Emil Ruusuvuori will not play in the Davis Cup opening match against Canada in Malaga due to a shoulder injury. Patrick Kaukova will be seen at Ruusuvuori’s farm.
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The Finnish team’s preparation for the most important match in our country’s tennis history so far got a nasty bump at the last minute.
Finland’s number one player Emil Ruusuvuori is sidelined for the Davis Cup opener against Canada due to injury. According to Urheilu, it is a shoulder injury.
– Emil tried until the end, but did not have time to recover in time for this match, captain of the Finnish national team Jarkko Nieminen opens to Urheilu.
In the first singles match, Ruusuvuoren’s replacement Patrick from Kaukova.
– Patrick is ready. Everything that is in one’s own hands is prepared as well as possible. We’re going to fight one point at a time, Nieminen says.
There are also changes in Canada’s lineup. Canada’s top player Félix Auger-Aliassimea also not seen in the match against Finland.
The winner of the pair of matches advances to the semi-finals, where they will face either the Czech Republic or Australia.
For the first time, Finland is among the top eight countries in the world in the tennis Davis Cup final. In September, Finland defeated the United States and historically advanced to the final tournament.
According to the tennis association’s estimate, around 2,000 Finnish fans are arriving at the Malaga arena.