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1996 Davis Cup World Group

Participating TeamsEdit

DrawEdit

  First Round
9–11 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
20–22 September
Final
29 November - 1 December
                                     
Rome, Italy (clay)[1]
   Russia 2  
Rome, Italy (clay)[2]
   Italy 3  
     Italy 4  
Johannesburg, South Africa (indoor hard)[3]
     South Africa 1  
   Austria 2
Nantes, France (indoor carpet)[4]
   South Africa 3  
     Italy 2  
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor clay)[5]
     France 3  
   Germany 5  
Limoges, France (indoor clay)[6]
    Switzerland 0  
     Germany 0
Besançon, France (indoor hard)[7]
     France 5  
   France 5
Malmö, Sweden (indoor hard)[8]
   Denmark 0  
     France 3
Jaipur, India (grass)[9]
     Sweden 2
   India 3  
Calcutta, India (grass)[10]
   Netherlands 2  
     India 0
Katrineholm, Sweden (indoor carpet)[11]
     Sweden 5  
   Belgium 1
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[12]
   Sweden 4  
     Sweden 4
Plzeň, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[13]
     Czech Republic 1  
   Hungary 0  
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[14]
   Czech Republic 5  
     Czech Republic 3
Carlsbad, United States (hard)[15]
     United States 2  
   Mexico 0
   United States 5  

First roundEdit

Italy vs. RussiaEdit

 
Italy
3
Foro Italico, Rome, Italy[1]
9–11 February 1996
Clay
 
Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi
Andrei Chesnokov
2
6
65
77
77
65
6
3
6
1
 
2  
 
Renzo Furlan
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
3
6
7
5
4
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi / Diego Nargiso
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Andrei Olhovskiy
6
4
2
6
5
7
77
64
6
4
 
4  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
3
6
6
3
64
77
5
7
   
5  
 
Renzo Furlan
Andrei Chesnokov
6
0
3
6
6
3
7
5
   

South Africa vs. AustriaEdit

 
South Africa
3
Wanderers Club, Johannesburg, South Africa[3]
9–12 February 1996
Grass
 
Austria
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Marcos Ondruska
Thomas Muster
2
6
5
7
2
6
     
2  
 
Wayne Ferreira
Wolfgang Schranz
6
1
77
62
6
4
     
3  
 
Wayne Ferreira / Gary Muller
Alex Antonitsch / Thomas Muster
6
3
77
63
65
77
3
6
6
3
 
4  
 
Wayne Ferreira
Thomas Muster
5
7
77
65
4
6
64
77
   
5  
 
Marcos Ondruska
Gilbert Schaller
6
3
6
4
6
2
     

Switzerland vs. GermanyEdit

 
Switzerland
0
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[5]
9–11 February 1996
Clay (i)
 
Germany
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jakob Hlasek
David Prinosil
4
6
64
77
7
5
6
4
1
6
 
2  
 
Marc Rosset
Hendrik Dreekmann
3
6
1
6
4
6
     
3  
 
Jakob Hlasek / Alexandre Strambini
David Prinosil / Michael Stich
2
6
5
7
2
6
     
4  
 
Alexandre Strambini
David Prinosil
3
6
3
6
       
5  
 
Jakob Hlasek
Hendrik Dreekmann
4
6
4
6
       

France vs. DenmarkEdit

 
France
5
Sports Palace, Besançon, France[7]
9–11 February 1996
Hard (i)
 
Denmark
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Guy Forget
Kenneth Carlsen
6
4
77
63
5
7
79
67
   
2  
 
Cédric Pioline
Frederik Fetterlein
4
6
6
1
6
1
6
3
   
3  
 
Guy Forget / Guillaume Raoux
Kenneth Carlsen / Frederik Fetterlein
4
6
6
3
77
64
6
3
   
4  
 
Cédric Pioline
Kenneth Carlsen
7
5
6
4
       
5  
 
Guillaume Raoux
Frederik Fetterlein
6
3
6
4
       

India vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
India
3
Jai TC, Jaipur, India[9]
9–11 February 1996
Grass
 
Netherlands
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Leander Paes
Jacco Eltingh
4
6
5
7
4
6
     
2  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi
Jan Siemerink
6
4
77
64
4
6
4
6
6
4
 
3  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi / Leander Paes
Jacco Eltingh / Paul Haarhuis
6
3
2
6
63
77
4
6
   
4  
 
Leander Paes
Jan Siemerink
77
62
2
6
77
63
77
65
   
5  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi
Jacco Eltingh
77
64
4
6
7
5
2
1
   
retired

Sweden vs. BelgiumEdit

 
Sweden
4
Duveholms Hall, Katrineholm, Sweden[11]
9–11 February 1996
Carpet (i)
 
Belgium
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Magnus Larsson
Filip Dewulf
6
3
7
5
77
64
     
2  
 
Thomas Enqvist
Dick Norman
6
4
6
3
6
1
     
3  
 
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
Filip Dewulf / Dick Norman
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
4  
 
Thomas Enqvist
Johan Van Herck
5
7
2
6
       
5  
 
Magnus Larsson
Dick Norman
77
63
6
4
       

Czech Republic vs. HungaryEdit

 
Czech Republic
5
Lokomotive Hall, Plzeň, Czech Republic[13]
9–11 February 1996
Carpet (i)
 
Hungary
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Daniel Vacek
József Krocskó
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
2  
 
Petr Korda
Sándor Noszály
6
2
77
64
6
3
     
3  
 
Cyril Suk / Daniel Vacek
Gábor Köves / Sándor Noszály
62
77
67
79
79
67
6
4
6
4
 
4  
 
Daniel Vacek
Sándor Noszály
7
5
6
3
       
5  
 
Jiří Novák
József Krocskó
5
7
77
64
6
0
     

United States vs. MexicoEdit

 
United States
5
La Costa Resort Hotel, Carlsbad, United States[15]
9–11 February 1996
Hard
 
Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Michael Chang
Leonardo Lavalle
6
1
6
2
6
4
     
2  
 
Todd Martin
Alejandro Hernández
6
3
6
3
6
0
     
3  
 
Patrick Galbraith / Patrick McEnroe
Leonardo Lavalle / Óscar Ortiz
79
67
6
4
6
3
     
4  
 
Michael Chang
Alejandro Hernández
6
0
6
2
       
5  
 
Todd Martin
Leonardo Lavalle
3
6
77
61
6
4
     

QuarterfinalsEdit

Italy vs. South AfricaEdit

 
Italy
4
Foro Italico, Rome, Italy[2]
5–7 April 1996
Clay
 
South Africa
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Renzo Furlan
Marcos Ondruska
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
2  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi
Wayne Ferreira
5
7
6
3
2
6
7
5
6
1
 
3  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi / Diego Nargiso
Ellis Ferreira / Wayne Ferreira
5
7
3
6
6
3
79
67
6
2
 
4  
 
Renzo Furlan
Wayne Ferreira
3
6
6
0
77
64
6
2
   
5  
 
Andrea Gaudenzi
Marcos Ondruska
6
1
1
1
       
retired

France vs. GermanyEdit

 
France
5
Beaublanc Sports Palace, Limoges, France[6]
5–7 April 1996
Clay (i)
 
Germany
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Cédric Pioline
David Prinosil
6
0
66
78
6
4
6
3
   
2  
 
Arnaud Boetsch
Hendrik Dreekmann
4
6
6
4
3
6
77
62
6
3
 
3  
 
Arnaud Boetsch / Guy Forget
Boris Becker / Marc-Kevin Goellner
78
66
6
4
79
67
     
4  
 
Guy Forget
David Prinosil
6
3
0
6
6
4
     
5  
 
Cédric Pioline
Hendrik Dreekmann
6
4
6
3
       

India vs. SwedenEdit

 
India
0
South Club, Calcutta, India[10]
5–7 April 1996
Grass
 
Sweden
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Leander Paes
Jonas Björkman
6
1
4
6
7
5
3
6
5
7
 
2  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi
Thomas Enqvist
77
65
63
77
1
6
1
6
   
3  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi / Leander Paes
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
77
64
3
6
4
6
1
6
   
4  
 
Leander Paes
Nicklas Kulti
3
6
77
64
66
78
     
5  
 
Mahesh Bhupathi
Jonas Björkman
2
6
4
6
       

Czech Republic vs. United StatesEdit

 
Czech Republic
3
Sparta Sports Hall, Prague, Czech Republic[14]
5–7 April 1996
Carpet (i)
 
United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Petr Korda
Todd Martin
2
6
4
6
5
7
     
2  
 
Daniel Vacek
MaliVai Washington
4
6
6
3
6
4
5
7
6
4
 
3  
 
Petr Korda / Daniel Vacek
Patrick Galbraith / Patrick McEnroe
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
4  
 
Daniel Vacek
Todd Martin
61
77
3
6
1
6
     
5  
 
Petr Korda
MaliVai Washington
77
65
6
3
6
2
     

SemifinalsEdit

France vs. ItalyEdit

 
France
3
Sports Palace, Nantes, France[4]
20–22 September 1996
Carpet (i)
 
Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Cédric Pioline
Andrea Gaudenzi
7
5
1
6
64
77
3
6
   
2  
 
Arnaud Boetsch
Renzo Furlan
5
7
6
1
3
6
65
77
   
3  
 
Guy Forget / Guillaume Raoux
Andrea Gaudenzi / Diego Nargiso
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
4  
 
Cédric Pioline
Renzo Furlan
6
3
2
6
6
2
6
4
   
5  
 
Arnaud Boetsch
Andrea Gaudenzi
6
4
6
2
710
68
     

Czech Republic vs. SwedenEdit

 
Czech Republic
1
Sparta Sports Hall, Prague, Czech Republic[12]
22–24 September 1995
Clay (i)
 
Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Petr Korda
Thomas Enqvist
4
6
3
6
69
711
     
2  
 
Daniel Vacek
Stefan Edberg
62
77
5
7
6
4
3
6
   
3  
 
Petr Korda / Daniel Vacek
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
4
6
6
3
6
4
6
4
   
4  
 
Daniel Vacek
Thomas Enqvist
3
6
77
63
6
4
5
7
3
6
 
5  
 
Petr Korda
Stefan Edberg
6
4
2
6
5
7
     

FinalEdit

Sweden vs. FranceEdit

 
Sweden
2
Malmö Ice, Malmö, Sweden[8]
29 November - 1 December 1996
Hard (i)
 
France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Stefan Edberg
Cédric Pioline
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Thomas Enqvist
Arnaud Boetsch
6
4
6
3
77
62
     
3  
 
Jonas Björkman / Nicklas Kulti
Guy Forget / Guillaume Raoux
3
6
6
1
3
6
3
6
   
4  
 
Thomas Enqvist
Cédric Pioline
3
6
68
710
6
4
6
4
9
7
 
5  
 
Nicklas Kulti
Arnaud Boetsch
62
77
6
2
6
4
65
77
8
10
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Italy v Russia". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "Italy v South Africa". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "South Africa v Austria". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "France v Italy". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Switzerland v Germany". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Sweden v Austria". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "France v Denmark". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "Sweden v France". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "India v Netherlands". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "India v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Sweden v Belgium". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Hungary". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "Czech Republic v United States". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Germany v Croatia". daviscup.com.