Davis Cup Finals has taken over World Group by putting all the group matches into one tournament in a whole week. Davis Cup Finals is the peak of Davis cup 2019 tournament. Following the format changes, some differences may appear to the technical tournament and schedules. If you want to follow Davis cup 2019 Finals, you need to regularly check the updates of the groups contending in particular zones. Here is some basic information of Davis Cup Finals 2019:
Date, Venues, Ties
Davis Cup Finals will take place at 18-24 November 2019. Davis Cup Finals will be held on Caja Mágica, the indoor hard courts in Madrid, Spain. There will be a doubles tie following the first two singles ties. They’ll be played on one day only and in the format of best-of-three rubbers. There will be a group stage, knockout stage, and the final stage within six days.
There would be 18 national teams contending in Davis Cup Finals. The composition includes 12 winners of the February 2019’s qualification round which resulted in seeds of 12 national teams. It also includes two wild-card teams and four semifinalist teams of the 107th edition of Davis Cup. All the teams will contend on the hard court surface of Caja Mágica in Madrid.
Based on the previously mentioned composition, the national teams contending in Davis cup 2019 Finals include France, Croatia, Argentina, Belgium, Great Britain, United States, Spain, Serbia, Australia, Italy, Germany, Kazakhstan, Canada, Japan, Colombia, Netherlands, Russia, and Chile. These national teams would be split into six round-robin groups of three teams each. The quarterfinals are for the group winner and two runner ups, the best and the second best.
The 18-20 November is the group stage to quarterfinals and it will leave 8 national teams. On 21 November 2019, there will be only one game of the winner group D vs winner group F in the center court. On 22 November 2019, Centre Court would feature winner Group A vs runner-up and runner-up vs group B winner while the Stadium 2 would feature winner group E vs winner group C game. 23 November 2019 is for semifinals, the two games are both held in center court. The final of Davis cup 2019 will take place on 24 November 2019.
Stay tuned for TV channels covering the six-day David cup 2019 Finals and for more updates.