Davis Cup: India drawn against Finland in World Group I, tie to be played in September

India had lost 1-3 to Croatia in the Davis Cup Qualifiers while Finland beat Mexico 3-2 in World Group Play-Offs.

Press Trust of India March 13, 2020 22:54:38 IST
Davis Cup: India drawn against Finland in World Group I, tie to be played in September

New Delhi: In a favourable draw, India on Friday were pitted against Finland for their Davis Cup World Group I tie in September.

Davis Cup India drawn against Finland in World Group I tie to be played in September

File image of the Indian Davis Cup team. Source:Instagram/Kazakhstan Tennis Federation

India had lost 1-3 to Croatia in the Davis Cup Qualifiers while Finland beat Mexico 3-2 in World Group Play-Offs.

It's an easy draw for India since none of Finland's singles player features in top-100. Emil Ruusuvuori, ranked 101, is their best player while others are not even in top-400.

Henri Kontinen is ranked 30 in the ATP doubles chart.

"Yes, it's a favourable draw for us. But in Davis Cup World Group, no team is easy. We have enough time to prepare, I am sure will qualify for next stage," India captain Rohit Rajpal told PTI.

The winner of the tie, scheduled for  18-19/19-20 September will advance to the Davis Cup Qualifiers.

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