4 Sep 2012

New Zealand Davis Cup team confirmed

12:31 pm on 4 September 2012

Tennis players Rubin Statham, Dan King-Turner, Michael Venus and Artem Sitak will represent New Zealand at the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation playoff against India in Chandigarh later this month.

The New Zealand number one Statham has a current world singles ranking of 334 and doubles ranking of 219.

King-Turner is currently at 379 after having no ranking until April this year while Venus has a current ranking of 610 after enduring an injury layoff following surgery on his hip in March.

Sitak has has a current singles ranking 611 in singles and 361 in doubles.

The official Indian team will be announced by Wednesday and is likely to have a different line up to usual.

The Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation Playoff begins on September the 14th.