US to host Slovakia in Davis Cup in September

LONDON (AP) The United States will host Slovakia in the Davis Cup World Group playoffs on Sept. 12-14.

The International Tennis Federation held the draw Tuesday.

In other matchups to be played right after the U.S. Open, India hosts Serbia, Brazil hosts Spain, Israel hosts Argentina, Canada hosts Colombia, Australia hosts Uzbekistan, Netherlands hosts Croatia, and Ukraine hosts Belgium.

The eight winning countries in the playoffs will qualify for the World Group in 2015. The losing teams will compete in zone groups next year.