2016 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2016. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progressed to the quarterfinals and World Group spot for 2017.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Italy

Kazakhstan

Japan

Poland

Serbia

Switzerland

United States

Seeds[edit]

  1.  Great Britain (Semifinals)
  2.  Belgium (First Round)
  3.  Czech Republic (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Switzerland (First Round)
  5.  France (Semifinals)
  6.  Argentina (Champions)
  7.  Serbia (Quarterfinals)
  8.  Australia (First Round)

Draw[edit]

  First round
4–6 March
Quarterfinals
15–17 July
Semifinals
16–18 September
Final
25–27 November
                                     
Birmingham, Great Britain (indoor hard)[1]
1   Great Britain 3  
Belgrade, Serbia (clay)[2]
  Japan 1  
  1   Great Britain 3  
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor hard)[3]
  7   Serbia 2  
7   Serbia 3
Glasgow, Great Britain (indoor hard)[4]
  Kazakhstan 2  
  1   Great Britain 2  
Pesaro, Italy (indoor clay)[5]
  6   Argentina 3  
4    Switzerland 0  
Pesaro, Italy (clay)[6]
  Italy 5  
    Italy 1
Gdańsk, Poland (indoor hard)[7]
  6   Argentina 3  
6   Argentina 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor hard)[8]
  Poland 2  
  6   Argentina 3
Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe, France (clay)[9]
    Croatia 2
  Canada 0  
Třinec, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[10]
5   France 5  
  5   France 3
Hannover, Germany (indoor hard)[11]
  3   Czech Republic 1  
  Germany 2
Zadar, Croatia (indoor hard)[12]
3   Czech Republic 3  
  5   France 2
Kooyong, Australia (grass)[13][14]
    Croatia 3  
  United States 3  
Beaverton, United States (hard)[15]
8   Australia 1  
    United States 2
Liège, Belgium (indoor clay)[16]
    Croatia 3  
  Croatia 3
2   Belgium 2  

First round[edit]

Great Britain vs. Japan[edit]


Great Britain
3
Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Great Britain[1]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

Japan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Japan
Andy Murray
Taro Daniel
6
1
6
3
6
1
     
2 United Kingdom
Japan
Daniel Evans
Kei Nishikori
3
6
5
7
63
77
     
3 United Kingdom
Japan
Andy Murray / Jamie Murray
Yoshihito Nishioka / Yasutaka Uchiyama
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
4 United Kingdom
Japan
Andy Murray
Kei Nishikori
7
5
78
66
3
6
4
6
6
3
 
5 United Kingdom
Japan
Daniel Evans
Taro Daniel
          not
played

Murray's win over Nishikori was the joint longest match of his career at 4 hours and 54 minutes, along with the 2012 US Open final, until his davis cup semi-final tie with Del Potro.

Serbia vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Serbia
3
Pionir Hall, Belgrade, Serbia[3]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

Kazakhstan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Kazakhstan
Novak Djokovic
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
1
6
2
6
3
     
2 Serbia
Kazakhstan
Viktor Troicki
Mikhail Kukushkin
5
7
2
6
4
6
     
3 Serbia
Kazakhstan
Novak Djokovic / Nenad Zimonjić
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovyesov
3
6
63
77
5
7
     
4 Serbia
Kazakhstan
Novak Djokovic
Mikhail Kukushkin
66
78
77
63
4
6
6
3
6
2
 
5 Serbia
Kazakhstan
Viktor Troicki
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
2
6
3
6
4
     

Italy vs. Switzerland[edit]


Italy
5
Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, Italy[5]
4–6 March 2016
Clay (i)

Switzerland
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Switzerland
Paolo Lorenzi
Marco Chiudinelli
716
614
6
3
4
6
5
7
7
5
 
2 Italy
Switzerland
Andreas Seppi
Henri Laaksonen
7
5
77
64
3
6
6
3
   
3 Italy
Switzerland
Simone Bolelli / Andreas Seppi
Marco Chiudinelli / Henri Laaksonen
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
4 Italy
Switzerland
Marco Cecchinato
Adrien Bossel
6
3
7
5
       
5 Italy
Switzerland
Paolo Lorenzi
Antoine Bellier
6
3
6
2
       

Poland vs. Argentina[edit]


