2002 Davis Cup

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2002 Davis Cup
Details
Duration 8 February – 1 December
Edition 91st
Champion
Winning Nation  Russia
2001
2003
A 2003 Russian souvenir sheet commemorating the victory in the final.

The 2002 Davis Cup was the 91st edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Russia defeated France at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, on 29 November - 1 December, giving Russia their first title.

This is the only time in the history of the competition that a two-set deficit has been turned around in a live fifth rubber of a Final.[1]

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Brazil

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Morocco

Netherlands

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
20–22 September
Final
29 November-1 December
                                     
Metz, France (indoor clay)
1   France 3  
Pau, France (indoor carpet)
  Netherlands 2  
  1   France 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)
    Czech Republic 1  
  Czech Republic 4
Paris, France (clay)
S   Brazil 1  
  1   France 3  
Zaragoza, Spain (indoor clay)
  S   United States 2  
S   Spain 3  
Houston, United States (grass)
  Morocco 2  
  S   Spain 1
Oklahoma City, USA (indoor hard)
  S   United States 3  
S   United States 5
Paris, France (indoor clay)
  Slovakia 0  
  1   France 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
  S   Russia 3
   Switzerland 2  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
S   Russia 3  
  S   Russia 4
Birmingham, England (indoor carpet)
  S   Sweden 1  
  Great Britain 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
S   Sweden 3  
  S   Russia 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)
    Argentina 2  
  Croatia 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
S   Germany 1  
    Croatia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    Argentina 3  
  Argentina 5
2   Australia 0  

First round losers compete in Qualifying Round ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final[edit]


France
2
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France[2]
29 November - 1 December 2002
Clay (i)

Russia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Marat Safin
4
6
6
3
1
6
4
6
   
2 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
77
63
6
3
6
0
     
3 France
Russia
Nicolas Escudé / Fabrice Santoro
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Marat Safin
6
3
3
6
5
7
6
3
6
4
 
4 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Marat Safin
3
6
2
6
612
714
     
5 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Mikhail Youzhny
6
3
6
2
3
6
5
7
4
6
 

World Group Qualifying Round[edit]

Date: 20–22 September

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Australia 5–0  India Adelaide Memorial Drive Outdoor Hard
 Zimbabwe 1–4  Belgium Harare City Sports Centre Indoor Hard
 Brazil 4–0  Canada Rio de Janeiro Veiga-Almeida University Outdoor Clay
 Germany 5–0  Venezuela Karlsruhe Europahalle Karlsruhe Indoor Hard
 Great Britain 3–2  Thailand Birmingham National Indoor Arena Indoor Carpet
 Finland 1–4  Netherlands Turku Turku Hall Indoor Carpet
 Slovakia 1–4  Romania Presov Mestska Hala Indoor Carpet
 Morocco 2–3   Switzerland Casablanca Al Amal Complex Outdoor Clay

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
  •  Austria
  •  Belarus
  •  Belgium — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Finland — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Greece — relegated to Group II in 2003
  •  Israel
  •  Italy
  •  Portugal — relegated to Group II in 2003
  •  Romania — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Zimbabwe — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round

Group II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group III[edit]

Venue I[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Venue A[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue II[edit]

Participating Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ CLASSIC: France 2-3 Russia, 2002 Davis Cup official website, 15 Apr 2010.
  2. ^ "France v Russia". daviscup.com.