Davis Cup 2022: Lexus named Official Car Partner

Lexus has been announced as an official partner to the Davis Cup 2022.

Where was the 2022 Davis Cup held?

The competition took place at a number of major European cities, starting with group stage matches in Bologna, Glasgow and Hamburg, from 13 to 18 September. Knockout matches followed in Malaga, from 22 to 27 November.

Davis Cup 2022 (image from previous years)
MADRID, SPAIN – DECEMBER 03: Davis Cup by Rakuten Madrid Finals 2021 at Madrid Arena on December 03, 2021 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Mateo Villalba / Quality Sport Images / Kosmos Tennis)

What is the connection between Lexus and tennis?

There is an authentic connection between Lexus and the Davis Cup with customers and fans both seeking unforgettable experiences. The partnership places an emphasis on Lexus Electrified, the brand’s sustainability vision, and celebrates a synergy between the electrifying energy of one of the world’s most exciting tennis tournaments and the thrill of driving a Lexus electric or hybrid electric model.

The focus on Lexus Electrified will see the all-new RX 500h performance hybrid, NX plug-in hybrid, the battery electric RZ and UX self-charging hybrid took centre stage at the finals. The new generation RX SUV featured at matches in Spain and Italy, with the all-new, all-electric RZ in the spotlight in Germany and the UK.

As the official car of the Davis Cup 2022, Lexus was responsible for the transportation of players and teams from the 16 competing nations to and from the tennis village during the tournament.

Davis Cup 2022 (image from previous years)
MADRID, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 22: A general view during the quarter final double match between Argentina and Spain of Davis Cup by Rakuten Madrid Finals 2019 at Caja Magica on November 22, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos/ Kosmos Tennis)

Founded in 1900, the Davis Cup by Rakuten has grown to become the largest annual world championship in sport, with 142 nations taking part in 2021. This year the group stage saw 16 teams competing in four round-robin groups. The top two teams in each group advanced to the quarter-finals. The new format included a nine-week break between the group and knockout stages. Lexus ambassador Roberto Bautista represented his native Spain in the competition.

The Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals

The Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals saw the top two teams in each group competing in the quarter-finals. Lexus ambassador Roberto Bautista once again represented Spain in the competition, with his team playing Croatia. Australia, Netherlands, Italy, United States, Germany and Canada were also successful in reaching the last eight.

Who won the Davis Cup 2022?

The Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022 concluded in Malaga on 27 November with the Canadian team crowned worthy winners. As the official car sponsor of the tournament, Lexus transported players and teams to and from the tennis village throughout the group and knock-out stages of the competition finals from 22 to 27 November, offering competitors its famous hospitality.

MALAGA, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 27: Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022 at Palacio de Deportes Jose Maria Martin Carpena on November 27, 2022 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by Diego Souto/ Quality Sport Images / Kosmos Tennis)

Where can I watch Davis Cup 2022?

You can tune in to watch the Davis Cup live on Eurosport 1 in the UK.


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