1998 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest group of Davis Cup competition in the year 1998.

Draw[edit]

  First round
3–5 April
Quarterfinals
17–19 July
Semifinals
25–27 September
Final
4–6 December
                                     
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor clay)
  Sweden 3  
Hamburg, Germany (hard)
  Slovakia 2  
    Sweden 3  
Bremen, Germany (indoor carpet)
    Germany 2  
  Germany 5
Stockholm, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  South Africa 0  
    Sweden 4  
Porto Alegre, Brazil (clay)
    Spain 1  
  Spain 3  
La Coruña, Spain (clay)
  Brazil 2  
    Spain 4
Zürich, Switzerland (indoor carpet)
     Switzerland 1  
  Czech Republic 2
Milan, Italy (indoor clay)
   Switzerland 3  
    Sweden 4
Genoa, Italy (clay)
    Italy 1
  India 1  
Prato, Italy (clay)
  Italy 4  
    Italy 5
Mildura, Australia (grass)
    Zimbabwe 0  
  Zimbabwe 3
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (indoor hard)
  Australia 2  
    Italy 4
Brussels, Belgium (clay)
    United States 1  
  Belgium 3  
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States (hard)
  Netherlands 1  
    Belgium 1
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (hard)
    United States 4  
  Russia 2
  United States 3  

First round losers compete in Qualifying Round ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

First round[edit]

Slovakia vs. Sweden[edit]

Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 2 Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.svg
Incheba Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia
03 Apr - 05 Feb 1998
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Norman 5 6 4 6 2
Flag of Slovakia.svg Dominik Hrbatý 7 4 6 3 6
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Mikael Tillström 6 1 2 4
Flag of Slovakia.svg Karol Kučera 1 6 6 6
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus LarssonMikael Tillström 6 6 6
Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin HromecJán Krošlák 2 3 4
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Norman 6 4 6 3 6
Flag of Slovakia.svg Karol Kučera 3 6 3 6 3
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Mikael Tillström 6 5 7 7
Flag of Slovakia.svg Dominik Hrbatý 2 7 5 64

Germany vs. South Africa[edit]

Flag of Germany.svg Germany 5 0 South Africa Flag of South Africa.svg
Stadthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Germany.svg Nicolas Kiefer 4 4 6 6 6
Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Stafford 6 6 1 2 2
2 Flag of Germany.svg Tommy Haas 7 3 6 6
Flag of South Africa.svg Wayne Ferreira 62 6 3 4
3 Flag of Germany.svg Boris BeckerDavid Prinosil 5 6 6 6
Flag of South Africa.svg David AdamsEllis Ferreira 7 4 4 4
4 Flag of Germany.svg  David Prinosil 6 64 7
Flag of South Africa.svg Wayne Ferreira 4 7 64
5 Flag of Germany.svg  Tommy Haas 6 7
Flag of South Africa.svg Grant Stafford 1 64

Brazil vs. Spain[edit]

Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2 3 Spain Flag of Spain.svg
Moinhos de Vento Park, Porto Alegre, Brazil
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Brazil.svg Gustavo Kuerten 5 1 6 6 6
Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyà 7 6 4 4 4
2 Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Meligeni 6 4 6 4 4
Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja 4 6 3 6 6
3 Flag of Brazil.svg Gustavo KuertenJaime Oncins 6 7 3 6
Flag of Spain.svg Àlex CorretjaJavier Sánchez 1 5 6 2
4 Flag of Brazil.svg Gustavo Kuerten 3 5 6 4
Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja 6 7 4 6
5 Flag of Brazil.svg Fernando Meligeni 64 2 2
Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyà 7 6 6

Switzerland vs. Czech Republic[edit]

Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 3 2 Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Saal Sports Hall, Zürich, Switzerland
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Switzerland.svg Ivo Heuberger 7 0 5 2
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Bohdan Ulihrach 67 6 7 6
2 Flag of Switzerland.svg Marc Rosset 3 6 7 6
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Daniel Vacek 6 2 65 0
3 Flag of Switzerland.svg Marc RossetLorenzo Manta 6 65 4 6 6
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin DammJiří Novák 4 7 6 1 4
4 Flag of Switzerland.svg Marc Rosset 6 7 7
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Bohdan Ulihrach 4 5 5
5 Flag of Switzerland.svg Ivo Heuberger 63 7 65
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Martin Damm 7 5 7

