2003 ARAG World Team Cup

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The 2003 ARAG World Team Cup was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 25th edition of the World Team Cup and was part of the International Series of the 2003 ATP Tour. It took place at the Rochusclub in Düsseldorf in Germany from May 18 through May 24, 2003.

Argentina were the defending champions but were eliminated in the round robin stage.

Chile defeated the Czech Republic in the final to win the title for the first time.

Players[edit]

Red Group[edit]

Blue Group[edit]

Round robin[edit]

Red Group[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country Points Matches Sets
1  Czech Republic 3–0 6–3 13–8
2  Australia 1–2 5–3 11–7
3  Spain 1–2 4–5 10–11
4  United States 1–2 3–6 7–13

Spain vs. United States[edit]


Spain
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
18 May 2003
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3
1 Spain
United States
Carlos Moyá
James Blake
77
62
7
5
   
2 Spain
United States
Àlex Corretja
Todd Martin
3
6
4
6
   
3 Spain
United States
Àlex Corretja / Fernando Vicente
James Blake / Mardy Fish
2
6
69
711
   

Australia vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Australia
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
18 May 2003
Clay

Czech Republic
2
1 2 3
1 Australia
Czech Republic
Lleyton Hewitt
Jiří Novák
6
3
6
2
   
2 Australia
Czech Republic
Wayne Arthurs
Radek Štěpánek
61
77
3
6
   
3 Australia
Czech Republic
Wayne Arthurs / Lleyton Hewitt
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
4
6
4
6
   

Spain vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Spain
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
20 May 2003
Clay

Czech Republic
2
1 2 3
1 Spain
Czech Republic
Àlex Corretja
Radek Štěpánek
6
4
6
4
   
2 Spain
Czech Republic
Carlos Moyá
Jiří Novák
6
4
65
77
2
6
 
3 Spain
Czech Republic
Àlex Corretja / Carlos Moyá
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
3
6
4
6
   

Australia vs. United States[edit]


Australia
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
20 May 2003
Clay

United States
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
United States
Lleyton Hewitt
James Blake
6
3
6
3
   
2 Australia
United States
Wayne Arthurs
Todd Martin
77
64
7
5
   
3 Australia
United States
Wayne Arthurs / Todd Reid
Mardy Fish / Graydon Oliver
6
4
6
2
   

Spain vs. Australia[edit]


Spain
2
Düsseldorf, Germany
22 May 2003
Clay

Australia
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Australia
Carlos Moyá
Lleyton Hewitt
2
6
6
3
3
6
 
2 Spain
Australia
Àlex Corretja
Wayne Arthurs
3
6
7
5
7
5
 
3 Spain
Australia
Àlex Corretja / Fernando Vicente
Mark Philippoussis / Todd Reid
6
1
6
1
   

Czech Republic vs. United States[edit]


Czech Republic
2
Düsseldorf, Germany
22 May 2003
Clay

United States
1
1 2 3
1 Czech Republic
United States
Jiří Novák
James Blake
5
7
6
4
3
6
 
2 Czech Republic
United States
Radek Štěpánek
Todd Martin
6
2
7
5
   
3 Czech Republic
United States
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
James Blake / Mardy Fish
6
3
4
6
6
1
 

Blue Group[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos. Country Points Matches Sets
1  Chile 3–0 8–1 17–3
2  Argentina 2–1 6–3 12–9
3  Germany 1–2 4–5 9–13
4  Sweden 0–3 0–9 4–17

Argentina vs. Sweden[edit]


Argentina
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
19 May 2003
Clay

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Sweden
David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman
6
2
6
2
   
2 Argentina
Sweden
Gastón Gaudio
Thomas Enqvist
4
6
6
4
77
64
 
3 Argentina
Sweden
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman / Thomas Enqvist
62
77
77
64
6
2
 

Germany vs. Chile[edit]


Germany
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
19 May 2003
Clay

Chile
2
1 2 3
1 Germany
Chile
Lars Burgsmüller
Fernando González
4
6
66
78
   
2 Germany
Chile
Tomas Behrend
Marcelo Ríos
3
6
7
5
77
62
 
3 Germany
Chile
Michael Kohlmann / Rainer Schüttler
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
6
1
2
6
0
6
 

Argentina vs. Germany[edit]


Argentina
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
21 May 2003
Clay

Germany
0
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Germany
David Nalbandian
Rainer Schüttler
6
4
7
5
   
2 Argentina
Germany
Gastón Gaudio
Tomas Behrend
6
2
6
4
   
3 Argentina
Germany
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Lars Burgsmüller / Michael Kohlmann
6
2
0
6
6
2
 

Chile vs. Sweden[edit]


Chile
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
21 May 2003
Clay

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Chile
Sweden
Nicolás Massú
Thomas Enqvist
6
2
6
3
   
2 Chile
Sweden
Fernando González
Magnus Norman
6
2
6
3
   
3 Chile
Sweden
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
Jonas Björkman / Magnus Norman
6
4
6
2
   

Germany vs. Sweden[edit]


Germany
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
23 May 2003
Clay

Sweden
0
1 2 3
1 Germany
Sweden
Rainer Schüttler
Magnus Norman
6
1
6
3
   
2 Germany
Sweden
Lars Burgsmüller
Thomas Enqvist
5
7
6
4
6
4
 
3 Germany
Sweden
Tomas Behrend / Michael Kohlmann
Thomas Enqvist / Magnus Norman
65
77
5
0
   
retired

Argentina vs. Chile[edit]


Argentina
0
Düsseldorf, Germany
23 May 2003
Clay

Chile
3
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Chile
David Nalbandian
Fernando González
4
6
5
7
   
2 Argentina
Chile
Gastón Gaudio
Marcelo Ríos
3
6
3
6
   
3 Argentina
Chile
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
3
6
0
1
  retired
 

Final[edit]

Czech Republic vs. Chile[edit]


Czech Republic
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
24 May 2003
Clay

Chile
2
1 2 3
1 Czech Republic
Chile
Jiří Novák
Fernando González
64
77
65
77
   
2 Czech Republic
Chile
Radek Štěpánek
Nicolás Massú
6
3
77
65
   
3 Czech Republic
Chile
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
4
6
2
6
   

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]