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2002 Davis Cup

2002 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 91st
Achievements
2001
2003
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A 2003 Russian souvenir sheet commemorating the victory in the final.

The 2002 Davis Cup was the 91st edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Russia defeated France at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, on 29 November - 1 December, giving Russia their first title.

This is the only time in the history of the competition that a two-set deficit has been turned around in a live fifth rubber of a Final.[1]

World Group

Participating Teams
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Argentina
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Australia
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Brazil
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Croatia
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Czech Republic
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France
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Germany
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Great Britain
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Morocco
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Netherlands
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Russia
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Slovakia
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Spain
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Sweden
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Switzerland
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United States

Draw

  First round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
20–22 September
Final
29 November-1 December
                                     
Metz, France (indoor clay)
1  23x15px France 3  
Pau, France (indoor carpet)
 23x15px Netherlands 2  
  1  23x15px France 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)
   23x15px Czech Republic 1  
 23x15px Czech Republic 4
Paris, France (clay)
S  23x15px Brazil 1  
  1  23x15px France 3  
Zaragoza, Spain (indoor clay)
  S  23x15px United States 2  
S  23x15px Spain 3  
Houston, United States (grass)
 23x15px Morocco 2  
  S  23x15px Spain 1
Oklahoma City, USA (indoor hard)
  S  23x15px United States 3  
S  23x15px United States 5
Paris, France (indoor clay)
 23x15px Slovakia 0  
  1  23x15px France 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
  S  23x15px Russia 3
 23x16px  Switzerland 2  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
S  23x15px Russia 3  
  S  23x15px Russia 4
Birmingham, England (indoor carpet)
  S  23x15px Sweden 1  
 23x15px Great Britain 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
S  23x15px Sweden 3  
  S  23x15px Russia 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)
   23x15px Argentina 2  
 23x15px Croatia 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
S  23x15px Germany 1  
   23x15px Croatia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
   23x15px Argentina 3  
 23x15px Argentina 5
2  23x15px Australia 0  

First round losers compete in Qualifying Round ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final

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France
2
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France[2]
29 November - 1 December 2002
Clay (i)
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Russia
3
1 2 3 4 5
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Paul-Henri Mathieu
Marat Safin
4
6
6
3
1
6
4
6
   
2 23x15px
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Sébastien Grosjean
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
77
63
6
3
6
0
     
3 23x15px
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Nicolas Escudé / Fabrice Santoro
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Marat Safin
6
3
3
6
5
7
6
3
6
4
 
4 23x15px
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Sébastien Grosjean
Marat Safin
3
6
2
6
612
714
     
5 23x15px
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Paul-Henri Mathieu
Mikhail Youzhny
6
3
6
2
3
6
5
7
4
6
 

World Group Qualifying Round

Date: 20–22 September

Venue Home Team Score Visiting Team
Adelaide, Australia (hard) 23x15px Australia 5-0 Template:Country data IND
Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor hard) 23x15px Zimbabwe 1-4 23x15px Belgium
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (clay) 23x15px Brazil 4-0 23x15px Canada
Karlsruhe, Germany (indoor hard) 23x15px Germany 5-0 23x15px Venezuela
Birmingham, United Kingdom (indoor carpet) 23x15px Great Britain 3-2 23x15px Thailand
Turku, Finland (indoor carpet) 23x15px Finland 1-4 23x15px Netherlands
Prešov, Slovakia (indoor carpet) 23x15px Slovakia 1-4 23x15px Romania
Casablanca, Morocco (clay) 23x15px Morocco 2-3 23x16px  Switzerland
  • Belgium and Romania promoted to World Group in 2003.
  • Australia, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, and Switzerland remain in World Group in 2003.
  • Canada (AMN), Finland (EA), India (AO), Thailand (AO), Venezuela (AMN), and Zimbabwe (EA) remain in Group I in 2003.
  • Slovakia (EA) and Morocco (EA) relegated to Group I in 2003.

Americas Zone

Group I

Participating Teams

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Participating Teams
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Haiti — promoted to Group II in 2003
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Honduras

Group IV

Participating Teams

Asia/Oceania Zone

Group I

Participating Teams
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia

Group II

Participating Teams
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait — relegated to Group III in 2003

Group III

Participating Teams
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Iran — promoted to Group II in 2003

Group IV

Participating Teams

Europe/Africa Zone

Group I

Participating Teams

Group II

Participating Teams
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland

Group III

Venue I

Participating Teams

Venue II

Participating Teams

Group IV

Venue A

Participating Teams

Venue II

Participating Teams

References

  1. ^ CLASSIC: France 2-3 Russia, 2002 Davis Cup official website, 15 Apr 2010.
  2. ^ "France v Russia". daviscup.com.