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2014 Davis Cup

2014 Davis Cup
Details
Duration 31 January – 23 November
Edition 103rd
Achievements
2013
2015

The 2014 Davis Cup (also known as the 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) is the 103rd edition of the tournament between national teams in men's tennis.[1] The final took place between the 21st and 23rd of November in Lille, France, with Switzerland winning the title for the first time, defeating hosts France in the final.[2][3][4][5]

World Group

Participating teams
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Argentina
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Australia
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Belgium
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Canada
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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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Italy
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Netherlands
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Serbia
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Spain
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Switzerland
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United States

Seeds

  1. 23x15px Czech Republic (Semifinals)
  2. 23x15px Serbia (First round)
  3. 23x15px Spain (First round)
  4. 23x15px Argentina (First round)
  5. 23x15px France (Final)
  6. 23x15px United States (First round)
  7. 23x15px Canada (First round)
  8. Template:Country data KAZ (Quarterfinals)

Draw

  First round
31 January –2 February
Quarterfinals
4–6 April
Semifinals
12–14 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
1  23x15px Czech Republic 3  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)
 23x15px Netherlands 2  
  1  23x15px Czech Republic 5  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)
   Template:Country data JPN 0  
7  23x15px Canada 1
Paris, France (clay)
 Template:Country data JPN 4  
  1  23x15px Czech Republic 1  
Frankfurt, Germany (indoor hard)
  5  23x15px France 4  
3  23x15px Spain 1  
Nancy, France (indoor hard)
 23x15px Germany 4  
   23x15px Germany 2
Mouilleron-le-Captif, France (indoor clay)
  5  23x15px France 3  
5  23x15px France 5
Lille, France (indoor clay)
 23x15px Australia 0  
  5  23x15px France 1
San Diego, United States (clay)
   23x16px  Switzerland 3
 23x15px Great Britain 3  
Naples, Italy (clay)
6  23x15px United States 1  
   23x15px Great Britain 2
Mar del Plata, Argentina (clay)
   23x15px Italy 3  
 23x15px Italy 3
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)
4  23x15px Argentina 1  
   23x15px Italy 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)
   23x16px  Switzerland 3  
 23x15px Belgium 2  
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)
8  Template:Country data KAZ 3  
  8  Template:Country data KAZ 2
Novi Sad, Serbia (indoor hard)
   23x16px  Switzerland 3  
 23x16px  Switzerland 3
2  23x15px Serbia 2  

Final

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France
1
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[6][7]
21–23 November 2014
Clay (i)
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Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Stan Wawrinka
1
6
6
3
3
6
2
6
   
2 23x15px
23x16px
Gaël Monfils
Roger Federer
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
3 23x15px
23x16px
Julien Benneteau / Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer / Stan Wawrinka
3
6
5
7
4
6
     
4 23x15px
23x16px
Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5 23x15px
23x16px
Gaël Monfils
Stan Wawrinka
          not
played

World Group Play-offs

Date: 12–14 September

The eight losing teams in the World Group first round ties and eight winners of the Zonal Group I final round ties competed in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2015 World Group. The draw took place on April 8 in London.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
Template:Country data IND 2–3 23x15px Serbia Bangalore KSLTA Tennis Stadium Outdoor Hard
23x15px Brazil 3–1 23x15px Spain São Paulo Ginásio do Ibirapuera Indoor Clay
Template:Country data ISR 2–3 23x15px Argentina Sunrise, Florida[8][9] Sunrise Tennis Club[8][9] Outdoor Hard
23x15px Canada 3–2 23x15px Colombia Halifax Halifax Metro Centre Indoor Hard
23x15px United States 5–0 23x15px Slovakia Chicago, Illinois Sears Centre Indoor Hard
23x15px Australia 5–0 23x15px Uzbekistan Perth Cottesloe Tennis Club Outdoor Grass
23x15px Netherlands 2–3 23x15px Croatia Amsterdam Ziggo Dome Indoor Clay
23x15px Ukraine 2–3 23x15px Belgium Tallinn, Estonia[8][10] Tere Tennis Centre[8][10] Indoor Hard

Note: Due to security concerns, the International Tennis Federation Board of Directors decided to move the World Group play-off ties originally scheduled to be held in Israel and Ukraine. Israel and Ukraine exercised their option of nominating neutral venues for their ties against Argentina and Belgium, respectively.[8]

Americas Zone

Group I

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group I.

