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Del Potro to lead Argentina in Davis Cup Final

Argentinean men's tennis team captain Daniel Orsanic has announced that he has chosen the same line-up that beat the UK to face Croatia in the Davis Cup final on November 25-27 in Zagreb.

At a press conference on Wednesday, Orsenic revealed the team's main player would be Juan Martin Del Potro, currently ranked 38th in the ATP rankings.

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Russia downs Canada in Junior Davis Cup Final

Canada’s quest for another Junior Davis Cup title fell just short on Sunday, as the team lost 2-1 to Russia in a final that went to the deciding doubles match. Competing in Budapest, the No. 1 seeds and defending champions were looking to win their second consecutive under-16 world championship.

With the final tied at one match apiece, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Chih Chi Huang took on Russians Alen Avidzba and Alexey Zakharov for the title. Down early breaks in both sets, the Canadians couldn’t overcome their opponents and fell by a score of 6-2, 6-4. 

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Canada to play for Junior Davis Cup supremacy for second straight year

Canada’s Junior Davis Cup team is one victory away from claiming its second consecutive title following a 2-1 victory over the United States in the semifinals of the under-16 world championships on Saturday. Defending Junior Davis Cup champions, the squad has advanced into the final in Budapest where it will take on Russia.

Against the Americans, Canada came back from a 0-1 deficit as Nicaise Muamba fell in the opening match 7-5, 6-1 to Sangeet Sridhar. Felix Auger-Aliassime, the only holdover from the 2015 team, then evened up the tie at one match apiece thanks to a straightforward 6-3, 6-1 triumph over Sebastian Korda in just over an hour.

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Canada to host Great Britain in the first round of Davis Cup

The International Tennis Federation determined Thursday that the Canadian Davis Cup team will host Great Britain for the 2017 Davis Cup World Group first round. The official draw for the 2017 World Group was conducted at the ITF offices in London, England. The first-round ties will be played from February 3-5, 2017 with the host city, venue, and surface to be announced at a later date by Tennis Canada.

Canada and Great Britain have only played once in the history of Davis Cup, with the Brits posting a 4-1 win in Bournemouth, England back in May 1967. Since there is no recent history between the two countries, the host nation for the tie was determined by lot. As current defending champions, Great Britain is the No. 1 ranked Davis Cup country in the world and will be the seeded nation for this tie. Canada is currently ranked No. 12. The winner of this tie will advance to the Davis Cup quarter-finals in April while the loser will be forced to play a World Group play-off tie next September.

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Seeds announced for Draw for 2017 Davis Cup

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Argentina and Croatia head the seeds for the Draw for the World Group of the 2017 Davis Cup, which will take place at the BNP Paribas offices in London on Thursday 22 September at 13:00 local time (12:00 GMT).

The draws for 2017 Asia/Oceania Zone Groups I and II, and Europe/Africa Zone Groups I and II will also take place on Thursday. The ITF will confirm on Tuesday whether the draws can be held for Americas Zone Groups I and II.

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