2000 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2000. 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 2001.

Participating Teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Italy

Netherlands

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Zimbabwe

Draw[edit]

  First round
4-6 February
Quarterfinals
7-9 April
Semifinals
21-23 July
Final
8-10 December
                                     
Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard)[1]
  United States 3  
Inglewood, United States (indoor carpet)[2]
  Zimbabwe 2  
    United States 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor clay)[3]
    Czech Republic 2  
  Great Britain 1
Santander, Spain (clay)[4]
  Czech Republic 4  
    United States 0  
Murcia, Spain (clay)[5]
    Spain 5  
  Spain 4  
Málaga, Spain (clay)[6]
  Italy 1  
    Spain 4
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)[7]
    Russia 1  
  Russia 4
Barcelona, Spain (indoor clay)[8]
  Belgium 1  
    Spain 3
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)[9]
    Australia 1
  Austria 2  
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (clay)[10]
  Slovakia 3  
    Slovakia 2
Florianópolis, Brazil (clay)[11]
    Brazil 3  
  Brazil 4
Brisbane, Australia (grass)[12]
  France 1  
    Brazil 0
Leipzig, Germany (indoor carpet)[13]
    Australia 5  
  Netherlands 1  
Adelaide, Australia (grass)[14]
  Germany 4  
    Germany 2
Zürich, Switzerland (indoor carpet)[15]
    Australia 3  
   Switzerland 2
  Australia 3  

First round[edit]

Zimbabwe vs. United States[edit]


Zimbabwe
2
Harare City Sports Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe[1]
4–6 February 2000
Hard (i)

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Zimbabwe
United States
Wayne Black
Andre Agassi
5
7
3
6
5
7
     
2 Zimbabwe
United States
Byron Black
Chris Woodruff
77
62
6
3
6
2
     
3 Zimbabwe
United States
Wayne Black / Kevin Ullyett
Rick Leach / Alex O'Brien
77
64
5
7
0
6
7
5
7
5
 
4 Zimbabwe
United States
Byron Black
Andre Agassi
2
6
3
6
64
77
     
5 Zimbabwe
United States
Wayne Black
Chris Woodruff
3
6
77
62
2
6
4
6
   

Czech Republic vs. Great Britain[edit]


Czech Republic
4
Zimni Stadium, Ostrava, Czech Republic[3]
4–6 February 2000
Clay (i)

Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Sláva Doseděl
Tim Henman
77
64
7
5
1
6
5
7
3
6
 
2 Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Jiří Novák
Jamie Delgado
6
4
77
64
6
3
     
3 Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Jiří Novák / David Rikl
Neil Broad / Tim Henman
77
64
6
4
64
77
6
2
   
4 Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Jiří Novák
Tim Henman
6
4
6
2
6
2
     
5 Czech Republic
United Kingdom
Bohdan Ulihrach
Jamie Delgado
5
7
7
5
6
4
     

Spain vs. Italy[edit]


Spain
4
Murcia Tennis Club, Murcia, Spain[5]
4–6 February 2000
Clay

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Italy
Albert Costa
Davide Sanguinetti
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
2 Spain
Italy
Àlex Corretja
Andrea Gaudenzi
4
6
6
1
6
1
6
1
   
3 Spain
Italy
Juan Manuel Balcells / Àlex Corretja
Andrea Gaudenzi / Diego Nargiso
6
3
6
4
6
1
     
4 Spain
Italy
Albert Costa
Andrea Gaudenzi
7
5
5
7
4
6
     
5 Spain
Italy
Francisco Clavet
Vincenzo Santopadre
65
77
6
1
6
3
     

Russia vs. Belgium[edit]


Russia
4
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia[7]
4–6 February 2000
Carpet (i)

Belgium
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Belgium
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Filip Dewulf
63
77
6
4
7
5
6
2
   