Italy vs. India[edit]

Flag of India.svg India 1 4 Italy Flag of Italy.svg
Beppe Croce, Genova, Italy
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of India.svg Srinath Prahlad 0 2 6 2
 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Gaudenzi 6 6 1 6
2 Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi 6 6 6
 Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 4 4 4
3 Flag of India.svg Mahesh BhupathiFazaluddin Syed 3 4 6 3
 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea GaudenziDiego Nargiso 6 6 3 6
4 Flag of India.svg Mahesh Bhupathi 1 63 1
 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Gaudenzi 6 7 6
5 Flag of India.svg Srinath Prahlad 2 3
 Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 6 6

Australia vs. Zimbabwe[edit]

Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 3 2 Australia Flag of Australia.svg
Mildura L.T.C., Victoria, Australia
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black 3 4 7 5
Flag of Australia.svg Jason Stoltenberg 6 6 5 7
2 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black 3 6 6 7
Flag of Australia.svg Patrick Rafter 6 3 2 6 0
3 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron BlackWayne Black 4 66 2
Flag of Australia.svg Todd WoodbridgeMark Woodforde 6 7 6
4 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black 6 7 63 6
Flag of Australia.svg Mark Woodforde 3 5 7 4
5 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black 6 3 6 6
Flag of Australia.svg Jason Stoltenberg 2 6 3 4

Belgium vs. Netherlands[edit]

Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 3 2 Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Royal Primrose Club, Brussels, Belgium
03 Apr - 05 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Belgium.svg Johan van Herck 4 3 6 1
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jan Siemerink 6 6 4 6
2 Flag of Belgium.svg Filip Dewulf 7 6 7
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sjeng Schalken 5 2 5
3 Flag of Belgium.svg Filip DewulfLibor Pimek 1 4 4
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Jacco EltinghJan Siemerink 6 6 6
4 Flag of Belgium.svg Filip Dewulf 6 6 6
Flag of the Netherlands.svg John van Lottum 4 0 4
5 Flag of Belgium.svg Christophe van Garsse 6 6 3 3 6
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sjeng Schalken 4 4 6 6 3

United States vs. Russia[edit]

Flag of Russia.svg Russia 2 3 United States Flag of the United States.svg
Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta, United States
04 Apr - 06 Apr 1998
1 Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6 5 62 6 6
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Courier 2 7 7 4 4
2 Flag of Russia.svg Marat Safin 3 3 3
Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi 6 6 6
3 Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny KafelnikovMarat Safin 63 1 6 1
Flag of the United States.svg Todd MartinRichey Reneberg 7 6 2 6
4 Flag of Russia.svg Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6 6 7
Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi 3 0 63
5 Flag of Russia.svg Marat Safin 6 4 6 1 4
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Courier 0 6 4 6 6

Quarterfinals[edit]

Germany vs. Sweden[edit]

Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 2 Germany Flag of Germany.svg
National Centre, Hamburg, Germany
17 Jun - 19 Jun 1998
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman 3 64 5
Flag of Germany.svg Tommy Haas 6 7 7
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Thomas Enqvist 6 6 7
Flag of Germany.svg Nicolas Kiefer 3 3 5
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas BjörkmanNicklas Kulti 4 7 7 6
Flag of Germany.svg Boris BeckerDavid Prinosil 6 65 65 4
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman 6 4 6 5 6
Flag of Germany.svg Nicolas Kiefer 3 6 2 7 4
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Larsson 7 5 2
Flag of Germany.svg Tommy Haas 64 7 6

Spain vs. Switzerland[edit]

