Davis Cup 2014: First Round
- France and Germany set up a big second round match. The winner should be favored to reach the final.
- Switzerland with two top 10 players should be favored to reach the final from the bottom half of the draw.
- The UK team will rise and fall with Andy Murray, but I would not put a Boris Becker style tie in which Murray has a hand in winning all 3 points past the UK. However, Italy will likely select a slow clay court and try to win all 3 non-Murray points.
- The Czech Republic will also be a hard out as they have held the trophy and do not want to let it go.