2011 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2011. 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 2012. The competition was won by Spain who defeated Argentina in the final.[1][2][3]

Participating teams[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Austria

Belgium

Chile

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

India

Kazakhstan

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Spain

Sweden

United States

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

The draw for the World Group was made in Brussels in September 2010.[4]

  First round
4–6 March
Quarterfinals
8–10 July
Semifinals
16–18 September
Final
2–4 December
                                     
Novi Sad, Serbia (indoor hard)[5]
1   Serbia 4  
Halmstad, Sweden (indoor hard)[6]
  India 1  
  1   Serbia 4  
Borås, Sweden (indoor hard)[7]
    Sweden 1  
7   Russia 2
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor hard)[8]
  Sweden 3  
  1   Serbia 2  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[9]
  5   Argentina 3  
4   Czech Republic 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[10] 7–9 July
  Kazakhstan 3  
    Kazakhstan 0
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[11]
  5   Argentina 5  
5   Argentina 4
Seville, Spain (indoor clay)[12][13]
  Romania 1  
  5   Argentina 1
Santiago, Chile (clay)[14]
  3   Spain 3
  Chile 1  
Austin, United States (indoor hard)[15]
6   United States 4  
  6   United States 1
Charleroi, Belgium (indoor hard)[16]
  3   Spain 3  
  Belgium 1
Córdoba, Spain (clay)[17][18]
3   Spain 4  
  3   Spain 4
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor hard)[19]
  2   France 1  
  Germany 3  
Stuttgart, Germany (clay)[20]
8   Croatia 2  
    Germany 1
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)[21]
  2   France 4  
  Austria 2
2   France 3  

First round[edit]

Serbia vs. India[edit]


Serbia
4
Spens Sports Center, Novi Sad, Serbia[5]
4–6 March 2011
Hard (i)

India
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
India
Viktor Troicki
Rohan Bopanna
6
3
6
3
5
7
3
6
6
3
 
2 Serbia
India
Janko Tipsarević
Somdev Devvarman
5
7
5
7
63
77
     
3 Serbia
India
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Rohan Bopanna / Somdev Devvarman
4
6
6
3
6
4
712
610
   
4 Serbia
India
Viktor Troicki
Somdev Devvarman
6
4
6
2
7
5
     
5 Serbia
India
Janko Tipsarević
Karan Rastogi
6
0
6
1
       

Sweden vs. Russia[edit]


Sweden
3
Boråshallen, Borås, Sweden[7]
4–6 March 2011
Hard (i)

Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Russia
Robin Söderling
Igor Andreev
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
2 Sweden
Russia
Joachim Johansson
Teymuraz Gabashvili
6
3
77
64
6
4
     
3 Sweden
Russia
Simon Aspelin / Robert Lindstedt
Igor Kunitsyn / Dmitry Tursunov
6
4
66
78
78
66
6
2
   
4 Sweden
Russia
Simon Aspelin
Dmitry Tursunov
5
7
2
6
       
5 Sweden
Russia
Joachim Johansson
Igor Andreev
68
710
4
6
       

Czech Republic vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Czech Republic
2
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[9]
4–6 March 2011
Hard (i)

Kazakhstan
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
Kazakhstan
Jan Hájek
Andrey Golubev
64
77
77
63
6
1
64
77
3
6
 
2 Czech Republic
Kazakhstan
Tomáš Berdych
Mikhail Kukushkin
77
65
6
2
6
3
     
3 Czech Republic
Kazakhstan
Tomáš Berdych / Lukáš Dlouhý
Evgeny Korolev / Yuri Schukin
6
4
6
4
77
64
     
4 Czech Republic
Kazakhstan
Tomáš Berdych
Andrey Golubev
5
7
7
5
4
6
2
6
   
5 Czech Republic
Kazakhstan
Jan Hájek
Mikhail Kukushkin
4
6
77
64
68
710
0
6
   

Argentina vs. Romania[edit]


Argentina
4
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[11]
4–6 March 2011
Clay

Romania
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Romania
David Nalbandian
Adrian Ungur
6
3
6
2
5
7
6
4
   
2 Argentina
Romania
Juan Mónaco
Victor Hănescu
77
65
1
6
6
1
6
1
   
3 Argentina
Romania
Juan Ignacio Chela / Eduardo Schwank
Victor Hănescu / Horia Tecău
6
2
710
68
6
1
     
4 Argentina
Romania
Eduardo Schwank
Victor Crivoi
77
63
6
2
       
5 Argentina
Romania
Juan Mónaco
Adrian Ungur
4
6
6
2
3
6
     

Chile vs. United States[edit]


