US captain Mardy Fish gives thoughts on new Davis Cup format



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US captain Mardy Fish gives thoughts on new Davis Cup format

American Davis Cup Team Captain Mardy Fish says players are enjoying a great treatment at the inaugural Davis Cup Finals but also underlines that there are certain things in the new format that need to be fixed. The United States, a record 32-time Davis Cup champion, took part at the inaugural Davis Cup Finals but disappointingly failed to make a deep at Caja Magica in Madrid.

The United States failed to make is past the Round Robin stage and make the quarterfinals after finishing second in their group with one win and one loss collected. The United States were beaten by Canada 2-1 on Tuesday but beat Italy 2-1 a day later to claim their first win at the event.

"So many thoughts regarding (the) new Davis Cup format. Things I know... There are definite holes that need to be fixed.. Round Robin play, start times, etc... For the players, Kosmos did an incredible job. Above expectations," Fish wrote on Twitter.

Fish never won a Davis Cup title as a player but he was a member of the American team that made the final in 2004. "I love this competition more than anything Ive ever done in Tennis. I remember the Davis Cup matches Ive played for USA more than any other.

I am so honored to be the Captain of Team USA and couldn’t be more proud of the guys this week. Go USA," Fish added.