South Africa v Canada Davis Cup play-off tie to be held in Canada

South Africa v Canada Davis Cup play-off tie to be held in Canada

London, May 14, 2012: The ITF today announced that the Davis Cup Committee has approved a request by the South African Tennis Association to stage their 2012 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off tie against Canada in Canada. South Africa was awarded choice of ground, but asked to play in Canada for financial reasons. Tennis Canada has agreed to host the tie on 14-16 September, with the venue to be announced in due course.

The eight World Group play-off ties will be held alongside the two World Group semifinals that see defending champions Spain at home to USA, and Argentina hosting Czech Republic.

Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in sport with 123 nations entered in 2012. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Davis Cup. International sponsors are HP (Official Technology Sponsor), Rolex (Official Timekeeper) Hugo Boss (Official Men’s Fashion Clothing Sponsor), Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and NH Hoteles (Official Hotel). Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) is an international partner. The 100th Davis Cup Final will take place on 16-18 November at the start of the ITF centenary celebrations in 2013. Follow all the action on www.daviscup.com, www.copadavis.com and www.twitter.com/daviscup.

BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in sport with 123 nations entered in 2012. The title

BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in sport with 123 nations entered in 2012. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of. International sponsors are HP (Official Technology Sponsor), Rolex (Official Timekeeper) Hugo Boss (Official Men’s Fashion Clothing Sponsor), Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and NH Hoteles (Official Hotel). Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) is an international partner. The 100th Cup Final will take place on 16-18 November at the start of the ITF centenary celebrations in 2013. Follow all the action on.

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