2014 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2014. 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 2015. The final took place at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, between France and Switzerland on indoor clay. Switzerland won the Davis Cup for the first time, beating France 3–1 in the final.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Netherlands

Serbia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Seeds[edit]

  1.  Czech Republic (Semifinals)
  2.  Serbia (First round)
  3.  Spain (First round)
  4.  Argentina (First round)
  5.  France (Final)
  6.  United States (First round)
  7.  Canada (First round)
  8.  Kazakhstan (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

  First round
31 January –2 February
Quarterfinals
4–6 April
Semifinals
12–14 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[1]
1   Czech Republic 3  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[2]
    Netherlands 2  
  1   Czech Republic 5  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[3]
      Japan 0  
7   Canada 1
Paris, France (clay)[4]
    Japan 4  
  1   Czech Republic 1  
Frankfurt, Germany (indoor hard)[5]
  5   France 4  
3   Spain 1  
Nancy, France (indoor hard)[6]
    Germany 4  
    Germany 2
Mouilleron-le-Captif, France (indoor clay)[7]
  5   France 3  
5   France 5
Lille, France (indoor clay)[8]
    Australia 0  
  5   France 1
San Diego, United States (clay)[9]
     Switzerland 3
    Great Britain 3  
Napoli, Italy (clay)[10]
6   United States 1  
    Great Britain 2
Mar de Plata, Argentina (clay)[11]
    Italy 3  
    Italy 3
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[12]
4   Argentina 1  
    Italy 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)[13]
     Switzerland 3  
    Belgium 2  
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[14]
8   Kazakhstan 3  
  8   Kazakhstan 2
Novi Sad, Serbia (indoor hard)[15]
     Switzerland 3  
     Switzerland 3
2   Serbia 2  

First round[edit]

Czech Republic vs. Netherlands[edit]


Czech Republic
3
CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic[1]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Netherlands
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
Netherlands
Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase
6
3
4
6
77
64
2
6
1
6
 
2 Czech Republic
Netherlands
Tomáš Berdych
Igor Sijsling
6
3
6
3
6
0
     
3 Czech Republic
Netherlands
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
7
5
1
6
77
62
77
64
   
4 Czech Republic
Netherlands
Tomáš Berdych
Thiemo de Bakker
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
5 Czech Republic
Netherlands
Lukáš Rosol
Igor Sijsling
3
6
3
6
       

Japan vs. Canada[edit]


Japan
4
Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan[3]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
Canada
Kei Nishikori
Peter Polansky
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
2 Japan
Canada
Go Soeda
Frank Dancevic
4
6
62
77
1
6
     
3 Japan
Canada
Kei Nishikori / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Frank Dancevic / Daniel Nestor
6
3
77
63
4
6
6
4
   
4 Japan
Canada
Kei Nishikori
Frank Dancevic
6
2
1
0
       
retired
5 Japan
Canada
Go Soeda
Peter Polansky
6
1
6
4
       

Germany vs. Spain[edit]


Germany
4
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Germany[5]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Spain
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Roberto Bautista-Agut
6
2
6
4
6
2
     
2 Germany
Spain
Florian Mayer
Feliciano López
78
66
77
64
1
6
5
7
6
3
 
3 Germany
Spain
Tommy Haas / Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Marrero / Fernando Verdasco
77
65
69
711
79
67
6
3
   
4 Germany
Spain
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Feliciano López
           
w/o
5 Germany
Spain
Daniel Brands
Roberto Bautista-Agut
77
65
6
4
       

France vs. Australia[edit]


France
5
Vendéspace, Mouilleron-le-Captif, France[7]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay (i)

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Australia
Richard Gasquet
Nick Kyrgios
77
63
6
2
6
2
     
2 France
Australia
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lleyton Hewitt
6
3
6
2
77
62
     
3 France
Australia
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Chris Guccione / Lleyton Hewitt
5
7
77
63
6
2
7
5
   
4 France
Australia
Julien Benneteau
Thanasi Kokkinakis
6
4
6
1
       
5 France
Australia
Gaël Monfils
Nick Kyrgios
77
65
6
4
       

United States vs. Great Britain[edit]


United States
1
Petco Park, San Diego, United States[9]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay

Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
United Kingdom
Donald Young
Andy Murray
1
6
2
6
3
6
     
2 United States
United Kingdom
Sam Querrey
James Ward
6
1
63
77
6
3
4
6
1
6
 
3 United States
United Kingdom
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Colin Fleming / Dominic Inglot
6
2
6
3
3
6
6
1
   
4 United States
United Kingdom
Sam Querrey
Andy Murray
65
77
77
63
1
6
3
6
   
5 United States
United Kingdom
Donald Young
James Ward
          not
played
  • Great Britain's victory was their first in the World Group since 1986.[16]

Argentina vs. Italy[edit]


Argentina
1
Patinódromo Municipal, Mar de Plata, Argentina[11]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Italy
Carlos Berlocq
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
0
6
2
6
1
   
2 Argentina
Italy
Juan Mónaco
Fabio Fognini
5
7
2
6
2
6
     
3 Argentina
Italy
Eduardo Schwank / Horacio Zeballos
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
78
66
68
710
63
77
4
6
   
4 Argentina
Italy
Carlos Berlocq
Fabio Fognini
65
77
6
4
1
6
4
6
   
5 Argentina
Italy
Juan Mónaco
Andreas Seppi
          not
played

Kazakhstan vs. Belgium[edit]


Kazakhstan
3
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[13]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Kazakhstan
Belgium
Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans
6
4
63
77
6
2
6
3
   
