2014/04/19

Tennis Channel to Air Davis Cup Final This Weekend

Tennis Channel will provide coverage of the Davis Cup final Spain versus Argentina in Seville, Spain, this weekend with live and same-day “Instant Encore” replays Friday through Sunday in a rematch of the 2008 final. World No. 2 Rafael Nadal will lead Spain as it plays for its fifth title overall and first crown since 2009.

The Davis Cup final will consist of two singles matches on Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 a.m. ET, followed by the doubles match Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. ET. Tennis Channel’s coverage concludes with the remaining singles play Sunday, Dec. 4, at 7 a.m. ET. Each of the five matches is worth one point, with the team that wins at least three points winning the Davis Cup title.

 

Coverage from Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain (all times ET):

Friday, Dec. 2:

8 a.m. – Live Singles #1

11 a.m. – Live Singles #2

{2 p.m. – Instant Encore Singles #1}

{5 p.m. – Instant Encore Singles #2}

 

Saturday, Dec. 3:

{7 a.m. – Instant Encore Singles #2}

10 a.m. – Live Doubles

{1 p.m. – Instant Encore Doubles}

{4 p.m. – Instant Encore Singles #1}

 

Sunday, Dec. 4:

7 a.m. – Live Singles #1

10 a.m. – Live Singles #2

{2 p.m. – Instant Encore Singles #2}

 

Spain is unbeaten in Davis Cup (3-0) against Argentina. The most recent meeting was the 2008 Davis Cup final, when Spain won 3-1 in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Spain defeated France 4-1 to advance to the final while Argentina stopped 2010 champion Serbia 3-2 to reach the final.

 

The Spanish team, captained by former player Albert Costa consists of Nadal, David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez. Argentina’s is lead by captain by Tito Vazquez. Argentina’s team includes Juan Martin del Potro, David Nalbandian, Juan Monaco and Eduardo Schwank.

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