The team

The five-time quarter-finalists are led by top 50 star Mikhail Kukushkin, with rising star Alexandr Bublik also adding strength.

After defeating Portugal 3-1 in the Qualifiers to reach the Davis Cup Madrid Finals 2019, the Kazakhs were unable to break out of Group E despite a 2–1 win against the Netherlands.

Did you know?

Kazakhstan competed in its first Davis Cup in 1995 and has become a really hard team to beat in Astana, where acting as host nation they have won in 11 of the 12 ties played there.

Captain: Dias Doskarayev

Dias Doskarayev made his own Davis Cup debut at the age of 14, and has been in post as captain since he was 28.