Davis Cup Finals 2023: Group stage preview, draws, teams, schedule & how to watch on TV
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Four of the world's biggest tennis nations head to Manchester from 12-17 September to compete for a spot at the Davis Cup Finals Knock-Out round in Malaga in November.
One of four groups battling it out in different locations across Europe, Group B promises fireworks with four teams who are all previous champions in the World Cup of tennis.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Davis Cup Finals Group Stages in Manchester this year.
Where is the Davis Cup Finals taking place?
The Davis Cup Finals Group Stages will take place over four locations – Manchester, Valencia, Split and Bologna – with one group set to compete in each.
Group B, which includes the Lexus Great Britain Davis Cup Team, will play at Manchester’s AO Arena across six days starting on Tuesday 12 September and finishing on Sunday 17 September.
How to watch the Davis Cup Finals
Which teams are competing in the Davis Cup Finals?
Group B is made up of the Lexus GB Team, alongside 2022 runners-up, Australia, France and Switzerland.
Arguably the toughest group in this year’s competition, the four teams boast 49 titles between them.
Lexus Great Britain Davis Cup Team
Captain and LTA Head of Men’s Tennis, Leon Smith, recently announced his squad to head to Manchester – including:
- Cam Norrie (world No.16)
- Dan Evans (world No.28)
- Andy Murray (world No.37)
- Jack Draper (world No.123)
- Neal Skupski (Doubles – world No.1)
What is the schedule for the Davis Cup Finals?
Check out the full match schedule for Group B at the Davis Cup Finals Group Stages in Manchester:
- Tuesday 12 September: France vs Switzerland
- Wednesday 13 September: Great Britain vs Australia
- Thursday 14 September: Australia vs France
- Friday 15 September: Great Britain vs Switzerland
- Saturday 16 September: Australia vs Switzerland
- Sunday 17 September: Great Britian vs France
Tickets are sold out for GB vs France on Sunday – but there are still limited available for all the other ties. Tickets are on sale starting at £5 for children and £10 for adults.
What is the format of the Davis Cup Finals?
The Davis Cup Finals Group Stages will be played as a round robin, where each team in a group will play each other once. The two teams with the best records will qualify for the Knock-Out Final 8 competition from 21-26 November.
Each tie will be a best of three matches – two singles and one doubles. Each individual match will be a best of three tie-break sets.
Who are the reigning Davis Cup champions?
Canada made history in 2022 as they lifted the Davis Cup for the first time after defeating Australia 2-0 in the final.