Mardy Fish, the former world number seven tennis player, has been named as US captain for the first edition of the new-look Davis Cup.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) confirmed on Wednesday that Fish would replace Jim Courier to become the team's 41st captain, Xinhua news agency reported.
The 37-year-old, who retired in 2015, won a combined 14 titles on the ATP Tour -- six in singles and eight in doubles during his career.
Fish will lead the team into the competition which will be held in Madrid from November 18-24.
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