Twenty-four nations will start their quest to be crowned 2023 Davis Cup Finals champion this week when 12 qualifying ties take place around the world from 3-5 February.
Cameron Norrie and Daniel Evans will try to deliver for Great Britain in its tie against Colombia, with #NextGenATP star Jack Draper and Top 5 doubles pair Neal Skupski and Joe Salisbury rounding up the squad.
Croatia has reached the championship match in 2021 and the semi-finals last year. They are at full strength once again for their tie against Austria, with singles stars Marin Cilic and Borna Coric and doubles duo Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic in action. Former World No. 3 Dominic Thiem will lead Austrian hopes in his first Davis Cup appearance since 2019.
Tommy Paul, Mackenzie McDonald, Rajeev Ram and Austin Krajicek make up a strong United States team for its tie against Uzbekistan, while two-time Nitto ATP Finals champion Alexander Zverev headlines for Germany against neighbours Switzerland.
The 2022 Next Gen ATP Finals runner-up Jiri Lehecka represents Czech Republic, while David Goffin leads Belgium hopes. Czech Republic faces Portugal and Belgium plays Korea Republic.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2023 Davis Cup: what is the schedule, where to watch, which countries are playing and more.
When and where are the Davis Cup Qualifiers?
The 2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers will be held from Friday 3rd February to Sunday 5th February, with 12 ties taking place around the world. The Davis Cup Finals Group Stage will then take place from 12-17 September with the Davis Cup Finals from 21-26 November.
Who is playing in the 2023 Davis Cup?
The 12 winners from the qualifying matches will advance to the group stage in September, which takes place across four different countries/venues. The 12 winning nations will join 2022 champions Canada, 2022 runners-up Australia and wild cards Italy and Spain in the group stage. From the group stage, eight nations will advance to the finals in November in Malaga.
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How does the 2023 Davis Cup work?
Format Of Ties: All qualifying ties will consist of four singles and one doubles, with all matches played as best-of-three tie-break set matches. There will be two singles on Day 1 and one doubles and two singles on Day 2. The winner is the nation that wins three or more matches.
The 12 losing nations in the Qualifiers will compete in World Group I on 16-17 September alongside the winning nations in this week’s World Group I Play-Offs.
Who won the 2022 Davis Cup?
Canada d. Australia 2-0
Canada defeated Australia in the final, with Denis Shapovalov downing Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-2, 6-4 before Felix Auger-Aliassime clinched the tie, overcoming Alex de Minaur 6-3, 6-4. Read More.
What is the match schedule? How can I watch?
Croatia vs. Australia, held 4-5 February in Croatia
Hungary vs. France, held 3-4 February in Hungary
Uzbekistan vs. United States, held 4-5 February in Uzbekistan
Germany vs. Switzerland, held 3-4 February in Germany
Colombia vs. Great Britain, held 3-4 February in Colombia
Norway vs. Serbia, held 3-4 February in Norway
Chile vs. Kazakhstan, held 4-5 February in Chile
Korea, Rep. vs. Belgium, held 4-5 February in Korea, Rep.
Sweden vs. Bosnia & Herzegovina, held from 3-4 February in Sweden
Netherlands vs. Slovakia, held 4-5 February in the Netherlands
Finland vs. Argentina, held 4-5 February in Finland
Portugal vs. Czech Republic, held 4-5 February in Portugal
Who holds the Davis Cup record for most titles, most wins and more?
Most Titles: United States (32)
Most Match Wins: Nicola Pietrangeli (78)
Last Home Champion: Spain in 2019