Medvedev and Khachanov hit the bid of the Russian team at the Davis Cup
The Russian team decided on the squad for the final tournament of the Davis Cup. The squad entered the fourth racket of the world of Daniil Medvedev, Karen Khachanov, who is in the ATP rankings, in ninth place, as well as Andrei Rublev (22) and Evgeny Donskoy (118), reports the press service of the competition.
At the final stage of the Davis Cup, which will be held in Madrid from 18 to 24 November, team Russia will play in group B, where its rivals will be Spain and Croatia.
For the team of the tournament hosts will play the second racket of the world Rafael Nadal and Roberto Bautista-Agut, Feliciano Lopez, Pablo Carreno Busta and Marcel Granollers. The composition of the Croatian team for the Davis Cup final still to be announced.
In total, the final tournament of the Davis Cup will perform 18 teams. In the preliminary round teams will be divided into six groups of three participants. The playoffs will be the group winners and two best teams that took second places. A similar format will be used for the Davis Cup for the first time.
The current winner of the Davis Cup is the national team of Croatia, which last year beat France in the final. The Russian team has won this tournament twice — in 2002 and 2006.