What is the schedule?
The best-of-five match begins Friday, April 5, with two singles matches (U.S. No. 1 vs. Serbia No. 2, and Serbia No. 1 vs. U.S. No. 2).
There is one doubles match Saturday, April 6.
There are two singles matches Sunday, April 7: The two No. 1 players meet, followed by the two No. 2s.
The first team to three wins advances to the semifinal round in September against Canada or Italy.
The four teams in the other half of the bracket are France, Argentina, Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic.
The Davis Cup final is set for Nov. 15-17.
Who is expected to play?
Serbia's Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1-ranked player, has committed to play, according to the United States Tennis Association.
He's expected to be joined as a singles player by No. 9 Janko Tipsarevic. The United States' singles players in its first Davis Cup match, John Isner and Sam Querrey, are ranked in the top 20, and brothers Bob and Mike Bryan are the world's top-ranked doubles team.
The official teams will not be announced until late March.
How do I get tickets?
If you are a USTA member, you can get them from 10 a.m. Feb. 25 until 11:59 p.m. Feb. 26 via a presale. Information will be emailed. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at idahotickets.com or by phone at (888) 484-8782. Tickets will be sold as a three-day package, with the cheapest at around $100. Prices for more premium seating areas have not been announced.
Are alcohol sales allowed?
Yes, beer and wine will be sold during the three-day event at Taco Bell Arena.
How will the court be set up?
A hardcourt and pad will be shipped from Maryland. The arena will not need to be reconfigured much, and will be able to seat approximately 11,500 fans.
Dave Southorn: 377-6420, Twitter: @IDS_southorn