The new Davis Cup continues to fumble

If nothing has yet been formalized, the final phase of the century-old competition (which will be played in a new format) should take place next season, and for five years, in Abu Dhabi.

Like the previous edition in 2019, which saw Rafael Nadal’s Spain win at home, the Davis Cup, Kosmos version, was offered Sunday evening a winner of choice with the Russian team, composed in particular of Daniil Medvedev, world number 2, and Andrey Rublev, number 5. Favorites in the final against Croatia (striker of Serbia from Djokovic in the semi-final), the Russians easily won 2 wins to 0.

On this point, the bet is successful. Since the highly controversial reform in August 2018 of the historic format of the century-old competition (home and away matches replaced by a World Cup-type final), the best play (almost) all the game, and , in the end, it is the strong nations of the moment that are rewarded. No wonder in this context that France, in decline in recent months, is struggling (two eliminations before the quarters in the last two editions) and is forced to go through a dam – very affordable

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