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Canada Takes on Croatia in First Round Davis Cup Action, Feb. 2-4 on Sportsnet

February 1, 2018

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Canada’s quest for tennis glory begins anew this weekend as the 2018 Davis Cup season gets underway with a World Group first round tie against Croatia. Sportsnet has exclusive coverage of the three-day event beginning Friday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT (full broadcast schedule below). Looking to take its first step towards the title and advance to the quarter-finals, Canada visits Croatia to play a best-of-five match series on an indoor clay court in Osijek, Croatia. Hosting from the studio is Caroline Cameron, who takes on play-by-play duties for the first time, alongside analyst Robert Bettauer with Arash Madani reporting from Osijek. The match-up is headlined by young Canadian star Denis Shapovalov. Also playing for Canada are Vasek Pospisil, Peter Polansky and veteran doubles player Daniel Nestor. Sportsnet Davis Cup Broadcast Schedule *All Sportsnet broadcasts available to stream on Sportsnet NOW **Schedule is subject to change Friday, Feb. 2
  • Singles Matches, 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT (Sportsnet)
    • Peter Polansky vs. Borna Coric
    • Denis Shapovalov vs. Viktor Galovic
Saturday, Feb. 3
  • Doubles Match, 8 a.m. ET/ 5 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
    • Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil vs. Ivan Dodig and Franko Skugor
Sunday, Feb. 4
  • Singles Matches, 8 a.m. ET / 5 a.m. PT (Sportsnet 360)
    • Denis Shapovalov vs. Borna Coric
    • Peter Polansky vs. Viktor Galovic
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