Andy Murray will lead Great Britain’s counterclaim of a Davis Cup in a first-round tie opposite Japan in Birmingham from 4-6 March.
The 28-year-old universe series dual will be assimilated by hermit Jamie, Kyle Edmund, Dominic Inglot and Dan Evans.
GB manager Leon Smith said: “It will be a exam though I’m assured in a group and we’re propitious to have another home tie.”
Britain won a Davis Cup for a initial time given 1936 with feat over Belgium in Ghent final November.
Smith, who will make his final selections during a pull on 3 March, added: “Japan have a really clever team, progressed good in new years and with Kei Nishikori have an determined top-10 player.”
Murray’s mother Kim Sears gave birth to a couple’s first child this month and Smith said: “Andy has once again demonstrated his joining to a group and his nation in creation himself accessible to play, generally so shortly after apropos a father.”