Great Britain and France have announced their Davis Cup sides for the tie between the 17th of July and the 19th of July at Queens Club.
Great Britain’s team is unchanged from the team that beat the USA in Glasgow.
Andy Murray, James Ward, Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot
Andy and James are obviously there to play singles with Jamie and Dom in doubles who came close to beating the Bryan Brothers but lost the 5th set. There is also a possibility of Jamie and Andy or Dominic and Andy playing doubles depending on how the first two singles matches go. If it is 1-1 after Day 1 I’d expect Andy Murray to take part in the double match on the Saturday.
France Captain Arnaud Clement had a tough decision to make regarding his team with so many top players available but he has gone with…
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon, Richard Gasquet and Nicolas Mahut
Injury to Julien Benneteau has ruled him out and there is no Gael Monfils either. Tsonga, Simon and Gasquet are all ranked in the top 20 on the ATP tour and will be incredibly tough for us. Predicting who will play is a tough prediction to make. Outside of Roland Garros Tsonga’s win/loss record of 8/6 this year with after some poor results and injury. I’d be surprised if Tsonga actually plays either of the first two singles matches and I expect the inform Gilles Simon and Richard Gasquet to play singles and Tsonga to play doubles with Mahut? The team can only be a team of four players but apparently Herbert has been included in the team as well and could play doubles with Mahut.
Who knows what will happen, one thing I can guarantee it will be a great weekend of tennis!