1997 Davis Cup

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1997 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 86th
Achievements
1996
1998

The 1997 Davis Cup was the 86th edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. Group IV was added to the regional Zones, with promotion and relegation between it and Group III. A total of 127 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Sweden defeated the United States at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 28-30 November, giving Sweden their 6th title.[1][2][3]

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Australia

Brazil

Czech Republic

France

Germany

India

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

Romania

Russia

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
7-9 February
Quarterfinals
4-6 April
Semifinals
19-21 September
Final
28-30 November
                                     
Ribeirão Preto, Brazil (clay)
  United States 4  
Newport Beach, CA, USA (hard)
  Brazil 1  
    United States 4  
Bucharest, Romania (indoor hard)
    Netherlands 1  
  Netherlands 3
Washington, D.C., United States (hard)
  Romania 2  
    United States 4  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
    Australia 1  
  France 1  
Adelaide, Australia (grass)
  Australia 4  
    Australia 5
Příbram, Czech Republic (indoor clay)
    Czech Republic 0  
  Czech Republic 3
Gothenburg, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  India 2  
    United States 0
Rome, Italy (clay)
    Sweden 5
  Mexico 1  
Pesaro, Italy (indoor carpet)
  Italy 4  
    Italy 4
Cala Ratjada, Majorca, Spain (clay)
    Spain 1  
  Spain 4
Norrköping, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  Germany 1  
    Italy 1
Durban, South Africa (hard)
    Sweden 4  
  South Africa 3  
Växjö, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  Russia 1  
    South Africa 2
Luleå, Sweden (indoor hard)
    Sweden 3  
   Switzerland 1
  Sweden 4  

Final[edit]


Sweden
5
Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden
28 November - 30 November 1997
carpet (indoors)

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
United States
Jonas Björkman
Michael Chang
7
5
1
6
6
3
6
3
   
2 Sweden
United States
Magnus Larsson
Pete Sampras
3
6
77
61
2
1
     
retired
3 Sweden
United States
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
Todd Martin / Jonathan Stark
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4 Sweden
United States
Jonas Björkman
Jonathan Stark
6
1
6
1
       
5 Sweden
United States
Magnus Larsson
Michael Chang
77
65
66
78
6
4
     

World Group Qualifying Round[edit]

Date: 19-21 September

Venue Home Team Score Visiting Team
Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard)  Zimbabwe 3-2  Austria
Florianópolis, Brazil (clay)  Brazil 5-0  New Zealand
New Delhi, India (grass)  India 3-2  Chile
Ghent, Belgium (indoor clay)  Belgium 3-2  France
Essen, Germany (indoor carpet)  Germany 5-0  Mexico
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)  Russia 3-2  Romania
Montreal, Canada (indoor carpet)  Canada 1-4  Slovakia
Locarno, Switzerland (indoor carpet)   Switzerland 3-2  South Korea
  • Belgium, Slovakia and Zimbabwe promoted to World Group in 1998.
  • Brazil, Germany, India, Russia, and Switzerland remain in World Group in 1998.
  • Austria (EA), Canada (AMN), Chile (AMN), New Zealand (AO), and South Korea (AO) remain in Group I in 1998.
  • France (EA), Mexico (AMN) and Romania (EA) relegated to Group I in 1998.

Americas Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group III[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Participating Teams

Asia/Oceania Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group III[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Participating Teams

Europe/Africa Zone[edit]

Group I[edit]

Participating Teams

Group II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group III[edit]

Venue A[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue B[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Venue I[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue II[edit]

Participating Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1997 Results". ITF. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496,505. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1998). World of Tennis 1997. London: Harper Collins. pp. 31–43. ISBN 9780002188241. 

External links[edit]