1999 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1999. 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 2000.

Participating Teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Australia

Belgium

Brazil

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Italy

Netherlands

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Zimbabwe

Draw[edit]

  First round
2–4 April
Quarterfinals
16–18 July
Semifinals
24–26 September
Final
3–5 December
                                     
Trollhättan, Sweden (indoor carpet)[1]
S   Sweden 2  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)[2]
  Slovakia 3  
    Slovakia 2  
Frankfurt, Germany (indoor carpet)[3]
  S   Russia 3  
  Germany 2
Brisbane, Australia (grass)[4]
S   Russia 3  
  S   Russia 1  
Birmingham, Great Britain (indoor hard)[5]
  S   Australia 4  
S   United States 3  
Chestnut Hill, United States (hard)[6]
  Great Britain 2  
  S   United States 1
Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard)[7]
  S   Australia 4  
S   Australia 4
Nice, France (indoor clay)[8]
  Zimbabwe 1  
  S   Australia 3
Nîmes, France (indoor clay)[9]
  S   France 2
  Netherlands 1  
Pau, France (indoor carpet)[10]
S   France 4  
  S   France 3
Lérida, Spain (clay)[11]
    Brazil 2  
  Brazil 3
Pau, France (indoor carpet)[12]
S   Spain 2  
  S   France 4
Ghent, Belgium (indoor clay)[13]
    Belgium 1  
  Belgium 3  
Brussels, Belgium (clay)[14]
S   Czech Republic 2  
    Belgium 3
Neuchâtel, Switzerland (indoor carpet)[15]
     Switzerland 2  
   Switzerland 3
S   Italy 2  

First round[edit]

Sweden vs. Slovakia[edit]


Sweden
2
Alvhogsborg, Trollhättan, Sweden[1]
2–4 April 1999
Carpet (i)

Slovakia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Slovakia
Thomas Johansson
Karol Kučera
1
6
67
79
6
2
3
6
   
2 Sweden
Slovakia
Thomas Enqvist
Dominik Hrbatý
5
7
6
4
6
2
2
6
4
6
 
3 Sweden
Slovakia
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
Dominik Hrbatý / Karol Kučera
4
6
714
612
66
78
6
1
6
3
 
4 Sweden
Slovakia
Thomas Enqvist
Karol Kučera
6
1
3
6
2
6
4
6
   
5 Sweden
Slovakia
Thomas Johansson
Dominik Hrbatý
6
4
6
4
       

Germany vs. Russia[edit]


Germany
2
Ball Sport Hall, Frankfurt, Germany[3]
2–4 April 1999
Carpet (i)

Russia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Russia
Tommy Haas
Marat Safin
64
77
6
4
6
3
2
6
9
7
 
2 Germany
Russia
Nicolas Kiefer
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
65
77
4
6
4
6
     
3 Germany
Russia
Boris Becker / David Prinosil
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy
64
77
6
2
6
3
4
6
10
8
 
4 Germany
Russia
Tommy Haas
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
5 Germany
Russia
Nicolas Kiefer
Marat Safin
69
711
4
6
4
6
     

Great Britain vs. United States[edit]


Great Britain
2
National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, Great Britain[5]
2–4 April 1999
Hard (i)

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
United States
Tim Henman
Jim Courier
62
77
6
2
63
77
712
610
5
7
 
2 United Kingdom
United States
Greg Rusedski
Todd Martin
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
3 United Kingdom
United States
Tim Henman / Greg Rusedski
Todd Martin / Alex O'Brien
3
6
7
5
6
3
65
77
6
3
 
4 United Kingdom
United States
Tim Henman
Todd Martin
4
6
7
5
6
3
77
64
   
5 United Kingdom
United States
Greg Rusedski
Jim Courier
4
6
77
63
3
6
6
1
6
8
 

Zimbabwe vs. Australia[edit]


Zimbabwe
1
Sports Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe[7]
2–4 April 1999
Hard (i)

Australia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Zimbabwe
Australia
Byron Black
Mark Philippoussis
6
3
3
6
4
6
6
3
7
5
 
