2019 Davis Cup Finals

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2019 Davis Cup Finals
Date18–24 November 2019
Edition1st
SurfaceHard indoor
LocationMadrid, Spain
VenueCaja Mágica
Champions

Spain
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The Finals, formerly known as World Group, was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2019. It was held on indoor hard courts at the Caja Mágica in Madrid, Spain from 18 until 24 November.[1] The ties were contested in a best-of-three rubbers format and were played on one day. There were two singles followed by a doubles.[2]

Croatia were the defending champions, but were eliminated during the round robin stage.

Spain won the title, defeating Canada in the final, 2–0. It was the Spanish team's first Davis Cup title since 2011 and their sixth Davis Cup title overall. Rafael Nadal was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament after winning all eight of his matches.[3]

Participating teams[edit]

18 nations took part in the Finals.[4]

The qualification were as follows:

Overview[edit]

H = Host Nation, TH = Title Holder, WC = Wild Card

Participating teams

Argentina (WC)

Australia

Belgium

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Croatia (TH)

France

Germany

Great Britain (WC)

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Netherlands

Russia

Serbia

Spain (H)

United States

Seeds[edit]

The seedings were based on the Davis Cup Ranking of 4 February. The top six nations were seeded and drawn into position 1 across groups A-F, the nations ranked from 7 to 12 were drawn randomly into position 2, the remaining nations were drawn randomly into position 3.[5]

  1.  France (Round robin)
  2.  Croatia (Round robin)
  3.  Argentina (Quarterfinals)
  4.  Belgium (Round robin)
  5.  Great Britain (Semifinals)
  6.  United States (Round robin)
  7.  Spain (Champion)
  8.  Serbia (Quarterfinals)
  9.  Australia (Quarterfinals)
  10.  Italy (Round robin)
  11.  Germany (Quarterfinals)
  12.  Kazakhstan (Round robin)
  13.  Canada (Final)
  14.  Japan (Round robin)
  15.  Colombia (Round robin)
  16.  Netherlands (Round robin)
  17.  Russia (Semifinals)
  18.  Chile (Round robin)

Team nominations[edit]

Each nation had to submit a team of up to five players at least 20 days before the Monday of the week of the event.[6] If a player became injured or ill severely enough to prevent his participation in the tournament before his team's first match, he would be replaced by another player.[7]

Format[edit]

The 18 teams are divided in six round robin groups of three teams each. The six group winners plus the two second-placed teams with the best records based on percentage of matches won (followed by percentage of sets won and then percentage of games won), will qualify for the quarterfinals.[7]

Day Round Number of teams
18–21 November (Monday–Thursday) Round robin 18 (6 groups of 3 teams)
21–22 November (Thursday–Friday) Quarterfinals 8 (6 group winners + 2 best second place)
23 November (Saturday) Semifinals 4 (automatically qualified for 2020 Davis Cup Finals)
24 November (Sunday) Final 2

Group stage[edit]

Qualified for the Knockout stage

Overview[edit]

T = Ties, M = Matches, S = Sets

Group Winners Runners-up Third
Nation T M S Nation T M S Nation T M S
A  Serbia 2–0 5–1 10–2  France 1–1 3–3 6–7  Japan 0–2 1–5 3–10
B  Spain 2–0 5–1 11–2  Russia 1–1 4–2 8–6  Croatia 0–2 0–6 1–12
C  Germany 2–0 5–1 11–4  Argentina 1–1 3–3 8–6  Chile 0–2 1–5 2–11
D  Australia 2–0 5–1 10–3  Belgium 1–1 3–3 7–7  Colombia 0–2 1–5 4–11
E  Great Britain 2–0 4–2 10–5  Kazakhstan 1–1 3–3 7–7  Netherlands 0–2 2–4 5–10
F  Canada 2–0 4–2 9–5  United States 1–1 3–3 7–8  Italy 0–2 2–4 7–10

Group A[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Serbia 2–0 5–1 10–2 83% 72–50 59%
2  France 1–1 3–3 6–7 46% 67–66 50%
3  Japan 0–2 1–5 3–10 23% 53–76 41%

France vs. Japan[edit]


France
2
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
19 November 2019[8]

Japan
1
1 2 3
1 France
Japan
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Yasutaka Uchiyama
6
2
6
1
   
