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2008 Davis Cup World Group

Participating TeamsEdit

DrawEdit

  First Round
8–10 February
Quarterfinals
11–13 April
Semifinals
19–21 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)[1]
1    Russia 3  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)[2]
   Serbia 2  
  1    Russia 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)[3]
     Czech Republic 2  
8    Belgium 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[4]
   Czech Republic 3  
  1    Russia 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[5]
  3    Argentina 3  
3    Argentina 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[6]
   Great Britain 1  
  3    Argentina 4
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)[7]
  6    Sweden 1  
6    Sweden 3
Mar del Plata, Argentina (indoor hard)[8]
   Israel 2  
  3    Argentina 1
Braunschweig, Germany (indoor clay)[9]
  5    Spain 3
   South Korea 2  
Bremen, Germany (indoor hard)[10]
4    Germany 3  
  4    Germany 1
Lima, Peru (clay)[11]
  5    Spain 4  
   Peru 0
Madrid, Spain (clay)[12]
5    Spain 5  
  5    Spain 4
Sibiu, Romania (indoor hard)[13]
  2    United States 1  
   Romania 0  
Winston-Salem, United States (indoor hard)[14]
7    France 5  
  7    France 1
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)[15]
  2    United States 4  
   Austria 1
2    United States 4  

First roundEdit

Russia vs. SerbiaEdit

 
Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[1]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)
 
Serbia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Mikhail Youzhny
Nenad Zimonjić
2
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
   
2  
 
Nikolay Davydenko
Viktor Troicki
6
1
1
6
6
3
1
6
6
2
 
3  
 
Mikhail Youzhny / Dmitry Tursunov
Novak Djokovic / Nenad Zimonjić
3
6
66
78
65
77
     
4  
 
Nikolay Davydenko
Novak Djokovic
4
6
3
6
6
4
     
retired
5  
 
Dmitry Tursunov
Viktor Troicki
67
79
6
4
3
6
     

Czech Republic vs. BelgiumEdit

 
Czech Republic
3
ČEZ Aréna, Ostrava, Czech Republic[3]
8-10 February 2008
Carpet (i)
 
Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Kristof Vliegen
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
2  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Steve Darcis
6
4
77
64
77
65
     
3  
 
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Kristof Vliegen / Olivier Rochus
62
77
78
66
7
5
5
7
6
4
 
4  
 
Lukáš Dlouhý
Steve Darcis
61
77
4
6
       
5  
 
Pavel Vízner
Ruben Bemelmans
77
64
5
7
2
2
    retired
 

Argentina vs. Great BritainEdit

 
Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[5]
8-10 February 2008
Clay
 
Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Jamie Baker
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
2  
 
Agustín Calleri
Alex Bogdanovic
6
3
6
1
6
1
     
3  
 
José Acasuso / David Nalbandian
Ross Hutchins / Jamie Murray
6
2
713
611
6
0
     
4  
 
José Acasuso
Alex Bogdanovic
7
5
7
5
       
5  
 
Agustín Calleri
Jamie Baker
64
77
4
6
       

Israel vs. SwedenEdit

 
Israel
2
Canada Stadium, Ramat HaSharon, Israel[7]
8-10 February 2008
Hard
 
Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Dudi Sela
Jonas Björkman
710
68
6
3
6
1
     
2  
 
Harel Levy
Thomas Johansson
1
6
1
6
3
6
     
3  
 
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Simon Aspelin / Robert Lindstedt
6
3
77
63
7
5
     
4  
 
Dudi Sela
Thomas Johansson
66
78
1
6
5
7
     
5  
 
Harel Levy
Jonas Björkman
6
0
4
6
3
6
66
78
   

Germany vs. South KoreaEdit

 
Germany
3
Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Germany[9]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)
 
South Korea
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
An Jae-sung
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
2  
 
Florian Mayer
Hyung-Taik Lee
5
7
3
6
6
1
79
67
3
6
 
3  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Woong-Sun Jun / An Jae-sung
6
1
6
3
6
3
     
4  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Hyung-Taik Lee
6
0
4
6
6
1
77
61
   
5  
 
Michael Berrer
Woong-Sun Jun
1
6
6
3
4
6
     

Peru vs. SpainEdit

 
Peru
0
Jockey Club de Peru, Lima, Peru[11]
8-10 February 2008
Clay
 
Spain
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Matías Silva
Nicolás Almagro
3
6
5
7
0
6
     
2  
 
Iván Miranda
Tommy Robredo
2
6
3
6
3
6
     
3  
 
Luis Horna / Iván Miranda
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
3
6
4
6
64
77
     
4  
 
Mauricio Echazú
Tommy Robredo
4
6
1
6
       
5  
 
Iván Miranda
Nicolás Almagro
2
6
3
6
       

Romania vs. FranceEdit

 
Romania
0
Sala Transilvania, Sibiu, Romania[13]
8-10 February 2008
Hard (i)
 
France
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Victor Hănescu
Richard Gasquet
65
77
4
6
5
7
     
2  
 
Andrei Pavel
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
77
62
4
6
4
6
4
6
   
3  
 
Florin Mergea / Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
3
6
4
6
78
66
6
3
2
6
 
