The 2012 Dusseldorf World Team Cup is the second most prestigious men’s team tennis competition between nations each year. The eight countries whose Top 2 players achieved the highest combined ATP rankings at the end of the previous year are invited to be the 8 teams that compete for the cup each year. All reports are that this year has the strongest field of nations competing for a number of years.
The official name of Dusseldorf is the Power Horse World Team Cup and it begins in the same week that Roland Garros begins, yet ends the day before the 1st round of the main draw at Roland Garros commences.
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The 2012 tournament is being held at the Rochusclub in Dusseldorf, Germany. The court surface is red clay, the centre court seats 5,000 people and this tournament is being held for the 35th time this year after beginning in 1978. This tournament runs from Sunday 20 May to Saturday 26 May, which will be the final’s day.
The 2011 champions were GERMANY who defeated defending champions ARGENTINA in the final with Florian Mayer, Philipp Kohlschriber and Philipp Petzschner representing Germany to win a record-breaking 5th World Team Cup title by any one country.
Follow the World Team Cup on Twitter the official handle is @WorldTeamCup and the official 2012 hashtags are #worldteamcup and #wtc. To “Like” the official Facebook paste: https://www.facebook.com/powerhorseworldteamcup into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.
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