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2008 Davis Cup World Group

Main article: 2008 Davis Cup

The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2008. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists are guaranteed a World Group spot for 2009.

Participating Teams

Participating Teams
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Argentina
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Austria
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Belgium
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Czech Republic
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France
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Great Britain
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Germany
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Peru
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Romania
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Russia
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Serbia
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Spain
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Sweden
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United States

Draw

  First round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
11–13 April
Semifinals
19–21 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)[1]
1  23x15px Russia 3  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)[2]
 23x15px Serbia 2  
  1  23x15px Russia 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[3]
   23x15px Czech Republic 2  
8  23x15px Belgium 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[4]
 23x15px Czech Republic 3  
  1  23x15px Russia 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[5]
  3  23x15px Argentina 3  
3  23x15px Argentina 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[6]
 23x15px Great Britain 1  
  3  23x15px Argentina 4
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)[7]
  6  23x15px Sweden 1  
6  23x15px Sweden 3
Mar del Plata, Argentina (indoor hard)[8]
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  3  23x15px Argentina 1
Braunschweig, Germany (indoor clay)[9]
  5  23x15px Spain 3
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Bremen, Germany (indoor hard)[10]
4  23x15px Germany 3  
  4  23x15px Germany 1
Lima, Peru (clay)[11]
  5  23x15px Spain 4  
 23x15px Peru 0
Madrid, Spain (clay)[12]
5  23x15px Spain 5  
  5  23x15px Spain 4
Sibiu, Romania (indoor hard)[13]
  2  23x15px United States 1  
 23x15px Romania 0  
Winston-Salem, United States (indoor hard)[14]
7  23x15px France 5  
  7  23x15px France 1
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)[15]
  2  23x15px United States 4  
 23x15px Austria 1
2  23x15px United States 4  

First round

Russia vs. Serbia

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Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[1]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)
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Serbia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Mikhail Youzhny
Nenad Zimonjić
2
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
   
2 23x15px
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Nikolay Davydenko
Viktor Troicki
6
1
1
6
6
3
1
6
6
2
 
3 23x15px
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Mikhail Youzhny / Dmitry Tursunov
Novak Djokovic / Nenad Zimonjić
3
6
66
78
65
77
     
4 23x15px
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Nikolay Davydenko
Novak Djokovic
4
6
3
6
6
4
     
retired
5 23x15px
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Dmitry Tursunov
Viktor Troicki
67
79
6
4
3
6
     

Czech Republic vs. Belgium

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Czech Republic
3
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[3]
8-10 February 2008
Carpet (i)
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Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Tomáš Berdych
Kristof Vliegen
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
2 23x15px
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Radek Štěpánek
Steve Darcis
6
4
77
64
77
65
     
3 23x15px
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Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Kristof Vliegen / Olivier Rochus
62
77
78
66
7
5
5
7
6
4
 
4 23x15px
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Lukáš Dlouhý
Steve Darcis
61
77
4
6
       
5 23x15px
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Pavel Vízner
Ruben Bemelmans
77
64
5
7
2
2
    retired
 

Argentina vs. Great Britain

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Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[5]
8-10 February 2008
Clay
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Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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David Nalbandian
Jamie Baker
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
2 23x15px
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Agustín Calleri
Alex Bogdanovic
6
3
6
1
6
1
     
3 23x15px
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José Acasuso / David Nalbandian
Ross Hutchins / Jamie Murray
6
2
713
611
6
0
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
José Acasuso
Alex Bogdanovic
7
5
7
5
       
5 23x15px
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Agustín Calleri
Jamie Baker
64
77
4
6
       

Israel vs. Sweden

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2
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[7]
8-10 February 2008
Hard
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Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Template:Country data ISR
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Dudi Sela
Jonas Björkman
710
68
6
3
6
1
     
2 Template:Country data ISR
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Harel Levy
Thomas Johansson
1
6
1
6
3
6
     
3 Template:Country data ISR
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Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Simon Aspelin / Robert Lindstedt
6
3
77
63
7
5
     
4 Template:Country data ISR
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Dudi Sela
Thomas Johansson
66
78
1
6
5
7
     
5 Template:Country data ISR
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Harel Levy
Jonas Björkman
6
0
4
6
3
6
66
78
   

Germany vs. South Korea

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Germany
3
Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Germany[9]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)
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2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Philipp Kohlschreiber
Jae-Sung An
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
2 23x15px
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Florian Mayer
Hyung-Taik Lee
5
7
3
6
6
1
79
67
3
6
 
3 23x15px
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Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Woong-Sun Jun / Jae-Sung An
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
4 23x15px
Template:Country data KOR
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Hyung-Taik Lee
6
0
4
6
6
1
77
61
   
5 23x15px
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Michael Berrer
Woong-Sun Jun
1
6
6
3
4
6
     

