Andy Murray makes GB Davis Cup squad for Glasgow group games

The Scot is part of the team to face United States, Kazakhstan and Netherlands.

Andy Murray makes GB Davis Cup squad for event at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena Getty Images

Andy Murray has been named in the Great Britain squad for next month’s Davis Cup matches in Glasgow, making a return to the competition for the first time since 2019.

The Scot, who led the team to victory in the competition in 2015, will line up alongside Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans and Joe Salisbury for the event, with one more team member to be confirmed by Leon Smith in the weeks to come.

Great Britain are to face United States, Kazakhstan and Netherlands in Group D of the competition at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, with matches played on September 14, 16 and 18.

Murray said he is looking forward to playing in Scotland again, where he is guaranteed a warm reception from his countrymen.

“It’s always special playing in a Davis Cup tie in front of a home crowd,” said the 35-year-old. “Some of the best moments of my career have come representing my country in the Davis Cup so to be a part of the team again means a lot.

“Obviously it’s exciting that the competition is returning to Glasgow. We’ve had some brilliant results there in the past and this is another chance for us to create even more history. We’ve got a strong team and we’ll be giving everything we can to get the win for the fans and book our place in the finals.”

Davis Cup captain Smith was also eagerly anticipating the event, saying that the Glasgow crowd coudl help the team by making “serious noise.

He said: “I’m delighted to name such a strong team to take on the other three nations next month in Glasgow. We have really good strength and depth at the moment and selections have been tougher than ever.

“Emirates Arena has been a brilliant venue for our team in the past creating some of the best atmospheres and memories our players have experienced.

“We are very excited to bring Davis Cup back there for the first time in over four years and look forward to a packed-out stadium making some serious noise for our team.”

The British team is aiming to finish in the top two placed in the four-team group and earn a place in the last eight competition in Malaga in November.

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