1991 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1991. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists were guaranteed a World Group spot for 1992.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Canada

Czechoslovakia

France

Germany

Israel

Italy

Mexico

New Zealand

Spain

Sweden

United States

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First round
1 February-31 March
Quarterfinals
March–June
Semifinals
20–22 September
Final
29 November-1 December
                                     
Mexico City, Mexico (hard)[1]
  United States 3  
Newport, United States (grass)[2]
  Mexico 2  
    United States 4  
Murcia, Spain (clay)[3]
    Spain 1  
  Spain 4
Kansas City, United States (indoor clay)[4]
  Canada 1  
    United States 3  
Christchurch, New Zealand (grass)[5]
    Germany 2  
  Argentina 4  
Berlin, Germany (indoor carpet)[6]
  New Zealand 1  
    Argentina 0
Dortmund, Germany (indoor carpet)[7]
    Germany 5  
  Germany 3
Lyon, France (indoor carpet)[8]
  Italy 2  
    United States 1
Zagreb, Yugoslavia (indoor clay)[9]
    France 3
  Yugoslavia 4  
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)[10]
  Sweden 1  
    Yugoslavia 4
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)[11]
    Czechoslovakia 1  
  Czechoslovakia 4
Pau, France (indoor carpet)[12]
  Austria 1  
    Yugoslavia 0
Rennes, France (indoor clay)[13]
    France 5  
  Israel 0  
Nîmes, France (clay)[14]
  France 5  
    France 3
Perth, Australia (grass)[15]
    Australia 2  
  Belgium 0
  Australia 5  

First round[edit]

Mexico vs. United States[edit]


Mexico
2
German Club, Mexico City, Mexico[1]
29–31 March 1991
Hard

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Mexico
United States
Luis-Enrique Herrera
Jim Courier
6
4
2
6
7
5
6
4
   
2 Mexico
United States
Leonardo Lavalle
Brad Gilbert
3
6
2
6
77
64
3
6
   
3 Mexico
United States
Leonardo Lavalle / Jorge Lozano
Rick Leach / Jim Pugh
4
6
6
4
62
77
77
63
4
6
 
4 Mexico
United States
Luis-Enrique Herrera
Brad Gilbert
6
4
3
6
5
7
6
3
3
6
 
5 Mexico
United States
Leonardo Lavalle
Jim Courier
6
4
62
77
7
5
     

Spain vs. Canada[edit]


Spain
4
La Manga Club, Murcia, Spain[3]
1–3 February 1991
Clay

Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Canada
Sergi Bruguera
Andrew Sznajder
6
4
6
2
1
6
6
1
   
2 Spain
Canada
Emilio Sánchez
Martin Wostenholme
6
3
3
6
6
1
6
4
   
3 Spain
Canada
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
Grant Connell / Glenn Michibata
77
63
6
2
6
1
     
4 Spain
Canada
Emilio Sánchez
Andrew Sznajder
5
7
7
5
3
6
     
5 Spain
Canada
Sergi Bruguera
Martin Wostenholme
6
1
77
65
       

New Zealand vs. Argentina[edit]


New Zealand
1
Wilding Park, Christchurch, New Zealand[5]
1–3 February 1991
Grass

Argentina
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 New Zealand
Argentina
Brett Steven
Martín Jaite
5
7
2
6
2
6
     
2 New Zealand
Argentina
Kelly Evernden
Javier Frana
64
77
4
6
3
6
     
3 New Zealand
Argentina
Kelly Evernden / David Lewis
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
4
6
6
3
64
77
5
7
   
4 New Zealand
Argentina
Kelly Evernden
Christian Miniussi
64
77
6
3
8
6
     
5 New Zealand
Argentina
Brett Steven
Javier Frana
3
6
3
6
       

Germany vs. Italy[edit]


Germany
3
Westfahlenhalle, Dortmund, Germany[7]
1–3 February 1991
Carpet (i)

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Italy
Boris Becker
Paolo Canè
3
6
6
1
6
4
6
4
   
