Canada will play Colombia to try and stay in Davis Cup main group

The Canadian Davis Cup tennis team will play Colombia from Sept. 12-14, with the winner booked for the 2015 World Group.

Canada will host September meeting

Milos Raonic, currently ranked 11th in the world, is expected to lead Canada in Davis Cup play. (Getty Images)

The Canadian Davis Cup tennis team will play Colombia in a home tie later this year.

The winner of the Sept. 12-14 tie will receive a spot in the 2015 World Group.

Canada had its best Davis Cup season ever in 2013, making it to the semifinals.

But the Canadians lost their first-round World Group match to Japan this season and was relegated to the playoff against Colombia.

The venue and surface for the best-of-five series will be announced at a later date.

Canada is ranked eighth in the world while Colombia is ranked 26th.


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