2 Russia
Belgium
Marat Safin
Christophe Rochus
7
5
3
6
6
2
6
4
   
3 Russia
Belgium
Andrei Cherkasov / Marat Safin
Christophe Rochus / Olivier Rochus
4
6
77
62
1
6
6
1
6
3
 
4 Russia
Belgium
Mikhail Youzhny
Olivier Rochus
78
66
6
2
       
5 Russia
Belgium
Andrei Cherkasov
Filip Dewulf
0
6
6
4
1
6
     

Slovakia vs. Austria[edit]


Slovakia
3
Incheba Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia[9]
4–6 February 2000
Carpet (i)

Austria
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Austria
Karol Kučera
Markus Hipfl
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
2 Slovakia
Austria
Dominik Hrbatý
Stefan Koubek
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
3 Slovakia
Austria
Dominik Hrbatý / Karol Kučera
Julian Knowle / Alexander Peya
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
4 Slovakia
Austria
Ján Krošlák
Stefan Koubek
3
6
2
6
       
5 Slovakia
Austria
Ladislav Švarc
Markus Hipfl
2
6
4
6
       

Brazil vs. France[edit]


Brazil
4
Municipal Centre, Florianopolis, Brazil[11]
4–6 February 2000
Clay

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Brazil
France
Fernando Meligeni
Cédric Pioline
7
5
5
7
4
6
6
1
6
4
 
2 Brazil
France
Gustavo Kuerten
Jérôme Golmard
6
3
3
6
6
3
6
2
   
3 Brazil
France
Gustavo Kuerten / Jaime Oncins
Nicolas Escudé / Cédric Pioline
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4 Brazil
France
Gustavo Kuerten
Nicolas Escudé
2
6
64
77
       
5 Brazil
France
Francisco Costa
Arnaud Clément
77
65
5
7
6
2
     

Germany vs. Netherlands[edit]


Germany
4
Messe Hall, Leipzig, Germany[13]
4–6 February 2000
Carpet (i)

Netherlands
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Netherlands
Tommy Haas
John van Lottum
4
6
77
64
6
3
6
2
   
2 Germany
Netherlands
Rainer Schüttler
Sjeng Schalken
6
3
62
77
1
6
0
6
   
3 Germany
Netherlands
Marc-Kevin Goellner / David Prinosil
Paul Haarhuis / Jan Siemerink
4
6
6
3
77
63
6
3
   
4 Germany
Netherlands
Tommy Haas
Sjeng Schalken
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
5 Germany
Netherlands
David Prinosil
John van Lottum
6
3
6
3
       

Switzerland vs. Australia[edit]


Switzerland
2
Saal Sports Hall, Zurich, Switzerland[15]
4–6 February 2000
Carpet (i)

Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Australia
George Bastl
Lleyton Hewitt
6
4
3
6
2
6
4
6
   
2 Switzerland
Australia
Roger Federer
Mark Philippoussis
6
4
77
63
4
6
6
4
   
3 Switzerland
Australia
Roger Federer / Lorenzo Manta
Wayne Arthurs / Sandon Stolle
3
6
6
3
6
4
77
64
   
4 Switzerland
Australia
Roger Federer
Lleyton Hewitt
2
6
6
3
62
77
1
6
   
5 Switzerland
Australia
George Bastl
Mark Philippoussis
77
63
4
6
6
3
3
6
4
6
 

Quarterfinals[edit]

United States vs. Czech Republic[edit]


United States
3
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, United States[2]
7–9 April 2000
Carpet (i)

Czech Republic
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Czech Republic
Pete Sampras
Jiří Novák
61
77
3
6
2
6
     
2 United States
Czech Republic
Andre Agassi
Sláva Doseděl
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
3 United States
Czech Republic
Alex O'Brien / Jared Palmer
Jiří Novák / David Rikl
5
7
4
6
4
6
     
4 United States
Czech Republic
Andre Agassi
Jiří Novák
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
5 United States
Czech Republic
Pete Sampras
Sláva Doseděl
6
4
6
4
77
62
     

Spain vs. Russia[edit]


Spain
4
Calderon Sports Club, Málaga, Spain[6]
6–8 April 2000
Clay

Russia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Russia
Àlex Corretja
Marat Safin
6
4
6
3
5
7
6
1
   