2 Germany
Italy
Michael Stich
Omar Camporese
62
77
1
6
3
6
     
3 Germany
Italy
Boris Becker / Eric Jelen
Omar Camporese / Diego Nargiso
6
4
4
6
66
78
6
4
3
6
 
4 Germany
Italy
Boris Becker
Omar Camporese
3
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
6
3
 
5 Germany
Italy
Michael Stich
Paolo Canè
77
64
61
77
7
5
6
1
   

Yugoslavia vs. Sweden[edit]


Yugoslavia
4
Cibona Kosarkaski Klub, Zagreb, Yugoslavia[9]
1–3 February 1991
Clay (i)

Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sweden
Goran Ivanišević
Jonas Svensson
6
2
4
6
6
3
6
4
   
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sweden
Goran Prpić
Stefan Edberg
6
4
6
3
6
2
     
3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sweden
Goran Ivanišević / Goran Prpić
Stefan Edberg / Peter Lundgren
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sweden
Goran Ivanišević
Stefan Edberg
6
4
6
2
       
5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Sweden
Goran Prpić
Magnus Gustafsson
2
6
3
6
       

Czechoslovakia vs. Austria[edit]


Czechoslovakia
4
Sportovni Hall, Prague, Czechoslovakia[11]
1–3 February 1991
Carpet (i)

Austria
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czechoslovakia
Austria
Petr Korda
Horst Skoff
6
3
3
6
69
711
6
1
6
3
 
2 Czechoslovakia
Austria
Karel Nováček
Alex Antonitsch
77
65
6
4
1
6
1
6
6
3
 
3 Czechoslovakia
Austria
Petr Korda / Milan Šrejber
Alex Antonitsch / Horst Skoff
6
4
77
64
0
6
6
4
   
4 Czechoslovakia
Austria
Karel Nováček
Thomas Buchmayer
67
79
5
7
       
5 Czechoslovakia
Austria
Milan Šrejber
Alex Antonitsch
77
65
77
63
       

France vs. Israel[edit]


France
5
Omnisports Hall, Rennes, France[13]
29–31 March 1991
Clay (i)

Israel
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Israel
Henri Leconte
Amos Mansdorf
6
3
77
62
3
6
77
64
   
2 France
Israel
Guy Forget
Gilad Bloom
6
4
65
77
6
2
6
4
   
3 France
Israel
Guy Forget / Henri Leconte
Gilad Bloom / Amos Mansdorf
7
5
6
4
6
3
     
4 France
Israel
Guy Forget
Amos Mansdorf
6
4
6
2
       
5 France
Israel
Henri Leconte
Gilad Bloom
6
3
7
5
       

Australia vs. Belgium[edit]


Australia
5
Royal King's Park, Perth, Australia[15]
1–3 February 1991
Grass

Belgium
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Belgium
Richard Fromberg
Filip Dewulf
6
4
6
3
1
6
6
4
   
2 Australia
Belgium
Wally Masur
Eduardo Masso
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
3 Australia
Belgium
Darren Cahill / Todd Woodbridge
Eduardo Masso / Libor Pimek
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
4 Australia
Belgium
Richard Fromberg
Eduardo Masso
6
3
1
6
6
3
     
5 Australia
Belgium
Wally Masur
Filip Dewulf
6
1
6
2
       

Quarterfinals[edit]

United States vs. Spain[edit]


United States
4
International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, United States[2]
14–16 June 1991
Grass

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Spain
Brad Gilbert
Emilio Sánchez
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
2 United States
Spain
John McEnroe
Tomás Carbonell
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
3 United States
Spain
Rick Leach / Jim Pugh
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
78
66
6
3
77
63
     
4 United States
Spain
John McEnroe
Emilio Sánchez
6
4
3
6
6
3
     
5 United States
Spain
Rick Leach
Tomás Carbonell
61
77
7
5
4
6
     

Germany vs. Argentina[edit]


Germany
5
Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany[6]
30 March – 1 April 1991
Carpet (i)

Argentina
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Argentina
Michael Stich
Martín Jaite
7
5
6
3
6
4
     
2 Germany
Argentina
Boris Becker
Javier Frana
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3 Germany
Argentina
Eric Jelen / Michael Stich
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
7
5
63
77
79
67
67
79
6
4
 
