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By Richard Pagliaro | @Tennis_Now | Thursday, February 1, 2024

Christopher Eubanks makes his Davis Cup debut today.

A right hip issue has sidelined American No. 1 Taylor Fritz for the United States' Davis Cup qualifying tie against Ukraine, pressing the 6'7" Eubanks, nicknamed Big Banks by his teammates, into the starting lineup.

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World No. 32 Eubanks will make his Davis Cup playing debut in today's second singles match, against world No. 498 Viacheslav Bielinskyi of Ukraine. Eubanks also takes Fritz's place on Friday's schedule, though Friday's lineups are subject to change before each match.

U.S. vs. Ukraine Davis Cup Schedule
SEB Arena in Vilnius, Lithuania
Indoor Hard Court
Television: Tennis Channel will televise the tie live with Jan-Michael Gambill and Mark Knowles calling the action.

Thursday, February 1
6 p.m. local time, 11 a.m. Eastern time

Sebastian Korda (USA) vs. Oleksii Krutykh (UKR)
Chris Eubanks (USA) vs. Viacheslav Bielinskyi (UKR)

Friday, February 2
5 p.m. local time 10 a.m. Eastern time

Austin Krajicek / Rajeev Ram (USA) vs. Vitaliy Sachko / Illya Beloborodko (UKR)
Chris Eubanks (USA) vs. Oleksii Krutykh (UKR)
Sebastian Korda (USA) vs. Viacheslav Bielinskyi (UKR)

Photo credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty