David Ferrer named tournament director of Davis Cup Finals

The 40-year-old, who has been associated with the competition for 16 years, will replace Albert Costa, who has held the position since 2019. Former world No. 3 Ferrer has played 20 Davis Cup matches for Spain while lifting the trophy. on three occasions.

“I’m very excited to be involved in this project. The Davis Cup is a unique competition. As a player, it’s one of those tournaments you’ve always wanted to play because that’s what it means,” Ferrer said.

“You compete as a team, you play for your country, you spend a week with your teammates and the crowd atmosphere is incredible,” he said.

Sixteen teams will compete in this year’s final group stage to be held in the Spanish cities of Bologna, Glasgow, Hamburg and Valencia from September 13-18.

The 16 countries participating in the final group stage are Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Netherlands, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and the United States.

The top two teams from each location will automatically qualify for the last eight to be held in Málaga from 22–27 November.

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