November 27, 2022

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Davis Cup 2022, favourites? Canada on edge with Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassim, Croatia scare with doubles – OA Sport

Ladies, are you ready? November 22nd to 27thon the stage Palacio de Deportes José Martín Carpena from Málaga (Spain) The last match of the international tennis season will take place. Davis Cup Finals They encourage attention and stay Eight teams compete for the coveted Salad Bowl: Australia, Holland, Croatia, Spain, Italy, USA, Germany and Canada.

The dance will be kicked off by a clash between the Aussies and the Dutch (November 22). A challenge with an uncertain outcome, after all the Australians cannot count on their top spot. Nick KyrgiosIt could have doubled as a significant contribution Thanasi Kokkinakis, he is instead. Let’s see if they can surprise the Netherlands in Glasgow in September like they managed to do in the States.

Looking at the list of settings, the question that arises is: Who are the favorites to win the final? In pole position we can put iCanada and Croatia. The Canadian selection, led by Frank Dancevic, will count for the first time since 2019 in Davis. Denis ShapovalovFinal in the recent tournament in Vienna and ranked n.18.

A quirky and unpredictable player who could give the North American team something extra, taking into account the other top singles players. Felix Auger-Aliasime (n.6 ATP), taking into account participation in the ATP Finals in Turin, with centers in Florence, Antwerp and Basel, has a huge growth in the indoor season. The pairing is not a coincidence Auger-Aliassim/Shapovalov Registered at the beginning of the year with Winning the ATP Cup. Vasel Pospisil, Alexis Galarneau and Gabriel Diallo complete Dansvik’s squad to face Germany on November 24, the same day as Italy-USA. Alexander Zverev So much weakened.

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Last year’s final (lost against Russia) was about the Croatians. Undoubtedly a solid choice, too Marin Cilic and Borna Coric, tennis players are capable of making changes throughout the day. 1000 Ohio focused on what he did in Cincinnati. Plus, they can trust one An unusual pair of twins Created by Nicola McDig and from Friend Pavik, n.4 of the 2022 race and winner of the Astana, Eastbourne, Queens, Geneva and Rome tournaments (at the ATP Finals in Turin). With 33.3% of success in double-valued form, it is easy to understand how this affects. Of course, the Croatians will face host Spain on Wednesday, November 23, but the team captain Sergi Bruguera It will be free of mold Carlos Algaraz and Rafael Nadaland bet their chips Pablo Carreno Busta (Montreal 2022 Masters1000 winner) and Roberto Bautista Acutewithout consideration Marcel Granollers, Albert Ramos-Vinolas and Pedro Martinez.

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Specific attention, of course, will have it 24th November (10.00 am) Match between Azzurri and USAAs mentioned, the winner of the tournament will play whoever wins between Canada and Germany. Philip VolantryUnfortunately, he won’t have the consistent training available to him in his absence Jannik Pavi And Matthew Perettini. As a result, without the top two singles players in the rankings, Volandry expects a super performance. Lorenzo Musetti And Lorenzo SonegoBut it is clear Taylor Fritz And the guys have a great opportunity and will become a difficult obstacle for everyone to overcome.

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