Schedule announced for 2023 Davis Cup Final 8 Knockout Stage in Malaga
Defending world champions Canada to begin the week with quarter-final tie against Finland on Tuesday 21 November, 2022 runners-up Australia face Czechia on Wednesday 22 November
Both quarter-final ties in the bottom half of the draw will take place on Thursday 23 November (Italy v Netherlands followed by Serbia v Great Britain)
Tickets for the Final 8 Knockout Stage in Malaga (21-26 November) are available here
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The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced the schedule for the Davis Cup Final 8 Knockout Stage in Malaga on 21-26 November.
Defending world champions Canada will contest the first tie of the week on Tuesday 21 November, returning to court at the Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena to take on Finland, who have made it through to the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time after victories against USA and Croatia in Group D last week.
Last year’s runners-up Australia will play on Wednesday 22 November, with Lleyton Hewitt’s team up against Czechia, who won all nine matches they played in Valencia last week to finish top of Group C.
Both quarter-final ties in the bottom half of the draw will be played on Thursday 23 November with Netherlands against Italy taking place during the day session before Serbia’s tie with Great Britain in the evening session.
The semi-finals will take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 November before the two remaining teams will compete to be crowned this season’s world champions in the 2023 Davis Cup final on Sunday 26 November.
The full Final 8 Knockout Stage schedule is:
Tuesday 21 November (1600 CET): Canada v Finland
Wednesday 22 November (1600 CET): Czechia v Australia
Thursday 23 November (1000 CET): Italy v Netherlands
Thursday 23 November (not before 1600 CET): Serbia v Great Britain
Friday 24 November (1600 CET): Canada or Finland v Czechia or Australia
Saturday 25 November (1200 CET): Italy or Netherlands v Serbia or Great Britain
Sunday 26 November (1600 CET): Winner Semi-final 1 v Winner Semi-final 2
Tickets for the Final 8 Knockout Stage are available here.
Sixteen teams competed across four host cities during the 2023 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage, with capacity crowds in Bologna and Manchester watching as Italy and Great Britain became the final two nations to secure their places in Malaga on a dramatic final day on Sunday.
The hosting of the Davis Cup Final 8 in Malaga forms part of a wider partnership between the ITF and the Region of Andalucia, which will also see the Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals hosted in Seville (7-12 November), and the junior editions of both competitions in Cordoba (30 October-6 November).
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About the Region of Andalucia
The Region of Andalucía, in its capacity as a European Region of Sport has hosted a number of major international sport events in recent years including the Badminton World Cup, the finals of football’s Spanish King Cup, Spain Sail Grand Prix Andalucía, Solheim Cup and Spanish Grand Prix MotoGP. This year, it will host the Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals in Seville (7-12 November), the Davis Cup Final 8 in Malaga (21-26 November) and the junior editions of both competitions in Cordoba (30 October-6 November).