2 Zimbabwe
Australia
Wayne Black
Patrick Rafter
3
6
6
3
64
77
2
6
   
3 Zimbabwe
Australia
Byron Black / Wayne Black
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
4
6
6
2
3
6
0
6
   
4 Zimbabwe
Australia
Byron Black
Patrick Rafter
4
6
62
77
2
6
     
5 Zimbabwe
Australia
Wayne Black
Mark Philippoussis
3
6
2
6
       

France vs. Netherlands[edit]


France
4
Arena of Nîmes, Nîmes, France[9]
2–4 April 1999
Clay (i)

Netherlands
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Netherlands
Jérôme Golmard
Richard Krajicek
6
3
6
4
65
77
4
6
2
6
 
2 France
Netherlands
Cédric Pioline
Paul Haarhuis
6
2
77
60
6
3
     
3 France
Netherlands
Cédric Pioline / Guillaume Raoux
Paul Haarhuis / Jan Siemerink
6
4
5
7
77
64
64
77
6
2
 
4 France
Netherlands
Cédric Pioline
Richard Krajicek
6
3
3
6
7
5
77
65
   
5 France
Netherlands
Jérôme Golmard
Jan Siemerink
6
4
7
5
       

Spain vs. Brazil[edit]


Spain
2
Lérida Tennis Club, Lérida, Spain[11]
2–4 April 1999
Clay

Brazil
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Brazil
Carlos Moyá
Fernando Meligeni
6
2
63
77
6
0
6
4
   
2 Spain
Brazil
Àlex Corretja
Gustavo Kuerten
3
6
4
6
5
7
     
3 Spain
Brazil
Àlex Corretja / Albert Costa
Gustavo Kuerten / Jaime Oncins
2
6
7
5
6
4
4
6
3
6
 
4 Spain
Brazil
Carlos Moyá
Gustavo Kuerten
2
6
4
6
1
6
     
5 Spain
Brazil
Àlex Corretja
Marcio Carlsson
6
1
6
2
       

Belgium vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Belgium
3
Flanders Expo, Ghent, Belgium[13]
2–4 April 1999
Clay

Czech Republic
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Czech Republic
Xavier Malisse
Bohdan Ulihrach
66
78
6
2
6
4
6
2
   
2 Belgium
Czech Republic
Filip Dewulf
Sláva Doseděl
5
7
3
6
2
6
     
3 Belgium
Czech Republic
Filip Dewulf / Johan van Herck
Jiří Novák / David Rikl
64
77
2
6
0
6
     
4 Belgium
Czech Republic
Christophe van Garsse
Bohdan Ulihrach
6
0
6
3
6
4
     
5 Belgium
Czech Republic
Xavier Malisse
Sláva Doseděl
3
6
6
4
6
0
79
67
   

Switzerland vs. Italy[edit]


Switzerland
3
Patinoires du Littoral, Neuchâtel, Switzerland[15]
2–4 April 1999
Carpet (i)

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Italy
Marc Rosset
Gianluca Pozzi
77
62
6
4
77
60
     
2 Switzerland
Italy
Roger Federer
Davide Sanguinetti
6
4
63
77
6
3
6
4
   
3 Switzerland
Italy
Lorenzo Manta / Marc Rosset
Stefano Pescosolido / Laurence Tieleman
77
64
4
6
7
5
6
3
   
4 Switzerland
Italy
Ivo Heuberger
Davide Sanguinetti
3
6
6
3
68
710
     
5 Switzerland
Italy
Roger Federer
Gianluca Pozzi
4
6
64
77
       

Quarterfinals[edit]

Russia vs. Slovakia[edit]


Russia
3
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia[2]
16–18 July 1999
Clay (i)

Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Slovakia
Marat Safin
Karol Kučera
2
6
6
4
6
2
6
4
   
2 Russia
Slovakia
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Dominik Hrbatý
2
6
6
2
63
77
6
1
7
5
 
3 Russia
Slovakia
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy
Dominik Hrbatý / Karol Kučera
2
6
2
6
2
6
     
4 Russia
Slovakia
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Karol Kučera
1
6
3
6
4
6
     
5 Russia
Slovakia
Marat Safin
Dominik Hrbatý
6
3
4
6
7
5
63
77
6
4
 

United States vs. Australia[edit]


United States
1
Longwood Cricket Club, Chestnut Hill, United States[6]
16–18 July 1999
Hard

Australia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Australia
Todd Martin
Lleyton Hewitt
4
6
77
61
3
6
0
6
   
