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The 1993 Davis Cup was the 82nd edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. A total of 100 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Germany defeated Australia at Exhibition Hall in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 3-5 December.

1993 Davis Cup
Details
Duration26 March – 5 December
Edition82nd
Champion
Winning Nation Germany
1992
1994

World GroupEdit

Participating Teams
 
Australia
 
Austria
 
Brazil
 
Cuba
 
Czech Republic
 
Denmark
 
France
 
Germany
 
India
 
Italy
 
Netherlands
 
Russia[1]
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
United States

DrawEdit

  First Round
26-28 March
Quarterfinals
16-18 July
Semifinals
24-26 September
Final
3-5 December
                                     
Melbourne, Australia (grass)
   United States 1  
Florence, Italy (clay)
   Australia 4  
     Australia 3  
Modena, Italy (indoor carpet)
     Italy 2  
   Italy 4
Chandigarh, India (grass)
   Brazil 1  
     Australia 5  
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)
     India 0  
   France 4  
Fréjus, France (clay)
   Austria 1  
     France 2
Calcutta, India (grass)
     India 3  
    Switzerland 2
Düsseldorf, Germany (indoor clay)
   India 3  
     Australia 1
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
     Germany 4
   Netherlands 3  
The Hague, Netherlands (clay)
   Spain 2  
     Netherlands 1
Kalmar, Sweden (indoor carpet)
     Sweden 4  
   Cuba 0
Borlänge, Sweden (indoor clay)
   Sweden 5  
     Sweden 0
Aarhus, Denmark (indoor carpet)
     Germany 5  
   Denmark 1  
Halle, Germany (grass)
   Czech Republic 4  
     Czech Republic 1
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
     Germany 4  
   Russia 1
   Germany 4  

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

FinalEdit

 
Germany
4
Exhibition Hall, Düsseldorf, Germany[2]
3–5 December 1993
Clay (i)
 
Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Michael Stich
Jason Stoltenberg
62
77
6
3
6
1
4
6
6
3
 
2  
 
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Richard Fromberg
6
3
7
5
68
710
2
6
7
9
 
3  
 
Patrik Kühnen / Michael Stich
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
77
64
4
6
6
3
77
64
   
4  
 
Michael Stich
Richard Fromberg
6
4
6
2
6
2
     
5  
 
Marc-Kevin Goellner
Jason Stoltenberg
6
1
62
77
77
63
     

World Group Qualifying RoundEdit

Date: 22-26 September

Venue Home Team Score Visiting Team
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)   Israel 3-2    Switzerland
Budapest, Hungary (clay)   Hungary 4-1   Argentina
Christchurch, New Zealand (indoor carpet)   New Zealand 2-3   Austria
Charlotte, NC, United States (hard)   United States 5-0   Bahamas
Brussels, Belgium (clay)   Belgium 3-1   Brazil
Copenhagen, Denmark (indoor carpet)   Denmark 3-2   Croatia
St. Petersburg, Russia (indoor carpet)   Russia 5-0   Cuba
Seoul, South Korea (hard)   South Korea 0-5   Spain
  • Belgium, Hungary, Israel promoted to World Group in 1994.
  • Austria, Denmark, Russia, Spain, and United States remain in World Group in 1994.
  • Argentina (AMN), Bahamas (AMN), Croatia (EA), New Zealand (AO), and South Korea (AO) remain in Group I in 1994.
  • Brazil, (AMN), Cuba (AMN), Switzerland (EA) relegated to Group I in 1994.

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

  2nd round play-offs
March 26-28
1st round play-offs
-
1st round
February 5-7
2nd round
March 26-28
                                     
  Santiago, Chile (clay)
       Chile 2  
       Bahamas 3     Nassau, Bahamas (hard)
     Chile          Bahamas 4
   bye        Uruguay 1
     Uruguay
  Santiago, Chile (clay)      bye  
     Chile 3  
     Canada 1    
       Argentina  
     bye     Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
 bye          Argentina 4
     Canada   Mexico City, Mexico (clay)      Mexico 1
     Mexico 4
       Canada 1  
  Canada relegated to
Group II in 1994.
    Bahamas and
  Argentina
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

  Play-offs
March 26-28
1st round
February 5-7
2nd round
March 26-28
3rd round
July 16-18
                                     