Chile
1
Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile[14]
4–6 March 2011
Clay

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Chile
United States
Nicolás Massú
Andy Roddick
2
6
6
4
3
6
4
6
   
2 Chile
United States
Paul Capdeville
John Isner
65
77
62
77
77
63
77
65
6
4
 
3 Chile
United States
Jorge Aguilar / Nicolás Massú
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
3
6
3
6
64
77
     
4 Chile
United States
Paul Capdeville
Andy Roddick
6
3
62
77
3
6
3
6
   
5 Chile
United States
Guillermo Rivera-Aránguiz
John Isner
3
6
77
64
5
7
     

Belgium vs. Spain[edit]


Belgium
1
Spiroudome, Charleroi, Belgium[16]
4–6 March 2011
Hard (i)

Spain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Spain
Xavier Malisse
Fernando Verdasco
4
6
3
6
1
6
     
2 Belgium
Spain
Ruben Bemelmans
Rafael Nadal
2
6
4
6
2
6
     
3 Belgium
Spain
Steve Darcis / Olivier Rochus
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
60
77
4
6
3
6
     
4 Belgium
Spain
Olivier Rochus
Rafael Nadal
4
6
2
6
       
5 Belgium
Spain
Steve Darcis
Feliciano López
64
77
78
66
77
63
     

Croatia vs. Germany[edit]


Croatia
2
Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Croatia[19]
4–6 March 2011
Hard (i)

Germany
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Croatia
Germany
Marin Čilić
Florian Mayer
4
6
6
0
4
6
6
3
6
1
 
2 Croatia
Germany
Ivan Dodig
Philipp Kohlschreiber
4
6
6
3
6
4
66
78
4
6
 
3 Croatia
Germany
Ivan Dodig / Ivo Karlović
Christopher Kas / Philipp Petzschner
3
6
6
3
7
5
3
6
4
6
 
4 Croatia
Germany
Marin Čilić
Philipp Kohlschreiber
6
2
6
3
78
66
     
5 Croatia
Germany
Ivo Karlović
Philipp Petzschner
4
6
63
77
65
77
     

Austria vs. France[edit]


Austria
2
Hangar 3, Vienna International Airport, Vienna, Austria[21]
4–6 March 2011
Clay (i)

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Austria
France
Jürgen Melzer
Jérémy Chardy
5
7
4
6
5
7
     
2 Austria
France
Stefan Koubek
Gilles Simon
0
6
2
6
3
6
     
3 Austria
France
Oliver Marach / Jürgen Melzer
Julien Benneteau / Michaël Llodra
6
4
3
6
6
3
6
4
   
4 Austria
France
Jürgen Melzer
Gilles Simon
79
67
3
6
1
6
6
4
6
0
 
5 Austria
France
Martin Fischer
Jérémy Chardy
6
2
64
77
3
6
3
6
   

Quarterfinals[edit]

Sweden vs. Serbia[edit]


Sweden
1
Halmstad Arena, Halmstad, Sweden[6]
8–10 July 2011
Hard (i)

Serbia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Serbia
Michael Ryderstedt
Viktor Troicki
3
6
1
6
78
66
5
7
   
2 Sweden
Serbia
Ervin Eleskovic
Janko Tipsarević
2
6
0
1
      retired
 
3 Sweden
Serbia
Simon Aspelin / Robert Lindstedt
Novak Djokovic / Nenad Zimonjić
6
4
77
65
7
5
     
4 Sweden
Serbia
Michael Ryderstedt
Janko Tipsarević
2
6
5
7
3
6
     
5 Sweden
Serbia
Robert Lindstedt
Viktor Troicki
6
3
4
6
      retired
 

Argentina vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Argentina
5
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[10]
7–9 July 2011
Clay

Kazakhstan
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Kazakhstan
Juan Mónaco
Andrey Golubev
6
3
6
0
6
4
     
2 Argentina
Kazakhstan
Juan Martín del Potro
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
3 Argentina
Kazakhstan
Juan Ignacio Chela / Eduardo Schwank
Evgeny Korolev / Yuri Schukin
6
3
6
2
7
5
     
