2005 Davis Cup

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2005 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 94th
Achievements
2004
2006

The 2005 Davis Cup was the 94th edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 teams participated in the tournament. The final took place 2-4 December at the Sibamac Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, with Croatia defeating Slovakia for their first title.[1][2][3]

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belarus

Czech Republic

Chile

Croatia

France

Netherlands

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
4-6 March
Quarterfinals
15-17 July
Semifinals
23-25 September
Final
2-4 December
                                     
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
1   Spain 1  
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Slovakia 4  
    Slovakia 4  
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor hard)
    Netherlands 1  
7   Switzerland 2
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Netherlands 3  
    Slovakia 4  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  6   Argentina 1  
4   Australia 5  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Austria 0  
  4   Australia 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  6   Argentina 4  
6   Argentina 5
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Czech Republic 0  
    Slovakia 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
    Croatia 3
  Chile 1  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
5   Russia 4  
  5   Russia 3
Strasbourg, France (indoor clay)
  3   France 2  
  Sweden 1
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
3   France 4  
  5   Russia 2
Braşov, Romania (indoor clay)
    Croatia 3  
  Romania 3  
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
8   Belarus 2  
    Romania 1
Los Angeles, United States (hard)
    Croatia 4  
  Croatia 3
2   United States 2  

First round losers compete in Play-off ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final[edit]


Slovakia
2
Sibamac Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[4]
2–4 December 2005
Hard (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Croatia
Karol Kučera
Ivan Ljubičić
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
2 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Mario Ančić
77
64
6
4
64
77
6
4
   
3 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý / Michal Mertiňák
Mario Ančić / Ivan Ljubičić
65
77
3
6
65
77
     
4 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Ivan Ljubičić
4
6
6
3
6
4
3
6
6
4
 
5 Slovakia
Croatia
Michal Mertiňák
Mario Ančić
61
77
3
6
4
6
     


World Group Play-offs[edit]

Date: 23-25 September

Venue (surface) Home Team Score Visiting Team
Pörtschach, Austria (hard)  Austria
4–1
 Ecuador
Toronto, Canada (hard)  Canada
2–3
 Belarus
Santiago, Chile (clay)  Chile
5–0
 Pakistan
Liberec, Czech Republic (indoor clay)  Czech Republic
2–3
 Germany
Torre del Greco, Italy (clay)  Italy
2–3
 Spain
New Delhi, India (grass)  India
1–3
 Sweden
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor clay)  Switzerland
5–0
 Great Britain
Leuven, Belgium (indoor clay)  Belgium
1–4
 United States
  • Germany promoted to World Group in 2006.
  • Austria, Belarus, Chile, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United States remain in World Group in 2006.
  • Belgium (EA), Canada (AM), Ecuador (AM), Great Britain (EA), India (AO), Italy (EA), and Pakistan (AO) remain in Group I in 2006.
  • Czech Republic (EA) relegated to Group I in 2006.

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 I[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Participating Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards – 2005". www.daviscup.com. ITF. 
  2. ^ "Anchor Ancic seals unforgettable first Davis Cup win for Croatia". The Guardian. 5 December 2005. 
  3. ^ "Croatia win first Davis Cup title". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. 4 December 2005. 
  4. ^ "Slovakia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 

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