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Israel and Ukraine stripped of Davis Cup home ties

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LONDON - Ongoing "political unrest" in Israel and Ukraine means neither country will be allowed to stage their respective Davis Cup World Group ties next month, world tennis' governing body ruled on Tuesday. 

'Neutral venues' will be found to host the Davis Cup ties, tennis authorities said

"It is always a very difficult decision for the ITF to take away choice of ground in Davis Cup by BNP Paribas," said Francesco Ricci Bitti, president of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

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