2012 Davis Cup World Group

2012 Davis Cup World Group

The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2012. The first round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists are guaranteed a World Group spot for 2013. The competition was won by the Czech Republic who defeated Spain in the final.[1][2][3][4]

Contents

  • Participating teams 1
  • Seeds 2
  • Draw 3
  • First round 4
    • Spain vs. Kazakhstan 4.1
    • Austria vs. Russia 4.2
    • Canada vs. France 4.3
    • Switzerland vs. United States 4.4
    • Czech Republic vs. Italy 4.5
    • Serbia vs. Sweden 4.6
    • Japan vs. Croatia 4.7
    • Germany vs. Argentina 4.8
  • Quarterfinals 5
    • Spain vs. Austria 5.1
    • France vs. United States 5.2
    • Czech Republic vs. Serbia 5.3
    • Argentina vs. Croatia 5.4
  • Semifinals 6
    • Spain vs. United States 6.1
    • Argentina vs. Czech Republic 6.2
  • Final 7
    • Czech Republic vs. Spain 7.1
  • References 8

Participating teams

Participating teams

Argentina

Austria

Canada

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Russia

Serbia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Seeds

  1.  Spain (Final)
  2.  Argentina (Semifinals)
  3.  Serbia (Quarterfinals)
  4.  France (Quarterfinals)
  5.  Czech Republic (Champion)
  6.  United States (Semifinals)
  7.  Croatia (Quarterfinals)
  8.  Russia (First round)

Draw

  First round
10–12 February
Quarterfinals
6–8 April
Semifinals
14–16 September
Final
16–18 November
                                     
Oviedo, Spain (indoor clay)[5]
1   Spain 5  
Oropesa del Mar, Spain (clay)[6]
  Kazakhstan 0  
  1   Spain 4  
Wiener Neustadt, Austria (indoor hard)[7]
    Austria 1  
8   Russia 2
Gijón, Spain (clay)[8]
  Austria 3  
  1   Spain 3  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[9]
  6   United States 1  
4   France 4  
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)[10]
  Canada 1  
  4   France 2
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor clay)[11]
  6   United States 3  
6   United States 5
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[12]
  Switzerland 0  
  1   Spain 2
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[13]
  5   Czech Republic 3
  Italy 1  
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor clay)[14]
5   Czech Republic 4  
  5   Czech Republic 4
Niš, Serbia (indoor hard)[15]
  3   Serbia 1  
  Sweden 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[16]
3   Serbia 4  
  5   Czech Republic 3
Miki, Japan (indoor hard)[17]
  2   Argentina 2  
  Japan 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[18]
7   Croatia 3  
  7   Croatia 1
Bamberg, Germany (indoor clay)[19]
  2   Argentina 4  
  Germany 1
2   Argentina 4  

First round

Spain vs. Kazakhstan


Spain
5
Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Oviedo, Spain[5]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)

Kazakhstan
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
4
6
77
62
4
6
6
4
 
2
Nicolás Almagro
Andrey Golubev
6
3
4
6
6
1
6
1
   
3
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Evgeny Korolev / Yuri Schukin
6
2
6
3
6
1
     
4
Nicolás Almagro
Evgeny Korolev
6
3
6
4
       
5
Marcel Granollers
Andrey Golubev
6
3
62
77
6
3
     

Austria vs. Russia


Austria
3
Arena Nova, Wiener Neustadt, Austria[7]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)

Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jürgen Melzer
Igor Kunitsyn
6
2
63
77
6
4
3
6
6
1
 
2
Andreas Haider-Maurer
Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
6
1
6
4
61
77
6
2
   
3
Oliver Marach / Alexander Peya
Nikolay Davydenko / Mikhail Youzhny
61
77
79
67
5
7
6
3
4
6
 
4
Jürgen Melzer
Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
5
Andreas Haider-Maurer
Igor Kunitsyn
4
6
6
4
63
77
     

Canada vs. France


Canada
1
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[9]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)

France
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Vasek Pospisil
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1
6
3
6
3
6
     
2
Milos Raonic
Julien Benneteau
6
2
6
4
7
5
     
3
Daniel Nestor / Milos Raonic
Julien Benneteau / Michaël Llodra
61
77
62
77
3
6
     
4
Frank Dancevic
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
4
6
4
6
1
6
     
5
Vasek Pospisil
Gaël Monfils
4
6
4
6
       

Switzerland vs. United States


Switzerland
0
Forum Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland[11]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)[20]

United States
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Stanislas Wawrinka
Mardy Fish
2
6
6
4
6
4
1
6
7
9
 
2
Roger Federer
John Isner
6
4
3
6
64
77
2
6
   
3
Roger Federer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Mike Bryan / Mardy Fish
6
4
3
6
3
6
3
6
   
4
Michael Lammer
Ryan Harrison
60
77
63
77
       
5
Marco Chiudinelli
John Isner
3
6
4
6
       

Czech Republic vs. Italy


Czech Republic
4
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[13]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Radek Štěpánek
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
4
6
3
3
6
6
3
 
2
Tomáš Berdych
Simone Bolelli
6
3
4
6
7
5
6
2
   
3
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Daniele Bracciali / Potito Starace
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
4
Lukáš Rosol
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
3
6
4
     
5
František Čermák
Simone Bolelli
4
6
4
6
       

Serbia vs. Sweden


Serbia
4
Hala Čair, Niš, Serbia[15]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)

Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Janko Tipsarević
Filip Prpic
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
2
Viktor Troicki
Michael Ryderstedt
6
4
6
3
5
7
6
3
   
