Davis Cup: India gets easy draw, to clash with Finland in next away tie

The away draw against Finland in the Davis Cup is an easy one for India since none of Finland’s singles player features in top-100.

India had lost 1-3 to Croatia in the Davis Cup Qualifiers while Finland beat Mexico 3-2 in World Group Play-Offs.

India had lost 1-3 to Croatia in the Davis Cup Qualifiers while Finland beat Mexico 3-2 in World Group Play-Offs (File photo)   -  Getty Images

In a favourable draw, India on Friday was pitted against Finland for its Davis Cup World Group I tie in September.

India had lost 1-3 to Croatia in the Davis Cup Qualifiers while Finland beat Mexico 3-2 in World Group Play-Offs.

It’s an easy draw for India since none of Finland’s singles player features in top-100. Emil Ruusuvuori, ranked 101, is the side's best player while others are not even in top-400.

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Henri Kontinen is ranked 30 in the ATP doubles chart.

“Yes, it’s a favourable draw for us. But in Davis Cup World Group, no team is easy. We have enough time to prepare, I am sure will qualify for next stage,” India captain Rohit Rajpal told PTI.

The winner of the tie, scheduled for September 18-19/19-20 will advance to the Davis Cup Qualifiers.

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