2013 Davis Cup World Group

2013 Davis Cup World Group

The World Group is the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2013. The first-round losers go into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists are guaranteed a World Group spot for 2014. Czech Republic defended their Davis Cup title, by defeating the Serbian team in Belgrade in the final.[1][2]

Contents

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

Participating teams

Participating teams

Argentina

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Italy

Israel

Kazakhstan

Serbia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Seeds

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

Draw

  First round
1–3 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
13–15 September
Final
15–17 November
                                     
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[3]
1   Spain 2  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[4]
    Canada 3  
      Canada 3  
Turin, Italy (indoor clay)[5]
      Italy 1  
7   Croatia 2
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor clay)[6]
    Italy 3  
      Canada 2  
Charleroi, Belgium (indoor clay)[7]
  4   Serbia 3  
4   Serbia 3  
Boise, United States (indoor hard)[8]
    Belgium 2  
  4   Serbia 3
Jacksonville, United States (indoor hard)[9]
  6   United States 1  
6   United States 3
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor hard)[10]
    Brazil 2  
  4   Serbia 2
Rouen, France (indoor hard)[11]
  2   Czech Republic 3
    Israel 0  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[12]
5   France 5  
  5   France 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[13]
  3   Argentina 3  
    Germany 0
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[14]
3   Argentina 5  
  3   Argentina 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)[15]
  2   Czech Republic 3  
    Austria 1  
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)[16]
8   Kazakhstan 3  
  8   Kazakhstan 1
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[17]
  2   Czech Republic 3  
    Switzerland 2
2   Czech Republic 3  

First round

Canada vs. Spain


Canada
3
Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[3]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Milos Raonic
Albert Ramos
65
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
2
Frank Dancevic
Marcel Granollers
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
3
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
6
4
4
6
77
63
3
6
2
6
 
4
Milos Raonic
Guillermo García-López
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
5
Frank Dancevic
Albert Ramos
5
7
4
6
       

Italy vs. Croatia


Italy
3
Palavela, Turin, Italy[5]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Croatia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Paolo Lorenzi
Marin Čilić
1
6
78
66
6
4
3
6
2
6
 
2
Andreas Seppi
Ivan Dodig
6
2
62
77
6
4
6
4
   
3
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
3
6
6
1
6
3
713
611
   
4
Andreas Seppi
Marin Čilić
3
6
3
6
5
7
     
5
Fabio Fognini
Ivan Dodig
4
6
6
4
6
4
6
4
   

Belgium vs. Serbia


Belgium
2
Spiroudome de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium[7]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Serbia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
David Goffin
Viktor Troicki
6
1
6
3
65
77
4
6
4
6
 
2
Olivier Rochus
Novak Djokovic
3
6
2
6
2
6
     
3
Steve Darcis / Ruben Bemelmans
Viktor Troicki / Nenad Zimonjić
4
6
4
6
7
5
4
6
   
4
David Goffin
Boris Pašanski
6
4
2
6
6
2
     
5
Steve Darcis
Nenad Zimonjić
6
2
6
4
       

United States vs. Brazil


United States
3
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States[9]
1–3 February 2013 Surface=Hard (i)
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Brazil
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Sam Querrey
Thomaz Bellucci
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2
John Isner
Thiago Alves
6
3
77
63
6
3
     
3
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
66
78
79
67
4
6
6
3
3
6
 
4
John Isner
Thomaz Bellucci
6
2
4
6
79
67
4
6
3
6
 
5
Sam Querrey
Thiago Alves
4
6
6
3
6
4
77
63
   

France vs. Israel


France
5
Kindarena, Rouen, France[11]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Israel
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Amir Weintraub
6
3
6
3
4
6
7
5
   
2
Richard Gasquet
Dudi Sela
6
3
6
2
6
2
     
3
Julien Benneteau / Michaël Llodra
Jonathan Erlich / Dudi Sela
77
63
6
1
6
0
     
4
Michaël Llodra
Noam Okun
6
3
77
65
       
5
Richard Gasquet
Amir Weintraub
6
4
6
3
       

Argentina vs. Germany


Argentina
5
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[13]
1–3 February 2013
Clay

Germany
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Carlos Berlocq
Philipp Kohlschreiber
3
6
7
5
2
6
6
4
4
5
 
retired
2
Juan Mónaco
Florian Mayer
63
77
6
3
6
3
6
4
   
3
David Nalbandian / Horacio Zeballos
Tobias Kamke / Christopher Kas
6
1
6
4
5
7
6
2
   
4
Juan Mónaco
Tobias Kamke
6
4
77
62
       
5
Carlos Berlocq
Christopher Kas
6
2
6
4
       

Kazakhstan vs. Austria


Kazakhstan
3
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[15]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Austria
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Andrey Golubev
Andreas Haider-Maurer
77
62
6
3
77
64
     
