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The 2012 Davis Cup (also known as the 2012 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) is the 101st edition of the tournament between national teams in men's tennis. The Czech Republic won the championship, beating Spain in the final, 3–2.[1]

2012 Davis Cup
Details
Duration10 February – 18 November
Edition101st
Champion
Winning Nation Czech Republic
2011
2013

Czech Republic is the only country except United States and Australia to hold both Davis Cup and Fed Cup at the same time. The Czechs did the same in 2012, and they have also won the Hopman Cup.

The draw took place on 21 September 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]

World GroupEdit

Participating Teams
 
Argentina
 
Austria
 
Canada
 
Croatia
 
Czech Republic
 
France
 
Germany
 
Italy
 
Japan
 
Kazakhstan
 
Russia
 
Serbia
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
United States

Seeds:

DrawEdit

  First round
10–12 February
Quarterfinals
6–8 April
Semifinals
14–16 September
Final
16–18 November
                                     
Oviedo, Spain (indoor clay)
1    Spain 5  
Oropesa del Mar, Spain (clay)
   Kazakhstan 0  
  1    Spain 4  
Wiener Neustadt, Austria (indoor hard)
     Austria 1  
8    Russia 2
Gijón, Spain (clay)
   Austria 3  
  1    Spain 3  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)
  6    United States 1  
4    France 4  
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (clay)
   Canada 1  
  4    France 2
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor clay)
  6    United States 3  
6    United States 5
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    Switzerland 0  
  1    Spain 2
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
  5    Czech Republic 3
   Italy 1  
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor clay)
5    Czech Republic 4  
  5    Czech Republic 4
Niš, Serbia (indoor hard)
  3    Serbia 1  
   Sweden 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
3    Serbia 4  
  5    Czech Republic 3
Miki, Japan (indoor hard)
  2    Argentina 2  
   Japan 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
7    Croatia 3  
  7    Croatia 1
Bamberg, Germany (indoor clay)
  2    Argentina 4  
   Germany 1
2    Argentina 4  

FinalEdit

 
Czech Republic
3
O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic[3]
16–18 November 2012
Hard (i)
 
Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Radek Štěpánek
David Ferrer
3
6
4
6
4
6
     
2  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Nicolás Almagro
6
3
3
6
6
3
65
77
6
3
 
3  
 
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Marcel Granollers / Marc López
3
6
7
5
7
5
6
3
   
4  
 
Tomáš Berdych
David Ferrer
2
6
3
6
5
7
     
5  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Nicolás Almagro
6
4
77
60
3
6
6
3
   

World Group Play-offsEdit

Date: 14–16 September

The eight losing teams in the World Group first round ties and eight winners of the Zonal Group I final round ties will compete in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2013 World Group.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
  Kazakhstan 3–1   Uzbekistan Astana National Tennis Centre Outdoor Clay
  Germany 3–2   Australia Hamburg Rothenbaum Stadium Outdoor Clay
  Japan 2–3   Israel Tokyo Ariake Coliseum Outdoor Hard
  Belgium 5–0   Sweden Brussels Royal Primerose Tennis Club Outdoor Clay
  Canada 4–1   South Africa Montreal Uniprix Stadium Outdoor Hard
  Brazil 5–0   Russia São José do Rio Preto Harmonia Tenis Clube Outdoor Clay
  Italy 4–1   Chile Napoli Tennis Club Napoli Outdoor Clay
  Netherlands 2–3    Switzerland Amsterdam Westergasfabriek Outdoor Clay

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
14–16 September
1st round play-offs
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
                                     
 
    1    Chile  
     bye     Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)
   bye       1    Chile 3
     Peru   Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)      Uruguay 1
     Peru 1
  Lima, Peru (clay)        Uruguay 3  
     Peru 1  
     Ecuador 4     Salinas, Ecuador (clay)
       Ecuador 1  
       Colombia 4     São José do Rio Preto, Brazil (clay)
   Ecuador          Colombia 1
   bye     2    Brazil 4
   bye
    2    Brazil  
  Peru relegated to
Group II in 2013.
    Chile and   Brazil
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
6–8 April
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
3rd round
14–16 September
                                     
