India to face Canada in Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

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New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India will take on Canada in their Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie scheduled to be held on September 15-17, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) announced on Tuesday.

India have qualified for the World Group Play-offs after outplaying Uzbekistan 4-1 in Bengaluru last weekend while Canada had lost to Britain 2-3 in the World Group First Round in February.

“The draw for the 2017 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs was held on Tuesday at the ITF headquarters in London. India has been drawn to play Canada and the tie will be held in Canada,” the AITA said in a statement.

“The choice of ground was determined by draw of lots.”

The winning nations in the World Group Play-offs will qualify for the 2018 World Group, while the losing nations will compete in their respective zonal Group I events in 2018.

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