Peru vs. Spain

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Peru
0
Jockey Club de Peru, Lima, Peru[11]
8-10 February 2008
Clay
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Spain
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Matías Silva
Nicolás Almagro
3
6
5
7
0
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Iván Miranda
Tommy Robredo
2
6
3
6
3
6
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Luis Horna / Iván Miranda
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
3
6
4
6
64
77
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Mauricio Echazú
Tommy Robredo
4
6
1
6
       
5 23x15px
23x15px
Iván Miranda
Nicolás Almagro
2
6
3
6
       

Romania vs. France

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Romania
0
Sala Transilvania, Sibiu, Romania[13]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)
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France
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Victor Hănescu
Richard Gasquet
65
77
4
6
5
7
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Andrei Pavel
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
77
62
4
6
4
6
4
6
   
3 23x15px
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Florin Mergea / Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
3
6
4
6
78
66
6
3
2
6
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Andrei Pavel
Michaël Llodra
65
77
67
79
       
5 23x15px
23x15px
Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément
63
77
6
2
4
6
     

Austria vs. United States

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Austria
1
Ferry-Dusika-Hallenstadion, Vienna, Austria[15]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)
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United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Jürgen Melzer
Andy Roddick
4
6
6
4
3
6
77
64
3
6
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Stefan Koubek
James Blake
7
5
5
7
2
6
2
6
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Stefan Koubek
Mike Bryan
7
5
1
0
       
retired
5 23x15px
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Werner Eschauer
Bob Bryan
0
6
6
3
63
77
     

Quarterfinals

Russia vs. Czech Republic

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Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[2]
11-13 April 2008
Clay (i)
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Czech Republic
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Marat Safin
Tomáš Berdych
65
77
4
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Igor Andreev
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Igor Andreev / Nikolay Davydenko
Radek Štěpánek / Pavel Vízner
3
6
6
3
7
5
6
4
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
Nikolay Davydenko
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
2
6
65
77
6
3
1
2
 
retired
5 23x15px
23x15px
Marat Safin
Lukáš Dlouhý
3
6
3
6
       

Argentina vs. Sweden

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Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[6]
11-13 April 2008
Clay
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Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
Thomas Johansson
6
2
5
7
6
4
6
2
   
2 23x15px
23x15px
José Acasuso
Robin Söderling
0
6
4
6
1
6
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman / Robert Lindstedt
7
5
6
4
6
4
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
Robin Söderling
6
4
1
6
4
6
6
4
9
7
 
5 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Mónaco
Thomas Johansson
6
3
6
3
       

Germany vs. Spain

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Germany
1
AWD Dome, Bremen, Germany[10]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)
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Spain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolas Kiefer
Rafael Nadal
65
77
0
6
3
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Ferrer
77
63
3
6
4
6
2
6
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
77
63
61
77
4
6
6
2
10
12
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Michael Berrer
Fernando Verdasco
6
2
65
77
4
6
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolas Kiefer
Feliciano López
6
4
77
62
       

United States vs. France

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United States
4
Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, United States[14]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)
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France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Andy Roddick
Michaël Llodra
6
4
77
63
77
65
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
James Blake
Paul-Henri Mathieu
77
65
63
77
6
3
3
6
7
5
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
79
67
5
7
3
6
4
6
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
Andy Roddick
Paul-Henri Mathieu
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
James Blake
Richard Gasquet
64
77
6
4
6
4
     

Semifinals

Argentina vs. Russia

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Argentina
3
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[4]
19-21 September 2008
Clay
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Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
Igor Andreev
77
65
6
2
6
4
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Nikolay Davydenko
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Igor Kunitsyn / Dmitry Tursunov
2
6
1
6
711
69
6
3
6
8
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
Nikolay Davydenko
6
3
3
6
62
77
0
6
   
5 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Igor Andreev
6
4
6
2
6
1
     

Spain vs. United States

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Spain
4
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain[12]
19-21 September 2008
Clay
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United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Rafael Nadal
Sam Querrey
65
77
6
4
6
3
6
4
   
2 23x15px
23x15px
David Ferrer
Andy Roddick
77
65
2
6
1
6
6
4
8
6
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
Mike Bryan / Mardy Fish
6
4
4
6
3
6
6
4
4
6
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Rafael Nadal
Andy Roddick
6
4
6
0
6
4
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Feliciano López
Sam Querrey
77
63
77
64
       

Final

Argentina vs. Spain

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Argentina
1
Estadio Polideportivo, Mar del Plata, Argentina[8]
21-23 November 2008
Hard (i)
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Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
David Ferrer
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Feliciano López
6
4
62
77
64
77
3
6
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
7
5
5
7
65
77
3
6
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
José Acasuso
Fernando Verdasco
3
6
77
63
6
4
3
6
1
6
 
5 23x15px
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David Nalbandian
Feliciano López
          not
played

References

  1. ^ a b "Russia v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Russia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Belgium". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Argentina v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Argentina v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Argentina v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Israel v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Argentina v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "Germany v South Korea". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Peru v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Spain v United States". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Romania v France". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  15. ^ a b "Austria v United States". daviscup.com.