01/31/2014 07:39 EST | Updated 04/02/2014 05:59 EDT

Dancevic to replace Pospisil, team with Nestor for Canada in Davis Cup doubles

TOKYO - Tennis Canada said Frank Dancevic will replace Vasek Pospisil, and will team with Daniel Nestor in Saturday's Davis Cup World Group first round match against Japan.

Dancevic won his singles match on Friday, defeating Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1, to even the best-of-five series at a game apiece.

World No. 18 Kei Nishikori defeated Peter Polansky in the opening match, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.