Led by new team captain Wally Masur, the Aussies had a team-bonding dinner as they prepare to take on the Czech Republic in the Davis Cup.

A huge blow for Australia ahead of next week's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, with number one ranked-player Nick Kyrgios withdrawing due to a back problem.

Lleyton Hewitt has trained in Melbourne ahead of Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, and received a special surprise.