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The 2003 ARAG World Team Cup was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 25th edition of the World Team Cup and was part of the International Series of the 2003 ATP Tour. It took place at the Rochusclub in Düsseldorf in Germany from May 18 through May 24, 2003.

2003 World Team Cup
Date18 May – 24 May
Edition25th
CategoryWorld Team Cup
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationDüsseldorf, Germany
VenueRochusclub
Champions
Chile Chile
← 2002 · World Team Cup · 2004 →

Argentina were the defending champions but were eliminated in the round robin stage.

Chile defeated the Czech Republic in the final to win the title for the first time.

PlayersEdit

Red GroupEdit

Blue GroupEdit

Round robinEdit

Red GroupEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos. Country Points Matches Sets
1   Czech Republic 3–0 6–3 13–8
2   Australia 1–2 5–3 11–7
3   Spain 1–2 4–5 10–11
4   United States 1–2 3–6 7–13

Spain vs. United StatesEdit

 
Spain
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
18 May 2003
Clay
 
United States
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Carlos Moyá
James Blake
77
62
7
5
   
2  
 
Àlex Corretja
Todd Martin
3
6
4
6
   
3  
 
Àlex Corretja / Fernando Vicente
James Blake / Mardy Fish
2
6
69
711
   

Australia vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
Australia
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
18 May 2003
Clay
 
Czech Republic
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
Jiří Novák
6
3
6
2
   
2  
 
Wayne Arthurs
Radek Štěpánek
61
77
3
6
   
3  
 
Wayne Arthurs / Lleyton Hewitt
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
4
6
4
6
   

Spain vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
Spain
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
20 May 2003
Clay
 
Czech Republic
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Àlex Corretja
Radek Štěpánek
6
4
6
4
   
2  
 
Carlos Moyá
Jiří Novák
6
4
65
77
2
6
 
3  
 
Àlex Corretja / Carlos Moyá
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
3
6
4
6
   

Australia vs. United StatesEdit

 
Australia
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
20 May 2003
Clay
 
United States
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
James Blake
6
3
6
3
   
2  
 
Wayne Arthurs
Todd Martin
77
64
7
5
   
3  
 
Wayne Arthurs / Todd Reid
Mardy Fish / Graydon Oliver
6
4
6
2
   

Spain vs. AustraliaEdit

 
Spain
2
Düsseldorf, Germany
22 May 2003
Clay
 
Australia
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Carlos Moyá
Lleyton Hewitt
2
6
6
3
3
6
 
2  
 
Àlex Corretja
Wayne Arthurs
3
6
7
5
7
5
 
3  
 
Àlex Corretja / Fernando Vicente
Mark Philippoussis / Todd Reid
6
1
6
1
   

Czech Republic vs. United StatesEdit

 
Czech Republic
2
Düsseldorf, Germany
22 May 2003
Clay
 
United States
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Jiří Novák
James Blake
5
7
6
4
3
6
 
2  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Todd Martin
6
2
7
5
   
3  
 
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
James Blake / Mardy Fish
6
3
4
6
6
1
 

Blue GroupEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos. Country Points Matches Sets
1   Chile 3–0 8–1 17–3
2   Argentina 2–1 6–3 12–9
3   Germany 1–2 4–5 9–13
4   Sweden 0–3 0–9 4–17

Argentina vs. SwedenEdit

 
Argentina
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
19 May 2003
Clay
 
Sweden
0
1 2 3
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman
6
2
6
2
   
2  
 
Gastón Gaudio
Thomas Enqvist
4
6
6
4
77
64
 
3  
 
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman / Thomas Enqvist
62
77
77
64
6
2
 

Germany vs. ChileEdit

 
Germany
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
19 May 2003
Clay
 
Chile
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lars Burgsmüller
Fernando González
4
6
66
78
   
2  
 
Tomas Behrend
Marcelo Ríos
3
6
7
5
77
62
 
3  
 
Michael Kohlmann / Rainer Schüttler
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
6
1
2
6
0
6
 

Argentina vs. GermanyEdit

 
Argentina
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
21 May 2003
Clay
 
Germany
0
1 2 3
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Rainer Schüttler
6
4
7
5
   
2  
 
Gastón Gaudio
Tomas Behrend
6
2
6
4
   
3  
 
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Lars Burgsmüller / Michael Kohlmann
6
2
0
6
6
2
 

Chile vs. SwedenEdit

 
Chile
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
21 May 2003
Clay
 
Sweden
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Nicolás Massú
Thomas Enqvist
6
2
6
3
   
2  
 
Fernando González
Magnus Norman
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
Jonas Björkman / Magnus Norman
6
4
6
2
   

Germany vs. SwedenEdit

 
Germany
3
Düsseldorf, Germany
23 May 2003
Clay
 
Sweden
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Rainer Schüttler
Magnus Norman
6
1
6
3
   
2  
 
Lars Burgsmüller
Thomas Enqvist
5
7
6
4
6
4
 
3  
 
Tomas Behrend / Michael Kohlmann
Thomas Enqvist / Magnus Norman
65
77
5
0
   
retired

Argentina vs. ChileEdit

 
Argentina
0
Düsseldorf, Germany
23 May 2003
Clay
 
Chile
3
1 2 3
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Fernando González
4
6
5
7
   
2  
 
Gastón Gaudio
Marcelo Ríos
3
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Lucas Arnold / David Nalbandian
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
3
6
0
1
  retired
 

FinalEdit

Czech Republic vs. ChileEdit

 
Czech Republic
1
Düsseldorf, Germany
24 May 2003
Clay
 
Chile
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Jiří Novák
Fernando González
64
77
65
77
   
2  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Nicolás Massú
6
3
77
65
   
3  
 
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
Fernando González / Nicolás Massú
4
6
2
6
   

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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