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Draw announced for 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs

Apr 11th 2018

The Draw for the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs was held on Tuesday at the ITF headquarters in London. The World Group play-offs will take place on 14-16 September alongside the World Group semifinals.                                                                                                               

The winning nations in the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2019 World Group, while the losing nations will compete in their respective Zone Group I events in 2019.

In the World Group semifinals, France will be at home to Spain and Croatia will be at home to USA.

Seeds for the draw were based on the latest ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking of 9 April.

The draw is as follows:

2018 World Group play-offs (14-16 September)

Argentina (s) (c) v Colombia
Great Britain (s) (c) (*) v Uzbekistan
Austria (c) v Australia (s)
Switzerland (s) (c) v Sweden
Serbia (s) (c) v India

Canada (s) (c) v Netherlands
Hungary (c) v Czech Republic (s)
Japan (s) (c) (*) v Bosnia/Herzegovina

(s) denotes seeded nation

(c) denotes choice of ground

(*) denotes choice of ground determined by lot