Took place the draw for the first round of the playoffs the First group of Euro-African zone Davis Cup between the national teams of Ukraine and Portugal.
The match of the Davis Cup Ukraine-Portugal on outdoor hard courts in Bucha (Kyiv region) on Friday will be opened by the confrontation of the second issue of owners of Ilya Marchenko with the first racket of the Portuguese Joao Sousa. After that the court will be released leader of the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky and a second number of Portuguese Pedro Sousa.
On Saturday there will be three match: Sergiy Stakhovsky will play against Gastao by Elias, Joao Sousa will examine Denis Molchanov, and in the doubles match Stakhovsky and Marchenko will play against Joao Sousa and Pedro Sousa.
Friday game day starting at 11:45 Kiev time. On Saturday the players will be on court at 10:30.
Ukraine and Portugal will host the fifth match in the Davis Cup (2:2). Last year in Lisbon reservists Ukraine national team without a chance lost to the Foundation of Portugal (1:4).
The winner of the Davis Cup match between Ukraine and Portugal will retain residence in the First group, and the loser 18-20 October will have to challenge the place in the division in away match against South Africa.