2006 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2006. 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 2007.

Participating Teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belarus

Chile

Croatia

France

Germany

Netherlands

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
10-12 February
Quarterfinals
7-9 April
Semifinals
22-24 September
Final
1-3 December
                                     
Graz, Austria (indoor clay)[1]
S   Croatia 3  
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)[2]
  Austria 2  
  S   Croatia 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[3]
  S   Argentina 3  
S   Argentina 5
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[4]
  Sweden 0  
  S   Argentina 5  
Minsk, Belarus (indoor carpet)[5]
  S   Australia 0  
S   Spain 1  
Melbourne, Australia (hard)[6]
  Belarus 4  
    Belarus 0
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor clay)[7]
  S   Australia 5  
S   Australia 3
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)[8]
  Switzerland 2  
  S   Argentina 2
Halle, Germany (indoor hard)[9]
  S   Russia 3
  Germany 2  
Pau, France (indoor carpet)[10]
S   France 3  
  S   France 1
Amsterdam, Netherlands (ind. carpet)[11]
  S   Russia 4  
  Netherlands 0
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)[12]
S   Russia 5  
  S   Russia 3
La Jolla, United States (hard)[13]
  S   United States 2  
  Romania 1  
Rancho Mirage, USA (grass)[14]
S   United States 4  
  S   United States 3
Rancagua, Chile (clay)[15]
    Chile 2  
  Chile 4
S   Slovakia 1  

First round[edit]

Austria vs. Croatia[edit]


Austria
2
Schwarzl Freizeit Zentrum, Graz, Austria[1]
10–12 February 2006
Clay (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Austria
Croatia
Jürgen Melzer
Mario Ančić
77
62
77
64
4
6
4
6
3
6
 
2 Austria
Croatia
Stefan Koubek
Ivan Ljubičić
2
6
2
6
4
6
     
3 Austria
Croatia
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Mario Ančić / Ivan Ljubičić
6
3
6
3
4
6
4
6
6
8
 
4 Austria
Croatia
Alexander Peya
Ivan Cerović
4
6
6
2
6
4
     
5 Austria
Croatia
Stefan Koubek
Marin Čilić
6
1
7
5
       

Argentina vs. Sweden[edit]


Argentina
5
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[3]
10–12 February 2006
Clay

Sweden
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Sweden
David Nalbandian
Robin Söderling
3
6
6
2
6
4
6
1
   
2 Argentina
Sweden
José Acasuso
Thomas Johansson
6
1
6
1
6
3
     
3 Argentina
Sweden
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
Simon Aspelin / Jonas Björkman
6
2
77
64
2
6
6
4
   
4 Argentina
Sweden
Juan Ignacio Chela
Thomas Johansson
6
4
6
1
       
5 Argentina
Sweden
José Acasuso
Jonas Björkman
6
0
6
1
       

Belarus vs. Spain[edit]


Belarus
4
Football Manege, Minsk, Belarus[5]
10–12 February 2006
Carpet (i)

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belarus
Spain
Max Mirnyi
Tommy Robredo
6
3
65
77
6
3
6
3
   
2 Belarus
Spain
Vladimir Voltchkov
David Ferrer
6
3
6
4
6
3
     
3 Belarus
Spain
Max Mirnyi / Vladimir Voltchkov
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
77
62
6
4
7
5
     
4 Belarus
Spain
Serguei Tarasevitch
David Ferrer
2
6
1
6
       
5 Belarus
Spain
Vladimir Voltchkov
Tommy Robredo
78
66
6
3
       

Switzerland vs. Australia[edit]


Switzerland
2
SEG Geneva Arena, Geneva, Switzerland[7]
10–12 February 2006
Clay (i)

Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Australia
Michael Lammer
Peter Luczak
6
1
3
6
0
6
3
6
   