  Lima, Peru (clay)
       Peru 3  
  Bogotá, Colombia (clay)      Colombia 2     Lima, Peru (clay)
   Colombia 4          Peru 5  
   Dominican Republic 1   Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (clay)      Paraguay 0  
     Dominican Republic 2
       Paraguay 3     Lima, Peru (clay)
       Peru 5
  Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)        Puerto Rico 0
       Ecuador 4  
  Caracas, Venezuela (clay)      Venezuela 1     Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)
   Venezuela 3          Ecuador 2
   Haiti 2   Port-au-Prince, Haiti (clay)      Puerto Rico 3  
     Haiti 0
       Puerto Rico 5  
  Dominican Republic and   Haiti
relegated to Group III in 1994.
    Peru promoted
to Group I in 1994.

Group IIIEdit

The Group III tournament was held March 8-14, in San José, Costa Rica, on outdoor clay courts.[3] The eight teams played a single round-robin.

Promoted to Group II for 1994
Team Pld W L MF MA
  Guatemala 7 6 1 17 4
  Jamaica 7 6 1 14 7
  El Salvador 7 5 2 12 9
  Eastern Caribbean 7 4 3 13 8
  Costa Rica 7 3 4 9 12
  Bolivia 7 2 5 8 13
  Barbados 7 1 6 6 15
  Trinidad and Tobago 7 1 6 5 16

Results of Individual TiesEdit

Date Winning Team Score
March 8   Guatemala 3-0   Bolivia
March 8   Jamaica 2-1   Trinidad and Tobago
March 8   El Salvador 2-1   Costa Rica
March 8   Eastern Caribbean 3-0   Barbados
March 9   Jamaica 3-0   Bolivia
March 9   El Salvador 2-1   Barbados
March 9   Eastern Caribbean 2-1   Guatemala
March 9   Costa Rica 3-0   Trinidad and Tobago
March 10   Guatemala 2-1   Costa Rica
March 10   Jamaica 2-1   Barbados
March 10   El Salvador 2-1   Eastern Caribbean
March 10   Trinidad and Tobago 2-1   Bolivia
March 11   Guatemala 3-0   Trinidad and Tobago
March 11   Eastern Caribbean 3-0   Costa Rica
March 11   Bolivia 3-0   Barbados
March 12   Guatemala 2-1   El Salvador
March 12   Jamaica 2-1   Eastern Caribbean
March 12   Jamaica 2-1   El Salvador
March 12   Costa Rica 2-1   Bolivia
March 12   Barbados 2-1   Trinidad and Tobago
March 13   Guatemala 3-0   Barbados
March 13   Jamaica 3-0   Costa Rica
March 13   El Salvador 2-1   Bolivia
March 13   Eastern Caribbean 2-1   Trinidad and Tobago
March 14   Guatemala 3-0   Jamaica
March 14   El Salvador 2-1   Trinidad and Tobago
March 14   Costa Rica 2-1   Barbados
March 14   Bolivia 2-1   Eastern Caribbean

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

  2nd round play-offs
-
1st round play-offs
February 5-7
1st round
March 26-29
2nd round
April 30 - May 2
                                     
 
       South Korea  
  Manila, Philippines (indoor clay)    bye     Seoul, South Korea (clay)
     Philippines 4          South Korea 5
     Chinese Taipei 1   Jakarta, Indonesia (clay)      Indonesia 0
     Indonesia 3
         Philippines 2  
     Chinese Taipei  
        Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (hard)
       Hong Kong 0  
       Japan 5     Saga, Japan (indoor carpet)
           Japan 2
           New Zealand 3
     New Zealand
     bye  
Losing team
relegated to Group II in 1994.
    South Korea and
  New Zealand
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

  Play-offs
March 26-28
1st round
February 5-7
2nd round
March 26-28
3rd round
April 30 - May2
                                     
  Amman, Jordan (indoor hard)
       Jordan 0  
  Amman, Jordan (hard)      Iran 5     Tehran, Iran (clay)
   Jordan 1          Iran 2  
   Malaysia 4   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (indoor hard)      China 3  
     Malaysia 1
       China 4     Tianjin, China (indoor hard)
       China 4
  Bangkok, Thailand (hard)        Thailand 1
       Thailand 5  
  Kuwait City, Kuwait (hard)      Kuwait 0     Bangkok, Thailand (hard)
   Kuwait 0          Thailand 5
   Sri Lanka 5   Lahore, Pakistan (grass)      Pakistan 0  
     Pakistan 4
       Sri Lanka 1  
  Jordan and   Kuwait
relegated to Group III in 1994.
    China promoted
to Group I in 1994.

