The match of the first group of the Davis Cup will take place in Noviy Urengoy on the 6th of March
9:09 5 марта 2015
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The drawing procedure before the match of the Davis Cup is taking place in Noviy Urengoy. The teams of Russia and Denmark on tennis will learn their sports opponents in singles and doubles matches.
Andrey Kuznetsov, Yevgeniy Donskoy, Konstantin Kravchuk and Andrey Rublev will play for the national team of Russia. The match of the first group «Europe – Africa» between Russia and Denmark will take place on the 6th of March. The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is going to visit it. On the 8th of March it will be known if Russia will play in the second circle of the competitions in July in order to compete with Spain for exit to playoffs and the right to perform within the world group.
Before the Davis Cup the stars of tennis conducted master-classes for pupils of the sports school for children and youth «Yamburg». The president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev, the Russian professional tennis player, the honored master of sports, the winner of thirteen ATP tournaments (the Association of Tennis Professionals), the winner of the Davis Cup and the Hopman Cup Dmitry Tursunov and the Russian tennis player, the honored master of sports, the former world second number in singles Anastasia Myskina went out to the sports ground of the sports and health-improving complex of «Gazprom dobycha Yamburg». The representatives of the teams of Russia and Denmark also participated in the master-classes. They played several team matches. By the results, the team of Russia won the victory over the team of Denmark.
Dmitriy Tursunov arrived to Noviy Urengoy in order to support the participants of the Russian team. According to his words, the Russian team is a little higher in the rating, but it does not give guarantees for the victory. Therefore, it needs to be ready for a hard match, and if it is easy – it will be a pleasant surprise.