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Davis Cup draw set for Canada vs. Great Britain this weekend

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The official draw for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie between Canada and Great Britain took place Thursday in the Reading Room at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, determining the match-ups for the weekend ahead. Canada and Great Britain will face off on an indoor hard court at TD Place in Ottawa from February 3-5, with the winner moving on to the World Group quarter-finals in April.

The Canadian Davis Cup team consisting of Daniel Nestor (Toronto), Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver), Peter Polansky (Thornhill, Ont.), and Denis Shapovalov (Richmond Hill, Ont.) will take on Great Britain in two singles matches on Friday, a doubles match on Saturday, and two reverse singles matches on Sunday. Leading the squad through the tie is longtime Canadian Davis Cup team captain Martin Laurendeau.

Pospisil and Shapovalov were selected by Laurendeau to play singles, while British team captain Leon Smith nominated Daniel Evans and Kyle Edmund. The doubles teams will be Nestor and Pospisil for Canada, and Dominic Inglot and Jamie Murray for Great Britain.

1st Singles: Denis Shapovalov vs Daniel Evans

2nd Singles: Vasek Pospisil vs Kyle Edmund

Doubles Rubber: Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil vs Jamie Murray / Dominic Inglot

3rd Singles: Vasek Pospisil vs Daniel Evans

4th Singles: Denis Shapovalov vs Kyle Edmund