2008 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2008. 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 2009.

Participating Teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Austria

Belgium

Czech Republic

France

Great Britain

Germany

Israel

Peru

Romania

Russia

Serbia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

United States

Draw[edit]

  First round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
11–13 April
Semifinals
19–21 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)[1]
1   Russia 3  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)[2]
  Serbia 2  
  1   Russia 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[3]
    Czech Republic 2  
8   Belgium 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[4]
  Czech Republic 3  
  1   Russia 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[5]
  3   Argentina 3  
3   Argentina 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[6]
  Great Britain 1  
  3   Argentina 4
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)[7]
  6   Sweden 1  
6   Sweden 3
Mar del Plata, Argentina (indoor hard)[8]
  Israel 2  
  3   Argentina 1
Braunschweig, Germany (indoor clay)[9]
  5   Spain 3
  South Korea 2  
Bremen, Germany (indoor hard)[10]
4   Germany 3  
  4   Germany 1
Lima, Peru (clay)[11]
  5   Spain 4  
  Peru 0
Madrid, Spain (clay)[12]
5   Spain 5  
  5   Spain 4
Sibiu, Romania (indoor hard)[13]
  2   United States 1  
  Romania 0  
Winston-Salem, United States (indoor hard)[14]
7   France 5  
  7   France 1
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)[15]
  2   United States 4  
  Austria 1
2   United States 4  

First round[edit]

Russia vs. Serbia[edit]


Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[1]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)

Serbia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Serbia
Mikhail Youzhny
Nenad Zimonjić
2
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
   
2 Russia
Serbia
Nikolay Davydenko
Viktor Troicki
6
1
1
6
6
3
1
6
6
2
 
3 Russia
Serbia
Mikhail Youzhny / Dmitry Tursunov
Novak Djokovic / Nenad Zimonjić
3
6
66
78
65
77
     
4 Russia
Serbia
Nikolay Davydenko
Novak Djokovic
4
6
3
6
6
4
     
retired
5 Russia
Serbia
Dmitry Tursunov
Viktor Troicki
67
79
6
4
3
6
     

Czech Republic vs. Belgium[edit]


Czech Republic
3
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[3]
8-10 February 2008
Carpet (i)

Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
Belgium
Tomáš Berdych
Kristof Vliegen
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
2 Czech Republic
Belgium
Radek Štěpánek
Steve Darcis
6
4
77
64
77
65
     
3 Czech Republic
Belgium
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Kristof Vliegen / Olivier Rochus
62
77
78
66
7
5
5
7
6
4
 
4 Czech Republic
Belgium
Lukáš Dlouhý
Steve Darcis
61
77
4
6
       
5 Czech Republic
Belgium
Pavel Vízner
Ruben Bemelmans
77
64
5
7
2
2
    retired
 

Argentina vs. Great Britain[edit]


Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[5]
8-10 February 2008
Clay

Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
United Kingdom
David Nalbandian
Jamie Baker
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
2 Argentina
United Kingdom
Agustín Calleri
Alex Bogdanovic
6
3
6
1
6
1
     
3 Argentina
United Kingdom
José Acasuso / David Nalbandian
Ross Hutchins / Jamie Murray
6
2
713
611
6
0
     
4 Argentina
United Kingdom
José Acasuso
Alex Bogdanovic
7
5
7
5
       
5 Argentina
United Kingdom
Agustín Calleri
Jamie Baker
64
77
4
6
       

Israel vs. Sweden[edit]


Israel
2
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[7]
8-10 February 2008
Hard

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Israel
Sweden
Dudi Sela
Jonas Björkman
710
68
6
3
6
1
     
2 Israel
Sweden
Harel Levy
Thomas Johansson
1
6
1
6
3
6
     
3 Israel
Sweden
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Simon Aspelin / Robert Lindstedt
6
3
77
63
7
5
     
4 Israel
Sweden
Dudi Sela
Thomas Johansson
66
78
1
6
5
7
     
5 Israel
Sweden
Harel Levy
Jonas Björkman
6
0
4
6
3
6
66
78
   

Germany vs. South Korea[edit]


Germany
3
Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Germany[9]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)

South Korea
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
South Korea
Philipp Kohlschreiber
An Jae-sung
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
2 Germany
South Korea
Florian Mayer
Hyung-Taik Lee
5
7
3
6
6
1
79
67
3
6
 
3 Germany
South Korea
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Woong-Sun Jun / An Jae-sung
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
4 Germany
South Korea
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Hyung-Taik Lee
6
0
4
6
6
1
77
61
   
5 Germany
South Korea
Michael Berrer
Woong-Sun Jun
1
6
6
3
4
6
     

Peru vs. Spain[edit]


Peru
0
Jockey Club de Peru, Lima, Peru[11]
8-10 February 2008
Clay

Spain
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Peru
Spain
Matías Silva
Nicolás Almagro
3
6
5
7
0
6
     
2 Peru
Spain
Iván Miranda
Tommy Robredo
2
6
3
6
3
6
     
3 Peru
Spain
Luis Horna / Iván Miranda
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
3
6
4
6
64
77
     
4 Peru
Spain
Mauricio Echazú
Tommy Robredo
4
6
1
6
       
5 Peru
Spain
Iván Miranda
Nicolás Almagro
2
6
3
6
       

Romania vs. France[edit]


Romania
0
Sala Transilvania, Sibiu, Romania[13]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)

France
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Romania
France
Victor Hănescu
Richard Gasquet
65
77
4
6
5
7
     
