Pretoria South Africa – The South African Davis Cup team arrived in Irene on Sunday evening and wasted no time in getting onto the practice courts early Monday at the Irene Country Club ahead of their Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Group 2 tie next weekend vs Luxembourg from 4-6 March.

The South African team is made up of players Tucker Vorster, Lloyd Harris, Ruan Roelofse, Dean O’Brien Keith-Patrick Crowley and team Captain Marcos Ondruska

South Africa is ranked 56 and Luxembourg is ranked 58 on the Davis Cup world rankings. This is the first time the two nations will be playing each other.

Programme for the tie:

Friday 4 March: 9.45am: Opening Ceremony. The first singles match will start at 10am with the second rubber following immediately thereafter.

Saturday 5 March: 12.00pm: Doubles Match

Sunday 6 March: 10am: First reverse singles match, followed by final singles match.

All the matches are played as the best of five sets until a result has been achieved.

Tickets to the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group 2 South Africa vs Luxembourg tie are available at R100.00 per person and at R250 for a season ticket (three day ticket) via and instore at Pick n Pay’s with Money Counters