2013 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2013, the first-round losers go into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists were guaranteed a World Group spot for 2014. Czech Republic defended their Davis Cup title, by defeating the Serbian team in Belgrade in the final.[1][2]

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Italy

Israel

Kazakhstan

Serbia

Spain

Switzerland

United States

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

  First round
1–3 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
13–15 September
Final
15–17 November
                                     
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[3]
1   Spain 2  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[4]
    Canada 3  
      Canada 3  
Turin, Italy (indoor clay)[5]
      Italy 1  
7   Croatia 2
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor clay)[6]
    Italy 3  
      Canada 2  
Charleroi, Belgium (indoor clay)[7]
  4   Serbia 3  
4   Serbia 3  
Boise, United States (indoor hard)[8]
    Belgium 2  
  4   Serbia 3
Jacksonville, United States (indoor hard)[9]
  6   United States 1  
6   United States 3
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor hard)[10]
    Brazil 2  
  4   Serbia 2
Rouen, France (indoor hard)[11]
  2   Czech Republic 3
    Israel 0  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[12]
5   France 5  
  5   France 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[13]
  3   Argentina 3  
    Germany 0
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[14]
3   Argentina 5  
  3   Argentina 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)[15]
  2   Czech Republic 3  
    Austria 1  
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)[16]
8   Kazakhstan 3  
  8   Kazakhstan 1
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[17]
  2   Czech Republic 3  
     Switzerland 2
2   Czech Republic 3  

First round[edit]

Canada vs. Spain[edit]


Canada
3
Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[3]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
Spain
Milos Raonic
Albert Ramos
65
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
2 Canada
Spain
Frank Dancevic
Marcel Granollers
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
3 Canada
Spain
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
6
4
4
6
77
64
3
6
2
6
 
4 Canada
Spain
Milos Raonic
Guillermo García-López
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
5 Canada
Spain
Frank Dancevic
Albert Ramos
5
7
4
6
       

Italy vs. Croatia[edit]


Italy
3
Palavela, Turin, Italy[5]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Croatia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Croatia
Paolo Lorenzi
Marin Čilić
1
6
78
66
6
4
3
6
2
6
 
2 Italy
Croatia
Andreas Seppi
Ivan Dodig
6
2
62
77
6
4
6
4
   
3 Italy
Croatia
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
3
6
6
1
6
3
713
611
   
4 Italy
Croatia
Andreas Seppi
Marin Čilić
3
6
3
6
5
7
     
5 Italy
Croatia
Fabio Fognini
Ivan Dodig
4
6
6
4
6
4
6
4
   

Belgium vs. Serbia[edit]


Belgium
2
Spiroudome de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium[7]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Serbia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Serbia
David Goffin
Viktor Troicki
6
1
6
3
65
77
4
6
4
6
 
2 Belgium
Serbia
Olivier Rochus
Novak Djokovic
3
6
2
6
2
6
     
3 Belgium
Serbia
Steve Darcis / Ruben Bemelmans
Viktor Troicki / Nenad Zimonjić
4
6
4
6
7
5
4
6
   
4 Belgium
Serbia
David Goffin
Boris Pašanski
6
4
2
6
6
2
     
5 Belgium
Serbia
Steve Darcis
Nenad Zimonjić
6
2
6
4
       

United States vs. Brazil[edit]


United States
3
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States[9]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Brazil
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Brazil
Sam Querrey
Thomaz Bellucci
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2 United States
Brazil
John Isner
Thiago Alves
6
3
77
64
6
3
     
3 United States
Brazil
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
66
78
79
67
4
6
6
3
3
6
 
4 United States
Brazil
John Isner
Thomaz Bellucci
6
2
4
6
79
67
4
6
3
6
 
5 United States
Brazil
Sam Querrey
Thiago Alves
4
6
6
3
6
4
77
63
   

France vs. Israel[edit]


France
5
Kindarena, Rouen, France[11]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Israel
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Israel
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Amir Weintraub
6
3
6
3
4
6
7
5
   
2 France
Israel
Richard Gasquet
Dudi Sela
6
3
6
2
6
2
     
3 France
Israel
Julien Benneteau / Michaël Llodra
Jonathan Erlich / Dudi Sela
77
63
6
1
6
0
     
4 France
Israel
Michaël Llodra
Noam Okun
6
3
77
65
       
5 France
Israel
Richard Gasquet
Amir Weintraub
6
4
6
3
       

Argentina vs. Germany[edit]


Argentina
5
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[13]
1–3 February 2013
Clay

Germany
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Germany
Carlos Berlocq
Philipp Kohlschreiber
3
6
7
5
2
6
6
4
4
5
 
retired
2 Argentina
Germany
Juan Mónaco
Florian Mayer
64
77
6
3
6
3
6
4
   
3 Argentina
Germany
David Nalbandian / Horacio Zeballos
Tobias Kamke / Christopher Kas
6
1
6
4
5
7
6
2
   
4 Argentina
Germany
Juan Mónaco
Tobias Kamke
6
4
77
62
       
5 Argentina
Germany
Carlos Berlocq
Christopher Kas
6
2
6
4
       

Kazakhstan vs. Austria[edit]


Kazakhstan
3
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[15]
1–3 February 2013
Clay (i)

Austria
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Kazakhstan
Austria
Andrey Golubev
Andreas Haider-Maurer
77
62
6
3
77
65
     
