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Davis Cup: Romania to face Poland this weekend in play-off for accession to Europe-Africa Group I

Romanian tennis player, Marius Copil, will face Kamil Majchrzak in the first singles match of the Davis Cup encounter between Romania and Poland, in Cluj Napoca, according to the draw on Friday.

The first match will start on Saturday at 13.00h, counting for the third round of the Group II Europe-Africa zone.

Marius Copil (27, 81st ATP) defeated Kamil Majchrzak (22, 187th ATP) 7-6 (4), 6-1 last year, in the quarter-finals in Bratislava.

The second match of the Davis Cup play-off will take place between Adrian Ungur (33, 674th ATP) and Hubert Hurkacz (21, 95th ATP).

On Sunday the doubles match will take place: Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau vs. Lukasz Kubot/Marcin Matkowski.

The last singles matches are to be played also on Sunday: Copil vs. Hurkacz and Ungur vs.  Majchrzak.

The two teams have played against each other five times, Poland leads 3-2.

The winning team will promote to Europe-Africa Group I.

In the first two round of the competition this year, Romania defeated Luxembourg 4-1 and Morocco 5-0.  Poland defeated Slovenia 3-2 and Zimbabwe 4-1.

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