Davis Cup Tennis Coming to Boise

                BOISE, Idaho - The United States Tennis Association announced today that a 2013 Davis Cup quarterfinal match between the United State and Serbia will be held on the Boise State campus the first week of April.

                Taco Bell Arena will be the site for the best-of-five match series April 5-7 (Friday-Sunday).  Match times will be announced at a later date.

Two singles matches, featuring each country's No. 1 player against the other country's No. 2 player will be played the first day (Friday). 

Saturday's schedule will feature the doubles match, with the final day of play on Sunday where each country's No. 1 players will square off followed by the No. 2 players going head-to-head. 

                All matches are best-of-five sets until one country wins three matches.           

                Current World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is expected to play for Serbia, while No. 16 John Isner, No. 20 Sam Querrey and 13-time Grand Slam doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan are expected to play for the United States. 

                Boise State men's tennis coach Greg Patton was part of the local organizing to help secure this international event in Boise. 

                Patton has coached the Broncos for 17 years and has also been involved with the USTA during his intercollegiate coaching career.  As the coach of the U.S. Junior National Team, Patton led the Boys' 14s to the 2003 World Cup Championship.

                His Bronco teams have won several conference championships and in 1997 he was named the NCAA National Coach of the Year.

                Tickets for the event will go on sale to the general public in late-February.


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