Flag of Spain.svg Spain 4 1 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.svg
Coruña T.C., La Coruña, Spain
17 Jun - 19 Jun 1998
1 Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyá 6 6 6
Flag of Switzerland.svg Ivo Heuberger 1 2 1
2 Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja 6 6 6
Flag of Switzerland.svg Marc Rosset 1 2 2
3 Flag of Spain.svg Julián AlonsoJavier Sánchez 6 3 4 6 2
Flag of Switzerland.svg Lorenzo MantaMarc Rosset 3 6 6 5 6
4 Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyá 7 6 7
Flag of Switzerland.svg Marc Rosset 5 1 5
5 Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja 6 7
Flag of Switzerland.svg George Bastl 0 5

Italy vs. Zimbabwe[edit]

Flag of Italy.svg Italy 5 0 Zimbabwe Flag of Zimbabwe.svg
Prato T.C., Prato, Italy
17 Jun - 19 Jun 1998
1  Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Gaudenzi 6 6 6
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black 3 3 4
2  Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 6 6 6
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron Black 3 3 0
3  Flag of Italy.svg Andrea GaudenziDiego Nargiso 1 7 7 6
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Byron BlackWayne Black 6 5 5 3
4  Flag of Italy.svg Diego Nargiso 6 6
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Genius Chidzikwe 0 2
5  Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 6 3 6
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Wayne Black 4 6 3

United States vs. Belgium[edit]

Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 1 4 United States Flag of the United States.svg
State Tennis Club, Indianapolis, United States
17 Jul - 19 Jul 1998
1 Flag of Belgium.svg Filip Dewulf 3 61 6 3
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Courier 6 7 2 6
2 Flag of Belgium.svg Christophe van Garsse 2 2 2
Flag of the United States.svg Andre Agassi 6 6 6
3 Flag of Belgium.svg Johan van HerckXavier Malisse 7 2 7 65 1
Flag of the United States.svg Todd MartinJim Courier 5 6 62 7 6
4 Flag of Belgium.svg Xavier Malisse 61 3
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Martin 7 6
5 Flag of Belgium.svg Christophe Van Garsse 3 4
Flag of the United States.svg Jim Courier 6 1 ret

Semifinals[edit]

Sweden vs. Spain[edit]

Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 4 1 Spain Flag of Spain.svg
Kungliga Tennis Hall, Stockholm, Sweden
25 Sep - 26 Sep 1998
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman 6 7 65 6
Flag of Spain.svg Àlex Corretja 3 5 '7 3
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Thomas Johansson 7 7 7
Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyà 5 64 66
3 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas BjörkmanNicklas Kulti 6 6 6
Flag of Spain.svg Julian AlonsoJavier Sánchez 2 2 2
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Jonas Björkman 6 7
Flag of Spain.svg Carlos Moyá 3 5
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Thomas Johansson 1 63
Flag of Spain.svg Julian Alonso 6 7

United States vs. Italy[edit]

Flag of Italy.svg Italy 4 1 United States Flag of the United States.svg
Milwaukee Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
25 Sep - 27 Sep 1998
1 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea Gaudenzi 6 0 7 7
Flag of the United States.svg Jan-Michael Gambill 2 6 60 64
2 Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 7 6 7
Flag of the United States.svg Todd Martin 60 3 68
3 Flag of Italy.svg Andrea GaudenziDiego Nargiso 6 7 5 2 6
Flag of the United States.svg Justin GimelstobTodd Martin 4 6 2 7 6 3
4 Flag of Italy.svg Gianluca Pozzi 7 7
Flag of the United States.svg Justin Gimelstob 64 5
5 Flag of Italy.svg Davide Sanguinetti 6 3 3
Flag of the United States.svg Jan-Michael Gambill 4 6 6

Final[edit]


Italy
1
Forum, Milan, Italy
4–6 December 1998
clay (indoors)

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Sweden
Andrea Gaudenzi
Magnus Norman
711
69
60
77
6
4
3
6
6
6
retired
 
2 Italy
Sweden
Davide Sanguinetti
Magnus Gustafsson
1
6
4
6
0
6
     
3 Italy
Sweden
Diego Nargiso / Davide Sanguinetti
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
61
77
1
6
3
6
     
4 Italy
Sweden
Gianluca Pozzi
Magnus Gustafsson
4
6
2
6
       
5 Italy
Sweden
Diego Nargiso
Magnus Norman
6
2
6
3
       

See also[edit]