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Nick Kyrgios to play Davis Cup semifinal, says Australia's captain

SYDNEY -- Nick Kyrgios will not be dropped from Australia's Davis Cup semifinal against Britain in September despite being fined for his obscene on-court remarks against Swiss player Stan Wawrinka, Australia's captain, Wally Masur, said.

Kyrgios, 20, received a $10,000 fine from the ATP Tour for the remarks and $2,500 for comments made to a ball boy during the second-round match at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada.

The ATP also launched an investigation to see whether the remarks violated the Player Major Offense provisions, with a suspension possible.

Masur confirmed Friday that Kyrgios would play in the Glasgow semifinal from Sept. 18-20 and that he was pleased Kyrgios apologized.

"How punitive can you be?" Masur said. "Obviously the consequences will go beyond this week."