Rafa Nadal arrives in Perth to play the new ATP Cup of countries

Feliciano Lopez has shared a photo on Instagram with Rafa Nadal, Roberto Bautista and Pablo Carreño. “Team Spain has arrived,” says the Toledo, who also underlines that Albert Ramos “He is lost in action”, since the man from Matalan is also part of the quintet.

Spain will start the new ATP Cup by countries, the World Cup promoted by the ATP in competition with the Davis Cup Finals. 24 teams divided into six groups of four, with the leaders and the best two seconds moving to fourth.

In dispute there are points for the world ranking, with a maximum of 750 for some of the tennis players of the champion formation.

Nadal and Djokovic, for 750 ATP ranking points

The nº 1 of Rafael Nadal, what distance to Novak Djokovic at 840. The manacorí totals 9,985, by the 9,145 of ‘Nole’, who has listed in his agenda Adelaide, an ATP 250 tournament (the points that could be scored) before the Australian Open, in which he will defend the 2,000 as current champion, for the 1,200 of the finalist, Nadal.

Nadal classified Spain as it commands the ranking of the No. 1 of the countries. His trainer Francis Roig will be the captain. He will occupy a chair that in the Davis Cup belonged to Sergi Bruguera, this one is on the payroll of the Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET). The other novelty regarding the Caja Mágica is the presence of Albert Ramos, when Marcel Granollers was in Madrid.

Spain is the favorite of Group B, based in Perth, having as rivals
Georgia (day 4), Uruguay (day 6) and Japan (day 8).