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Tennis Canada – Canada will face the Netherlands from September 14-16 at Coca-Cola Coliseum
– Tickets available starting at $37.50

Montreal, August 21, 2018 – Tennis Canada announced Tuesday that individual tickets for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off tie in Toronto will go on sale Wednesday August 22. The tie, which will be played at Coca-Cola Coliseum, will see Canada take on the Netherlands with the winner earning a place in the higher group for 2019. Tickets will be available starting at $37.50.

“The team is excited to play in Toronto and we plan on taking advantage of our home court,” said Frank Dancevic, captain of the Canadian Davis Cup team. “We have been part of World Group for seven years now and our goal is to win this tie so that we have the chance to compete for the Davis Cup title in 2019 under the new formula that will be implemented starting next year. We will need the support of our incredible Canadian fans and we hope they come out in big numbers.”

Dancevic will choose the members of his team for this tie at a later date. Many players have defended their country’s colours in recent years including Daniel Nestor, Peter Polansky, Vasek Pospisil, Milos Raonic, Adil Shamasdin, Brayden Schnur, and Denis Shapovalov. 
Individual tickets will go on sale Wednesday August 22 at 11 a.m. E.T. and will be available starting at $37.50. Furthermore, there are still a limited number of series tickets for sale allowing fans to attend all three days of the competition at a discounted price. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster or by calling 1 855-985-5000 (see match schedule below).

SCHEDULE*

Friday September 14, beginning at 4 p.m. E.T.
Two singles matches
No. 1 player from Canada vs No. 2 player from Netherlands
No. 2 player from Canada vs. No. 1 player from the Netherlands
Tickets starting at $69.50

Saturday September 15, beginning at 2:30 p.m. E.T.
Doubles match
Canada vs. the Netherlands
Tickets starting at $37.50

Sunday September 16, beginning at 2 p.m. E.T.
Two singles matches
No. 1 player from Canada vs. No. 1 player from the Netherlands
No. 2 player from Canada vs. No. 2 player from the Netherlands
Tickets starting at $69.50

*The official draw on September 13 will determine the matches for the weekend. All matches will be played in a best-of-five format. If the outcome of the tie is decided before the last day, Sunday’s matches will be best-of-three.

About Davis Cup
Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is the World Cup of Tennis. It is the largest annual international team competition in sport, with 133 teams entered in 2018. The competition is 118 years old, having been founded in 1900. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas (Official Bank of Davis Cup). International sponsors are Rolex (Official Timekeeper) and Adecco (Official HR Sponsor), while Head (Official Ball) is an international partner. beIN SPORTS is the Official Global Media Rights Partner. Follow all the action on www.daviscup.com and www.copadavis.com
 
About Tennis Canada
Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and operates the premier Rogers Cup presented by National Bank WTA and ATP World Tour events, 9 professional ITF sanctioned events and financially supports 13 other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates junior national training centres/programs in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the International Wheelchair Tennis Association, and serves to administer, sponsor and select the teams for Davis Cup, Fed Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development. For more information on Tennis Canada please visit our Web site at: www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
 

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Media Contacts:
Valerie Tetreault
Manager, Communications – Tennis Canada
514-273-1515 ext. 6259, vtetreault@tenniscanada.com