Rafael Nadal's Spain will host defending champions Croatia in the Davis Cup finals with the 17-time major victor set to be the only member of the sport's big four taking part in the controversially rebooted tournament.
There is no place for Roger Federer's Switzerland, however, after they were knocked out in this month's qualifiers.
It will be the first Davis Cup finals played in the new week-long 18-nation World Cup-style format.
In the draw on Thursday, No. 13-ranked Canada was placed in Group F with the No. 6-ranked United States and No. 10 Italy for the November 18-24 competition.
At the draw ceremony Pique said the new format, which largely replaces the old "home and away" ties played throughout the year, would be a "festival of tennis".
"We are very excited, we have been working on this for over a year now and we have a tremendous team of people involved", Pique said before several national captains picked balls out of a pot to reveal the nature of the groups.
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The six group winners plus the two second-placed teams with the best records based on percentage of sets won will qualify for the quarter-finals for the event which gets under way from November 18-24.
The ITF said players will compete for prize money that will rival what is offered in Grand Slams. The federation said it reached the 25-year deal with Kosmos to help increase revenue related to the Davis Cup, which used to be played at varied sites over four weekends throughout the year.
"It's innovation and it's also keeping tradition", ITF president David Haggerty said.
The nations will play within their groups Monday to Thursday, with the knockout rounds Friday to Sunday. The matches will take place in three stadiums in morning and afternoon sessions. Each session will include two singles matches and a doubles match between two nations.
And adding insult to injury for South Africa in both the Davis Cup and Fed Cup losses is the fact that the final nails in the coffin were hammered home by teams from Portugal, traditionally tennis opponents who held out few dangers and problems.
Group D sees Belgium and Colombia pooled with 28-time champions Australia while Britain, who have been champions on 10 occasions, Kazakhstan and Netherlands make up Group E. Britain and Argentina were given wild-card berths.
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