2013 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

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The 2013 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs were held from September 13 to 15. They were the main play-offs of the 2013 Davis Cup.[1] Winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2014 World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions I.

Teams[edit]

Bold indicates team has qualified for the 2014 Davis Cup World Group.

Results[edit]

Date: 13–15 September

The eight losing teams in the World Group first round ties and eight winners of the Zonal Group I final round ties competed in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2014 World Group. The draw took place April 11 in London.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Spain 5−0  Ukraine Madrid Caja Mágica Outdoor Clay
 Netherlands 5−0  Austria Groningen Martiniplaza Indoor
 Croatia 1−4  Great Britain Umag ITC Stella Maris Outdoor
  Switzerland 4−1  Ecuador Neuchâtel Patinoire du Littoral Indoor Hard
 Germany 4−1  Brazil Neu-Ulm Ratiopharm Arena
 Poland 1−4  Australia Warsaw Torwar Hall Clay
 Belgium 3−2  Israel Antwerp Lotto Arena
 Japan 3−2  Colombia Tokyo Ariake Coliseum Outdoor Hard

Playoff results[edit]

Spain vs. Ukraine[edit]


Spain
5
Caja Mágica, Madrid, Spain[2]
13–15 September 2013
Clay

Ukraine
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Ukraine
Fernando Verdasco
Alexandr Dolgopolov
3
6
6
4
6
4
6
2
   
2 Spain
Ukraine
Rafael Nadal
Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
0
6
0
6
4
     
3 Spain
Ukraine
Marc López / Rafael Nadal
Denys Molchanov / Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
2
66
78
6
3
6
4
   
4 Spain
Ukraine
Marc López
Denys Molchanov
6
3
6
3
       
5 Spain
Ukraine
Fernando Verdasco
Vladyslav Manafov
6
2
6
1
       

Netherlands vs. Austria[edit]


Netherlands
5
MartiniPlaza, Groningen, Netherlands[3]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)

Austria
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Netherlands
Austria
Robin Haase
Olivier Marach
6
4
6
3
6
1
     
2 Netherlands
Austria
Thiemo de Bakker
Jürgen Melzer
5
7
7
5
5
7
6
4
6
1
 
3 Netherlands
Austria
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
Olivier Marach / Julian Knowle
4
6
6
3
6
4
7
5
   
4 Netherlands
Austria
Jesse Huta Galung
Jürgen Melzer
3
6
7
5
6
3
     
5 Netherlands
Austria
Thiemo de Bakker
Olivier Marach
          w/o
 

Croatia vs. Great Britain[edit]


Croatia
1
Stadion Stella Maris, Umag, Croatia[4]
13–15 September 2013
Clay

Great Britain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Croatia
United Kingdom
Borna Ćorić
Andy Murray
3
6
0
6
3
6
     
2 Croatia
United Kingdom
Ivan Dodig
Dan Evans
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
3 Croatia
United Kingdom
Ivan Dodig / Mate Pavić
Colin Fleming / Andy Murray
3
6
2
6
78
66
1
6
   
4 Croatia
United Kingdom
Ivan Dodig
Andy Murray
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
5 Croatia
United Kingdom
Mate Pavić
Dan Evans
4
6
64
77
       

Switzerland vs. Ecuador[edit]


Switzerland
4
Patinoire du Littoral, Neuchatel, Switzerland[5]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)

Ecuador
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Ecuador
Stanislas Wawrinka
Emilio Gómez
6
4
6
3
6
3
     
2 Switzerland
Ecuador
Marco Chiudinelli
Júlio César Campozano
3
6
6
1
6
3
79
67
   
3 Switzerland
Ecuador
Michael Lammer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Emilio Gómez / Roberto Quiroz
6
3
6
4
3
6
67
79
6
4
 
4 Switzerland
Ecuador
Michael Lammer
Roberto Quiroz
6
3
2
6
6
2
     
5 Switzerland
Ecuador
Marco Chiudinelli
Gonzalo Escobar
0
6
5
7
       

Germany vs. Brazil[edit]


Germany
4
Ratiopharm Arena, Neu-Ulm, Germany[6]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)

Brazil
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Brazil
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Rogério Dutra da Silva
6
3
7
5
6
4
     
2 Germany
Brazil
Florian Mayer
Thomaz Bellucci
6
4
6
1
6
2
     
3 Germany
Brazil
Daniel Brands / Martin Emmrich
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
3
6
4
6
4
6
     
4 Germany
Brazil
Daniel Brands
Thomaz Bellucci
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
5 Germany
Brazil
Florian Mayer
Rogério Dutra da Silva
6
4
6
4
       

Poland vs. Australia[edit]


Poland
1
Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland[7]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)

Australia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Poland
Australia
Łukasz Kubot
Lleyton Hewitt
1
6
3
6
2
6
     
2 Poland
Australia
Michał Przysiężny
Bernard Tomic
5
7
61
77
4
6
     
3 Poland
Australia
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Chris Guccione / Nick Kyrgios
5
7
6
4
6
2
65
77
6
4
 
4 Poland
Australia
Łukasz Kubot
Bernard Tomic
4
6
65
77
3
6
     
5 Poland
Australia
Michał Przysiężny
Nick Kyrgios
1
4
        retired
 

Belgium vs. Israel[edit]


Belgium
3
Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium[8]
12–15 September 2013
Clay (i)

Israel
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Israel
Steve Darcis
Dudi Sela
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
2 Belgium
Israel
Ruben Bemelmans
Amir Weintraub
3
6
6
2
77
62
64
77
4
6
 
3 Belgium
Israel
Steve Darcis / Olivier Rochus
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
3
6
7
5
6
1
5
7
3
6
 
4 Belgium
Israel
Ruben Bemelmans
Dudi Sela
7
5
3
6
6
0
6
4
   
5 Belgium
Israel
Steve Darcis
Amir Weintraub
6
2
6
2
6
2
     

Japan vs. Colombia[edit]


Japan
3
Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[9]
13–15 September 2013
Hard

Colombia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
Colombia
Kei Nishikori
Alejandro Falla
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2 Japan
Colombia
Go Soeda
Santiago Giraldo
4
6
6
3
5
7
6
3
1
6
 
3 Japan
Colombia
Tatsuma Ito / Yuichi Sugita
Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah
1
6
2
6
1
6
     
4 Japan
Colombia
Kei Nishikori
Santiago Giraldo
6
1
6
2
6
4
     
5 Japan
Colombia
Go Soeda
Alejandro Falla
4
6
6
4
6
3
6
3
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup World Group Playoffs". Davis Cup. 
  2. ^ "Spain v. Ukraine". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ "Netherlands v. Austria". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ "Croatia v. Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ "Switzerland v. Ecuador". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ "Germany v. Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ "Poland v. Australia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ "Belgium v. Israel". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ "Japan v. Colombia". daviscup.com.