Olympic Stadium in Seville nominated as Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final venue

ITF, PRESS RELEASE, October 07, 2011: The ITF announced today that the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) has nominated the Olympic Stadium in Seville as the venue for the 2011 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final venue World Group Final between Spain and Argentina on 2-4 December. The tie would be played on a clay court under a temporary roof. The  venue is subject to a successful site visit by the ITF. The Olympic Stadium hosted the 2004 Davis Cup Final between Spain and USA, which attracted 27,200 spectators daily, the largest-ever crowd to attend an officially sanctioned  tennis match.

The tie was played on clay under a temporary roof, with Spain going on to win 3-2 for its second Davis Cup title.

Further information will be announced in due course following the ITF site visit.

Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in sport with 130 nations entered in 2011. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Davis Cup. International sponsors are Turismo Madrid (Official Tourist Destination), HP (Official Technology Sponsor), Rolex (Official Timekeeper), Hugo Boss (Official Men’s Fashion Clothing Sponsor), Adecco (Official HR Partner) and NH Hoteles (Official Hotel). Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) is an international partner.

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