Davis Cup 2018: Nominations In Place
- Spain the 5 times champions will be lead by World No. 1 Nadal and No. 7 Cilic in the semifinal fight against France and USA, respectively.
- Nadal, who has an outstanding 24 wins and -1 loss record in singles of Davis Cup, will try to make an all out effort to ensure that Spain reaches the Davis Cup Final. If so, it will be the first time since 2012.
- France the existing champions, aim to reach consecutive Davis Cup Finals, which since 2001-2002 will be the first time.
- USA have been 32-time Davis Cup champions, but after 11 years gap are looking to again reach the Final.
- Croatia, eager to book the Davis Cup Final berth for the second time in three years and third time since they have competed, have named a strong team. Which includes: World No. 20 – Borna Coric, Doubles world No. 3 – Mate Pavic and the main player Cilic.
- No. 9 Thiem from Austria will make an all out effort to defeat Australia and secure the extremely important seeding prior to the qualifying round in February 2019. Which will coincide with introduction of the new Davis Cup format from 2019.
Davis Cup 2018 – Full nominations of World Group play-offs for this weekend’s are as below:
Argentina v Colombia – San Juan, Argentina
- Argentina: Diego Schwartzman, Guido Pella, Horacio Zeballos, Maximo Gonzalez. Captain: Gaston Gaudio
- Colombia: Daniel Elahi Galan, Santiago Giraldo, Nicolas Mejia, Robert Farah, Juan-Sebastian Cabal. Captain: Pablo Gonzalez
Great Britain v Uzbekistan – Emirates Arena, Glasgow
- Great Britain: Cameron Norrie, Jay Clarke, Dan Evans, Jamie Murray, Dom Inglot. Captain: Leon Smith
- Uzbekistan: Denis Istomin, Jurabek Karimov, Khumoyun Sultanov, Sanjar Fayziev, Farrukh Dustov. Captain: Petr Lebed
Austria v Australia – Messe Congress Graz, Austria
- Austria: Dominic Thiem, Denis Novak, Gerald Melzer, Oliver Marach, Jurgen Melzer. Captain: Stefan Koubek
- Australia: John Millman, Alex De Minaur, Jordan Thompson, John Peers, Player-captain: Lleyton Hewitt.
Switzerland v Sweden – Swiss Tennis Arena, Biel
- Switzerland: Henri Laaksonen, Marc-Andrea Huesler, Jakub Paul, Antoine Bellier, Luca Margaroli. Captain: Severin Luthi.
- Sweden: Markus Eriksson, Filip Bergevi, Jonathan Mridha, Andre Goransson, Robert Lindstedt. Captain: Johan Hedsberg
Serbia v India – Kraljevo Sports Venue, Serbia
- Serbia: Filip Krajinovic, Dusan Lajovic, Laslo Djere, Nikola Milojevic, Pedja Krstin. Captain: Nenad Zimonjic
- India: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan, Arjun Jayant Kadhe. Captain: Mahesh Bhupathi
Canada v Netherlands – Coca-Cola Coliseum, Toronto, Canada
- Canada: Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov, Vasek Pospisil, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Daniel Nestor. Captain: Frank Dancevic
- Netherlands: Robin Haase, Thiemo De Bakker, Scott Griekspoor, Jean-Julien Rojer, Matwe Middelkoop. Captain: Paul Haarhuis
Hungary v Czech Republic – Lurdy Haz, Budapest, Hungary
- Hungary: Attila Balazs, Mate Valkusz, Zsombor Piros, Gabor Borsos. Captain: Gabor Koves
- Czech Republic: Jiri Vesely, Lukas Rosol, Adam Pavlasek, Roman Jebavy. Captain: Jaroslav Navratil
Japan v Bosnia/Herzegovina – ITC Utsubo Tennis Center, Osaka, Japan
- Japan: Taro Daniel, Yoshihito Nishioka, Yasutaka Uchiyama, Yosuke Watanuki, Ben McLachlan. Captain: Satoshi Iwabuchi
- Bosnia/Herzegovina: Mirza Basic, Tomislav Brkic, Nerman Fatic, Darko Bojanovic. Captain: Tomislav Brkic
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