DR plays Germany in Davis Cup playoffs at Parque del Este
Dominican Republic’s best tennis player of all time, Victor Estrella leads the four-men Dominican Republic team in the Davis Cup series that opens at the Parque del Este tennis courts in eastern Santo Domingo this weekend, 18-20 September 2015. For the first time in its tennis history, the DR is in the playoffs of the prestigious Davis Cup with the top 16 teams in the world. The DR is hosting Germany in the World Group play-offs, looking to reach the World Group for the first time.
The Dominican team members are captain Rafael Moreno, Victor Estrella (57th in singles, 168th in doubles), Jose Hernandez (200th in singles and 432nd in doubles, Roberto Cid (928th in singles and 1,498th in doubles) and Jose Olivares (1,112th in singles and 1,100th in doubles).
Germany will be represented by Philipp Kohlschreiber (34th in singles and 437th in doubles), Dustin Brown (86th in doubles and 108th in singles), Philipp Petzschner, (54th in doubles, 534th in singles) and Benjamin Becker (73rd in singles, 133rd in doubles).
The Dominican team is ranked 23rd in the world. Germany is ranked 15th.
Sep 17, 2015
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