2 Switzerland
Australia
Stanislas Wawrinka
Chris Guccione
7
5
3
6
6
4
78
66
   
3 Switzerland
Australia
Yves Allegro / Stanislas Wawrinka
Wayne Arthurs / Paul Hanley
66
78
4
6
6
4
65
77
   
4 Switzerland
Australia
Stanislas Wawrinka
Peter Luczak
6
4
6
2
67
79
6
2
   
5 Switzerland
Australia
George Bastl
Chris Guccione
5
7
3
6
67
79
     

Germany vs. France[edit]


Germany
2
Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany[9]
10–12 February 2006
Hard (i)

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
France
Nicolas Kiefer
Sébastien Grosjean
5
7
67
79
0
6
     
2 Germany
France
Tommy Haas
Richard Gasquet
6
1
4
6
4
6
77
61
3
6
 
3 Germany
France
Tommy Haas / Alexander Waske
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
78
66
3
6
4
6
1
6
   
4 Germany
France
Rainer Schüttler
Arnaud Clément
6
4
6
3
       
5 Germany
France
Tommy Haas
Michaël Llodra
6
3
6
3
       

Netherlands vs. Russia[edit]


Netherlands
0
Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands[11]
10–12 February 2006
Carpet (i)

Russia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Russia
Raemon Sluiter
Dmitry Tursunov
77
62
4
6
65
77
65
77
   
2 Netherlands
Russia
Melle Van Gemerden
Nikolay Davydenko
66
78
5
7
4
6
     
3 Netherlands
Russia
Raemon Sluiter / John Van Lottum
Igor Andreev / Mikhail Youzhny
2
6
6
3
4
6
4
6
   
4 Netherlands
Russia
Jesse Huta-Galung
Igor Andreev
3
6
6
4
67
79
     
5 Netherlands
Russia
Melle Van Gemerden
Dmitry Tursunov
64
77
65
77
       

United States vs. Romania[edit]


United States
4
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, La Jolla, United States[13]
10–12 February 2006
Hard

Romania
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Romania
Andy Roddick
Andrei Pavel
77
62
6
2
68
710
2
6
4
6
 
2 United States
Romania
James Blake
Victor Hănescu
6
4
77
65
6
2
     
3 United States
Romania
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Victor Hănescu / Horia Tecău
6
2
0
0
       
retired
4 United States
Romania
Andy Roddick
Răzvan Sabău
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
5 United States
Romania
James Blake
Horia Tecău
6
1
7
5
       

Chile vs. Slovakia[edit]


Chile
4
Medialuna de Rancagua, Rancagua, Chile[15]
10–12 February 2006
Clay

Slovakia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Chile
Slovakia
Fernando González
Michal Mertiňák
77
65
77
63
6
3
     
2 Chile
Slovakia
Nicolás Massú
Dominik Hrbatý
65
77
6
3
6
1
77
64
   
3 Chile
Slovakia
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
Lukáš Lacko / Michal Mertiňák
6
2
7
5
3
6
6
4
   
4 Chile
Slovakia
Paul Capdeville
Victor Bruthans
6
4
7
5
       
5 Chile
Slovakia
Adrián García
Lukáš Lacko
4
6
1
4
      retired
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

Croatia vs. Argentina[edit]


Croatia
2
Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Croatia[2]
7–9 April 2006
Carpet (i)

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Croatia
Argentina
Ivan Ljubičić
Agustín Calleri
67
79
5
7
78
66
6
1
6
2
 
2 Croatia
Argentina
Marin Čilić
David Nalbandian
1
6
1
6
2
6
     
3 Croatia
Argentina
Marin Čilić / Ivan Ljubičić
José Acasuso / David Nalbandian
4
6
2
6
6
3
4
6
   
4 Croatia
Argentina
Ivan Ljubičić
David Nalbandian
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
5 Croatia
Argentina
Sasa Tuksar
Juan Ignacio Chela
6
3
4
6
66
78
65
77
   

Australia vs. Belarus[edit]


Australia
5
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia[6]
7–9 April 2006
Hard

Belarus
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Belarus
Chris Guccione
Max Mirnyi
77
64
3
6
7
5
3
6
6
4
 
