Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Dancevic, Pospisil to Open Canadian Team's Davis Cup Tie against Chile

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Dancevic, Pospisil to Open Canadian Team's Davis Cup Tie against Chile

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Dancevic, Pospisil to open tie for Canada

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HALIFAX - Frank Dancevic and Vasek Pospisil will play Canada's opening singles matches when it faces Chile in Davis Cup action this weekend.

The draw for the world group playoff tie was held Thursday. The competition begins Friday at Scotiabank Centre with the winner earning a spot in the World Group next year.

Dancevic, a native of Niagara Falls, Ont., ranked No. 236 in the world, will face Chile's Christian Garin (No. 260) in the opening singles match. Then Pospisil, of Vancouver and ranked No. 120, plays Nicolas Jarry (No. 423).

Pospisil and Toronto's Adil Shamasdin will take on Jarry and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo in doubles Saturday.

On Sunday, Pospisil faces Garin in reverse singles before Dancevic takes on Jarry.

Canada will be minus Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont. …

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