2004 Davis Cup World Group

The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2004. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists were guaranteed a World Group spot for 2005.

Participating TeamsEdit

Participating Teams
 
Argentina
 
Australia
 
Austria
 
Belarus
 
Canada
 
Czech Republic
 
Croatia
 
France
 
Morocco
 
Netherlands
 
Romania
 
Russia
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
United States

DrawEdit

First round
6–8 February
Quarterfinals
9–11 April
Semifinals
24–26 September
Final
3–5 December
Adelaide, Australia (hard)[1]
1  Australia1
Delray Beach, United States (hard)[9]
  Sweden4
  Sweden1
Uncasville, United States (indoor hard)[2]
7  United States4
7  United States5
Charleston, United States (hard)[13]
  Austria0
7  United States4
Minsk, Belarus (indoor carpet)[3]
  Belarus0
4  Russia2
Minsk, Belarus (indoor carpet)[10]
  Belarus3
  Belarus5
Agadir, Morocco (indoor hard)[4]
5  Argentina0
5  Argentina5
Seville, Spain (indoor clay)[15]
  Morocco0
7  United States2
Bucharest, Romania (indoor clay)[5]
2  Spain3
  Romania2
Prilly, Switzerland (indoor hard)[11]
6  Switzerland3
6  Switzerland2
Metz, France (indoor clay)[6]
3  France3
  Croatia1
Alicante, Spain (clay)[14]
3  France4
3  France1
Maastricht, Netherlands (indoor clay)[7]
2  Spain4
  Canada1
Palma de Mallorca, Spain (clay)[12]
8  Netherlands4
8  Netherlands1
Brno, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[8]
2  Spain4
  Czech Republic2
2  Spain3


First roundEdit

Australia vs. SwedenEdit

 
Australia
1
Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia[1]
6–8 February 2004
Hard
 
Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Mark Philippoussis
Thomas Enqvist
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
Robin Söderling
6
4
6
3
6
1
     
3  
 
Wayne Arthurs / Todd Woodbridge
Jonas Björkman / Joachim Johansson
65
77
4
6
6
2
77
64
5
7
 
4  
 
Mark Philippoussis
Jonas Björkman
5
7
2
6
2
6
     
5  
 
Wayne Arthurs
Thomas Enqvist
68
710
6
3
4
6
     

United States vs. AustriaEdit

 
United States
5
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States[2]
6–8 February 2004
Hard (i)
 
Austria
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Robby Ginepri
Jürgen Melzer
66
78
4
6
6
4
6
4
6
2
 
2  
 
Andy Roddick
Stefan Koubek
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
6
2
6
1
6
4
     
4  
 
Andy Roddick
Jürgen Melzer
6
4
6
2
       
5  
 
Robby Ginepri
Stefan Koubek
7
5
6
2
       

Belarus vs. RussiaEdit

 
Belarus
3
Football Manege, Minsk, Belarus[3]
6–8 February 2004
Carpet (i)
 
Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Vladimir Voltchkov
Igor Andreev
77
63
64
77
7
5
4
4
  retired
 
2  
 
Max Mirnyi
Marat Safin
77
63
77
65
1
6
4
6
11
9
 
3  
 
Max Mirnyi / Alexander Shvets
Marat Safin / Mikhail Youzhny
4
6
5
7
64
77
     
4  
 
Max Mirnyi
Igor Andreev
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
5  
 
Vladimir Voltchkov
Mikhail Youzhny
7
5
6
2
6
4
     

Morocco vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Morocco
0
Salle Inbiaat, Agadir, Morocco[4]
6–8 February 2004
Hard (i)
 
Argentina
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Mounir El Aarej
Guillermo Coria
1
6
1
6
4
6
     
2  
 
Hicham Arazi
David Nalbandian
6
4
1
6
5
7
1
2
  retired
 
3  
 
Mounir El Aarej / Mehdi Tahiri
Agustín Calleri / Lucas Arnold Ker
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
4  
 
Mehdi Tahiri
Guillermo Coria
2
6
64
77
       
5  
 
Mounir El Aarej
Agustín Calleri
61
77
6
3
1
6
     

Romania vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Romania
2
Sala Polivalentă, Bucharest, Romania[5]
6–8 February 2004
Clay (i)
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andrei Pavel
Michel Kratochvil
6
4
6
3
5
7
6
4
   
2  
 
Victor Hănescu
Roger Federer
64
77
3
6
1
6
     
3  
 
Andrei Pavel / Gabriel Trifu
Yves Allegro / Roger Federer
4
6
6
1
3
6
6
3
8
10
 
4  
 
Andrei Pavel
Roger Federer
3
6
2
6
5
7
     
5  
 
Victor Hănescu
Stanislas Wawrinka
6
3
63
77
6
3
     

France vs. CroatiaEdit

 
France
4
Arènes de Metz, Metz, France[6]
6–8 February 2004
Clay (i)
 
Croatia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Arnaud Clément
Mario Ančić
6
4
6
3
6
3
     
2  
 
Thierry Ascione
Ivan Ljubičić
5
7
4
6
4
6
     
3  
 
Nicolas Escudé / Michaël Llodra
Mario Ančić / Ivo Karlović
6
1
77
65
6
3
     
4  
 
Arnaud Clément
Ivan Ljubičić
6
2
3
6
77
63
6
4
   
5  
 
Nicolas Escudé
Ivo Karlović
77
65
6
2
       

Netherlands vs. CanadaEdit

 
Netherlands
4
MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands[7]
6–8 February 2004
Clay (i)
 
Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Sjeng Schalken
Frank Dancevic
6
3
5
7
6
2
6
1
   
