new-look Davis Cup Finals get underway in Spain on Monday and 18 nations,
including Australia, are set to do battle.
format means that this is one of the most open editions of the Davis Cup in
many years and there are plenty of betting opportunities to be found.
analysed all 18 nations and our complete 2019 Davis Cup tips can be found
into the Davis Cup with a very strong squad and there is no doubt that they are
one of the leading contenders.
Monfils and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have both returned to a semblance of their best
form in 2019 and the doubles combination of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas
Mahut is one of the best in the world.
This is not
an easy group, but it would be a surprise if they don’t progress to the
of Kei Nishikori is enormous for Japan and they find themselves completely
outmatched in what is a very strong group.
not surprise if they failed to win a single rubber.
with Novak Djokovic in it is going to be tough to beat and Serbia might be the
best value side in the 2019 Davis Cup.
is more than capable on his day and the doubles combination of Viktor Troicki
and Janko Tipsarevic has had success in the Davis Cup in the past.
right in the mix.
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and Borna Coric are the backbone of what is a strong Croatia squad and it is a
touch unlucky that they have found themselves in what is clearly the Group Of
good enough to compete with the likes of Daniil Medvedev and Rafael Nadal, but
Coric will need to lift if Croatia are going to get out of this group.
only have a star player in the form of Daniil Medvedev, but they also have
plenty of depth with Karen Khachanov, Andrey Rublev and Evgeny Donskoy also in
with Spain is going to be one of the most interesting of the opening stage of
the tournament and they may fail to get the job done, but I still expect them
to qualify for the knockout stages.
There is no
reason that they can’t make a deep run.
Spain are the
team to beat in the 2019 Davis Cup.
Nadal and Roberto Bautista Agut, they are the only side with two players inside
the top ten and Feliciano Lopez is an outstanding doubles player.
have the benefit of a passionate home crowd, always an advantage at the Davis
Cup, and it would be a genuine shock if they did not qualify for at least the
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would be serious contenders if the Davis Cup was played on grass, but it is
tough to see them making a deep run on this surface.
still a fairly weak group and it would not shock to see them progress to the
knockout stages, as Diego Schwartzman, Guido Pella and Leonardo Mayer are all
more than capable players.
seem a fair price.
another nation that would be much better served on clay.
Garin has been excellent in 2019 and clearly gone to another level, but Nicolas
Jarry doesn’t have a great record on hardcourts and there is not a huge amount
of depth in this squad.
one of the outsiders for a reason.
Zverev will not compete at the Davis Cup but, in such a weak group, Germany can
still make the knockout stages.
Struff has been one of the big improvers on tour in 2019 and Philipp
Kohlschreiber is as reliable as ever.
Germany’s clash with Argentina will be clear and I expect
them to get the job done.
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Cup return of Nick Kyrgios and a relatively soft draw gives Australia an
excellent chance to make a deep run.
David Goffin, Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur are the best players in Group D and
the doubles combination of Jordan Thompson and John Peers has had success in
final clash with Canada or the United States looks likely and Australia would
be favourite against either of those nations.
short of a Semi Final finish would be something of a disappointment.
Goffin carries the hopes of Belgium firmly on his shoulders and he probably
isn’t the player that he once was.
a huge amount of depth in this side and they do look as though they will
struggle to match it with a full-strength Australian outfit.
Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah are one of the best
doubles outfits in the world, but it is tough to see Colombia winning a singles
rubber during this tournament.
The $101 currently available is under the odds.
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resurgence of Andy Murray make Great Britain a legitimate contender and they
should be able to get out of this group fairly comfortably.
Evans continues to improve and will offer Murray strong support, while the
combination of the Murray Brothers in the doubles is always tough to beat.
set to take on either Germany or Argentina in the Quarter Finals and I would
fancy them to beat either of those teams.
have done well to qualify for this stage of the tournament.
Alexander Bublik and Mikhail Kukushkin have both improved over the past 18
months and they should be able to beat the Netherlands, but it is tough to see
them mixing it with Great Britian.
scored a surprise win over the Czech Republic to qualify for the Davis Cup
Finals and they are probably the weakest team in this tournament.
It would be
a surprise if they claimed a single victory and they are one of the extreme
outsiders for a reason.
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a nation that could be a serious Davis Cup force in years to come.
easily the most open group in the tournament and I think Canada will be able to
get out of it – despite the absence of Milos Raonic.
two of the best young players in the world in the form of Felix Auger-Aliassime
and Denis Shapovalov, while Vasek Pospisil is a pretty good doubles player.
resurgence of Italian tennis has been one of the big stories of the past few
years and this is the strongest team that they have had in decades.
that, both Matteo Berrettini and Fabio Fognini are better players on clay and
I’m not sure that they will be able to mix it with the best players in this
group on this surface.
still in the mix in what is an open group.
States squad has plenty of depth, but I’m not sure that they have the top-end
talent of Canada and even Italy.
Fish does have something of a selection dilemma on his hands and it will be
interesting to see whether he goes with young guns like Taylor Fritz and Reilly
Opelka or sticks with the veteran in Sam Querrey.
does, the United States are under the odds at their current quote.
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