2
Evgeny Korolev
Jürgen Melzer
77
63
6
3
6
2
     
3
Yuri Schukin / Andrey Golubev
Alexander Peya / Julian Knowle
65
77
3
6
63
77
     
4
Andrey Golubev
Jürgen Melzer
4
6
6
3
6
4
6
2
   
5
Evgeny Korolev
Andreas Haider-Maurer
          not
played

Switzerland vs. Czech Republic


Switzerland
2
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[17]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Stanislas Wawrinka
Lukáš Rosol
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
2
Henri Laaksonen
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
2
6
77
65
1
6
   
3
Marco Chiudinelli / Stanislas Wawrinka
Tomáš Berdych / Lukáš Rosol
4
6
7
5
4
6
77
63
22
24
 
4
Stanislas Wawrinka
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
4
6
6
3
65
77
   
5
Henri Laaksonen
Jiří Veselý
0
6
6
3
6
1
     

The doubles match was the longest ever rubber in history of the Davis Cup as it beat the record for the longest doubles match as well, with a time of 7 hours and 2 minutes.[18]

Quarterfinals

Canada vs. Italy


Canada
3
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[4]
5–7 April 2013
Hard (i)

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Vasek Pospisil
Andreas Seppi
7
5
6
4
4
6
3
6
3
6
 
2
Milos Raonic
Fabio Fognini
6
4
77
63
7
5
     
3
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
Daniele Bracciali / Fabio Fognini
6
3
6
4
3
6
3
6
15
13
 
4
Milos Raonic
Andreas Seppi
6
4
6
4
3
6
7
5
   
5
Vasek Pospisil
Fabio Fognini
          not
played

United States vs. Serbia


United States
1
Taco Bell Arena, Boise, USA[8]
5–7 April 2013
Hard (i)

Serbia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
John Isner
Novak Djokovic
65
77
2
6
5
7
     
2
Sam Querrey
Viktor Troicki
77
61
3
6
4
6
6
1
6
4
 
3
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
65
77
61
77
7
5
6
4
13
15
 
4
Sam Querrey
Novak Djokovic
5
7
77
63
1
6
0
6
   
5
John Isner
Viktor Troicki
          not
played

Argentina vs. France


Argentina
3
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[12]
5–7 April 2013
Clay

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Carlos Berlocq
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
2
6
3
6
7
5
2
6
 
2
Juan Mónaco
Gilles Simon
77
62
6
2
6
4
     
3
David Nalbandian / Horacio Zeballos
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
3
6
77
63
7
5
6
3
   
4
Juan Mónaco
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
3
6
3
6
0
6
     
5
Carlos Berlocq
Gilles Simon
6
4
5
7
6
4
6
4
   

Kazakhstan vs. Czech Republic


Kazakhstan
1
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[16]
5–7 April 2013
Clay (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Mikhail Kukushkin
Jan Hájek
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
2
Andrey Golubev
Lukáš Rosol
6
4
4
6
2
6
66
78
   
3
Andrey Golubev / Yuri Schukin
Jan Hájek / Radek Štěpánek
77
62
6
4
6
3
     
4
Evgeny Korolev
Lukáš Rosol
65
77
77
62
65
77
2
6
   
5
Andrey Golubev
Jan Hájek
          not
played

Semifinals

Serbia vs. Canada


Serbia
3
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[6]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)

Canada
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Novak Djokovic
Vasek Pospisil
6
2
6
0
6
4
     
2
Janko Tipsarević
Milos Raonic
7
5
3
6
6
3
3
6
8
10
 
3
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
78
66
4
6
6
3
65
77
8
10
 
4
Novak Djokovic
Milos Raonic
77
61
6
2
6
2
     
5
Janko Tipsarević
Vasek Pospisil
77
63
6
2
78
66
     

Czech Republic vs. Argentina


Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[14]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)

Argentina
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Radek Štěpánek
Juan Mónaco
77
63
6
3
6
2
     
2
Tomáš Berdych
Leonardo Mayer
6
4
4
6
6
3
6
4
   
3
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Carlos Berlocq / Horacio Zeballos
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
4
Lukáš Rosol
Horacio Zeballos
6
4
66
78
4
6
     
5
Jiří Veselý
Leonardo Mayer
4
6
4
6
       

Final

Serbia vs. Czech Republic


Serbia
2
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[10]
15–17 November 2013
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Novak Djokovic
Radek Štěpánek
7
5
6
1
6
4
     
2
Dušan Lajović
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
3
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
2
6
4
6
64
77
     
4
Novak Djokovic
Tomáš Berdych
6
4
77
65
6
2
     
5
Dušan Lajović
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
1
6
1
6
     

References

  1. ^ "Czech Republic edge out Serbia to retain trophy". BBC Sport. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Czech Republic defends title". ESPN. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Canada v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Canada v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Italy v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Serbia v Canada". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Belgium v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "United States v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "United States v Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Serbia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "France v Israel". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Argentina v France". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Argentina v Germany". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Austria". daviscup.com. 
  16. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  17. ^ a b "Switzerland v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  18. ^ "Czechs outlast Switzerland in epic". daviscup.com. 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-02-02.