Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Canada and Italy will square off this weekend
in a best-of-five Davis Cup quarterfinal tussle in Vancouver.
Friday's opening singles matches will pit 18th-ranked Italian Andreas Seppi
against Vasek Pospisil and world No. 16 Canadian star Milos Raonic versus
Fabio Fognini on an indoor hardcourt at Thunderbird Sports Centre.
Saturday's doubles has a Canadian duo of Pospisil and veteran doubles
great Daniel Nestor taking on an Italian tandem of Daniele Bracciali and Paolo
Lorenzi, while Sunday's reverse singles pit Raonic versus Seppi and the world
No. 31 Fognini against the 140th-ranked Pospisil.
The Italians are captained by Corrado Barazzutti, while team Canada is led by
Martin Laurendeau. This is the first-ever Davis Cup meeting between the two
The Canada-Italy winner will meet the Serbia-USA victor in the semifinals in
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