05. 03. 2009. · Photo by Srđan Stevanović (TSS)
Only six days after the finals in Dubai, Novak will take on world no.12 David Ferrer again, in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group.
This will be the opening singles rubber in Benidorm. The match is scheduled on Friday at 11am CET.
Djokovic and Ferrer have met seven times. Novak won the last one in Dubai finals, and he now leads 4-3.
Second on court sees world no.1 Rafael Nadal take on world no.47 Janko Tipsarevic. Their only match was at US Open in 2007, when at 6:2 6:3 3:2 for Nadal, Janko retired.
Doubles match will be played on Saturday. Novak Djokovic and Nenad Zimonjic will play for Serbia, Tommy Robredo and Feliciano Lopez for Spain.
Novak Djokovic will face Rafael Nadal on Sunday at 11am. Janko Tipsarevic and David Ferrer will play the fifth rubber.
Matches will be played at stadium Parque Tematico Terra Mitica (clay, capacity 14,000).