2014 Davis Cup World Group

2014 Davis Cup World Group

The World Group is the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2014. 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 2015. The final took place at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, between France and Switzerland on indoor clay. Switzerland won the Davis Cup for the first time, beating France 3–1 in the final.

Contents

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

Participating teams

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Netherlands

Serbia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Seeds

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

Draw

  First round
31 January –2 February
Quarterfinals
4–6 April
Semifinals
12–14 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[1]
1   Czech Republic 3  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[2]
    Netherlands 2  
  1   Czech Republic 5  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[3]
      Japan 0  
7   Canada 1
Paris, France (clay)[4]
    Japan 4  
  1   Czech Republic 1  
Frankfurt, Germany (indoor hard)[5]
  5   France 4  
3   Spain 1  
Nancy, France (indoor hard)[6]
    Germany 4  
    Germany 2
Mouilleron-le-Captif, France (indoor clay)[7]
  5   France 3  
5   France 5
Lille, France (indoor clay)[8]
    Australia 0  
  5   France 1
San Diego, United States (clay)[9]
     Switzerland 3
    Great Britain 3  
Napoli, Italy (clay)[10]
6   United States 1  
    Great Britain 2
Mar de Plata, Argentina (clay)[11]
    Italy 3  
    Italy 3
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[12]
4   Argentina 1  
    Italy 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)[13]
     Switzerland 3  
    Belgium 2  
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[14]
8   Kazakhstan 3  
  8   Kazakhstan 2
Novi Sad, Serbia (indoor hard)[15]
     Switzerland 3  
     Switzerland 3
2   Serbia 2  

First round

Czech Republic vs. Netherlands


Czech Republic
3
CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic[1]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Netherlands
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase
6
3
4
6
77
63
2
6
1
6
 
2
Tomáš Berdych
Igor Sijsling
6
3
6
3
6
0
     
3
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
7
5
1
6
77
62
77
63
   
4
Tomáš Berdych
Thiemo de Bakker
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
5
Lukáš Rosol
Igor Sijsling
3
6
3
6
       

Japan vs. Canada


Japan
4
Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan[3]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Kei Nishikori
Peter Polansky
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
2
Go Soeda
Frank Dancevic
4
6
62
77
1
6
     
3
Kei Nishikori / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Frank Dancevic / Daniel Nestor
6
3
77
63
4
6
6
4
   
4
Kei Nishikori
Frank Dancevic
6
2
1
0
       
retired
5
Go Soeda
Peter Polansky
6
1
6
4
       

Germany vs. Spain


Germany
4
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Germany[5]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Roberto Bautista-Agut
6
2
6
4
6
2
     
2
Florian Mayer
Feliciano López
78
66
77
63
1
6
5
7
6
3
 
3
Tommy Haas / Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Marrero / Fernando Verdasco
77
64
69
711
79
67
6
3
   
4
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Feliciano López
           
w/o
5
Daniel Brands
Roberto Bautista-Agut
77
65
6
4
       

France vs. Australia


France
5
Vendéspace, Mouilleron-le-Captif, France[7]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay (i)

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Richard Gasquet
Nick Kyrgios
77
63
6
2
6
2
     
2
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lleyton Hewitt
6
3
6
2
77
62
     
3
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Chris Guccione / Lleyton Hewitt
5
7
77
63
6
2
7
5
   
4
Julien Benneteau
Thanasi Kokkinakis
6
4
6
1
       
5
Gaël Monfils
Nick Kyrgios
77
64
6
4
       

United States vs. Great Britain


United States
1
Petco Park, San Diego, United States[9]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay

Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Donald Young
Andy Murray
1
6
2
6
3
6
     
2
Sam Querrey
James Ward
6
1
63
77
6
3
4
6
1
6
 
3
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Colin Fleming / Dominic Inglot
6
2
6
3
3
6
6
1
   
4
Sam Querrey
Andy Murray
64
77
77
63
1
6
3
6
   
5
Donald Young
James Ward
          not
played
  • Great Britain's victory was their first in the World Group since 1986.[16]

Argentina vs. Italy


Argentina
1
Patinodromo Municipal, Mar de Plata, Argentina[11]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Carlos Berlocq
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
0
6
2
6
1
   
