Great Britain will play their Davis Cup quarterfinal against Serbia on outdoor clay in Belgrade. The tie, from July 15-17, will take place at the 6,100-seat Tasmajdan Stadium in the city centre. Andy Murray has already committed to playing, fitness permitting, as Britain continue the defence of their title
Once again, Britain had Andy Murray to thank for a victory in the Davis Cup. Murray recovered from squandering a two-set lead to beat Kei Nishikori and give the defending champions a 3-1 win over Japan in the first round on Sunday.
All indications said the Americans had no business beating the Australians in the opening round of Davis Cup. But the U.S. didn't just win -- it won with ease.
Davis Cup creates heroes at a greater rate than perhaps any other tennis event. Mike and Bob Bryan once again led the charge.
Andy Murray defeated Kei Nishikori in a five-hour, five-set epic on Sunday as Great Britain beat Japan 3-1 in the opening round of the 2016 Davis Cup, while Australia's Nick Kyrgios became the centre of controversy after sitting out Australia's 3-1 defeat to the United States with his team-mate Bernard Tomic accusing him of not actually being unable to play through illness.
John Isner has given the U.S a perfect start in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie, defying Australia's Sam Groth, a vocal home crowd and sweltering conditions at Melbourne's historic Kooyong.
Andy Murray issued a statement of intent at the Paris Masters by easily dispatching David Goffin in their Davis Cup final dress rehearsal. British No.1 Murray cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win in less than an hour on the Palais Omnisports de Bercy courts to set up a last-eight meet with either Kei Nishikori or Richard Gasquet.
Only 3,300 tickets a day will be available to British tennis fans for July's Davis Cup quarter-final against France.
Former Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman believes home advantage could play right into Great Britain's hands as they aim to outwit France in the Davis Cup.
Tennis ACT is hopeful Nick Kyrgios' rapid rise will be the ace in its pack when it bids to host Davis Cup and Federation Cup ties early next year.
The Davis Cup is the pre-eminent international competition in tennis, as it has been contested since 1900. With such a rich history all 16 competing nations would undoubtedly love to put themselves in the record books in 2015.