2 Spain
Russia
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
3 Spain
Russia
Juan Manuel Balcells / Àlex Corretja
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Marat Safin
64
77
6
2
63
77
4
6
   
4 Spain
Russia
Albert Costa
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6
0
6
3
6
0
     
5 Spain
Russia
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Marat Safin
6
0
6
3
       

Brazil vs. Slovakia[edit]


Brazil
3
Marapendi Club, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[10]
7–9 April 2000
Clay

Slovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Brazil
Slovakia
Fernando Meligeni
Dominik Hrbatý
1
6
5
7
2
6
     
2 Brazil
Slovakia
Gustavo Kuerten
Karol Kučera
2
6
6
3
4
6
7
5
6
1
 
3 Brazil
Slovakia
Gustavo Kuerten / Jaime Oncins
Dominik Hrbatý / Karol Kučera
6
3
2
6
6
2
6
3
   
4 Brazil
Slovakia
Gustavo Kuerten
Dominik Hrbatý
5
7
4
6
65
77
     
5 Brazil
Slovakia
Fernando Meligeni
Karol Kučera
5
7
78
66
6
2
6
4
   

Australia vs. Germany[edit]


Australia
3
Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia[14]
7–9 April 2000
Grass

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Germany
Lleyton Hewitt
Michael Kohlmann
6
1
6
1
6
2
     
2 Australia
Germany
Wayne Arthurs
David Prinosil
77
64
3
6
77
63
67
79
11
9
 
3 Australia
Germany
Patrick Rafter / Mark Woodforde
Marc-Kevin Goellner / David Prinosil
6
3
6
4
2
6
64
77
10
8
 
4 Australia
Germany
Lleyton Hewitt
Rainer Schüttler
6
2
3
6
4
6
     
5 Australia
Germany
Wayne Arthurs
Michael Kohlmann
5
7
65
77
       

Semifinals[edit]

Spain vs. United States[edit]


Spain
5
Real Sociedad de Tennis Club, Santander, Spain[4]
21–23 July 2000
Clay

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
United States
Albert Costa
Todd Martin
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
2 Spain
United States
Àlex Corretja
Jan-Michael Gambill
1
6
6
3
6
4
6
4
   
3 Spain
United States
Juan Manuel Balcells / Àlex Corretja
Todd Martin / Chris Woodruff
78
66
2
6
6
3
65
77
6
3
 
4 Spain
United States
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Vince Spadea
4
6
6
1
6
4
     
5 Spain
United States
Juan Manuel Balcells
Jan-Michael Gambill
1
6
77
62
6
4
     

Australia vs. Brazil[edit]


Australia
5
ANZ Stadium, Brisbane, Australia[12]
14–16 July 2000
Grass

Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Brazil
Patrick Rafter
Gustavo Kuerten
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2 Australia
Brazil
Lleyton Hewitt
Fernando Meligeni
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
3 Australia
Brazil
Sandon Stolle / Mark Woodforde
Gustavo Kuerten / Jaime Oncins
64
77
6
4
3
6
6
3
6
4
 
4 Australia
Brazil
Lleyton Hewitt
André Sá
6
4
6
1
       
5 Australia
Brazil
Patrick Rafter
Fernando Meligeni
6
3
6
4
       

Final[edit]

Spain vs. Australia[edit]


Spain
3
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain[8]
8-10 December 2000
Clay (i)

Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Australia
Albert Costa
Lleyton Hewitt
6
3
1
6
6
2
4
6
4
6
 
2 Spain
Australia
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Patrick Rafter
64
77
77
62
6
2
3
1
   
retired
3 Spain
Australia
Juan Manuel Balcells / Àlex Corretja
Sandon Stolle / Mark Woodforde
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4 Spain
Australia
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Lleyton Hewitt
6
2
77
65
4
6
6
4
   
5 Spain
Australia
Albert Costa
Patrick Rafter
          not
played

References[edit]

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