Tennis - Davis Cup venue for Australia vs France first round announced
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Tennis - France decide to hold the tie in Vendee region
Tennis - The first round Davis Cup World Group tie next season between Australia and France will be held in the Vendee region of western France according to a statement released by the French Tennis Federation on Friday.
The tie will take place on January 31st-February 2nd. The stadium has a 4,173-seater and the surface has yet to be decided.
This will be the first meeting between the two nations since the 2001 final in Melbourne which France won 3-2.
France have won the Davis Cup nine times and Australia 28 times.
Australia has beaten France in 10 of the 14 ties they have played in Davis Cup history.