4 Germany
Argentina
Boris Becker
Martín Jaite
6
1
78
66
       
5 Germany
Argentina
Michael Stich
Javier Frana
610
712
6
1
6
1
     

Czechoslovakia vs. Yugoslavia[edit]


Czechoslovakia
1
Sportovni Hall, Prague, Czechoslovakia[10]
29–31 March 1991
Carpet (i)

Yugoslavia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czechoslovakia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Petr Korda
Goran Ivanišević
1
6
63
77
6
4
1
6
   
2 Czechoslovakia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Karel Nováček
Slobodan Živojinović
6
1
4
6
6
4
7
5
   
3 Czechoslovakia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Petr Korda / Milan Šrejber
Goran Ivanišević / Slobodan Živojinović
65
77
4
6
4
6
     
4 Czechoslovakia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Karel Nováček
Goran Ivanišević
3
6
6
3
64
77
6
3
4
6
 
5 Czechoslovakia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Petr Korda
Slobodan Živojinović
66
78
6
2
6
8
     

France vs. Australia[edit]


France
3
Arena of Nîmes, Nîmes, France[14]
3–5 May 1991
Clay

Australia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Australia
Guy Forget
Wally Masur
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
2 France
Australia
Fabrice Santoro
Richard Fromberg
3
6
4
6
64
77
     
3 France
Australia
Guy Forget / Henri Leconte
Mark Kratzmann / Todd Woodbridge
62
77
7
5
5
7
77
62
6
4
 
4 France
Australia
Guy Forget
Richard Fromberg
77
62
68
710
3
6
3
6
   
5 France
Australia
Fabrice Santoro
Wally Masur
6
3
6
4
4
6
6
1
   

Semifinals[edit]

United States vs. Germany[edit]


United States
3
Kemper Arena, Kansas City, United States[4]
20–22 September 1991
Clay (i)

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Germany
Andre Agassi
Michael Stich
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
2 United States
Germany
Jim Courier
Carl-Uwe Steeb
4
6
6
1
6
3
6
4
   
3 United States
Germany
Scott Davis / David Pate
Eric Jelen / Michael Stich
63
77
4
6
4
6
     
4 United States
Germany
Jim Courier
Michael Stich
4
6
5
7
4
6
     
5 United States
Germany
Andre Agassi
Carl-Uwe Steeb
6
2
6
2
6
3
     

France vs. Yugoslavia[edit]


France
5
Sports Palace, Pau, France[12]
20–22 September 1991
Carpet (i)

Yugoslavia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Guy Forget
Srđan Muškatirović
6
2
6
1
6
4
     
2 France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Fabrice Santoro
Slobodan Živojinović
4
6
7
5
77
60
3
6
6
3
 
3 France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Arnaud Boetsch / Guy Forget
Srđan Muškatirović / Slobodan Živojinović
6
4
6
3
6
2
     
4 France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Guy Forget
Slobodan Živojinović
6
1
3
6
6
2
     
5 France
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Fabrice Santoro
Srđan Muškatirović
61
77
6
3
7
5
     

Final[edit]

France vs. United States[edit]


France
3
Palais des Sports de Gerland, Lyon, France[8]
29 November – 1 December 1991
Carpet (i)

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
Guy Forget
Andre Agassi
710
68
2
6
1
6
2
6
   
2 France
United States
Henri Leconte
Pete Sampras
6
4
7
5
6
4
     
3 France
United States
Guy Forget / Henri Leconte
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
6
1
6
4
4
6
6
2
   
4 France
United States
Guy Forget
Pete Sampras
78
66
3
6
6
3
6
4
   
5 France
United States
Henri Leconte
Andre Agassi
          not
played

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mexico v United States". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "United States v Spain". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Spain v Canada". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "United States v Germany". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "New Zealand v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Germany v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Germany v Italy". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "France v United States". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "Yugoslavia v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Czechoslovakia v Yugoslavia". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Czechoslovakia v Austria". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "France v Yugoslavia". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "France v Israel". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "France v Australia". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Australia v Belgium". daviscup.com.