2 Australia
Belarus
Lleyton Hewitt
Vladimir Voltchkov
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
3 Australia
Belarus
Wayne Arthurs / Paul Hanley
Max Mirnyi / Vladimir Voltchkov
3
6
6
4
5
7
6
3
7
5
 
4 Australia
Belarus
Wayne Arthurs
Serguei Tarasevitch
78
66
6
2
       
5 Australia
Belarus
Chris Guccione
Alexandr Zotov
6
1
6
3
       

France vs. Russia[edit]


France
1
Palais des Sports, Pau, France[10]
7–9 April 2006
Carpet (i)

Russia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Russia
Richard Gasquet
Marat Safin
64
77
6
4
3
6
77
61
1
6
 
2 France
Russia
Arnaud Clément
Nikolay Davydenko
6
3
2
6
4
6
64
77
   
3 France
Russia
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
Dmitry Tursunov / Mikhail Youzhny
6
3
6
3
63
77
5
7
6
2
 
4 France
Russia
Richard Gasquet
Dmitry Tursunov
1
6
6
3
77
64
3
6
5
7
 
5 France
Russia
Michaël Llodra
Mikhail Youzhny
2
6
6
4
63
77
     

United States vs. Chile[edit]


United States
3
Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, United States[14]
7–9 April 2006
Grass

Chile
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Chile
James Blake
Fernando González
77
65
6
0
62
77
4
6
8
10
 
2 United States
Chile
Andy Roddick
Nicolás Massú
6
3
77
65
77
65
     
3 United States
Chile
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Paul Capdeville / Adrián García
6
1
6
2
6
4
     
4 United States
Chile
Andy Roddick
Fernando González
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
2
   
5 United States
Chile
James Blake
Paul Capdeville
3
6
4
6
       

Semifinals[edit]

Argentina vs. Australia[edit]


Argentina
5
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[4]
22–24 September 2006
Clay

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Australia
David Nalbandian
Mark Philippoussis
6
4
6
3
6
3
     
2 Argentina
Australia
José Acasuso
Lleyton Hewitt
1
6
6
4
4
6
6
2
6
1
 
3 Argentina
Australia
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
Wayne Arthurs / Paul Hanley
6
4
6
4
7
5
     
4 Argentina
Australia
Agustín Calleri
Paul Hanley
6
0
6
3
       
5 Argentina
Australia
Juan Ignacio Chela
Wayne Arthurs
          w/o
 

Russia vs. United States[edit]


Russia
3
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia[12]
22–24 September 2006
Clay (i)

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
United States
Marat Safin
Andy Roddick
6
4
6
3
77
65
     
2 Russia
United States
Mikhail Youzhny
James Blake
7
5
1
6
6
1
7
5
   
3 Russia
United States
Dmitry Tursunov / Mikhail Youzhny
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
4 Russia
United States
Dmitry Tursunov
Andy Roddick
6
3
6
4
5
7
3
6
17
15
 
5 Russia
United States
Marat Safin
James Blake
5
7
64
77
       

Final[edit]

Russia vs. Argentina[edit]


Russia
3
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia[8]
1–3 December 2006
Carpet (i)

Argentina
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Argentina
Nikolay Davydenko
Juan Ignacio Chela
6
1
6
2
5
7
6
4
   
2 Russia
Argentina
Marat Safin
David Nalbandian
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
3 Russia
Argentina
Marat Safin / Dmitry Tursunov
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
6
2
6
3
6
4
     
4 Russia
Argentina
Nikolay Davydenko
David Nalbandian
2
6
2
6
6
4
4
6
   
5 Russia
Argentina
Marat Safin
José Acasuso
6
3
3
6
6
3
77
65
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Austria v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Croatia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Argentina v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Argentina v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Belarus v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Australia v Belarus". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Switzerland v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Russia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "Germany v France". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "France v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Netherlands v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Russia v United States". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "United States v Romania". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "United States v Chile". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Chile v Slovakia". daviscup.com.