Canada's Davis Cup squad all set for Japan

Milos Raonic headlines a four-member team who will represent Canada in Davis Cup action next month.

Tennis Canada announced Tuesday that Vasek Pospisil (Vernon, B.C.

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), Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, Ont.) and Daniel Nestor (Toronto) will join the Thornhill, Ont., native in matches against Japan at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in Vancouver.

Canadian captain Martin Laurendeau, who named the roster, says the squad will be tested during the March 6-8 event.

“We definitely know from recent experience how dangerous an opponent Japan can be,” Laurendeau said of Japan’s lineup, which includes Kei Nishikori, Go Soeda, Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama.

“But unlike last year we are at home, with a healthy team, and back in familiar confines where we have had a lot of recent success. So, we feel confident and will be ready to go out there and fight for a win.”