Tennis: Djokovic to lead Serbia against Kazakhstan in Davis Cup

AP , Tuesday 23 Feb 2016

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns the ball to Tommy Robredo of Spain during their ATP tennis match on the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships February 22, 2016. (Reuters)

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will lead Serbia's team against Kazakhstan next week in the first round of the Davis Cup.

Serbia's tennis federation said Tuesday its squad will also include 22nd-ranked Viktor Troicki, Filip Krajinovic and doubles veteran Nenad Zimonjic in the World Group matchup.

Djokovic led Serbia to its first ever Davis Cup title in 2010.

Serbia will host the matches at Belgrade's Hala Pionir arena on March 4-6.

The meeting with Kazakhstan will be the first for the two nations in the Davis Cup. The winner will face either Britain or Japan in the quarterfinals on July 15-17.

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