Draw

  2nd round play-offs
12–14 September
1st round play-offs
-
1st round
31 January – 2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
                                     
 
    1  23x15px Brazil  
     bye     Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)
   bye       1  23x15px Brazil 3
   23x15px Venezuela   Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)    23x15px Ecuador 1
   23x15px Ecuador 3
  Caracas, Venezuela (hard)      23x15px Venezuela 2  
   23x15px Venezuela 1  
   23x15px Uruguay 4     Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (hard)
     23x15px Dominican Republic 4  
     23x15px Uruguay 0     Cali, Colombia (clay)
 23x15px Uruguay        23x15px Dominican Republic 1
   bye     2  23x15px Colombia 4
   bye
    2  23x15px Colombia  
23x15px Venezuela relegated to
Group II in 2015.
  23x15px Brazil and 23x15px Colombia
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group II.

Draw

  Play-offs
4–6 April
1st round
31 January – 2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
3rd round
12–14 September
                                     
  Bridgetown, Barbados (hard)
    1  23x15px Chile 2  
  Santiago, Chile (clay)    23x15px Barbados 3     Saint Michael, Barbados (hard)
1  23x15px Chile 5        23x15px Barbados 4  
 23x15px Paraguay 0   Asunción, Paraguay (clay)   4  23x15px El Salvador 1  
  4  23x15px El Salvador 3
     23x15px Paraguay 2     Saint Michael, Barbados (hard)
     23x15px Barbados 3
  Trinidad, Bolivia (clay)     2  23x15px Mexico 2
     23x15px Bolivia 2  
  Cochabamba, Bolivia (clay)   3  23x15px Peru 3     Puebla, Mexico (hard)
 23x15px Bolivia 3       3  23x15px Peru 2
 23x15px Guatemala 1   Guatemala City, Guatemala (hard)   2  23x15px Mexico 3  
   23x15px Guatemala 2
    2  23x15px Mexico 3  
23x15px Paraguay and 23x15px Guatemala
relegated to Group III in 2015.
  23x15px Barbados promoted
to Group I in 2015.

Group III

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Americas Zone Group III.

Asia/Oceania Zone

Group I

Draw

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I.
  2nd round play-offs
24–26 October
1st round play-offs
12–14 September
1st round
31 January –2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
                                     
 
    1  23x15px Uzbekistan  
     bye     Tianjin, China (hard)
   bye       1  23x15px Uzbekistan 3
   23x15px New Zealand   Tianjin, China (indoor hard)    23x15px China 2
   23x15px New Zealand 1
  Christchurch, New Zealand (indoor hard)      23x15px China 3  
   23x15px New Zealand 4  
   23x15px Chinese Taipei 1     Indore, India (hard)
     23x15px Chinese Taipei 0  
  Kaohsiung, Taiwan (hard)    Template:Country data IND 5     Busan, South Korea (hard)
 23x15px Chinese Taipei 1        Template:Country data IND 3
  2  Template:Country data KOR 3     2  Template:Country data KOR 1
   bye
    2  Template:Country data KOR  
23x15px Chinese Taipei relegated to
Group II in 2015.
  23x15px Uzbekistan and Template:Country data IND
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group II.

Draw

  Play-offs
4–6 April / 25–27 April
1st round
31 January –2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
3rd round
12–14 September
                                     
  Colombo, Sri Lanka (hard)
    1  23x15px Philippines 3  
  Da Lat, Vietnam (hard)    23x15px Sri Lanka 1     Manila, Philippines (indoor clay)
 23x15px Sri Lanka 3       1  23x15px Philippines 2  
 23x15px Vietnam 2   Da Lat, Vietnam (hard)   4  23x15px Pakistan 3  
  4  23x15px Pakistan 3
     23x15px Vietnam 2     Nonthaburi, Thailand (hard)
    4  23x15px Pakistan 1
  Phuket, Thailand (indoor hard)     3  23x15px Thailand 4
     Template:Country data HKG 1  
  Jakarta, Indonesia (hard)   3  23x15px Thailand 4     Nonthaburi, Thailand (hard)
 Template:Country data HKG 1       3  23x15px Thailand 4
2  #REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia 3   Mishref, Kuwait (hard)    
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait
1  
   #REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait 3
    2  
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Indonesia
2  
23x15px Vietnam and Template:Country data HKG
relegated to Group III in 2015.
  23x15px Thailand promoted
to Group I in 2015.

Group III

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group III.

Group IV

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group IV.

Europe/Africa Zone

Group I

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I.

