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As we begin the new season of tennis, the Davis Cup is upon us with the first round of the World Group, February 1st through the 3rd, between Kazakhstan and Austria, played at the National Tennis Centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. It is the first time for Austria and Kazakhstan to face each other in this competition in the first round. Kazakhstan will be hosting the competition, having played in the World Group twice before in the past, partially due to their win over Uzbekistan in the playoffs. They were defeated by Spain in the first round.


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Austria was able to make it to the quarterfinals last year by beating Russia in the first round, and then lost to Spain in Marina d'Or. That was the first time in seventeen years that they had been able to make it into the quarterfinals. The official team nominations this year for Kazakhstan include Mikhail Kujushkin and Andrey Golubev as well as Evgeny Korolev and Yuriy Schukin. Dias Doskarayev is the captain. As for Austria, they have Jurgen Melzer, Andreas Haider-Maurer, Alexander Peya and Julian Knowle.


Tags: Davis Cup, Kazakhstan, Austria, National Tennis Centre, Andrey Golubev, Jurgen Melzer
Posted: 1st February 2013

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