Tomic to lead Australia in Davis Cup qualifier
Bernard Tomic will lead Australia into the Davis Cup
Asia-Oceania second-round match against South Korea next month in
the absence of former No. 1-ranked Lleyton Hewitt.
The 31-year-old Hewitt won his singles and doubles matches in
Australia’s 5-0 first-round win over China, but had surgery on his
left foot last month and is expected to be sidelined until
The 19-year-old Tomic, a Wimbledon quarterfinalist, and Matt
Ebden will play singles in the April 6-8 match at Brisbane. Marinko
Matosevic and Chris Guccione was also included in the team
announced Tuesday by Australia captain Pat Rafter.
The winner will advance to the World Group playoff in
The Koreans advanced to the second round with a 4-1 win over