Davis Cup: Tennis hits only on SPORT BILD.de! – TENNIS

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The most necessary males’s tennis match for nationwide groups – the Davis Cup – is approaching. On February 3 and 4, Germany will face Switzerland in Trier within the qualifying spherical. If Germany wins, it would advance to the Davis Cup closing in September.


In the qualifying interval, 24 international locations will meet in twelve matches. Twelve winners advance to the Davis Cup finals in September. Two of final 12 months’s finalists (Canada and Australia) have already certified. Spain and Italy additionally rely on their wildcards.

Each match consists of 4 singles and one doubles performed over two days. Two singles video games are performed first, adopted by doubles and the remaining singles on the second day. All video games are performed in two draw units, with one level awarded for successful a sport. The first nation to get three factors wins the match.

You can watch the Davis Cup in Germany ONLY HERE

You can watch the match between Germany and Switzerland reside on SPORT BILD.de. It begins on Friday in Trier at 17:00.

German and Swiss contingents

The head coach of the German nationwide staff, Michael Kohlmann, proposed the next gamers for the qualifying match: Alexander Zverev (25), Oskar Otte (29), Daniel Altmeier (24) and Tim Pütz (35). Last Thursday, the German Tennis Association introduced that doubles specialist Andreas Mies (32) will full the German staff.

“Andreas Mies carried out very convincingly with a brand new associate on the Australian Open and thus earned his nomination. He remains to be undefeated within the Davis Cup and towards a robust Swiss staff, we will actually use gamers with expertise and confidence,” says staff chief Kohlmann, explaining his resolution.

Mies reached the quarter-finals in Melbourne with Australia’s John Pearce. Kolman nominated the double specialist to the Davis Cup for the third time. In 2020, Belarus gained all three video games. At the time, the 32-12 months-previous was nonetheless taking part in with Kevin Kravitz, who withdrew from this 12 months’s Australian Open as a result of delivery of his first baby.

Last week, Switzerland made one other change to the staff. Three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka will exchange Henri Laaksonen towards Germany. Marc-Andrea Husler, Dominique Stricker, Leandro Reedy and Alexander Ritschard accomplished the Swiss staff.


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