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Sport Murray to play Davis Cup finals

15:15  21 october  2019
15:15  21 october  2019 Source:   skysports.com

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Andy Murray wearing a hat: Andy Murray helped team GB win the tournament in 2015 in Belgium © Getty Andy Murray helped team GB win the tournament in 2015 in Belgium

Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain's Davis Cup squad for next month's finals in Madrid.

The Scot, who has not represented the team since 2016, won his first singles title in two years on Sunday by beating Stan Wawrinka at the European Open.

Captain Leon Smith has also named Dan Evans, Jamie Murray and Neil Skupski in his team, with the fifth and final player to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Kyle Edmund wearing a hat: Kyle Edmund has dropped to 75th in the world rankings after a series of defeats © Getty Kyle Edmund has dropped to 75th in the world rankings after a series of defeats Kyle Edmund, who has lost his past seven matches, has been left out for the knockout competition where Britain will face the Netherlands and Kazakhstan in the group stages.

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Andy Murray will take on former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro in the opening match of defending champions Great Britain's Davis Cup semi- final against Argentina in Glasgow on Murray , the world number two, will play Del Potro at 13:00 BST, followed by Kyle Edmund against Guido Pella.

"I'm delighted to name our first four players to represent GB for the Davis Cup Finals," said Smith.

"Dan is playing some of the best tennis of his career and firmly deserves his place back inside the world's top 50.

"It's been absolutely fantastic to see Andy back competing again, headlined by his incredible win in Antwerp.

"Jamie and Neal have been gaining much momentum as a team with impressive semi-final runs at Cincinnati, US Open, Beijing and Shanghai.

"We are in a good position with improved strength and depth in our team and will be naming the fifth player in the next couple of weeks.

"We are looking forward to bringing our best tennis to the group phase and as always, we are excited to play for our many home fans and all those travelling out to Madrid."

More to follow...

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