Group IIIEdit

The Group III tournament was held April 19-25, in Doha, Qatar, on outdoor hard courts.[3] The eight teams played a single round-robin. This tournament marked the Davis Cup debut of the United Arab Emirates.

Promoted to Group II for 1994
Team Pld W L MF MA
  Saudi Arabia 7 6 1 15 6
  Singapore 7 6 1 15 6
  Lebanon 7 4 3 13 8
  United Arab Emirates 7 4 3 12 9
  Bahrain 7 4 3 11 10
  Bangladesh 7 3 4 12 9
  Syria 7 1 6 5 16
  Qatar 7 0 7 1 20

Results of Individual TiesEdit

Date Winning Team Score
April 19   Saudi Arabia 2-1   Lebanon
April 19   Singapore 3-0   Syria
April 19   United Arab Emirates 3-0   Qatar
April 19   Bahrain 2-1   Bangladesh
April 20   Saudi Arabia 3-0   Qatar
April 20   Singapore 2-1   Bangladesh
April 20   Lebanon 2-1   United Arab Emirates
April 20   Bahrain 2-1   Syria
April 21   Saudi Arabia 2-1   Bahrain
April 21   Singapore 2-1   Lebanon
April 21   United Arab Emirates 2-1   Bangladesh
April 21   Syria 2-1   Qatar
April 22   Saudi Arabia 2-1   United Arab Emirates
April 22   Singapore 3-0   Bahrain
April 22   Lebanon 3-0   Qatar
April 22   Bangladesh 3-0   Syria
April 23   Saudi Arabia 3-0   Singapore
April 23   United Arab Emirates 2-1   Syria
April 23   Bahrain 2-1   Lebanon
April 23   Bangladesh 3-0   Qatar
April 24   Singapore 3-0   Qatar
April 24   Lebanon 3-0   Syria
April 24   United Arab Emirates 2-1   Bahrain
April 24   Bangladesh 2-1   Saudi Arabia
April 25   Saudi Arabia 2-1   Syria
April 25   Singapore 2-1   United Arab Emirates
April 25   Lebanon 2-1   Bangladesh
April 25   Bahrain 3-0   Qatar

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

  2nd round play-offs
April 30 - May 2
1st round play-offs
-
1st round
March 26-28
2nd round
April 30 - May 2
                                     
 
       Belgium  
     bye     Waregem, Belgium (clay)
   -          Belgium 5
     Kenya   Esch, Luxembourg (indoor carpet)      Luxembourg 0
     Luxembourg 4
         Kenya 1  
     Kenya 4  
   bye 1    
       Portugal  
     bye     Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
 -          Portugal 2
   -        Israel 3
   bye 3
       Israel 2  
  Budapest, Hungary (indoor carpet)
       Hungary 4  
       Finland 1     Budapest, Hungary (clay)
     Finland          Hungary 3
   -        Great Britain 2
   bye 3
  Helsinki, Finland (indoor carpet)        Great Britain 2  
     Finland 2  
     Norway 3     Oslo, Norway (indoor carpet)
       Norway 1  
       Zimbabwe 4     Harare, Zimbabwe (indoor carpet)
   Norway          Zimbabwe 2
   -        Croatia[4] 3
   bye
       Croatia[4]  
  Kenya and   Finland
relegated to Group II in 1994.
  Belgium,   Israel,   Hungary, and   Croatia
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

  Play-offs
July 16-18
October 8-10 (Lagos)
1st round
April 30 - May 2
2nd round
July 16-18
3rd round
September 24-26
                                     
  Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)
       Monaco 4  
  Lagos, Nigeria (hard)      Algeria 1     Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)
   Algeria 0          Monaco 0  
   Nigeria 5   Lagos, Nigeria (hard)      Romania 5  
     Nigeria 1
       Romania 4     Bucharest, Romania (clay)
       Romania 4
  Casablanca, Morocco (clay)        Morocco 1
       Morocco 5  
  Accra, Ghana (hard)      Cyprus 0     Casablanca, Morocco (clay)
   Cyprus 0          Morocco 3
   Ghana 5   Dublin, Ireland (indoor carpet)      Ireland 2  
     Ireland 5
       Ghana 0  
  Dakar, Senegal (hard)
       Senegal 4  
  Carthage, Tunisia (clay)      Egypt 1     Dakar, Senegal (hard)
   Egypt 5          Senegal 3  
   Tunisia 0   Athens, Greece (clay)      Greece 2  
     Greece 5
       Tunisia 0     Dakar, Senegal (hard)
       Senegal 0
  Sofia, Bulgaria (clay)        South Africa 5
       Bulgaria 3  
  Abidjan, Ivory Coast (hard)      Poland 2     Sofia, Bulgaria (clay)
   Poland 3          Bulgaria 1
   Ivory Coast 1   Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)      South Africa 4  
     South Africa 5
       Ivory Coast 0  
  Algeria,   Cyprus,   Tunisia, and   Ivory Coast
relegated to Group III in 1994.
  Romania and   South Africa
promoted to Group I in 1994.

Group IIIEdit

The twelve teams in Group III were divided into two pools of six, each of which played a round-robin tournament. The top two teams in each pool were promoted to Group II for 1994. Estonia, Latvia, Slovenia, and Ukraine participated as independent nations for the first time following the breakups of Czechoslovakia and the USSR, while Benin, Djibouti, and San Marino also made their debuts in the tournament.

Pool AEdit

Played April 28 - May 2 in Lusaka, Zambia, on outdoor clay courts.

Promoted to Group II for 1994
Team Pld W L MF MA
  Latvia[1] 5 5 0 14 1
  Slovenia[4] 5 4 1 12 3
  Zambia 5 3 2 8 7
  Turkey 5 2 3 7 8
  San Marino 5 1 4 4 11
  Congo 5 0 5 0 15
Results of Individual TiesEdit
Date Winning Team Score
April 28   Latvia 3-0   Turkey
April 28   Slovenia 2-1   San Marino
April 28   Zambia 3-0   Congo
April 29   Latvia 3-0   San Marino
April 29   Slovenia 3-0   Congo
April 29   Zambia 2-1   Turkey
April 30   Latvia 3-0   Zambia
April 30   Slovenia 3-0   Turkey
April 30   San Marino 3-0   Congo
May 1   Latvia 2-1   Slovenia
May 1   Zambia 3-0   San Marino
May 1   Turkey 3-0   Congo
May 2   Latvia 3-0   Congo
May 2   Slovenia 3-0   Zambia
May 2   Turkey 3-0   San Marino

Pool BEdit

Played May 5-9 in Marsa, Malta, on outdoor hard courts.

Promoted to Group II for 1994
Team Pld W L MF MA
  Ukraine[1] 5 5 0 15 0
  Estonia[1] 5 4 1 11 4
  Malta 5 3 2 9 6
  Togo 5 2 3 7 8
  Benin 5 1 4 3 12
  Djibouti 5 0 5 0 15
Results of Individual TiesEdit
Date Winning Team Score
May 5   Ukraine 3-0   Djibouti
May 5   Estonia 3-0   Togo
May 5   Malta 3-0   Benin
May 6   Ukraine 3-0   Benin
May 6   Estonia 2-1   Malta
May 6   Togo 3-0   Djibouti
May 7   Ukraine 3-0   Togo
May 7   Estonia 3-0   Benin
May 7   Malta 3-0   Djibouti
May 8   Ukraine 3-0   Estonia
May 8   Malta 2-1   Togo
May 8   Benin 3-0   Djibouti
May 9   Ukraine 3-0   Malta
May 9   Estonia 3-0   Djibouti
May 9   Togo 3-0   Benin

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Russia took over the CIS's place in the World Group, and assumed all of the USSR's historical records. Estonia, Latvia, and Ukraine would all begin as new nations in Group III.
  2. ^ "Germany v Australia". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Reconstructed from Davis Cup Nation-by-Nation Historical Records".
  4. ^ a b c As the stronger tennis nation that began Davis Cup play immediately after the breakup of Yugoslavia, Croatia took Yugoslavia's spot in Group I and Slovenia began as a new nation in Group III. Yugoslavia's historical records were carried on when they resumed play in 1995, and continue today under Serbia.