Draw

  2nd round play-offs
12–14 September / 24–26 October
1st round play-offs
12–14 September
1st round
31 January–2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
                                     
 
    1  23x15px Croatia  
     bye     Warsaw, Poland (indoor hard)
   bye       1  23x15px Croatia 3
   23x15px Russia   Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)    23x15px Poland 1
   23x15px Russia 2
  Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)      23x15px Poland 3  
   23x15px Russia 4  
   23x15px Portugal 1    
    3  Template:Country data ISR  
     bye     Portoroz, Slovenia (clay)
 bye       3  Template:Country data ISR 3
   23x15px Portugal   Kranj, Slovenia (indoor hard)    23x15px Slovenia 1
   23x15px Portugal 2
     23x15px Slovenia 3  
  Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (indoor hard)
     23x15px Ukraine 3  
  Bucharest, Romania (clay)    23x15px Romania 1     Malmö, Sweden (indoor hard)
   23x15px Romania 3        23x15px Ukraine 4
  4  23x15px Sweden 1     4  23x15px Sweden 1
   bye
  Jönköping, Sweden (indoor hard)     4  23x15px Sweden  
  4  23x15px Sweden 3  
   23x15px Latvia 2     Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
     23x15px Slovakia 5  
  Valmiera, Latvia (indoor hard)    23x15px Latvia 0     Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
 23x15px Latvia 1        23x15px Slovakia 4
  2  23x15px Austria 4     2  23x15px Austria 1
   bye
    2  23x15px Austria  
23x15px Portugal and 23x15px Latvia
relegated to Group II in 2015.
23x15px Croatia, Template:Country data ISR, 23x15px Ukraine, and 23x15px Slovakia
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II.

Draw

  Play-offs
4–6 April
1st round
31 January–2 February
2nd round
4–6 April
3rd round
12–14 September
                                     
  Centurion, South Africa (hard)
    1  23x15px South Africa 3  
  Oslo, Norway (indoor hard)    23x15px Monaco 2     Centurion, South Africa (hard)
 23x15px Monaco 5       1  23x15px South Africa 2  
 23x15px Norway 0   Oslo, Norway (indoor hard)   8  23x15px Lithuania 3  
  8  23x15px Lithuania 5
     23x15px Norway 0     Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (indoor hard)
    8  23x15px Lithuania 3
  Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)     5  23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 2
    3  23x15px Finland 3  
  Athens, Greece (clay)    23x15px Bulgaria 2     Helsinki, Finland (indoor hard)
 23x15px Bulgaria 4       3  23x15px Finland 2
 23x15px Greece 1   Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (indoor carpet)   5  23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 3  
  5  23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
     23x15px Greece 1  
  Minsk, Belarus (indoor hard)
     
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland
1  
  Dublin, Ireland (indoor hard)   6  23x15px Belarus 4     Chișinău, Moldova (indoor hard)
 #REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland 3       6  23x15px Belarus 1  
 23x15px Egypt 2   Chișinău, Moldova (indoor hard)   4  23x15px Moldova 4  
   23x15px Egypt 1
    4  23x15px Moldova 4     Kolding, Denmark (indoor carpet)
    4  23x15px Moldova 2
  Rabat, Morocco (clay)     2  23x15px Denmark 3
     23x15px Morocco 2  
  Casablanca, Morocco (clay)   7  23x15px Luxembourg 3     Hillerød, Denmark (indoor hard)
 23x15px Morocco 4       7  23x15px Luxembourg 0
 23x15px Cyprus 1   Copenhagen, Denmark (indoor hard)   2  23x15px Denmark 5  
   23x15px Cyprus 1
    2  23x15px Denmark 4  
23x15px Norway, 23x15px Greece, 23x15px Egypt, and 23x15px Cyprus
relegated to Group III in 2015.
23x15px Lithuania and 23x15px Denmark
promoted to Group I in 2015.

Group III Europe

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Europe Zone Group III.

Group III Africa

For more details on this topic, see 2014 Davis Cup Africa Zone Group III.

Note: 23x15px Tunisia was suspended from Davis Cup competition for one year for violation of ITF rules, after the Tunisian Tennis Federation ordered Malek Jaziri not to play against Israeli opponent Amir Weintraub during the 2013 Tashkent Challenger, an ATP Challenger Tour event in October 2013.

See also

References

  1. "Davis Cup scorecards – 2014". www.daviscup.com. ITF. 
  2. "Roger Federer completes his collection as Switzerland clinch Davis Cup final win". Daily Mail. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  3. "Switzerland wins Davis Cup final". ESPN. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  4. "Roger Federer dedicates win to his team-mates". BBC Sport. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  5. "Tears of joy from Roger Federer as Switzerland win Davis Cup". Guardian. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  6. "France v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  7. "Lille to stage Davis Cup Final". daviscup.com. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 "ITF Board of Directors decisions regarding appeals". Davis Cup. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Israel versus Argentina tie to be held in Sunrise". Davis Cup. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Ukraine versus Belgium to be held in Tallinn". Davis Cup. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 

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