Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will head the sphere at subsequent month’s ATP Cup, which has been lowered to 12 nations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
World primary Djokovic leads Serbia as they appear to defend the title between 1-5 February in Melbourne.
Nadal, ranked second, represents a Spain aspect aiming to avenge their defeat by Serbia in final 12 months’s last.
US Open champion Dominic Thiem leads Austria, whereas ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev performs for Russia.
Great Britain, who agonisingly missed out on the semi-finals final 12 months, haven’t certified for the 2021 occasion.
Qualification is predicated on the ATP rating of every nation’s top-ranked singles participant, whereas hosts Australia have been given a wildcard.
|Serbia – Novak Djokovic||Argentina – Diego Schwartzman|
|Spain – Rafael Nadal||Italy – Matteo Berrettini|
|Austria – Dominic Thiem||Japan – Kei Nishikori|
|Russia – Daniil Medvedev||France – Gael Monfils|
|Greece – Stefanos Tsitsipas||Canada – Denis Shapovalov|
|Germany – Alexander Zverev||Australia – Alex de Minaur|
Last 12 months’s match featured 24 nations and Britain certified by means of Andy Murray’s protected rating. They miss out this 12 months, although, as a result of Dan Evans is their highest-ranked participant at world quantity 30.
The draw will happen on 20 January, when the 12 groups shall be divided into 4 teams of three. The group winners will advance to the semi-finals.
The occasion has been moved to Melbourne – after being performed in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney final 12 months – to permit the gamers to remain in a Covid-safe bubble earlier than the Australian Open begins on 8 February.