2
Juan Monaco
Fabio Fognini
5
7
2
6
2
6
     
3
Eduardo Schwank / Horacio Zeballos
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
78
66
67
79
63
77
4
6
   
4
Carlos Berlocq
Fabio Fognini
64
77
6
4
1
6
4
6
   
5
Juan Monaco
Andreas Seppi
          not
played

Kazakhstan vs. Belgium


Kazakhstan
3
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[13]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans
6
4
63
77
6
2
6
3
   
2
Andrey Golubev
David Goffin
711
69
3
6
4
6
6
2
12
10
 
3
Evgeny Korolev / Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans / Olivier Rochus
2
6
77
64
3
6
64
77
   
4
Mikhail Kukushkin
David Goffin
6
4
3
6
6
3
4
6
0
6
 
5
Andrey Golubev
Ruben Bemelmans
6
2
6
3
6
1
     

Serbia vs. Switzerland


Serbia
2
SPENS, Novi Sad, Serbia[15]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ilija Bozoljac
Roger Federer
4
6
5
7
2
6
     
2
Dušan Lajović
Stanislas Wawrinka
4
6
6
4
1
6
67
79
   
3
Filip Krajinović / Nenad Zimonjić
Marco Chiudinelli / Michael Lammer
63
77
6
3
62
77
2
6
   
4
Dušan Lajović
Michael Lammer
6
3
3
6
6
4
     
5
Filip Krajinović
Marco Chiudinelli
6
4
6
4
       

Quarterfinals

Japan vs. Czech Republic


Japan
0
Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[2]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Tatsuma Ito
Radek Štěpánek
77
65
65
77
1
6
5
7
   
2
Taro Daniel
Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
2
6
 
3
Tatsuma Ito / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Radek Štěpánek / Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
4
Yasutaka Uchiyama
Lukáš Rosol
3
6
6
3
4
6
     
5
Taro Daniel
Jiří Veselý
4
6
4
6
       

France vs. Germany


France
3
Palais Des Sports Jean Weille, Nancy, France[6]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Julien Benneteau
Tobias Kamke
67
79
3
6
2
6
     
2
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Peter Gojowczyk
7
5
63
77
6
3
68
710
6
8
 
3
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
Andre Begemann / Tobias Kamke
6
1
77
64
4
6
7
5
   
4
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tobias Kamke
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
5
Gaël Monfils
Peter Gojowczyk
6
1
77
60
6
2
     

Italy vs. Great Britain


Italy
3
Tennis Club Napoli, Napoli, Italy[10]
4–6 April 2014
Clay

Great Britain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Fabio Fognini
James Ward
6
4
2
6
6
4
6
1
   
2
Andreas Seppi
Andy Murray
4
6
5
7
3
6
     
3
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Colin Fleming / Andy Murray
4
6
2
6
6
3
5
7
   
4
Fabio Fognini
Andy Murray
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
5
Andreas Seppi
James Ward
6
4
6
3
6
4
     

Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan


Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[14]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Kazakhstan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev
64
77
2
6
6
3
64
77
   
2
Roger Federer
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3
Roger Federer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovesov
4
6
64
77
6
4
66
78
   
4
Stanislas Wawrinka
Mikhail Kukushkin
63
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
5
Roger Federer
Andrey Golubev
77
60
6
2
6
3
     

Semifinals

France vs. Czech Republic


France
4
Roland Garros, Paris, France[4]
12–14 September 2014
Clay

Czech Republic
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Richard Gasquet
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lukáš Rosol
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
3
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
63
77
6
4
77
64
6
1
   
4
Julien Benneteau
Jiří Veselý
4
6
3
6
       
5
Gaël Monfils
Lukáš Rosol
5
7
6
4
7
5
     

Switzerland vs. Italy


Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[12]
12–14 September 2014
Hard (i)

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Roger Federer
Simone Bolelli
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
2
Stan Wawrinka
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
3
Marco Chiudinelli / Stan Wawrinka
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
5
7
6
3
7
5
3
6
2
6
 
4
Roger Federer
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
77
63
     
5
Michael Lammer
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
1
4
6
     

Final

France vs. Switzerland


France
1
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[8][17]
21–23 November 2014
Clay (i)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Stan Wawrinka
1
6
6
3
3
6
2
6
   
2
Gaël Monfils
Roger Federer
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
3
Julien Benneteau / Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer / Stan Wawrinka
3
6
5
7
4
6
     
4
Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5
Gaël Monfils
Stan Wawrinka
          not
played

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