The Davis Cup playoffs draw was released earlier this morning. The notable ties have former champions making long, tough trips after a summer hardcourt swing.
With main draw berths on the line, Serbia goes to India, Spain makes the long trip to Brazil and Argentina will have to go to Israel.
The winning teams will have a place in the 2015 World Group. The losers will fall to zonal play.
2014 World Group play-offs (12-14 September)
India (c) v Serbia (s)
Brazil (c) v Spain (s)
Israel (c) v Argentina (s)
Canada (s) (c) v Colombia
USA (s) (c) v Slovak Republic
Australia (s) (c) v Uzbekistan
Netherlands (c) (*) v Croatia (s)
Ukraine (c) v Belgium (s)
(s) denotes seeded nation
(c) denotes choice of ground
In main draw matches that same weekend, the semifinals have Czech Republic at France and Italy at Switzerland.
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