3
Janko Tipsarević / Nenad Zimonjić
Johan Brunström / Robert Lindstedt
6
3
3
6
64
77
77
63
8
10
 
4
Janko Tipsarević
Michael Ryderstedt
6
2
77
65
7
5
     
5
Dušan Lajović
Filip Prpic
6
4
6
4
       

Japan vs. Croatia


Japan
2
Bourbon Beans Dome, Miki, Japan[17]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Go Soeda
Ivan Dodig
63
77
3
6
6
4
6
3
7
5
 
2
Kei Nishikori
Ivo Karlović
4
6
4
6
3
6
     
3
Tatsuma Ito / Yuichi Sugita
Ivan Dodig / Ivo Karlović
4
6
4
6
6
3
3
6
   
4
Kei Nishikori
Ivan Dodig
7
5
77
63
6
3
     
5
Go Soeda
Ivo Karlović
63
77
1
6
4
6
     

Germany vs. Argentina


Germany
1
Stechert Arena, Bamberg, Germany[19]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)

Argentina
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Philipp Petzschner
Juan Mónaco
3
6
3
6
3
6
     
2
Florian Mayer
David Nalbandian
6
2
0
6
1
6
65
77
   
3
Tommy Haas / Philipp Petzschner
David Nalbandian / Eduardo Schwank
6
3
6
4
4
6
3
6
4
6
 
4
Florian Mayer
Juan Ignacio Chela
5
7
5
7
       
5
Cedrik-Marcel Stebe
Eduardo Schwank
77
61
7
5
       

Quarterfinals

Spain vs. Austria


Spain
4
Marina d'Or, Oropesa del Mar, Spain[6]
6–8 April 2012
Clay

Austria
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Nicolás Almagro
Jürgen Melzer
6
2
6
2
6
4
     
2
David Ferrer
Andreas Haider-Maurer
6
1
6
3
6
1
     
3
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Oliver Marach / Alexander Peya
6
3
4
6
4
6
611
713
   
4
David Ferrer
Jürgen Melzer
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
5
Nicolás Almagro
Alexander Peya
7
5
7
5
       

France vs. United States


France
2
Monte Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune, France[10]
6–8 April 2012
Clay

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Ryan Harrison
7
5
6
2
2
6
6
2
   
2
Gilles Simon
John Isner
3
6
2
6
5
7
     
3
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
4
6
4
6
64
77
     
4
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
John Isner
3
6
64
77
7
5
3
6
   
5
Gilles Simon
Ryan Harrison
6
2
6
3
       

Czech Republic vs. Serbia


Czech Republic
4
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[14]
6–8 April 2012
Clay (i)

Serbia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Tomáš Berdych
Viktor Troicki
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
2
Radek Štěpánek
Janko Tipsarević
7
5
4
6
4
6
6
4
7
9
 
3
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
6
4
6
2
77
63
     
4
Tomáš Berdych
Janko Tipsarević
78
66
78
66
79
67
     
5
Lukáš Rosol
Viktor Troicki
77
65
7
5
       

Argentina vs. Croatia


Argentina
4
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[18]
6–8 April 2012
Clay

Croatia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
David Nalbandian
Marin Čilić
7
5
4
6
6
4
62
77
3
6
 
2
Juan Martín del Potro
Ivo Karlović
6
2
79
67
6
1
     
3
David Nalbandian / Eduardo Schwank
Marin Čilić / Ivo Karlović
3
6
78
66
6
3
66
78
8
6
 
4
Juan Martín del Potro
Marin Čilić
6
1
6
2
6
1
     
5
Juan Mónaco
Antonio Veić
6
1
6
1
       

Semifinals

Spain vs. United States


Spain
3
Parque Hermanos Castro, Gijón, Spain[8]
14–16 September 2012
Clay

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
David Ferrer
Sam Querrey
4
6
6
2
6
2
6
4
   
2
Nicolás Almagro
John Isner
6
4
4
6
6
4
3
6
7
5
 
3
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
3
6
6
3
5
7
5
7
   
4
David Ferrer
John Isner
62
77
6
3
6
4
6
2
   
5
Nicolás Almagro
Sam Querrey
          not
played

Argentina vs. Czech Republic


Argentina
2
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[16]
14–16 September 2012
Clay

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Juan Martín del Potro
Radek Štěpánek
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
2
Juan Mónaco
Tomáš Berdych
1
6
6
4
6
1
4
6
4
6
 
3
Carlos Berlocq / Eduardo Schwank
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
4
Carlos Berlocq
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
3
6
4
6
     
5
Juan Mónaco
Ivo Minář
6
3
77
62
       

Final

Czech Republic vs. Spain


Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[12]
16–18 November 2012
Hard (i)

Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Radek Štěpánek
David Ferrer
3
6
4
6
4
6
     
2
Tomáš Berdych
Nicolás Almagro
6
3
3
6
6
3
65
77
6
3
 
3
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
3
6
7
5
7
5
6
3
   
4
Tomáš Berdych
David Ferrer
2
6
3
6
5
7
     
5
Radek Štěpánek
Nicolás Almagro
6
4
77
60
3
6
6
3
   

References

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  2. ^ "Czechs lay claim to Davis Cup title". ESPN. 18 November July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
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  13. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Serbia v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
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  17. ^ a b "Japan v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  18. ^ a b "Croatia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  19. ^ a b "Germany v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  20. ^ "Swiss to host U.S. on indoor clay". Tennis.com. 2 November 2011.