The first incarnation of the revamped Davis Cup finals is just two months away and Gerard Piqué, the president and founder of sports and media investment group Kosmos Holding, remains bullish that his plans to revive the historic men's team tennis tournament will prove a huge success. Story by Bob Williams.
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Kosmos Holding, the sports and entertainment investment group founded by Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué, is close to purchasing Spanish fifth-tier team FC Andorra.
Call it the Gerard Pique effect. Madrid has been announced as the first host of the revamped Davis Cup finals and will stage the event in 2019 and 2020.
Member nations of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have voted in favour of a major reform package for the Davis Cup, with Lille or Madrid to host the first final of the revamped men’s national t…