2 France
Japan
Gaël Monfils
Yoshihito Nishioka
5
7
2
6
   
3 France
Japan
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
Ben McLachlan / Yasutaka Uchiyama
64
77
6
4
7
5
 

Serbia vs. Japan[edit]


Serbia
3
Estadio Manolo Santana
20 November 2019[9]

Japan
0
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Japan
Filip Krajinović
Yūichi Sugita
6
2
6
4
   
2 Serbia
Japan
Novak Djokovic
Yoshihito Nishioka
6
1
6
2
   
3 Serbia
Japan
Janko Tipsarević / Viktor Troicki
Ben McLachlan / Yasutaka Uchiyama
77
65
77
64
   

France vs. Serbia[edit]


France
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
21 November 2019[10]

Serbia
2
1 2 3
1 France
Serbia
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Filip Krajinović
5
7
65
77
   
2 France
Serbia
Benoît Paire
Novak Djokovic
3
6
3
6
   
3 France
Serbia
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
Janko Tipsarević / Viktor Troicki
6
4
6
4
   

Group B[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Spain 2–0 5–1 11–2 85% 77–53 59%
2  Russia 1–1 4–2 8–6 57% 78–72 52%
3  Croatia 0–2 0–6 1–12 8% 49–79 38%

Croatia vs. Russia[edit]


Croatia
0
Estadio Manolo Santana
18 November 2019[11]

Russia
3
1 2 3
1 Croatia
Russia
Borna Gojo
Andrey Rublev
3
6
3
6
   
2 Croatia
Russia
Borna Ćorić
Karen Khachanov
77
64
4
6
4
6
 
3 Croatia
Russia
Ivan Dodig / Nikola Mektić
Karen Khachanov / Andrey Rublev
63
77
4
6
   

Spain vs. Russia[edit]


Spain
2
Estadio Manolo Santana
19 November 2019[12]

Russia
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
Russia
Roberto Bautista Agut
Andrey Rublev
6
3
3
6
60
77
 
2 Spain
Russia
Rafael Nadal
Karen Khachanov
6
3
79
67
   
3 Spain
Russia
Marcel Granollers / Feliciano López
Karen Khachanov / Andrey Rublev
6
4
77
65
   

Croatia vs. Spain[edit]


Croatia
0
Estadio Manolo Santana
20 November 2019[13]

Spain
3
1 2 3
1 Croatia
Spain
Nikola Mektić
Roberto Bautista Agut
1
6
3
6
   
2 Croatia
Spain
Borna Gojo
Rafael Nadal
4
6
3
6
   
3 Croatia
Spain
Ivan Dodig / Mate Pavić
Marcel Granollers / Rafael Nadal
3
6
4
6
   

Group C[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Germany 2–0 5–1 11–4 73% 90–77 54%
2  Argentina 1–1 3–3 8–6 57% 78–65 55%
3  Chile 0–2 1–5 2–11 15% 55–81 40%

Argentina vs. Chile[edit]


Argentina
3
Estadio Manolo Santana
19 November 2019[14]

Chile
0
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Chile
Guido Pella
Nicolás Jarry
6
4
6
3
   
2 Argentina
Chile
Diego Schwartzman
Cristian Garín
6
2
6
2
   
3 Argentina
Chile
Máximo González / Leonardo Mayer
Nicolás Jarry / Hans Podlipnik Castillo
6
3
7
5
   

Argentina vs. Germany[edit]


Argentina
0
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
20 November 2019[15]

Germany
3
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Germany
Guido Pella
Philipp Kohlschreiber
6
1
3
6
4
6
 
2 Argentina
Germany
Diego Schwartzman
Jan-Lennard Struff
3
6
68
710
   
3 Argentina
Germany
Máximo González / Leonardo Mayer
Kevin Krawietz / Andreas Mies
77
64
62
77
618
720
 

Germany vs. Chile[edit]


Germany
2
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
21 November 2019[16]

Chile
1
1 2 3
1 Germany
Chile
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Nicolás Jarry
6
4
6
3
   
2 Germany
Chile
Jan-Lennard Struff
Cristian Garín
77
63
67
79
68
710
 
3 Germany
Chile
Kevin Krawietz / Andreas Mies
Marcelo Tomás Barrios Vera / Alejandro Tabilo
77
63
6
3
   

Group D[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Australia 2–0 5–1 10–3 77% 67–56 54%
2  Belgium 1–1 3–3 7–7 50% 70–63 53%
3  Colombia 0–2 1–5 4–11 27% 66–84 44%

