Irelands James McGee will open Irelands Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group 11 second round tie when he faces Harri Heliovaara in tomorrows first rubber. The tie commences at 3pm in Castleknock Lawn Tennis Club.
Speaking about the draw which took place in the Club at 1pm today, Ireland’s Davis Cup Captain Garry Cahill said “Obviously with Nieminen on their team, Finland are the favourites on paper. But we have prepared very well and we are really excited about starting the tie now. Hopefully James will have a good start to the tie for us and take the lead.”
The full draw is listed below:
R1: James McGee (IRL) v Harri Heliovaara (FIN)
R2: Colin O’Brien (IRL) v Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
R3: Sam Barry/James McGee (IRL) v Henri Kontinen/Jarkko Nieminen
R4: James McGee (IRL) v Jarkko Nieminen (FIN)
R5: Colin O’Brien (IRL) v Harri Heliovaara
Play commences at 3pm on Friday 5th April.