Netherlands v Austria Live
After losing their first round of the World Group to the rising Kazakhstan, Austria will now feature in the playoff against the Netherlands, this week. Netherlands will host Austria in an indoor Clay environment, after deservedly making into the playoffs by winning the second round of their Zonal Cup I.
Austria have had a great taste of success in the World Group playoffs winning 8 times out of 9. The last time they met Netherlands in the World Group stage was way back, and they lost 3-0. Hence, revenge is on the cards, as Austria have now managed to get themselves into the top tennis playing nations.
Jurgen Melzer, Andreas Haider-Maurer, Julian Knowle and Alexander Peya have been named the members of the Austrian squad, and they will be marshaled by Jan Siemerink.
The Netherlands have made into the playoffs by defeating Romania, and now they have a golden chance to make it into the World Group, 2014. They have not done well at this stage recently, but their overall record in the playoffs will make them feel, they can achieve a place in the World Group.
Robin Haase, Jesse Huta Galung, Thiemo De Bakker and Jean-Julien Rojer will be the deputies for the Netherlands to help them secure a spot at the premier stage in tennis.
Tags: Austria, Jurgen Melzer, Netherlands, Robin Haase
Posted: 13th September 2013
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