Davis Cup: Colombia faces the United States this weekend in search of a new spot in the main draw

Davis Cup: Colombia faces the United States this weekend in search of a new spot in the main draw

This Friday, March 4th, in facilities Renault Events CenterThe first two games of the series will be played Davis Cup Enter Colombia and the United States. The team that wins this confrontation will qualify for the Davis Cup finals scheduled for next September with the group stage. The loser will also play in September, but in the first world group.

It was known the previous Thursday how each of the five points Davis Cup Qualifier Series Between the United States and Colombia, scheduled to be played on On the 4th and 5th of next March indoors.

Friday the number 1 racket for our country, Nicholas Mejia He will be responsible for opening the series when he faces Sebastian Korda. Then, in the second match, it will be a turn Alexander Gonzalez To face Taylor Fritz, the main player in the local team.

On Saturday, the doubles match will be the match that starts today. there they will be Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah He measures himself against Rajiv Ram and Jack Sock. At the end, the last two songs will be played: Nicholas Mejia by Taylor Fritz and Alexander Gonzalez by Sebastian Korda. It should be noted that these encounters can be modified if the captains so decide.

The series has been scheduled as follows: Starts on Friday at 4:00 pm local time (7:00 pm Colombia time), while the first match will start on Saturday at 1:00 pm local time (4:00 pm Colombia time). Matches will be broadcast by Win Sports.

Young Colombian tennis player Nicholas Mejiawhich will be assumed to be the No. 1 racket in the country after an injury Daniel Galanwas enthusiastic and confident to open the series against United State. Mejia was Colombia’s second racket in the 2021 Davis Cup group stage:

“I’d love to be the first to play in this series. I feel confident, I feel I can give Colombia that first point, and I don’t feel any responsibility for being the first to go out on the field.”

for this part, Alexander failedthe captain of the Colombian national team, was calm with the duels after the draw and analyzed what the first day of competition for Colombia should look like:

“It was within budget. Nicholas (Mejia) and Sebastian (Korda) are good friends and know each other very well. Then comes Gonzalez (Alejandro) against Fritz (Taylor) which is also difficult, but every match is a different story, a battle and you have to go out and give your all (…) Without a doubt, 1-1 will be very good because we are going to Saturday To look for doubles, a point where we are the favorites no matter how hard the competitors are.”

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