Belgium vs. Colombia[edit]


Belgium
2
Estadio 3
18 November 2019[17]

Colombia
1
1 2 3
1 Belgium
Colombia
Steve Darcis
Santiago Giraldo
6
3
6
2
   
2 Belgium
Colombia
David Goffin
Daniel Elahi Galán
3
6
6
3
6
3
 
3 Belgium
Colombia
Sander Gillé / Joran Vliegen
Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah
77
65
4
6
63
77
 

Australia vs. Colombia[edit]


Australia
3
Estadio 3
19 November 2019[18]

Colombia
0
1 2 3
1 Australia
Colombia
Nick Kyrgios
Alejandro González
6
4
6
4
   
2 Australia
Colombia
Alex de Minaur
Daniel Elahi Galán
6
4
6
3
   
3 Australia
Colombia
John Peers / Jordan Thompson
Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah
6
3
3
6
78
66
 

Belgium vs. Australia[edit]


Belgium
1
Estadio 3
20 November 2019[19]

Australia
2
1 2 3
1 Belgium
Australia
Steve Darcis
Nick Kyrgios
2
6
69
711
   
2 Belgium
Australia
David Goffin
Alex de Minaur
0
6
64
77
   
3 Belgium
Australia
Sander Gillé / Joran Vliegen
John Peers / Jordan Thompson
0
1
     
retired

Note: Gillé/Vliegen's retirement victory over Peers/Thompson counted as a 6–1, 6–0 win.

Group E[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Great Britain 2–0 4–2 10–5 67% 84–71 54%
2  Kazakhstan 1–1 3–3 7–7 50% 70–67 51%
3  Netherlands 0–2 2–4 5–10 33% 74–90 45%

Kazakhstan vs. Netherlands[edit]


Kazakhstan
2
Estadio 3
19 November 2019[20]

Netherlands
1
1 2 3
1 Kazakhstan
Netherlands
Mikhail Kukushkin
Botic van de Zandschulp
6
2
6
2
   
2 Kazakhstan
Netherlands
Alexander Bublik
Robin Haase
5
7
6
3
65
77
 
3 Kazakhstan
Netherlands
Mikhail Kukushkin / Alexander Bublik
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
6
4
77
62
   

Great Britain vs. Netherlands[edit]


Great Britain
2
Estadio 3
20 November 2019[21]

Netherlands
1
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Andy Murray
Tallon Griekspoor
67
79
6
4
77
65
 
2 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Dan Evans
Robin Haase
6
3
65
77
4
6
 
3 United Kingdom
Netherlands
Jamie Murray / Neal Skupski
Wesley Koolhof / Jean-Julien Rojer
6
4
78
66
   

Great Britain vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


Great Britain
2
Estadio 3
21 November 2019[22]

Kazakhstan
1
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Kazakhstan
Kyle Edmund
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
3
6
3
   
2 United Kingdom
Kazakhstan
Dan Evans
Alexander Bublik
7
5
4
6
1
6
 
3 United Kingdom
Kazakhstan
Jamie Murray / Neal Skupski
Alexander Bublik / Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
6
4
   

Group F[edit]

Pos. Country Ties Matches Sets Sets % Games Games %
1  Canada 2–0 4–2 9–5 64% 72–78 48%
2  United States 1–1 3–3 7–8 47% 84–77 52%
3  Italy 0–2 2–4 7–10 41% 95–96 50%

Italy vs. Canada[edit]


Italy
1
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
18 November 2019[23]

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Italy
Canada
Fabio Fognini
Vasek Pospisil
65
77
5
7
   
2 Italy
Canada
Matteo Berrettini
Denis Shapovalov
65
77
77
63
65
77
 
3 Italy
Canada
Matteo Berrettini / Fabio Fognini
Vasek Pospisil / Denis Shapovalov
6
2
3
6
6
3
 

United States vs. Canada[edit]


United States
1
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
19 November 2019[24]

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 United States
Canada
Reilly Opelka
Vasek Pospisil
65
77
67
79
   
2 United States
Canada
Taylor Fritz
Denis Shapovalov
66
78
3
6
   
3 United States
Canada
Sam Querrey / Jack Sock
Vasek Pospisil / Denis Shapovalov
      w/o
 

Note: Querrey/Sock's walkover victory over Pospisil/Shapovalov counted as a 6–0, 6–0 win.

