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The 2003 Davis Cup was the 92nd edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 135 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Australia defeated Spain at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, on 28–30 November, giving Australia their 28th title.[1]

2003 Davis Cup
Details
Duration7 February – 30 November
Edition92nd
Champion
Winning Nation Australia
2002
2004

World GroupEdit

Participating Teams
 
Argentina
 
Australia
 
Belgium
 
Brazil
 
Croatia
 
Czech Republic
 
France
 
Germany
 
Great Britain
 
Netherlands
 
Romania
 
Russia
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
United States

DrawEdit

  First round
7–9 February
Quarterfinals
4–6 April
Semifinals
19–21 September
Final
28–30 November
                                     
Bucharest, Romania (indoor carpet)
S    France 4  
Toulouse, France (indoor hard)
   Romania 1  
  S    France 2  
Arnhem, Netherlands (indoor carpet)
      Switzerland 3  
S    Netherlands 2
Melbourne, Australia (hard)
    Switzerland 3  
      Switzerland 2  
Sydney, Australia (clay)
  S    Australia 3  
S    Australia 4  
Malmö, Sweden (indoor hard)
   Great Britain 1  
  S    Australia 5
Helsingborg, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  S    Sweden 0  
S    Sweden 3
Melbourne, Australia (grass)
   Brazil 2  
  S    Australia 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)
  S    Spain 1
   Croatia 4  
Valencia, Spain (clay)
S    United States 1  
     Croatia 0
Seville, Spain (clay)
  S    Spain 5  
   Belgium 0
Málaga, Spain (clay)
S    Spain 5  
  S    Spain 3
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  S    Argentina 2  
   Germany 0  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
S    Argentina 5  
  S    Argentina 5
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor clay)
  S    Russia 0  
   Czech Republic 2
S    Russia 3  

First round losers compete in Play-off ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

FinalEdit

 
Australia
3
Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia[2]
28–30 November 2003
Grass
 
Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
Juan Carlos Ferrero
3
6
6
3
3
6
77
60
6
2
 
2  
 
Mark Philippoussis
Carlos Moyà
4
6
4
6
6
4
64
77
   
3  
 
Wayne Arthurs / Todd Woodbridge
Àlex Corretja / Feliciano López
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
4  
 
Mark Philippoussis
Juan Carlos Ferrero
7
5
6
3
1
6
2
6
6
0
 
5  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
Carlos Moyà
          not
played

World Group Play-offsEdit

Date: 19–21 September

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
  Austria 3–2   Belgium Pörtschach Werzer Arena Pörtschach Outdoor Clay
  Canada 3–2   Brazil Calgary Stampede Corral Indoor Carpet
  Thailand 1–4   Czech Republic Bangkok Impact, Muang Thong Thani Indoor Hard
  Germany 2–3   Belarus Sundern TC Blau-Weiss Sundern Outdoor Clay
  Morocco 3–2   Great Britain Casablanca Complex Sportif Al Amal Outdoor Clay
  Netherlands 5–0   India Zwolle IJsselhallen Indoor Hard
  Ecuador 2–3   Romania Quito Quito Tenis Y Golf Club Outdoor Clay
  Slovakia 2–3   United States Bratislava National Tennis Centre Outdoor Clay

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Participating Teams
  •   Bahamas — relegated to Group II in 2004
  •   Canada — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Chile
  •   Ecuador — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Peru
  •   Venezuela

Group IIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IIIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IVEdit

Participating Teams

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Participating Teams

Group IIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IIIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IVEdit

Participating Teams

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

Participating Teams
  •   Austria — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Belarus — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Finland
  •   Israel
  •   Italy — relegated to Group II in 2004
  •   Luxembourg
  •   Morocco — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Norway — relegated to Group II in 2004
  •   Slovakia — advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •   Zimbabwe

Group IIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IIIEdit

Venue IEdit

Participating Teams

Venue IIEdit

Participating Teams

Group IVEdit

Venue IEdit

Participating Teams

Venue IIEdit

Participating Teams

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup Result Archives". Retrieved 2014-02-05.
  2. ^ "Australia v Spain". daviscup.com.