17:17 / 16.08.2018.
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BREAKING: #DavisCupVote *passes*, bringing complete overhaul to the 118-year-old competition— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) August 16, 2018
ITF surpassed the needed two-thirds majority, getting 71% of the vote in Orlando.
Big win for ITF and president David Haggerty.
Big loss for traditionalists, particularly Australia.
The ITF AGM has voted in favour of the ITF and Kosmos’ transformational reforms to the #DavisCup by BNP Paribas, which will secure the long-term status of the competition.— Davis Cup (@DavisCup) August 16, 2018
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The new #DavisCup format will involve a qualifying round in February, in which 24 teams will take part in home and away matches – a key element of the Davis Cup’s heritage— Davis Cup (@DavisCup) August 16, 2018
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From 2019, the competition will see 18 nations and the world’s best players compete in a week-long season finale to be crowned #DavisCup champions.— Davis Cup (@DavisCup) August 16, 2018
Here’s the new calendar...
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By reaching the last-four of this year's Davis Cup, France, Spain, Croatia and the USA have already clinched their place in next year's finals.— Stuart Fraser (@stu_fraser) August 16, 2018
12 teams will come through qualifying round in February.
Two wild cards will be announced before draw for qualifying.
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