United States vs. Italy[edit]


United States
2
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
20 November 2019[25]

Italy
1
1 2 3
1 United States
Italy
Reilly Opelka
Fabio Fognini
4
6
77
64
3
6
 
2 United States
Italy
Taylor Fritz
Matteo Berrettini
5
7
77
65
6
2
 
3 United States
Italy
Sam Querrey / Jack Sock
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
64
77
77
62
6
4
 

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Final
                           
  22 November
  8   Serbia 1  
  17   Russia 2     23 November
    17   Russia 1  
  21 November   13   Canada 2  
  9   Australia 1
  13   Canada 2     24 November
    13   Canada 0
  22 November     7   Spain 2
  5   Great Britain 2  
  11   Germany 0     23 November
    5   Great Britain 1
  22 November   7   Spain 2  
  3   Argentina 1
  7   Spain 2  

Quarterfinals[edit]

Australia vs. Canada[edit]


Australia
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
21 November 2019[26]

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Australia
Canada
John Millman
Vasek Pospisil
67
79
4
6
   
2 Australia
Canada
Alex de Minaur
Denis Shapovalov
3
6
6
3
7
5
 
3 Australia
Canada
John Peers / Jordan Thompson
Vasek Pospisil / Denis Shapovalov
4
6
4
6
   

Serbia vs. Russia[edit]


Serbia
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
22 November 2019[27]

Russia
2
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Russia
Filip Krajinović
Andrey Rublev
1
6
2
6
   
2 Serbia
Russia
Novak Djokovic
Karen Khachanov
6
3
6
3
   
3 Serbia
Russia
Novak Djokovic / Viktor Troicki
Karen Khachanov / Andrey Rublev
4
6
6
4
68
710
 

Great Britain vs. Germany[edit]


Great Britain
2
Estadio Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
22 November 2019[28]

Germany
0
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Germany
Kyle Edmund
Philipp Kohlschreiber
6
3
7
5
   
2 United Kingdom
Germany
Dan Evans
Jan-Lennard Struff
78
66
3
6
77
62
 
3 United Kingdom
Germany
Jamie Murray / Neal Skupski
Kevin Krawietz / Andreas Mies
      not
played

Argentina vs. Spain[edit]


Argentina
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
22 November 2019[29]

Spain
2
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Spain
Guido Pella
Pablo Carreño Busta
63
77
77
64
6
1
 
2 Argentina
Spain
Diego Schwartzman
Rafael Nadal
1
6
2
6
   
3 Argentina
Spain
Máximo González / Leonardo Mayer
Marcel Granollers / Rafael Nadal
4
6
6
4
3
6
 

Semifinals[edit]

Russia vs. Canada[edit]


Russia
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
23 November 2019[30][31]

Canada
2
1 2 3
1 Russia
Canada
Andrey Rublev
Vasek Pospisil
6
4
6
4
   
2 Russia
Canada
Karen Khachanov
Denis Shapovalov
4
6
6
4
4
6
 
3 Russia
Canada
Karen Khachanov / Andrey Rublev
Vasek Pospisil / Denis Shapovalov
3
6
6
3
65
77
 

Great Britain vs. Spain[edit]


Great Britain
1
Estadio Manolo Santana
23 November 2019[32]

Spain
2
1 2 3
1 United Kingdom
Spain
Kyle Edmund
Feliciano López
6
3
77
63
   
2 United Kingdom
Spain
Dan Evans
Rafael Nadal
4
6
0
6
   
3 United Kingdom
Spain
Jamie Murray / Neal Skupski
Feliciano López / Rafael Nadal
63
77
68
710
   

Final[edit]

Canada vs. Spain[edit]


Canada
0
Estadio Manolo Santana
24 November 2019[33][3]

Spain
2
1 2 3
1 Canada
Spain
Félix Auger-Aliassime
Roberto Bautista Agut
63
77
3
6
   
2 Canada
Spain
Denis Shapovalov
Rafael Nadal
3
6
67
79
   
3 Canada
Spain
Vasek Pospisil / Denis Shapovalov
Marcel Granollers / Feliciano López
      not
played

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