2 United States
Australia
Jim Courier
Patrick Rafter
65
77
4
6
4
6
     
3 United States
Australia
Alex O'Brien / Pete Sampras
Sandon Stolle / Mark Woodforde
6
4
6
3
3
6
4
6
6
3
 
4 United States
Australia
Todd Martin
Patrick Rafter
6
4
7
5
3
6
2
6
4
6
 
5 United States
Australia
Alex O'Brien
Lleyton Hewitt
5
7
4
6
       

France vs. Brazil[edit]


France
3
Sports Palace, Pau, France[10]
16–18 July 1999
Carpet (i)

Brazil
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Brazil
Sébastien Grosjean
Gustavo Kuerten
2
6
77
64
65
77
77
65
7
9
 
2 France
Brazil
Cédric Pioline
Fernando Meligeni
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
3 France
Brazil
Olivier Delaître / Fabrice Santoro
Gustavo Kuerten / Jaime Oncins
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
4 France
Brazil
Cédric Pioline
Gustavo Kuerten
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
5 France
Brazil
Sébastien Grosjean
Fernando Meligeni
77
65
4
6
2
6
     

Belgium vs. Switzerland[edit]


Belgium
3
Primrose Tennis Club, Brussels, Belgium[14]
16–18 July 1999
Clay

Switzerland
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Switzerland
Xavier Malisse
Lorenzo Manta
6
4
6
0
77
61
     
2 Belgium
Switzerland
Christophe van Garsse
Roger Federer
77
64
3
6
1
6
7
5
6
1
 
3 Belgium
Switzerland
Filip Dewulf / Christophe Rochus
Lorenzo Manta / Marc Rosset
6
2
1
6
67
79
5
7
   
4 Belgium
Switzerland
Xavier Malisse
Roger Federer
4
6
6
3
7
5
77
65
   
5 Belgium
Switzerland
Christophe van Garsse
George Bastl
64
77
0
1
      retired
 

Semifinals[edit]

Australia vs. Russia[edit]


Australia
4
ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, Australia[4]
24–26 September 1999
Grass

Russia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Russia
Lleyton Hewitt
Marat Safin
77
60
6
2
4
6
6
3
   
2 Australia
Russia
Wayne Arthurs
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6
2
64
77
6
2
6
0
   
3 Australia
Russia
Sandon Stolle / Mark Woodforde
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy
1
6
4
6
6
4
6
4
6
8
 
4 Australia
Russia
Lleyton Hewitt
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6
4
7
5
6
2
     
5 Australia
Russia
Wayne Arthurs
Marat Safin
6
3
6
2
       

France vs. Belgium[edit]


France
4
Sports Palace, Pau, France[12]
24–26 September 1999
Carpet (i)

Belgium
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Belgium
Sébastien Grosjean
Xavier Malisse
7
5
6
2
77
63
     
2 France
Belgium
Cédric Pioline
Filip Dewulf
6
3
5
7
3
6
6
3
6
2
 
3 France
Belgium
Olivier Delaître / Fabrice Santoro
Xavier Malisse / Christophe van Garsse
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
4 France
Belgium
Cédric Pioline
Christophe van Garsse
3
6
4
6
       
5 France
Belgium
Fabrice Santoro
Christophe Rochus
7
5
6
4
       

Final[edit]

France vs. Australia[edit]


France
2
Acropolis Exhibition Hall, Nice, France[8]
3–5 December 1999
Clay (i)

Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Australia
Sébastien Grosjean
Mark Philippoussis
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
2 France
Australia
Cédric Pioline
Lleyton Hewitt
79
67
78
66
7
5
     
3 France
Australia
Olivier Delaître / Fabrice Santoro
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
6
2
5
7
2
6
2
6
   
4 France
Australia
Cédric Pioline
Mark Philippoussis
3
6
7
5
1
6
2
6
   
5 France
Australia
Sébastien Grosjean
Lleyton Hewitt
6
4
6
3
       

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sweden v Slovakia". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Russia v Slovakia". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Germany v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Australia v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Great Britain v United States". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "United States v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Zimbabwe v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "France v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "France v Netherlands". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "France v Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Spain v Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "France v Belgium". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Belgium v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Belgium v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Switzerland v Italy". daviscup.com.