2005 Davis Cup

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2005 Davis Cup
Details
Duration 4 March – 4 December
Edition 94th
Champion
Winning Nation  Croatia
2004
2006

The 2005 Davis Cup was the 94th edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 teams participated in the tournament. The final took place 2-4 December at the Sibamac Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, with Croatia defeating Slovakia for their first title.[1][2][3]

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belarus

Czech Republic

Chile

Croatia

France

Netherlands

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
4-6 March
Quarterfinals
15-17 July
Semifinals
23-25 September
Final
2-4 December
                                     
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
1   Spain 1  
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Slovakia 4  
    Slovakia 4  
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor hard)
    Netherlands 1  
7    Switzerland 2
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Netherlands 3  
    Slovakia 4  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  6   Argentina 1  
4   Australia 5  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Austria 0  
  4   Australia 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  6   Argentina 4  
6   Argentina 5
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Czech Republic 0  
    Slovakia 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
    Croatia 3
  Chile 1  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
5   Russia 4  
  5   Russia 3
Strasbourg, France (indoor clay)
  3   France 2  
  Sweden 1
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
3   France 4  
  5   Russia 2
Braşov, Romania (indoor clay)
    Croatia 3  
  Romania 3  
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
8   Belarus 2  
    Romania 1
Los Angeles, United States (hard)
    Croatia 4  
  Croatia 3
2   United States 2  

First round losers compete in Play-off ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final[edit]


Slovakia
2
Sibamac Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[4]
2–4 December 2005
Hard (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Croatia
Karol Kučera
Ivan Ljubičić
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
2 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Mario Ančić
77
64
6
4
64
77
6
4
   
3 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý / Michal Mertiňák
Mario Ančić / Ivan Ljubičić
65
77
3
6
65
77
     
4 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Ivan Ljubičić
4
6
6
3
6
4
3
6
6
4
 
5 Slovakia
Croatia
Michal Mertiňák
Mario Ančić
61
77
3
6
4
6
     

World Group Play-offs[edit]

Date: 23-25 September

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Austria 4–1  Ecuador Pörtschach Werzer Arena Outdoor Hard
 Canada 2–3  Belarus Toronto Rexall Centre Outdoor Hard
 Chile 5–0  Pakistan Santiago Estadio Nacional Outdoor Clay
 Czech Republic 2–3  Germany Liberec Tipsport Arena (Liberec) Indoor Clay
 Italy 2–3  Spain Torre del Greco Sporting Club Oplonti Outdoor Clay
 India 1–3  Sweden New Delhi R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex Outdoor Grass
  Switzerland 5–0  Great Britain Geneva Palexpo Indoor Clay
 Belgium 1–4  United States Leuven Sportplaza Leuven Indoor 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

Group II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group III[edit]

Venue I[edit]

Participating Teams

Venue II[edit]

Participating Teams

Group IV[edit]

Participating Teams

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards – 2005". www.daviscup.com. ITF. 
  2. ^ "Anchor Ancic seals unforgettable first Davis Cup win for Croatia". The Guardian. 5 December 2005. 
  3. ^ "Croatia win first Davis Cup title". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. 4 December 2005. 
  4. ^ "Slovakia v Croatia". daviscup.com. 

External links[edit]