Poland
2
Ergo Arena, Gdańsk, Poland[7]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Poland
Argentina
Michał Przysiężny
Guido Pella
1
6
4
6
65
77
     
2 Poland
Argentina
Hubert Hurkacz
Leonardo Mayer
2
6
63
77
2
6
     
3 Poland
Argentina
Łukasz Kubot / Marcin Matkowski
Carlos Berlocq / Renzo Olivo
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
4 Poland
Argentina
Michał Przysiężny
Leonardo Mayer
77
64
64
77
2
6
3
6
   
5 Poland
Argentina
Hubert Hurkacz
Renzo Olivo
4
6
78
66
6
4
     

France vs. Canada[edit]


France
5
Vélodrome Amédée Détraux, Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe, France[9]
4–6 March 2016
Clay

Canada
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Canada
Gaël Monfils
Frank Dancevic
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
2 France
Canada
Gilles Simon
Vasek Pospisil
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
3 France
Canada
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Philip Bester / Vasek Pospisil
77
64
6
1
77
64
     
4 France
Canada
Richard Gasquet
Philip Bester
6
1
77
64
       
5 France
Canada
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Frank Dancevic
67
79
         
retired

Germany vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Germany
2
TUI Arena, Hannover, Germany[11]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Czech Republic
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Lukáš Rosol
3
6
6
3
6
4
2
6
6
3
 
2 Germany
Czech Republic
Alexander Zverev
Tomáš Berdych
66
78
6
1
6
4
65
77
4
6
 
3 Germany
Czech Republic
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
67
79
5
7
4
6
     
4 Germany
Czech Republic
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
7
5
       
retired
5 Germany
Czech Republic
Alexander Zverev
Lukáš Rosol
2
6
3
6
1
6
     

Australia vs. United States[edit]


Australia
1
Kooyong Stadium, Melbourne, Australia[13][17]
4–6 March 2016
Grass

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
United States
Sam Groth
John Isner
62
77
2
6
2
6
     
2 Australia
United States
Bernard Tomic
Jack Sock
77
62
6
3
3
6
6
4
   
3 Australia
United States
Lleyton Hewitt / John Peers
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
3
6
3
6
6
4
6
4
3
6
 
4 Australia
United States
Bernard Tomic
John Isner
4
6
4
6
7
5
64
77
   
5 Australia
United States
Sam Groth
Jack Sock
          not
played

Belgium vs. Croatia[edit]


Belgium
2
Country Hall Ethias Liège, Liège, Belgium[16]
4–6 March 2016
Clay (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Croatia
Kimmer Coppejans
Marin Čilić
5
7
3
6
5
7
     
2 Belgium
Croatia
David Goffin
Borna Ćorić
6
3
6
2
2
6
3
6
6
3
 
3 Belgium
Croatia
Ruben Bemelmans / David Goffin
Ivan Dodig / Franko Škugor
65
77
3
6
1
6
     
4 Belgium
Croatia
David Goffin
Marin Čilić
6
4
6
4
3
6
7
5
   
5 Belgium
Croatia
Kimmer Coppejans
Borna Ćorić
65
77
2
6
2
6
     

Quarterfinals[edit]

Serbia vs. Great Britain[edit]


Serbia
2
Tašmajdan Stadium, Belgrade, Serbia[2]
15–17 July 2016
Clay

Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
United Kingdom
Janko Tipsarević
Kyle Edmund
3
6
4
6
0
6
     
2 Serbia
United Kingdom
Dušan Lajović
James Ward
6
1
6
3
6
2
     
3 Serbia
United Kingdom
Filip Krajinović / Nenad Zimonjić
Dominic Inglot / Jamie Murray
1
6
77
62
3
6
4
6
   
4 Serbia
United Kingdom
Dušan Lajović
Kyle Edmund
3
6
4
6
65
77
     
5 Serbia
United Kingdom
Janko Tipsarević
James Ward
6
2
3
6
7
5
     

Italy vs. Argentina[edit]


Italy
1
Circolo Tennis Baratoff, Pesaro, Italy[6]
15–17 July 2016
Clay

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Argentina
Andreas Seppi
Federico Delbonis
64
77
6
3
3
6
63
77
   
