26 Jan Irish Davis Cup Team announced
Conor Niland, Captain of the Irish Davis Cup team, has this morning announced his team to for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group III Competition.
The Irish No 1 player James McGee had declared himself unavailable for the tie for scheduling reasons so Irish No 2 Sam Barry will lead the team with Bjorn Thomson as number two. Peter Bothwell is selected at No 3 and they will be joined by doubles specialist David O’Hare for the tie which takes place at Tere Tennis Centre, in Tallin Estonia on March 2-5th 2016
The Irish Davis Cup Captain Conor Niland said “I am very pleased to announce a team with a good mixture of youth and experience for this tie in Estonia. With the retirement of James Cluskey and unavailability of James McGee It is a good opportunity for us to launch our young upcoming players into the Davis Cup arena”
Ireland will be seeking promotion to Europe Zone Group II in 2017.