Sao Paulo: Three-time French Open winner Gustavo Kuerten was included in Brazil's Davis Cup squad on Tuesday to face Canada next week.

The clay-court tie in Group 1 of the Americas Zone takes place from April 6-8 in the southern Brazilian city of Florianopolis.

Captain Francisco Costa, a former player who took over the squad in February, also included Flavio Saretta, Marcos Daniel and Andre Sa in the team. The country's third-ranked player, Ricardo Mello, was left out. AP

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