2  
 
Martin Verkerk
Simon Larose
6
4
711
69
4
6
6
3
   
3  
 
Paul Haarhuis / Martin Verkerk
Daniel Nestor / Frédéric Niemeyer
610
712
0
1
      retired
 
4  
 
Martin Verkerk
Frank Dancevic
65
77
6
2
7
5
6
3
   
5  
 
Sjeng Schalken
Simon Larose
6
2
7
5
       

Czech Republic vs. SpainEdit

 
Czech Republic
2
Brno Exhibition Center, Brno, Czech Republic[8]
6–8 February 2004
Carpet (i)
 
Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jiří Novák
Rafael Nadal
77
62
6
3
77
63
     
2  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Tommy Robredo
5
7
6
3
64
77
67
79
   
3  
 
Jiří Novák / Radek Štěpánek
Rafael Nadal / Tommy Robredo
6
4
78
66
6
3
     
4  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Feliciano López
4
6
77
62
3
6
2
6
   
5  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Rafael Nadal
62
77
64
77
3
6
     

QuarterfinalsEdit

United States vs. SwedenEdit

 
United States
4
Delray Beach Tennis Center, Delray Beach, United States[9]
9–11 April 2004
Hard
 
Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Mardy Fish
Jonas Björkman
6
4
3
6
2
6
5
7
   
2  
 
Andy Roddick
Thomas Enqvist
6
4
7
5
6
2
     
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Jonas Björkman / Thomas Johansson
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
4  
 
Andy Roddick
Jonas Björkman
77
63
6
4
6
0
     
5  
 
Mardy Fish
Thomas Johansson
3
6
6
1
6
4
     

Belarus vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Belarus
5
Football Manege, Minsk, Belarus[10]
9–11 April 2004
Carpet (i)
 
Argentina
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Vladimir Voltchkov
Agustín Calleri
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
2  
 
Max Mirnyi
Guillermo Cañas
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
3  
 
Max Mirnyi / Vladimir Voltchkov
Lucas Arnold Ker / Agustín Calleri
6
3
6
4
6
1
     
4  
 
Max Mirnyi
Lucas Arnold Ker
6
1
6
2
       
5  
 
Vladimir Voltchkov
Juan Mónaco
3
6
6
3
6
3
     

Switzerland vs. FranceEdit

 
Switzerland
2
Centre Intercommunal de Glace de Malley, Prilly, Switzerland[11]
9–11 April 2004
Hard (i)
 
France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Roger Federer
Nicolas Escudé
6
2
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Ivo Heuberger
Arnaud Clément
3
6
3
6
2
6
     
3  
 
Yves Allegro / Roger Federer
Nicolas Escudé / Michaël Llodra
77
64
3
6
65
77
3
6
   
4  
 
Roger Federer
Arnaud Clément
6
2
7
5
6
4
     
5  
 
Michel Kratochvil
Nicolas Escudé
63
77
4
6
66
78
     

Spain vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
Spain
4
Plaza de Toros Coliseo, Palma de Mallorca, Spain[12]
9–11 April 2004
Clay
 
Netherlands
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Carlos Moyá
Martin Verkerk
6
2
7
5
6
4
     
2  
 
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Raemon Sluiter
6
2
6
2
6
4
     
3  
 
Rafael Nadal / Tommy Robredo
John van Lottum / Martin Verkerk
6
3
6
2
3
6
2
6
2
6
 
4  
 
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Martin Verkerk
6
4
65
77
4
6
7
5
6
1
 
5  
 
Carlos Moyá
Sjeng Schalken
6
3
6
4
       

SemifinalsEdit

United States vs. BelarusEdit

 
United States
4
Family Circle Tennis Center, Charleston, United States[13]
24–26 September 2004
Hard
 
Belarus
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andy Roddick
Vladimir Voltchkov
6
1
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Mardy Fish
Max Mirnyi
7
5
6
2
3
6
6
3
   
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Max Mirnyi / Vladimir Voltchkov
6
1
6
3
7
5
     
4  
 
Andy Roddick
Alexander Skrypko
6
4
6
2
       
5  
 
Mardy Fish
Andrei Karatchenia
3
0
        not
completed

Spain vs. FranceEdit

 
Spain
4
Plaza de Toros de Alicante, Alicante, Spain[14]
24–26 September 2004
Clay
 
France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Carlos Moyá
Paul-Henri Mathieu
3
6
6
3
6
2
3
6
3
6
 
2  
 
Juan Carlos Ferrero
Fabrice Santoro
6
3
6
1
1
6
6
3
   
3  
 
Rafael Nadal / Tommy Robredo
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
77
64
4
6
6
2
2
6
6
3
 
4  
 
Rafael Nadal
Arnaud Clément
6
4
6
1
6
2
     
5  
 
Tommy Robredo
Paul-Henri Mathieu
6
4
6
4
       

FinalEdit

Spain vs. United StatesEdit

 
Spain
3
Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain[15]
3–5 December 2004
Clay (i)
 
United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Carlos Moyà
Mardy Fish
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
2  
 
Rafael Nadal
Andy Roddick
66
78
6
2
78
66
6
2
   
3  
 
Juan Carlos Ferrero / Tommy Robredo
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
0
6
3
6
2
6
     
4  
 
Carlos Moyà
Andy Roddick
6
2
77
61
77
65
     
5  
 
Tommy Robredo
Mardy Fish
68
710
2
6
       

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Australia v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "United States v Austria". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Belarus v Russia". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "Morocco v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Romania v Switzerland". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "France v Croatia". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Netherlands v Canada". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Spain". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "United States v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Belarus v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Switzerland v France". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Spain v Netherlands". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "United States v Belarus". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "Spain v France". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Spain v France". daviscup.com.