Glasgow arena to host Britain-Australia Davis Cup semifinal

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) The Emirates Arena in Glasgow will host next month's Davis Cup semifinal between Britain and Australia.

The matches will be played Sept. 18-20 on a temporary hard court in the 8,200-seat arena.

The arena was also the venue for Britain's first-round victory over the United States in March.

Scottish-born Andy Murray says ''we had a unique atmosphere in Glasgow, the crowd was unbelievable.''

It will be the 13th Davis Cup meeting between the two countries dating back to 1907, with Australia holding an 8-4 advantage.

Britain is aiming to reach the final for the first time since 1978.

Australia has won the Davis Cup 28 times, the last time in 2003. Britain's last of nine titles came in 1936.

Belgium hosts Argentina in the other semifinal in Brussels.

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