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Davis Cup: American Sock to play Aussie Thompson to open QF

For the second year in a row, the countries with the most Davis Cup victories will meet. This time, Australia is hoping for a better result over the United States.

Following Thursday's draw, American No. 1 Jack Sock will play Australia's Jordan Thompson to open their World Group quarterfinal in Brisbane on Friday, followed by Nick Kyrgios' match against John Isner.

The match will be played on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena, with doubles set for Saturday and reverse singles on Sunday. The winner will play Italy or Belgium in the semifinals in September.

The U.S. leads the head-to-head 26-20 and won the most recent meeting between the teams last year on grass at...