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Felix Auger-Aliassime headlines Canadian roster for Davis Cup Finals

By The Canadian Press on October 23, 2023.

Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime returns to Team Europe's Gael Monfils during the second set of a Laver Cup tennis singles match, in Vancouver, on Friday, September 22, 2023. Auger-Aliassime headlines the Canadian roster for the upcoming Final 8 stage of the Davis Cup Finals. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

MONTREAL – Felix Auger-Aliassime headlines the Canadian roster for the upcoming Final 8 stage of the Davis Cup Finals.

Tennis Canada says the 19th-ranked Montrealer will be joined Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., Vasek Pospisil of Vernon, B.C., Gabriel Diallo of Montreal and Alexis Galarneau of Laval, Que.

Frank Dancevic of Niagara Falls, Ont., will serve as captain for the Nov. 21-26 competition in Malaga, Spain.

Canada defeated Australia in last year’s final to win the Davis Cup for the first time.

Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., won their singles matches to give Canada the victory. Shapovalov has battled knee issues this season.

Canada will begins its Final 8 stage against Finland on Nov. 21.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 23, 2023.

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