Great Britain vs Italy Davis Cup Clash Preview
This April Great Britain’s Davis Cup quarter-final match with Italy will take place in Naples on a clay court. After beating the United States in San Diego, Britain has reached the World Group last eight for the first time since 1986.While the match against the US was also played on clay, it is thought that the Italians will prove to be tougher opponents as their two top players Fabio Fognini and Andreas Seppi will be playing on their best surface.
It seems that the bookies agree as the best odds on a Great British victory are 6/5 while the Italians have much shorter odds of 8/13.
The British team captain Leon Smith said, “We’re very excited to be playing our World Group quarter-final in Naples. The Italians have a very strong team and we are under no illusions as to how difficult this tie will be but our team put on a phenomenal performance to beat the USA earlier this month, and so we hope to carry that momentum forward and give this tie absolutely everything we’ve got.”