Groth on standby if Kyrgios ruled out

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Groth on standby if Kyrgios ruled out

Nick Kyrgios has finally arrived in Melbourne for this week’s Davis Cup tie against the United States, with Sam Groth placed on standby as the world No.27 battles a mystery virus.

Australian coach Jason Stoltenberg confirmed Kyrgios would hit with his teammates on the Kooyong grass on Wednesday afternoon.

Groth – who will partner John Peers in Saturday’s doubles rubber – says he is ready to step in should either Kyrgios (back/hip/virus) or Bernard Tomic (wrist) be forced to pull out of Friday’s opening singles matches.

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