Davis Cup 2023: Tennis stars set to be in action at AO Arena including Andy Murray and Cameron Norrie

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The stars of tennis are coming to Manchester- here are the players who are playing at at the Davis Cup

The Davis Cup is essentially the tennis World Cup, and the prestigious tournament is coming to Manchester this month. Great Britain will take on Australia, France and Switzerland in matches across six days. 

The fixtures will see the four nations go head to head from September 12 to 17 at the AO Arena. The four teams will make up Group B, and team Great Britain will be hoping to win the tournament for the first time since 2015.  

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With the days counting down until the start of the tennis, the stars who are set to play have been confirmed. Team Great Britain will consist of Cam Norrie (world No.15), Dan Evans (world No.28), Andy Murray (world No.36) and Neal Skupski (Doubles – world No.1). 

The three other nations playing in Manchester have also confirmed their squads. Each will play each other across the week at the AO Arena, and the full squads for Switzerland, France and Australia are below.   

Australia

World ranking: 3

Team:

  • Alex De Minaur (world No.13)

  • Max Purcell (world No.47)

  • Jordan Thompson (world No.50)

  • Thanasi Kokkinakis (world No.77)

  • Matthew Ebden (doubles world No.10)

  • Captain – Lleyton Hewitt

Australia is the second most successful Davis Cup team in history - with the U.S.A currently the only ones ranked above them. Australia has won the title an impressive 28 times with their last victory coming in 2003.

France

World ranking: 11

Team:

  • Adrian Mannarino (world No.23)

  • Ugo Humbert (world No.31)

  • Arthur Fils (world No.48)

  • Edouard Roger-Vasselin (doubles world No.11)

  • Nicolas Mahut (doubles world No.40)

  • Captain - Sebastien Grosjean

Since making their maiden Davis Cup appearance in 1904, France have found themselves joint third on the all-time list of tournament champions, having claimed victory 10 times with their most recent triumph coming in 2017. The nation has also finished runners-up on nine occasions.

Andy Murray will be in action at the AO ArenaAndy Murray will be in action at the AO Arena
Andy Murray will be in action at the AO Arena

Switzerland

World ranking: 22

Team:

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  • Stan Wawrinka (world No.49)

  • Marc-Andrea Huesler (world No.87)

  • Dominic Stricker (world No.127)

  • Leandro Riedi (world No.150)

  • Alexander Ritschard (world No.185)

  • Captain - Severin Luthi

Switzerland first competed in the Davis Cup in 1923 but had to wait 91 years before being crowned champions. Their first and only victory came in 2014 when Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka guided their nation to a 3-1 victory over France.

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