Davis Cup previews and picks: Murray vs. Simon, Kyrgios vs. Kukushkin

The Grandstand

MurrayPressAndy Murray will be looking to finish off the Great Britain vs. France tie when he faces Gilles Simon on Sunday. In Australia, meanwhile, the home team is still alive but still trailing Kazakhstan.

Andy Murray (GBR) vs. Gilles Simon (FRA)

Murray and Simon will be squaring off for the 15th time in their careers when they collide in the fourth rubber of the Great Britain vs. France Davis Cup quarterfinal tie on Sunday at Queen’s Club. The head-to-head series is being dominated by Murray 12-2, which should come as no surprise given that the two competitors bring similar styles to the table but the world No. 3 wields a much better serve and more offensive firepower. Their only previous grass-court meeting came at Wimbledon in 2010, when Murray rolled 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.

Both men have already been outstanding this weekend. The difference is that Simon was a heavy favorite…

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