ITF Press Release, February 12, 2019
The draw ceremony for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals will be held on Thursday 14 February at 19.00 CET and will be streamed live on the Davis Cup Finals website and official social channels.
The ceremony, which will last approximately 45 minutes, will also be broadcast internationally by over 30 TV channels including in Italy, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Serbia, Slovakia, Argentina, Singapore, Netherlands, China, the entire region of the Middle East and the Gulf and other South American regions.
The 18 Davis Cup Finalist nations will discover who they will meet in the group phase of the Davis Cup Finals, played at the Region of Madrid’s La Caja Magica on 18-24 November. The winners of the six groups and the two second best runners-up will then advance to the knockout stage.
Captains in attendance will be invited to participate in the draw – among them former players with great Davis Cup and professional records such as Argentine Gastón Gaudio, the 2004 Roland Garros champion, and former world No. 4 and 2001 Davis Cup champion Sébastien Grosjean of France.
In addition to the ITF President David Haggerty and Gerard Piqué, Kosmos’ Founder and President, both Ángel Garrido, President of the Region of Madrid, and Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid, will also attend the draw ceremony.