2 Italy
Argentina
Fabio Fognini
Juan Mónaco
6
1
6
1
7
5
     
3 Italy
Argentina
Fabio Fognini / Paolo Lorenzi
Juan Martín del Potro / Guido Pella
1
6
64
77
6
3
6
3
4
6
 
4 Italy
Argentina
Fabio Fognini
Federico Delbonis
4
6
5
7
6
3
5
7
   
5 Italy
Argentina
Andreas Seppi
Juan Mónaco
          not
played

Czech Republic vs. France[edit]


Czech Republic
1
Werk Arena, Třinec, Czech Republic[10]
15–17 July 2016
Hard (i)

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
France
Lukáš Rosol
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
3
6
4
6
710
68
6
4
 
2 Czech Republic
France
Jiří Veselý
Lucas Pouille
62
77
4
6
5
7
     
3 Czech Republic
France
Lukáš Rosol / Radek Štěpánek
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
1
6
6
3
3
6
6
4
4
6
 
4 Czech Republic
France
Jiří Veselý
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
63
77
4
6
5
7
   
5 Czech Republic
France
Lukáš Rosol
Lucas Pouille
          not
played

United States vs. Croatia[edit]


United States
2
Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex, Beaverton, United States[15]
15–17 July 2016
Hard

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Croatia
Jack Sock
Marin Čilić
4
6
3
6
6
3
6
4
6
4
 
2 United States
Croatia
John Isner
Borna Ćorić
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
3 United States
Croatia
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
2
6
6
2
2
6
4
6
   
4 United States
Croatia
John Isner
Marin Čilić
69
711
3
6
4
6
     
5 United States
Croatia
Jack Sock
Borna Ćorić
4
6
6
3
3
6
4
6
   

Semifinals[edit]

Great Britain vs. Argentina[edit]


Great Britain
2
Commonwealth Arena, Glasgow, Great Britain[4]
16–18 September 2016
Hard (i)

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Argentina
Andy Murray
Juan Martín del Potro
4
6
7
5
77
65
3
6
4
6
 
2 United Kingdom
Argentina
Kyle Edmund
Guido Pella
77
65
4
6
3
6
2
6
   
3 United Kingdom
Argentina
Andy Murray / Jamie Murray
Juan Martín del Potro / Leonardo Mayer
6
1
3
6
6
4
6
4
   
4 United Kingdom
Argentina
Andy Murray
Guido Pella
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
5 United Kingdom
Argentina
Daniel Evans
Leonardo Mayer
6
4
3
6
2
6
4
6
   

Croatia vs. France[edit]


Croatia
3
Krešimir Ćosić Hall, Zadar, Croatia[12]
16–18 September 2016
Hard (i)

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Croatia
France
Borna Ćorić
Richard Gasquet
2
6
65
77
1
6
     
2 Croatia
France
Marin Čilić
Lucas Pouille
6
1
77
64
2
6
6
2
   
3 Croatia
France
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
78
66
5
7
78
66
6
3
   
4 Croatia
France
Marin Čilić
Richard Gasquet
6
3
6
2
7
5
     
5 Croatia
France
Marin Draganja
Lucas Pouille
4
6
4
6
       

Final[edit]

Croatia vs. Argentina[edit]


Croatia
2
Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia[8]
25–27 November 2016
Hard (i)

Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Croatia
Argentina
Marin Čilić
Federico Delbonis
6
3
7
5
3
6
1
6
6
2
 
2 Croatia
Argentina
Ivo Karlović
Juan Martín del Potro
4
6
78
66
3
6
5
7
   
3 Croatia
Argentina
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
Juan Martín del Potro / Leonardo Mayer
77
62
77
64
6
3
     
4 Croatia
Argentina
Marin Čilić
Juan Martín del Potro
77
64
6
2
5
7
4
6
3
6
 
5 Croatia
Argentina
Ivo Karlović
Federico Delbonis
3
6
4
6
2
6
     

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Great Britain v Japan". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "Serbia v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Serbia v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "Great Britain v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Italy v Switzerland". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Italy v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Poland vs. Argentina". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "Croatia v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "France v Canada". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Czech Republic v France". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Germany vs. Czech Republic". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Croatia v France". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "Australia v United States". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ "Davis Cup clash between Australia and United States to be hosted at Kooyong". ABC News. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  15. ^ a b "United States v Croatia". daviscup.com.
  16. ^ a b "Belgium v Croatia". daviscup.com.
  17. ^ "Davis Cup clash between Australia and United States to be hosted at Kooyong". ABC News. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.