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Who could Great Britain face in ‘World Cup of Tennis’ Davis Cup finals?

The line-up for the newly-formatted Davis Cup finals has been set, after 12 further teams qualified for the ‘World Cup of Tennis’.

Davis Cup final seedings

Pot 1

  • France
  • Croatia
  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Great Britain
  • USA

Pot 2

  • Spain
  • Serbia
  • Australia
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Kazakhstan

Pot 3

  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Colombia
  • Netherlands
  • Russia
  • Chile

Being in pot one, Leon Smith’s side will avoid a meeting with France, Argentina, Belgium, USA and Croatia until the quarter-finals.

The 18 teams will now be divided into six groups of three countries when the draw is made on Thursday 14 February in Madrid, with Britain among the top seeds.

Top-ranked player per nation

  • France: Pouille (17)
  • Croatia: Cilic (10)
  • Argentina: Del Potro (4)
  • Belgium: Goffin (21)
  • Great Britain: Edmund (29)
  • USA: Tiafoe (30)
  • Canada: Raonic (14)
  • Japan: Nishikori (7)
  • Colombia: Galan (227)
  • Netherlands: Haase (54)
  • Russia: Khachanov (11)
  • Chile: Jarry (41)

Best case scenario

  • Britain, Kazakhstan, Colombia

Worst case scenario

  • Britain, Spain/Serbia, Russia/Canada

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