasley twins Coolhof And Matvey Middlecoop, with the first and fifteenth respective companions of the special race. Australia responded with Alex T Minar, Thanasi Kokkinakis and twins Max Purcell And Matthew Epton.
Last quarter, Croatia is currently at the top of the rankings published after the qualifiers, which will be updated after the finals. Final build confirmed for 2021, defeated by RTF with Marin SilicBurna Gojo and doubles mate Pavik And Nicola MegticThis includes the rediscovered Borna Request It is likely to play No. 2 singles. Croatia’s opponents, Spain, did not make it past the group stage in 2021. As you know, there will be no Rafa NatalCaptain Sergey Bruguera explained as follows. “Already at the beginning of the year he told me not to believe him, that he would not be. It has always been, but not this time. He has the right to choose, he has won many Davis “. Hence the names Carlos AlgarasPablo Carreno Busta, Roberto Bautista Agut And Marcel GranolasThe Argentine is one double-step away from the ATP Finals alongside Ceballos. “I reserve the right to appoint a fifth player because there is still a month left and I will wait until all the matches are over” Bruguera said. After the Percy Masters 1000, we will know if the choice falls on Albert RamosAlejandro Davydovich Fogina Or Pedro Martinez. Of the three, the most advanced in the rankings is ADF, also from Malaga.
Here are the patterns that follow the order of the group:
Italy vs USA
J. the sinner
Germany vs Canada
Australia vs Netherlands
Alex de Minar
Botic van de Zandschulp
Tim van Rijthoven
Croatia vs Spain
Pablo Carreno Busta
Roberto Bautista Acute
November 22, 4 p.m
Australia vs Holland
November 23, 4 p.m
Croatia vs Spain
November 24, 10 am
Italy vs USA
November 24, 4 p.m
Germany vs Canada
November 25, 4 p.m
Croatia-Spain win against Australia-Holland
November 26, 1 p.m
Win Italy-USA vs Win Germany-Canada
November 27, 1 p.m
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