2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

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The 2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs were held from 16 to 18 September. They were the main play-offs of the 2016 Davis Cup.[1] The winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2017 Davis Cup World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions I.

Teams[edit]

Bold indicates team had qualified for the 2017 Davis Cup World Group.

Results summary[edit]

Date: 16–18 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 2017 World Group. The draw took place on July 18 in London.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Uzbekistan 2–3   Switzerland Tashkent Olympic Tennis School Outdoor Clay
 Belgium 4–0  Brazil Ostend Sleuyter Arena Indoor Hard
 Australia 3–0  Slovakia Sydney NSW Tennis Centre Outdoor Grass
 Canada 5–0  Chile Halifax Scotiabank Centre Indoor Hard
 Russia 3–1  Kazakhstan Moscow National Tennis Center Outdoor Hard
 India 0–5  Spain New Delhi R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex Outdoor Hard
 Germany 3–2  Poland Berlin Rot-Weiss Tennis Club Outdoor Clay
 Japan 5–0  Ukraine Osaka Utsubo Tennis Center Outdoor Hard

Playoff results[edit]

Uzbekistan vs. Switzerland[edit]


Uzbekistan
2
Olympic Tennis School, Tashkent, Uzbekistan[2]
16 – 18 September
Clay

Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Uzbekistan
Switzerland
Denis Istomin
Antoine Bellier
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2 Uzbekistan
Switzerland
Sanjar Fayziev
Henri Laaksonen
2
6
2
6
2
6
     
3 Uzbekistan
Switzerland
Farrukh Dustov / Denis Istomin
Adrien Bossel / Henri Laaksonen
4
6
2
6
62
77
     
4 Uzbekistan
Switzerland
Denis Istomin
Henri Laaksonen
63
77
78
66
78
66
7
5
   
5 Uzbekistan
Switzerland
Jurabek Karimov
Antoine Bellier
4
6
2
6
78
66
3
6
   

Belgium vs. Brazil[edit]


Belgium
4
Sleuyter Arena, Ostend, Belgium[3]
16 – 18 September
Hard (i)

Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Brazil
David Goffin
Thiago Monteiro
6
2
6
2
6
0
     
2 Belgium
Brazil
Steve Darcis
Thomaz Bellucci
65
77
6
1
6
3
6
3
   
3 Belgium
Brazil
Ruben Bemelmans / Joris De Loore
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
3
6
77
65
4
6
6
4
6
4
 
4 Belgium
Brazil
Joris De Loore
Thomaz Bellucci
6
3
64
77
6
2
     
5 Belgium
Brazil
Steve Darcis
Thiago Monteiro
          not
played

Australia vs. Slovakia[edit]


Australia
3
NSW Tennis Centre, Sydney, Australia[4]
16 – 18 September
Grass

Slovakia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Slovakia
Nick Kyrgios
Andrej Martin
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2 Australia
Slovakia
Bernard Tomic
Jozef Kovalík
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
3 Australia
Slovakia
Sam Groth / John Peers
Andrej Martin / Igor Zelenay
6
4
6
2
63
77
77
62
   
4 Australia
Slovakia
Sam Groth
Jozef Kovalík
          not
played
5 Australia
Slovakia
Bernard Tomic
Andrej Martin
          not
played

Canada vs. Chile[edit]


Canada
5
Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Canada[5]
16 – 18 September
Hard (i)

Chile
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
Chile
Frank Dancevic
Christian Garín
6
3
65
77
6
1
6
4
   
2 Canada
Chile
Vasek Pospisil
Nicolás Jarry
6
1
5
7
77
62
6
3
   
3 Canada
Chile
Vasek Pospisil / Adil Shamasdin
Nicolás Jarry / Hans Podlipnik
6
3
6
4
78
66
     
4 Canada
Chile
Denis Shapovalov
Christian Garín
77
65
6
4
       
5 Canada
Chile
Frank Dancevic
Gonzalo Lama
6
4
6
4
       

Russia vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Russia
3
National Tennis Center, Moscow, Russia[6]
16 – 18 September
Hard

Kazakhstan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Russia
Kazakhstan
Andrey Kuznetsov
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
3
6
4
5
7
7
5
   
2 Russia
Kazakhstan
Evgeny Donskoy
Mikhail Kukushkin
79
67
2
6
6
4
2
6
2
6
 
3 Russia
Kazakhstan
Konstantin Kravchuk / Andrey Rublev
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
3
63
77
6
2
7
5
   
4 Russia
Kazakhstan
Andrey Kuznetsov
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
5 Russia
Kazakhstan
Evgeny Donskoy
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
          not
played

Friday games were moved to Saturday due to rain. The fifth set of the 2nd game was moved from Saturday to Sunday due to dark.

India vs. Spain[edit]


India
0
R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex, New Delhi, India[7]
16 – 18 September
Hard

Spain
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Spain
Ramkumar Ramanathan
Feliciano López
4
6
4
6
6
3
1
6
   
2 India
Spain
Saketh Myneni
David Ferrer
1
6
2
6
1
6
     
3 India
Spain
Saketh Myneni / Leander Paes
Marc López / Rafael Nadal
6
4
62
77
4
6
4
6
   
4 India
Spain
Sumit Nagal
Marc López
3
6
6
1
3
6
     
5 India
Spain
Ramkumar Ramanathan
David Ferrer
2
6
2
6
       

Germany vs. Poland[edit]


Germany
3
Rot-Weiss Tennis Club, Berlin, Germany[8]
16 – 18 September
Clay

Poland
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
Poland
Jan-Lennard Struff
Kamil Majchrzak
68
710
6
3
5
7
6
2
6
1
 
2 Germany
Poland
Florian Mayer
Hubert Hurkacz
1
6
78
66
6
4
7
5
   
3 Germany
Poland
Daniel Brands / Daniel Masur
Łukasz Kubot / Marcin Matkowski
77
65
6
3
3
6
4
6
2
6
 
4 Germany
Poland
Florian Mayer
Kamil Majchrzak
2
6
6
4
2
6
3
6
   
5 Germany
Poland
Jan-Lennard Struff
Hubert Hurkacz
77
64
6
4
6
1
     

Japan vs. Ukraine[edit]


Japan
5
Utsubo Tennis Center, Osaka, Japan[9]
16 – 18 September
Hard

Ukraine
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
Ukraine
Taro Daniel
Sergiy Stakhovsky
77
64
77
61
6
1
     
2 Japan
Ukraine
Yoshihito Nishioka
Illya Marchenko
6
4
5
7
6
4
7
5
   
3 Japan
Ukraine
Kei Nishikori / Yūichi Sugita
Artem Smirnov / Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
3
6
0
6
3
     
4 Japan
Ukraine
Taro Daniel
Artem Smirnov
3
6
7
5
6
1
     
5 Japan
Ukraine
Yoshihito Nishioka
Danylo Kalenichenko
6
2
6
2
       

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup World Group Playoffs". Davis Cup. 
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ "Belgium v Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ "Australia v Slovakia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ "Canada v Chile". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ "Russia v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ "India v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ "Germany v Poland". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ "Japan v Ukraine". daviscup.com.