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2012 Davis Cup World Group

Main article: 2012 Davis Cup

The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2012. 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 2013. The competition was won by the Czech Republic who defeated Spain in the final.[1][2][3][4]

Participating teams

Participating teams
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Argentina
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Austria
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Canada
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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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Italy
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Russia
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Serbia
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Spain
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Sweden
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Switzerland
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United States

Seeds

  1. 23x15px Spain (Final)
  2. 23x15px Argentina (Semifinals)
  3. 23x15px Serbia (Quarterfinals)
  4. 23x15px France (Quarterfinals)
  5. 23x15px Czech Republic (Champion)
  6. 23x15px United States (Semifinals)
  7. 23x15px Croatia (Quarterfinals)
  8. 23x15px Russia (First round)

Draw

  First round
10–12 February
Quarterfinals
6–8 April
Semifinals
14–16 September
Final
16–18 November
                                     
Oviedo, Spain (indoor clay)[5]
1  23x15px Spain 5  
Oropesa del Mar, Spain (clay)[6]
 Template:Country data KAZ 0  
  1  23x15px Spain 4  
Wiener Neustadt, Austria (indoor hard)[7]
   23x15px Austria 1  
8  23x15px Russia 2
Gijón, Spain (clay)[8]
 23x15px Austria 3  
  1  23x15px Spain 3  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)[9]
  6  23x15px United States 1  
4  23x15px France 4  
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)[10]
 23x15px Canada 1  
  4  23x15px France 2
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor clay)[11]
  6  23x15px United States 3  
6  23x15px United States 5
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[12]
 23x16px  Switzerland 0  
  1  23x15px Spain 2
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[13]
  5  23x15px Czech Republic 3
 23x15px Italy 1  
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor clay)[14]
5  23x15px Czech Republic 4  
  5  23x15px Czech Republic 4
Niš, Serbia (indoor hard)[15]
  3  23x15px Serbia 1  
 23x15px Sweden 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[16]
3  23x15px Serbia 4  
  5  23x15px Czech Republic 3
Miki, Japan (indoor hard)[17]
  2  23x15px Argentina 2  
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Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[18]
7  23x15px Croatia 3  
  7  23x15px Croatia 1
Bamberg, Germany (indoor clay)[19]
  2  23x15px Argentina 4  
 23x15px Germany 1
2  23x15px Argentina 4  

First round

Spain vs. Kazakhstan

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Spain
5
Palacio Municipal de Deportes, Oviedo, Spain[5]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)
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0
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
Template:Country data KAZ
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
4
6
77
62
4
6
6
4
 
2 23x15px
Template:Country data KAZ
Nicolás Almagro
Andrey Golubev
6
3
4
6
6
1
6
1
   
3 23x15px
Template:Country data KAZ
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Evgeny Korolev / Yuri Schukin
6
2
6
3
6
1
     
4 23x15px
Template:Country data KAZ
Nicolás Almagro
Evgeny Korolev
6
3
6
4
       
5 23x15px
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Marcel Granollers
Andrey Golubev
6
3
62
77
6
3
     

Austria vs. Russia

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Austria
3
Arena Nova, Wiener Neustadt, Austria[7]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)
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Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Jürgen Melzer
Igor Kunitsyn
6
2
63
77
6
4
3
6
6
1
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Andreas Haider-Maurer
Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
6
1
6
4
61
77
6
2
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Oliver Marach / Alexander Peya
Nikolay Davydenko / Mikhail Youzhny
61
77
79
67
5
7
6
3
4
6
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Jürgen Melzer
Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Andreas Haider-Maurer
Igor Kunitsyn
4
6
6
4
64
77
     

