Albert Costa: "Convincing Roger Federer to play Davis Cup is impossible"

Spain shares his group with Russia and Ecuador

by Simone Brugnoli
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Albert Costa: "Convincing Roger Federer to play Davis Cup is impossible"

After the draw for the Davis Cup Finals, its director, Albert Costa, went through Radio MARCA's T4 and chatted with Vicente Ortega. Spain shares his group with Russia and Ecuador. The competition will be held in November. Last year, Spain won the title, defeating Canada in the final.

It was the Spanish team's first Davis Cup title since 2011 and their sixth Davis Cup title overall. Rafael Nadal was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament after winning all eight of his matches. The group into which the Spanish team has fallen is very interesting.

Spain and Russia are two very powerful teams, while Ecuador is a new team, which has now entered the world group and has been a true surprise. I think it's a strong group" - Costa said in a long interview. On Roger Federer: "Convincing Federer to play the finals one year with Switzerland is an impossible mission.

This year he can no longer because his team has not qualified, but for the future we will not stop trying." On Coronavirus, he added: "I am concerned about the situation. We are experiencing a historic moment but we must look ahead.

Today, the draw of the finals has been held and we hope that in November it can be played normally." Following the recent cancellation of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, the affected ATP Tour events are the Miami Open presented by Itau, the Fayez Sarofim & Co U.S.

Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston, the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech, the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, and the Hungarian Open in Budapest.

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