4  
 
Andrei Pavel
Michaël Llodra
65
77
67
79
       
5  
 
Horia Tecău
Arnaud Clément
63
77
6
2
4
6
     

Austria vs. United StatesEdit

 
Austria
1
Ferry-Dusika-Hallenstadion, Vienna, Austria[15]
8-10 February 2008
Clay (i)
 
United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jürgen Melzer
Andy Roddick
4
6
6
4
3
6
77
64
3
6
 
2  
 
Stefan Koubek
James Blake
7
5
5
7
2
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Julian Knowle / Jürgen Melzer
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
4  
 
Stefan Koubek
Mike Bryan
7
5
1
0
       
retired
5  
 
Werner Eschauer
Bob Bryan
0
6
6
3
63
77
     

QuarterfinalsEdit

Russia vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
Russia
3
Luzhniki Palace of Sports, Moscow, Russia[2]
11-13 April 2008
Clay (i)
 
Czech Republic
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Marat Safin
Tomáš Berdych
65
77
4
6
6
3
6
2
6
4
 
2  
 
Igor Andreev
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
3  
 
Igor Andreev / Nikolay Davydenko
Radek Štěpánek / Pavel Vízner
3
6
6
3
7
5
6
4
   
4  
 
Nikolay Davydenko
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
2
6
65
77
6
3
1
2
 
retired
5  
 
Marat Safin
Lukáš Dlouhý
3
6
3
6
       

Argentina vs. SwedenEdit

 
Argentina
4
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[6]
11-13 April 2008
Clay
 
Sweden
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Thomas Johansson
6
2
5
7
6
4
6
2
   
2  
 
José Acasuso
Robin Söderling
0
6
4
6
1
6
     
3  
 
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Jonas Björkman / Robert Lindstedt
7
5
6
4
6
4
     
4  
 
David Nalbandian
Robin Söderling
6
4
1
6
4
6
6
4
9
7
 
5  
 
Juan Mónaco
Thomas Johansson
6
3
6
3
       

Germany vs. SpainEdit

 
Germany
1
AWD Dome, Bremen, Germany[10]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)
 
Spain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Nicolas Kiefer
Rafael Nadal
65
77
0
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Ferrer
77
63
3
6
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber / Philipp Petzschner
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
77
63
61
77
4
6
6
2
10
12
 
4  
 
Michael Berrer
Fernando Verdasco
6
2
65
77
4
6
     
5  
 
Nicolas Kiefer
Feliciano López
6
4
77
62
       

United States vs. FranceEdit

 
United States
4
Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, United States[14]
11-13 April 2008
Hard (i)
 
France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andy Roddick
Michaël Llodra
6
4
77
63
77
65
     
2  
 
James Blake
Paul-Henri Mathieu
77
65
63
77
6
3
3
6
7
5
 
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Arnaud Clément / Michaël Llodra
79
67
5
7
3
6
4
6
   
4  
 
Andy Roddick
Paul-Henri Mathieu
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
5  
 
James Blake
Richard Gasquet
64
77
6
4
6
4
     

SemifinalsEdit

Argentina vs. RussiaEdit

 
Argentina
3
Estadio Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina[4]
19-21 September 2008
Clay
 
Russia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Nalbandian
Igor Andreev
77
65
6
2
6
4
     
2  
 
Juan Martín del Potro
Nikolay Davydenko
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
3  
 
Guillermo Cañas / David Nalbandian
Igor Kunitsyn / Dmitry Tursunov
2
6
1
6
711
69
6
3
6
8
 
4  
 
David Nalbandian
Nikolay Davydenko
6
3
3
6
62
77
0
6
   
5  
 
Juan Martín del Potro
Igor Andreev
6
4
6
2
6
1
     

Spain vs. United StatesEdit

 
Spain
4
Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain[12]
19-21 September 2008
Clay
 
United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Rafael Nadal
Sam Querrey
65
77
6
4
6
3
6
4
   
2  
 
David Ferrer
Andy Roddick
77
65
2
6
1
6
6
4
8
6
 
3  
 
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
Mike Bryan / Mardy Fish
6
4
4
6
3
6
6
4
4
6
 
4  
 
Rafael Nadal
Andy Roddick
6
4
6
0
6
4
     
5  
 
Feliciano López
Sam Querrey
77
63
77
64
       

FinalEdit

Argentina vs. SpainEdit

 
Argentina
1
Estadio Polideportivo, Mar del Plata, Argentina[8]
21-23 November 2008
Hard (i)
 
Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Nalbandian
David Ferrer
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2  
 
Juan Martín del Potro
Feliciano López
6
4
62
77
64
77
3
6
   
3  
 
Agustín Calleri / David Nalbandian
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
7
5
5
7
65
77
3
6
   
4  
 
José Acasuso
Fernando Verdasco
3
6
77
63
6
4
3
6
1
6
 
5  
 
David Nalbandian
Feliciano López
          not
played

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Russia v Serbia". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "Russia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Belgium". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "Argentina v Russia". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Argentina v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Argentina v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Israel v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "Argentina v Spain". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "Germany v South Korea". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Peru v Spain". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Spain v United States". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "Romania v France". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Austria v United States". daviscup.com.