Canada vs. France

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Canada
1
Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, Canada[9]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)
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France
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Vasek Pospisil
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
1
6
3
6
3
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Milos Raonic
Julien Benneteau
6
2
6
4
7
5
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Daniel Nestor / Milos Raonic
Julien Benneteau / Michaël Llodra
61
77
62
77
3
6
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Frank Dancevic
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
4
6
4
6
1
6
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Vasek Pospisil
Gaël Monfils
4
6
4
6
       

Switzerland vs. United States

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Switzerland
0
Forum Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland[11]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)[20]
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United States
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x16px
23x15px
Stanislas Wawrinka
Mardy Fish
2
6
6
4
6
4
1
6
7
9
 
2 23x16px
23x15px
Roger Federer
John Isner
6
4
3
6
64
77
2
6
   
3 23x16px
23x15px
Roger Federer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Mike Bryan / Mardy Fish
6
4
3
6
3
6
3
6
   
4 23x16px
23x15px
Michael Lammer
Ryan Harrison
60
77
64
77
       
5 23x16px
23x15px
Marco Chiudinelli
John Isner
3
6
4
6
       

Czech Republic vs. Italy

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Czech Republic
4
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[13]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)
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Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Radek Štěpánek
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
4
6
3
3
6
6
3
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych
Simone Bolelli
6
3
4
6
7
5
6
2
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Daniele Bracciali / Potito Starace
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Lukáš Rosol
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
3
6
4
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
František Čermák
Simone Bolelli
4
6
4
6
       

Serbia vs. Sweden

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Serbia
4
Hala Čair, Niš, Serbia[15]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)
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Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Janko Tipsarević
Filip Prpic
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Viktor Troicki
Michael Ryderstedt
6
4
6
3
5
7
6
3
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Janko Tipsarević / Nenad Zimonjić
Johan Brunström / Robert Lindstedt
6
3
3
6
64
77
77
63
8
10
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Janko Tipsarević
Michael Ryderstedt
6
2
77
65
7
5
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Dušan Lajović
Filip Prpic
6
4
6
4
       

Japan vs. Croatia

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2
Bourbon Beans Dome, Miki, Japan[17]
10–12 February 2012
Hard (i)
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Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Template:Country data JPN
23x15px
Go Soeda
Ivan Dodig
63
77
3
6
6
4
6
3
7
5
 
2 Template:Country data JPN
23x15px
Kei Nishikori
Ivo Karlović
4
6
4
6
3
6
     
3 Template:Country data JPN
23x15px
Tatsuma Ito / Yuichi Sugita
Ivan Dodig / Ivo Karlović
4
6
4
6
6
3
3
6
   
4 Template:Country data JPN
23x15px
Kei Nishikori
Ivan Dodig
7
5
77
64
6
3
     
5 Template:Country data JPN
23x15px
Go Soeda
Ivo Karlović
64
77
1
6
4
6
     

Germany vs. Argentina

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Germany
1
Stechert Arena, Bamberg, Germany[19]
10–12 February 2012
Clay (i)
45x32px
Argentina
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Philipp Petzschner
Juan Mónaco
3
6
3
6
3
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Florian Mayer
David Nalbandian
6
2
0
6
1
6
65
77
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Tommy Haas / Philipp Petzschner
David Nalbandian / Eduardo Schwank
6
3
6
4
4
6
3
6
4
6
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Florian Mayer
Juan Ignacio Chela
5
7
5
7
       
5 23x15px
23x15px
Cedrik-Marcel Stebe
Eduardo Schwank
77
61
7
5
       

Quarterfinals

Spain vs. Austria

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Spain
4
Marina d'Or, Oropesa del Mar, Spain[6]
6–8 April 2012
Clay
45x32px
Austria
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolás Almagro
Jürgen Melzer
6
2
6
2
6
4
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
David Ferrer
Andreas Haider-Maurer
6
1
6
3
6
1
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Oliver Marach / Alexander Peya
6
3
4
6
4
6
612
714
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
David Ferrer
Jürgen Melzer
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolás Almagro
Alexander Peya
7
5
7
5
       

