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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray headine star-studded Davis Cup line-up


The revamped Davis Cup has succeeded in attracting the star names, wit Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray all being named in the line-ups.

The Davis Cup, backed by new investors, is changing to a different format this season with it all taking part inside a week in November in Madrid.

Questions were raised over whether that would appeal to the biggest names, with Alexander Zverev notably outspoken against the concept.

Zverev, true to his word, will not be playing, and neither will Roger Federer, but arguably only due to Switzerland’s failure to qualify.

However, there will certainly be no shortage of star quality on display, and you can see the full list of confirmed names below.

Group A

France
Gael Monfils
Benoit Paire
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Nicolas Mahut
Captain: Sebastien Grosjean

Japan
Yoshihito Nishioka
Yasutaka Uchiyama
Yuichi Sugita
Taro Daniel
Ben McLachlan
Captain: Satoshi Iwabuchi

Novak Djokovic wins 2018 US Open

Serbia
Novak Djokovic
Dusan Lajovic
Filip Krajinovic
Viktor Troicki
Janko Tipsarevic
Captain: Nenad Zimonjic

Group B

Croatia
Marin Cilic
Borna Coric
Mate Pavic
Nikola Mektic
Ivan Dodig
Captain: Zeljko Krajan

Russia
Daniil Medvedev
Karen Khachanov
Andrey Rublev
Evgeny Donskoy
Captain: Shamil Tarpishev

 

Daniil Medvedev forehand at Shanghai Masters 2019

Spain
Rafael Nadal
Roberto Bautista Agut
Pablo Carreno Busta
Feliciano Lopez
Marcel Granollers
Captain: Sergi Bruguera

Group C

Argentina
Diego Schwartzman
Guido Pella
Leonardo Mayer
Horacio Zeballos
Captain: Gaston Gaudio

Chile
Cristian Garin
Nicolas Jarry
Alejandro Tabilo
Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera
Hans Podlipnik-Castillo
Captain: Nicolas Massu

Germany
Jan-Lennard Struff
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Dominik Koepfer
Kevin Krawietz
Andreas Mies
Captain: Michael Kohlmann

Group D

Australia
Alex de Minaur
Nick Kyrgios
John Millman
Jordan Thompson
John Peers
Captain: Lleyton Hewitt

Nick Kyrgios US Open backhand

Belgium
David Goffin
Kimmer Coppejans
Steve Darcis
Joran Vliegen
Sander Gille
Captain: Johan Van Herck

Colombia
Daniel Galan
Santiago Giraldo
Alejandro Gonzalez
Juan Sebastian Cabal
Robert Farah
Captain: Pablo Gonzalez

Group E

Great Britain
Dan Evans
Andy Murray
Jamie Murray
Neal Skupski
Captain: Leon Smith

Andy Murray looking on

Kazakhstan
Alexander Bublik
Mikhail Kukushkin
Dmitry Popko
Alexsandr Nedovyesov
Andrey Golubev
Captain: Dias Doskarayev

Netherlands
Robin Haase
Tallon Griekspoor
Botic Van de Zandschulp
Wesley Koolhof
Jean-Julien Rojer
Captain: Paul Haarhuis

Group F

Canada
Milos Raonic
Felix Auger-Aliassime
Denis Shapovalov
Vasek Pospisil
Captain: Frank Dancevic

Matteo Berrettini at US Open

Italy
Matteo Berrettini
Fabio Fognini
Lorenzo Sonego
Andrea Seppi
Simone Bolelli
Captain: Corrado Barazzutti

United States
Taylor Fritz
Reilly Opelka
Sam Querrey
Frances Tiafoe
Jack Sock
Captain: Mardy Fish

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