4 Argentina
Kazakhstan
Juan Ignacio Chela
Evgeny Korolev
2
6
6
2
6
0
     
5 Argentina
Kazakhstan
Juan Mónaco
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
4
6
1
       

United States vs. Spain[edit]


United States
1
Frank Erwin Center, Austin, United States[15]
8–10 July 2011
Hard (i)

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Spain
Mardy Fish
Feliciano López
4
6
6
3
3
6
77
62
6
8
 
2 United States
Spain
Andy Roddick
David Ferrer
69
711
5
7
3
6
     
3 United States
Spain
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Marcel Granollers / Fernando Verdasco
63
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
4 United States
Spain
Mardy Fish
David Ferrer
5
7
63
77
7
5
65
77
   
5 United States
Spain
Andy Roddick
Feliciano López
          not
played

Germany vs. France[edit]


Germany
1
TC Weissenhof, Stuttgart, Germany[20]
8–10 July 2011
Clay

France
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
France
Florian Mayer
Richard Gasquet
6
4
6
4
5
7
3
6
3
6
 
2 Germany
France
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Gaël Monfils
63
77
65
77
4
6
     
3 Germany
France
Christopher Kas / Philipp Petzschner
Michaël Llodra / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
64
77
4
6
4
6
     
4 Germany
France
Philipp Petzschner
Michaël Llodra
6
3
6
4
       
5 Germany
France
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
63
77
65
77
       

Semifinals[edit]

Serbia vs. Argentina[edit]


Serbia
2
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[8]
16–18 September 2011
Hard (i)

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Argentina
Viktor Troicki
David Nalbandian
4
6
6
4
2
6
3
6
   
2 Serbia
Argentina
Janko Tipsarević
Juan Martín del Potro
5
7
3
6
4
6
     
3 Serbia
Argentina
Nenad Zimonjić / Viktor Troicki
Juan Ignacio Chela / Juan Mónaco
77
64
6
4
6
2
     
4 Serbia
Argentina
Novak Djokovic
Juan Martín del Potro
65
77
0
3
      retired
 
5 Serbia
Argentina
Janko Tipsarević
Juan Mónaco
6
2
         
retired

Spain vs. France[edit]


Spain
4
Plaza de Toros de los Califas, Córdoba, Spain[17][18]
16–18 September 2011
Clay

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
France
Rafael Nadal
Richard Gasquet
6
3
6
0
6
1
     
2 Spain
France
David Ferrer
Gilles Simon
6
1
6
4
6
1
     
3 Spain
France
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
Michaël Llodra / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1
6
2
6
0
6
     
4 Spain
France
Rafael Nadal
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
0
6
2
6
4
     
5 Spain
France
Fernando Verdasco
Richard Gasquet
6
2
6
1
       

Final[edit]

Spain vs. Argentina[edit]


Spain
3
Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain[12][13]
2–4 December 2011
Clay (i)

Argentina
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Argentina
Rafael Nadal
Juan Mónaco
6
1
6
1
6
2
     
2 Spain
Argentina
David Ferrer
Juan Martín del Potro
6
2
62
77
3
6
6
4
6
3
 
3 Spain
Argentina
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
David Nalbandian / Eduardo Schwank
4
6
2
6
3
6
     
4 Spain
Argentina
Rafael Nadal
Juan Martín del Potro
1
6
6
4
6
1
77
60
   
5 Spain
Argentina
David Ferrer
Juan Mónaco
          not
played

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rafael Nadal seals Davis Cup for Spain". RTÉ Sport. 4 December 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nadal secures Davis Cup title for Spain". USA Today. 4 December 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rafael Nadal will skip title defence of Davis Cup in 2012 to concentrate on London Olympics". Daily Telegraph. 4 December 2011. Retrieved 5 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Draw made for 2011 Davis Cup". daviscup.com. 21 September 2010. Retrieved 5 December 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Serbia v India". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Serbia v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Sweden v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Serbia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Argentina v Romania". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Spain v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "La Federación elige a Sevilla para la final de la Davis" (in Spanish). El País. 
  14. ^ a b "Chile v USA". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "United States v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  16. ^ a b "Belgium v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  17. ^ a b "Spain v France". daviscup.com. 
  18. ^ a b "Córdoba acogerá la semifinal de la Davis" (in Spanish). RTVE.es. 
  19. ^ a b "Croatia v Germany". daviscup.com. 
  20. ^ a b "Germany v France". daviscup.com. 
  21. ^ a b "Austria v France". daviscup.com.