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Davis Cup World Group Playoff Draw

Australia will travel to Austria and Canada will be on the road against The Netherlands in September's Davis Cup World Group Playoffs.

The Draw for the 2018 Davis Cup World Group Playoffs was conducted today at the ITF headquarters in London.

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The World Group Playoffs will take place September 14-16th alongside the World Group semifinals.

The Austria vs. Australia tie could feature a clash of young stars pitting Austria's Dominic Thiem vs. Australian Nick Kyrgios. 

The winning nations will qualify for the 2019 World Group, while the losing nations will compete in their respective Zone Group I events in 2019.

In the World Group semifinals, France will be at home to Spain and Croatia will be at home to USA.

Seeds for the draw were based on the latest ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking of April 9th.

2018 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

Argentina (s) (c) v Colombia

Great Britain (s) (c) (*) v Uzbekistan

Austria (c) v Australia (s)

Switzerland (s) (c) v Sweden

Serbia (s) (c) v India

Canada (s) (c) v Netherlands

Hungary (c) v Czech Republic (s)

Japan (s) (c) (*) v Bosnia/Herzegovina

(s) denotes seeded nation

(c) denotes choice of ground

(*) denotes choice of ground determined by lot

Photo credit: Mark Peterson/Corleve