The draws have been announced for the 12 Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifier ties, as well as 12 ties in both the World Group I Play-offs and World Group II Play-offs. All 36 ties will take place on a home-and-away basis on 4-5 March with Serbia and Great Britain receiving wild cards for the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022.
The ITF and Kosmos Tennis have announced the draw for the 2022 Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifiers, which took place in Madrid ahead of the 2021 final between Croatia and Russian Tennis Federation on Sunday.
Serbia and Great Britain have been announced as the two wild card nations for the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022. By reaching the 2021 final, Croatia and the Russian Tennis Federation have also secured automatic qualification for the 2022 Finals.
The 12 winning nations from the 2022 Qualifiers will advance to the Finals, where they will join Croatia, Russian Tennis Federation, Great Britain and Serbia in a 16-nation line-up. The 12 losing nations from the Qualifiers will compete in the 2022 World Group I ties in September.
France (s) (c*) v Ecuador
Spain (s) (c) v Romania
Finland (c) v Belgium (s)
USA (s) (c) v Colombia
Netherlands (c) v Canada (s)
Brazil (c) v Germany (s)
Slovakia (c) v Italy (s)
Australia (s) (c) v Hungary
Norway (c*) v Kazakhstan (s)
Sweden (s) (c) v Japan
Argentina (s) (c) v Czech Republic
Korea, Rep. (c*) v Austria (s)
(s) = seed; (c) = choice of ground; * = choice of ground decided by lot
Davis Cup by Rakuten is the World Cup of Tennis. Founded in 1900, it is the largest annual international team competition in sport, with 142 nations entered in 2020/21.