France vs. United States

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France
2
Monte Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune, France[10]
6–8 April 2012
Clay
45x32px
United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Ryan Harrison
7
5
6
2
2
6
6
2
   
2 23x15px
23x15px
Gilles Simon
John Isner
3
6
2
6
5
7
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
4
6
4
6
64
77
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
John Isner
3
6
64
77
7
5
3
6
   
5 23x15px
23x15px
Gilles Simon
Ryan Harrison
6
2
6
3
       

Czech Republic vs. Serbia

45x32px
Czech Republic
4
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[14]
6–8 April 2012
Clay (i)
45x32px
Serbia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych
Viktor Troicki
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Radek Štěpánek
Janko Tipsarević
7
5
4
6
4
6
6
4
7
9
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
6
4
6
2
77
64
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych
Janko Tipsarević
78
66
78
66
79
67
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Lukáš Rosol
Viktor Troicki
77
65
7
5
       

Argentina vs. Croatia

45x32px
Argentina
4
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[18]
6–8 April 2012
Clay
45x32px
Croatia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian
Marin Čilić
7
5
4
6
6
4
62
77
3
6
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Ivo Karlović
6
2
79
67
6
1
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
David Nalbandian / Eduardo Schwank
Marin Čilić / Ivo Karlović
3
6
78
66
6
3
66
78
8
6
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Marin Čilić
6
1
6
2
6
1
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Mónaco
Antonio Veić
6
1
6
1
       

Semifinals

Spain vs. United States

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Spain
3
Parque Hermanos Castro, Gijón, Spain[8]
14–16 September 2012
Clay
45x32px
United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
David Ferrer
Sam Querrey
4
6
6
2
6
2
6
4
   
2 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolás Almagro
John Isner
6
4
4
6
6
4
3
6
7
5
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
3
6
6
3
5
7
5
7
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
David Ferrer
John Isner
62
77
6
3
6
4
6
2
   
5 23x15px
23x15px
Nicolás Almagro
Sam Querrey
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played

Argentina vs. Czech Republic

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Argentina
2
Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[16]
14–16 September 2012
Clay
45x32px
Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Martín del Potro
Radek Štěpánek
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Mónaco
Tomáš Berdych
1
6
6
4
6
1
4
6
4
6
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Carlos Berlocq / Eduardo Schwank
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Carlos Berlocq
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
3
6
4
6
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Juan Mónaco
Ivo Minář
6
3
77
62
       

Final

Czech Republic vs. Spain

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Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[12]
16–18 November 2012
Hard (i)
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Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Radek Štěpánek
David Ferrer
3
6
4
6
4
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych
Nicolás Almagro
6
3
3
6
6
3
65
77
6
3
 
3 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
3
6
7
5
7
5
6
3
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
Tomáš Berdych
David Ferrer
2
6
3
6
5
7
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Radek Štěpánek
Nicolás Almagro
6
4
77
60
3
6
6
3
   

References

  1. "Czech Republic edge out Spain in Prague". BBC Sport. 18 November July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. "Czechs lay claim to Davis Cup title". ESPN. 18 November July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "Czechs Rejoice After Davis Cup Title". New York Times. 18 November July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. "Czechs stun Spanish to win Davis Cup". Sydney Morning Herald. 18 November July 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Spain v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Spain v Austria". daviscup.com. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Austria v Russia". daviscup.com. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Spain v United States". daviscup.com. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Canada v France". daviscup.com. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "France vs United States". daviscup.com. 
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Switzerland v United States". daviscup.com. 
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Czech Republic v Spain". daviscup.com. 
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Czech Republic v Italy". daviscup.com. 
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Czech Republic v Serbia". daviscup.com. 
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Serbia v Sweden". daviscup.com. 
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Argentina vs Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Japan v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Croatia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Germany v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  20. "Swiss to host U.S. on indoor clay". Tennis.com. 2 November 2011.