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Tennis Canada – Canadian fans looking to support team in Guadeloupe can book travel packages and tickets through Tennis Canada and The Supporters Section

Toronto, January 18, 2016 – Tennis Canada announced Monday that tickets for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie between Canada and France are now available for purchase by Canadian fans. The tie will take place on outdoor clay at Vélodrome Amédée Detraux in Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe from March 4-6, 2016.

A limited number of seats have been allocated to Tennis Canada as per International Tennis Federation regulations. These seats are all located together behind the Team Canada bench and are priced at €165 for the three-day series.

Fans looking to book a travel package including hotel with all-inclusive meals and drinks, tickets, and all transfers to/from the airport and stadium can do so through The Supporters Section, a full service fan experience company that is organizing a trip for Canadian fans for Davis Cup. Airfare is not included in the package, but any fans looking for assistance in securing flights can inquire with The Supporters Section. For more information about the packages available, visit the event page here, email info@thesupporterssection.com, or call 416-458-2266.

Anyone who has made their own arrangements but wishes to purchase tickets only can contact Christine Wright at cwright@tenniscanada.com. Deadline for ticket purchase is Thursday February 4.

Canada will be making its fifth straight appearance in the elite 16-team World Group when it takes on France. The team has advanced past the first round twice, in 2013 and 2015. The winner of this tie will move into the quarter-finals against either Germany or Czech Republic.

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 135 teams entered in 2016. The competition is 116 years old having been founded in 1900. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Davis Cup. International sponsors are Rolex (Official Timekeeper), Adecco (Official HR Sponsor) and Betway (Official Betting Sponsor). beIN SPORTS is the Official Global Media Rights Partner. Follow all the action on www.daviscup.comwww.copadavis.comwww.twitter.com/daviscupwww.facebook.com/DavisCupTenniswww.Weibo.com/daviscupofficial and www.DavisCup.tv.  

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, eight professional ITF-sanctioned events and financially supports 15 other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates national junior 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 website at www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contacts (Toronto):
Sarah Grossman, National Manager, Communications and Media Relations, Professional Tennis    
                sgrossman@tenniscanada.com, 416-650-7922
Nicole Watts, Manager, Communications
                nwatts@tenniscanada.com, 416-665-9777 x4092
 
Media Contacts (Montreal):
Valerie Tetreault, Regional Manager, Communications and Media Relations      
                vtetreault@tenniscanada.com, 514-273-1515 x259