2 Kazakhstan
Belgium
Andrey Golubev
David Goffin
711
69
3
6
4
6
6
2
12
10
 
3 Kazakhstan
Belgium
Evgeny Korolev / Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans / Olivier Rochus
2
6
77
64
3
6
64
77
   
4 Kazakhstan
Belgium
Mikhail Kukushkin
David Goffin
6
4
3
6
6
3
4
6
0
6
 
5 Kazakhstan
Belgium
Andrey Golubev
Ruben Bemelmans
6
2
6
3
6
1
     

Serbia vs. Switzerland[edit]


Serbia
2
SPENS, Novi Sad, Serbia[15]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Switzerland
Ilija Bozoljac
Roger Federer
4
6
5
7
2
6
     
2 Serbia
Switzerland
Dušan Lajović
Stanislas Wawrinka
4
6
6
4
1
6
67
79
   
3 Serbia
Switzerland
Filip Krajinović / Nenad Zimonjić
Marco Chiudinelli / Michael Lammer
63
77
6
3
62
77
2
6
   
4 Serbia
Switzerland
Dušan Lajović
Michael Lammer
6
3
3
6
6
4
     
5 Serbia
Switzerland
Filip Krajinović
Marco Chiudinelli
6
4
6
4
       

Quarterfinals[edit]

Japan vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Japan
0
Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[2]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
Czech Republic
Tatsuma Ito
Radek Štěpánek
77
65
65
77
1
6
5
7
   
2 Japan
Czech Republic
Taro Daniel
Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
2
6
 
3 Japan
Czech Republic
Tatsuma Ito / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Radek Štěpánek / Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
4 Japan
Czech Republic
Yasutaka Uchiyama
Lukáš Rosol
3
6
6
3
4
6
     
5 Japan
Czech Republic
Taro Daniel
Jiří Veselý
4
6
4
6
       

France vs. Germany[edit]


France
3
Palais Des Sports Jean Weille, Nancy, France[6]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Germany
Julien Benneteau
Tobias Kamke
68
710
3
6
2
6
     
2 France
Germany
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Peter Gojowczyk
7
5
63
77
6
3
68
710
6
8
 
3 France
Germany
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
Andre Begemann / Tobias Kamke
6
1
77
65
4
6
7
5
   
4 France
Germany
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tobias Kamke
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
5 France
Germany
Gaël Monfils
Peter Gojowczyk
6
1
77
60
6
2
     

Italy vs. Great Britain[edit]


Italy
3
Tennis Club Napoli, Napoli, Italy[10]
4–6 April 2014
Clay

Great Britain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
United Kingdom
Fabio Fognini
James Ward
6
4
2
6
6
4
6
1
   
2 Italy
United Kingdom
Andreas Seppi
Andy Murray
4
6
5
7
3
6
     
3 Italy
United Kingdom
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Colin Fleming / Andy Murray
4
6
2
6
6
3
5
7
   
4 Italy
United Kingdom
Fabio Fognini
Andy Murray
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
5 Italy
United Kingdom
Andreas Seppi
James Ward
6
4
6
3
6
4
     

Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[14]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)

Kazakhstan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Kazakhstan
Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev
65
77
2
6
6
3
65
77
   
2 Switzerland
Kazakhstan
Roger Federer
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3 Switzerland
Kazakhstan
Roger Federer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovesov
4
6
65
77
6
4
66
78
   
4 Switzerland
Kazakhstan
Stanislas Wawrinka
Mikhail Kukushkin
64
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
5 Switzerland
Kazakhstan
Roger Federer
Andrey Golubev
77
60
6
2
6
3
     

Semifinals[edit]

France vs. Czech Republic[edit]


France
4
Roland Garros, Paris, France[4]
12–14 September 2014
Clay

Czech Republic
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Czech Republic
Richard Gasquet
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2 France
Czech Republic
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lukáš Rosol
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
3 France
Czech Republic
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
64
77
6
4
77
65
6
1
   
4 France
Czech Republic
Julien Benneteau
Jiří Veselý
4
6
3
6
       
5 France
Czech Republic
Gaël Monfils
Lukáš Rosol
5
7
6
4
7
5
     

Switzerland vs. Italy[edit]


Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[12]
12–14 September 2014
Hard (i)

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Italy
Roger Federer
Simone Bolelli
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
2 Switzerland
Italy
Stan Wawrinka
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
3 Switzerland
Italy
Marco Chiudinelli / Stan Wawrinka
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
5
7
6
3
7
5
3
6
2
6
 
4 Switzerland
Italy
Roger Federer
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
77
64
     
5 Switzerland
Italy
Michael Lammer
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
1
4
6
     

Final[edit]

France vs. Switzerland[edit]


France
1
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[8][17]
21–23 November 2014
Clay (i)

Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Switzerland
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Stan Wawrinka
1
6
6
3
3
6
2
6
   
2 France
Switzerland
Gaël Monfils
Roger Federer
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
3 France
Switzerland
Julien Benneteau / Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer / Stan Wawrinka
3
6
5
7
4
6
     
4 France
Switzerland
Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5 France
Switzerland
Gaël Monfils
Stan Wawrinka
          not
played

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Netherlands". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Japan v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Japan v Canada". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "France v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "France v Germany". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "France v Australia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "France v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "United States v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Italy v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Argentina v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Switzerland v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Belgium". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Switzerland v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Serbia v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  16. ^ http://www.daviscup.com/en/news/168639.aspx
  17. ^ "Lille to stage Davis Cup Final". daviscup.com.