Australia will start their 2017 Davis Cup campaign in Melbourne, Victoria. The Davis Cup World Group first round tie between Australia and Czech Republic will be played on hardcourt at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club from 3 to 5 February 2017. The two nations will return to the spiritual home of Australian tennis for the first time in 44 years.
Australia has met the three-time Davis Cup champions on eight occasions and holds a 7-1 record over the Czech team. They most recently met in March 2015 in Ostrava when Australia won 3-2.