2 Kazakhstan
Austria
Evgeny Korolev
Jürgen Melzer
77
64
6
3
6
2
     
3 Kazakhstan
Austria
Yuri Schukin / Andrey Golubev
Alexander Peya / Julian Knowle
65
77
3
6
64
77
     
4 Kazakhstan
Austria
Andrey Golubev
Jürgen Melzer
4
6
6
3
6
4
6
2
   
5 Kazakhstan
Austria
Evgeny Korolev
Andreas Haider-Maurer
          not
played

Switzerland vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Switzerland
2
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[17]
1–3 February 2013
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Stanislas Wawrinka
Lukáš Rosol
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
2 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Henri Laaksonen
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
2
6
77
65
1
6
   
3 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Marco Chiudinelli / Stanislas Wawrinka
Tomáš Berdych / Lukáš Rosol
4
6
7
5
4
6
77
63
22
24
 
4 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Stanislas Wawrinka
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
4
6
6
3
65
77
   
5 Switzerland
Czech Republic
Henri Laaksonen
Jiří Veselý
0
6
6
3
6
1
     

The doubles match was the second longest match of all time (7 hours and 1 minute).[18]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Canada vs. Italy[edit]


Canada
3
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[4]
5–7 April 2013
Hard (i)

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
Italy
Vasek Pospisil
Andreas Seppi
7
5
6
4
4
6
3
6
3
6
 
2 Canada
Italy
Milos Raonic
Fabio Fognini
6
4
77
64
7
5
     
3 Canada
Italy
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
Daniele Bracciali / Fabio Fognini
6
3
6
4
3
6
3
6
15
13
 
4 Canada
Italy
Milos Raonic
Andreas Seppi
6
4
6
4
3
6
7
5
   
5 Canada
Italy
Vasek Pospisil
Fabio Fognini
          not
played

United States vs. Serbia[edit]


United States
1
Taco Bell Arena, Boise, United States[8]
5–7 April 2013
Hard (i)

Serbia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Serbia
John Isner
Novak Djokovic
65
77
2
6
5
7
     
2 United States
Serbia
Sam Querrey
Viktor Troicki
77
61
3
6
4
6
6
1
6
4
 
3 United States
Serbia
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
65
77
61
77
7
5
6
4
13
15
 
4 United States
Serbia
Sam Querrey
Novak Djokovic
5
7
77
64
1
6
0
6
   
5 United States
Serbia
John Isner
Viktor Troicki
          not
played

Argentina vs. France[edit]


Argentina
3
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[12]
5–7 April 2013
Clay

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
France
Carlos Berlocq
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
2
6
3
6
7
5
2
6
 
2 Argentina
France
Juan Mónaco
Gilles Simon
77
62
6
2
6
4
     
3 Argentina
France
David Nalbandian / Horacio Zeballos
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
3
6
77
63
7
5
6
3
   
4 Argentina
France
Juan Mónaco
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
3
6
3
6
0
6
     
5 Argentina
France
Carlos Berlocq
Gilles Simon
6
4
5
7
6
4
6
4
   

Kazakhstan vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Kazakhstan
1
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[16]
5–7 April 2013
Clay (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Kazakhstan
Czech Republic
Mikhail Kukushkin
Jan Hájek
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
2 Kazakhstan
Czech Republic
Andrey Golubev
Lukáš Rosol
6
4
4
6
2
6
66
78
   
3 Kazakhstan
Czech Republic
Andrey Golubev / Yuri Schukin
Jan Hájek / Radek Štěpánek
77
62
6
4
6
3
     
4 Kazakhstan
Czech Republic
Evgeny Korolev
Lukáš Rosol
65
77
77
62
65
77
2
6
   
5 Kazakhstan
Czech Republic
Andrey Golubev
Jan Hájek
           

Semifinals[edit]

Serbia vs. Canada[edit]


Serbia
3
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[6]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)

Canada
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Canada
Novak Djokovic
Vasek Pospisil
6
2
6
0
6
4
     
2 Serbia
Canada
Janko Tipsarević
Milos Raonic
7
5
3
6
6
3
3
6
8
10
 
3 Serbia
Canada
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
78
66
4
6
6
3
65
77
8
10
 
4 Serbia
Canada
Novak Djokovic
Milos Raonic
77
61
6
2
6
2
     
5 Serbia
Canada
Janko Tipsarević
Vasek Pospisil
77
63
6
2
78
66
     

Czech Republic vs. Argentina[edit]


Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[14]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)

Argentina
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czech Republic
Argentina
Radek Štěpánek
Juan Mónaco
77
63
6
3
6
2
     
2 Czech Republic
Argentina
Tomáš Berdych
Leonardo Mayer
6
4
4
6
6
3
6
4
   
3 Czech Republic
Argentina
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Carlos Berlocq / Horacio Zeballos
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
4 Czech Republic
Argentina
Lukáš Rosol
Horacio Zeballos
6
4
66
78
4
6
     
5 Czech Republic
Argentina
Jiří Veselý
Leonardo Mayer
4
6
4
6
       

Final[edit]

Serbia vs. Czech Republic[edit]


Serbia
2
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[10]
15–17 November 2013
Hard (i)

Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Serbia
Czech Republic
Novak Djokovic
Radek Štěpánek
7
5
6
1
6
4
     
2 Serbia
Czech Republic
Dušan Lajović
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
3 Serbia
Czech Republic
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
2
6
4
6
64
77
     
4 Serbia
Czech Republic
Novak Djokovic
Tomáš Berdych
6
4
77
65
6
2
     
5 Serbia
Czech Republic
Dušan Lajović
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
1
6
1
6
     

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Czech Republic defends title". ESPN. 17 November 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
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  7. ^ a b "Belgium v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "United States v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "United States v Brazil". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Serbia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "France v Israel". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Argentina v France". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Argentina v Germany". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Austria". daviscup.com. 
  16. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  17. ^ a b "Switzerland v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
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