2 Romania
France
Andrei Pavel
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
77
62
4
6
4
6
4
6
   
3 Romania
France
Florin Mergea / Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
3
6
4
6
78
66
6
3
2
6
 
4 Romania
France
Andrei Pavel
Michaël Llodra
65
77
67
79
       
5 Romania
France
Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément
63
77
6
2
4
6
     

Austria vs. United States[edit]


Austria
1
Ferry-Dusika-Hallenstadion, Vienna, Austria[15]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Austria
United States
Jürgen Melzer
Andy Roddick
4
6
6
4
3
6
77
64
3
6
 
2 Austria
United States
Stefan Koubek
James Blake
7
5
5
7
2
6
2
6
   
3 Austria
United States
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
4 Austria
United States
Stefan Koubek
Mike Bryan
7
5
1
0
       
retired
5 Austria
United States
Werner Eschauer
Bob Bryan
0
6
6
3
63
77
     

Quarterfinals[edit]

Russia vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[2]
11-13 April 2008
Clay (i)

Czech Republic
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Czech Republic
Marat Safin
Tomáš Berdych
65
77
4
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
 
2 Russia
Czech Republic
Igor Andreev
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
3 Russia
Czech Republic
Igor Andreev / Nikolay Davydenko
Radek Štěpánek / Pavel Vízner
3
6
6
3
7
5
6
4
   
4 Russia
Czech Republic
Nikolay Davydenko
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
2
6
65
77
6
3
1
2
 
retired
5 Russia
Czech Republic
Marat Safin
Lukáš Dlouhý
3
6
3
6
       

Argentina vs. Sweden[edit]


Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[6]
11-13 April 2008
Clay

Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Sweden
David Nalbandian
Thomas Johansson
6
2
5
7
6
4
6
2
   
2 Argentina
Sweden
José Acasuso
Robin Söderling
0
6
4
6
1
6
     
3 Argentina
Sweden
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman / Robert Lindstedt
7
5
6
4
6
4
     
4 Argentina
Sweden
David Nalbandian
Robin Söderling
6
4
1
6
4
6
6
4
9
7
 
5 Argentina
Sweden
Juan Mónaco
Thomas Johansson
6
3
6
3
       

Germany vs. Spain[edit]


Germany
1
AWD Dome, Bremen, Germany[10]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)

Spain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Spain
Nicolas Kiefer
Rafael Nadal
65
77
0
6
3
6
     
2 Germany
Spain
Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Ferrer
77
63
3
6
4
6
2
6
   
3 Germany
Spain
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
77
63
61
77
4
6
6
2
10
12
 
4 Germany
Spain
Michael Berrer
Fernando Verdasco
6
2
65
77
4
6
     
5 Germany
Spain
Nicolas Kiefer
Feliciano López
6
4
77
62
       

United States vs. France[edit]


United States
4
Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, United States[14]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
France
Andy Roddick
Michaël Llodra
6
4
77
63
77
65
     
2 United States
France
James Blake
Paul-Henri Mathieu
77
65
63
77
6
3
3
6
7
5
 
3 United States
France
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
79
67
5
7
3
6
4
6
   
4 United States
France
Andy Roddick
Paul-Henri Mathieu
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
5 United States
France
James Blake
Richard Gasquet
64
77
6
4
6
4
     

Semifinals[edit]

Argentina vs. Russia[edit]


Argentina
3
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[4]
19-21 September 2008
Clay

Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Russia
David Nalbandian
Igor Andreev
77
65
6
2
6
4
     
2 Argentina
Russia
Juan Martín del Potro
Nikolay Davydenko
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
3 Argentina
Russia
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Igor Kunitsyn / Dmitry Tursunov
2
6
1
6
711
69
6
3
6
8
 
4 Argentina
Russia
David Nalbandian
Nikolay Davydenko
6
3
3
6
62
77
0
6
   
5 Argentina
Russia
Juan Martín del Potro
Igor Andreev
6
4
6
2
6
1
     

Spain vs. United States[edit]


Spain
4
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain[12]
19-21 September 2008
Clay

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
United States
Rafael Nadal
Sam Querrey
65
77
6
4
6
3
6
4
   
2 Spain
United States
David Ferrer
Andy Roddick
77
65
2
6
1
6
6
4
8
6
 
3 Spain
United States
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
Mike Bryan / Mardy Fish
6
4
4
6
3
6
6
4
4
6
 
4 Spain
United States
Rafael Nadal
Andy Roddick
6
4
6
0
6
4
     
5 Spain
United States
Feliciano López
Sam Querrey
77
63
77
64
       

Final[edit]

Argentina vs. Spain[edit]


Argentina
1
Estadio Polideportivo, Mar del Plata, Argentina[8]
21-23 November 2008
Hard (i)

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Spain
David Nalbandian
David Ferrer
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2 Argentina
Spain
Juan Martín del Potro
Feliciano López
6
4
62
77
64
77
3
6
   
3 Argentina
Spain
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
7
5
5
7
65
77
3
6
   
4 Argentina
Spain
José Acasuso
Fernando Verdasco
3
6
77
63
6
4
3
6
1
6
 
5 Argentina
Spain
David Nalbandian
Feliciano López
          not
played

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Russia v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Russia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Belgium". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Argentina v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Argentina v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Argentina v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Israel v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Argentina v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "Germany v South Korea". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Peru v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Spain v United States". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Romania v France". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Austria v United States". daviscup.com.