UBC to host international tennis stars in Davis Cup

Tennis Canada announced Tuesday that the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre at UBC will be the host site for the upcoming Davis Cup, a first-round tournament elimination between Canada and France. The event will take place from Feb. 10-12, 2012.

Davis Cup is the largest annual international team competition in sport with more than 130 nations competing. The winner of the tournament between France and Canada in February will move on to the World Group quarter-finals. France is the seeded team with a Davis Cup world ranking of No. 4. Canada is ranked No. 14 in the world. Tickets will go on sale Dec. 1, and will be available through Ticketmaster.

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