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Kyle Edmund to take on Lucas Pouille in Davis Cup quarter-final opener

Edmund to take on Pouille in Davis Cup quarter-final opener
By PA Sport

06/04/2017 at 13:07Updated 06/04/2017 at 13:30

Kyle Edmund will play Lucas Pouille in the opening match of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against France in Rouen on Friday.

British number one Dan Evans will then take on surprise French choice Jeremy Chardy in the second singles match.

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Saturday's doubles will see Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot face Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau before the reverse singles on Sunday.

Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot of Great Britain celebrate a point as Vasek Pospisil of Canada turns away during the doubles match on day two of the Davis Cup World Group tie between Great Britain and Canada at TD Place Arena on February 4, 2017 in Ottawa

Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot of Great Britain celebrate a point as Vasek Pospisil of Canada turns away during the doubles match on day two of the Davis Cup World Group tie between Great Britain and Canada at TD Place Arena on February 4, 2017 in OttawaAFP

Britain defeated France at the same stage on their way to the title two years ago but go into the tie as underdogs without world number one Andy Murray, who is recovering from an elbow injury.

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