Chile already have a date to meet their opponents in the Davis Cup final

Chile already have a date to meet their opponents in the Davis Cup final

The team led by Nicolás Massú will soon know the group in which they will be for the competition which will begin in September in Malaga.

The Chilean Davis Cup team’s start to the season has been exciting. After beating Kazakhstan at La Serena to earn their ticket to the final after a four-year absence, The team led by Nicolás Massú will finally know the rivals they will have to face in the group stage, which will take place in four cities to be confirmed, between September 11 and 17.

Precisely, Malaga will be the scene of the draw this March 29 at 11 a.m. in Chile. There, the national team was in pot four, with South Korea, Switzerland and Finland , then yes or yes he will face one of the planetary powers. Without going any further, in the first batch are Canada, Australia, Spain and Croatia while in the second there is Italy, Great Britain, Serbia and the Netherlands ; and in the third appear United States, Sweden, France and the Czech Republic.

The presence of the Creole representative is the second since the change in format of the event. The previous time, they faced Germany and Argentina, losing both matches. Instead, on this occasion, it will be the only South American cast competing and one of three Americans to appear. His position in pot four responds to his position in the Davis Cup standings, where he is ranked 17th.

The first and second in each group will advance to the knockout stage, known as Final 8, which will be held in Malaga from November 21 to 26, where the quarter-finals, semi-final and final of the contest will be played. For this phase there will also be a draw, once the previous stage has been completed.

The Chilean Present

After winning the Chile Open, Nicolás Jarry moved to Barcelona for a short pre-season to prepare for his return to the ATP in Marrakech. “Those were great days at home with my family and friends, but it’s time to get back to work thinking about the challenges of the clay court season. We work hard both physically and on the pitch as if it were a mini-pre-season to get to the next tournaments as well as possible,” he said upon his arrival in Spain.

Nico plans to play a demanding schedule of tournaments before Roland Garros. They will start the week of April 3 in Morocco (ATP 250), to continue with the Monte Carlo Masters 1000, the ATP 500 in Barcelona, ​​the Madrid Masters 1000 and that of Rome.

For its part, Alejandro Tabilo and Christian Garin are already in Miami, where they will compete for the classifications of the second Masters 1000 of the season.

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Source: Latercera

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