Croatia hosts Davis Cup final - but has no arena available

Croatia will host Argentina its first-ever home Davis Cup final in November  but faces problems with a venue, the 24Sata daily reported Monday.

The 2005 Cup winners have two arenas with the required 12,000-plus capacity, one in Zagreb and the other in Split. Both are, however, booked at the time of the November 25-27 tie.

The Zagreb Arena hosts a Marvel Universe Live event, while the Spaladium in Split is the venue for a major concert.

Croatia's tennis organization now needs to either make room at one of the two big arenas or secure permission from the ITF to hold the final at a smaller venue, as Slovakia did in 2005 against Croatia.

In this case, the 7,000-seat arena in Zadar, where Croatia beat France in the semi-finals, is a possible option, 24Sata said.

Last update: Mon, 19/09/2016 - 14:52

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