A series of Davis Cup matches between the teams of Belarus and Austria will kick off today. The teams meet in the first round of the Euro-African zone first group. The first match will be played by Ilya Ivashko and Herald Meltzer. In the second match of the day Dominic Tim will face Dmitry Zhirmont. A doubles match and two singles will be played on Saturday. Now Belarus ranks 25th in the world team rating, Austria is on the 37th position. The winner of the current match will play against the Russian team in April.