  Saint Michael, Barbados (hard)
    1    Paraguay 2  
  Ciudad Merliot, El Salvador (hard)      Barbados 3     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
1    Paraguay 2          Barbados 0  
   El Salvador 3   Mexico City, Mexico (clay)   3    Mexico 5  
  3    Mexico 5
       El Salvador 0     Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Rep. (clay)
    3    Mexico 2
  S. Domingo, Dominican Rep. (hard)     4    Dominican Republic 3
       Bolivia 1  
  Humacao, Puerto Rico (hard)   4    Dominican Republic 4     Valencia, Venezuela (hard)
   Bolivia 1       4    Dominican Republic 3
   Puerto Rico 3   Caracas, Venezuela (hard)   2    Venezuela 1  
     Puerto Rico 0
    2    Venezuela 5  
  Paraguay and   Bolivia
relegated to Group III in 2013.
    Dominican Republic promoted
to Group I in 2013.

Group IIIEdit

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
19–21 October
1st round play-offs
6–8 Apr / 14–16 Sep
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6 –8 April
                                     
 
    1    India  
  Chandigarh, India (hard)    bye     Namangan, Uzbekistan (clay indoor)
  1    India 5       1    India 2
     New Zealand 0   Tauranga, New Zealand (hard)      Uzbekistan 3
     New Zealand 2
         Uzbekistan 3  
     New Zealand 2  
     Chinese Taipei 3     Gimcheon, South Korea (hard)
       South Korea 4  
  Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (hard)      Chinese Taipei 1     Brisbane, Australia (hard)
   Chinese Taipei 2          South Korea 0
     China 3   Geelong, Australia (grass)   2    Australia 5
     China 0
    2    Australia 5  
  New Zealand relegated to
Group II in 2013.
    Uzbekistan and   Australia
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
6–8 April
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
3rd round
14–16 September
                                     
  Camarines Sur, Philippines (indoor hard)
    1    Philippines 5  
  Jounieh, Lebanon (clay)      Pacific Oceania 0     Manila, Philippines (indoor clay)
   Pacific Oceania 1       1    Philippines 5  
   Lebanon 4   Jounieh, Lebanon (clay)   4    Pakistan 0  
  4    Pakistan 3
       Lebanon 2     Pekanbaru, Indonesia (hard)
    1    Philippines 2
  Hong Kong (hard)     3    Indonesia 3
       Hong Kong 2  
  Hong Kong (hard)   3    Indonesia 3     Jakarta, Indonesia (hard)
   Hong Kong 2       3    Indonesia 3
   Sri Lanka 3   Colombo, Sri Lanka (clay)   2    Thailand 2  
     Sri Lanka 2
    2    Thailand 3  
  Pacific Oceania and   Hong Kong
relegated to Group III in 2013.
    Indonesia promoted
to Group I in 2013.

Group IIIEdit

Group IVEdit

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
14–16 Sep / 19–21 Oct
1st round play-offs
14–16 September
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
                                     
 
    1    Israel  
     bye     Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)
   bye       1    Israel 3
     Portugal        Portugal 2
     Portugal
  Bratislava, Slovakia (hard indoor)      bye  
     Portugal 1  
     Slovakia 3    
    3    Belgium  
     bye     Glasgow, Great Britain (hard indoor)
 bye       3    Belgium 4
     Slovakia   Glasgow, Great Britain (hard indoor)      Great Britain 1
     Great Britain 3
       Slovakia 2  
  's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (hard indoor)
       Finland 0  
  Cluj-Napoca, Romania (hard indoor)      Netherlands 5     Amsterdam, Netherlands (hard indoor)
     Finland 2          Netherlands 5
  4    Romania 3     4    Romania 0
   bye
  Helsinki, Finland (hard indoor)     4    Romania  
     Finland 1  
     Denmark 4     Velenje, Slovenia (hard indoor)
       Denmark 0  
       Slovenia 5     Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)
   Denmark          Slovenia 1
   bye     2    South Africa 4
   bye
    2    South Africa  
  Portugal and   Finland
relegated to Group II in 2013.
  Israel,   Belgium,   Netherlands, and   South Africa
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
6–8 April
1st round
10–12 February
2nd round
6–8 April
3rd round
14–16 September
                                     
  Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (hard indoor)
    1    Ukraine 5  
  Casablanca, Morocco (clay)      Monaco 0     Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (hard indoor)
   Monaco 3       1    Ukraine 5  
   Morocco 2   Larnaca, Cyprus (hard indoor)   7    Cyprus 0  
  7    Cyprus 3
       Morocco 2     Jūrmala, Latvia (hard indoor)
    1    Ukraine 3
  Szeged, Hungary (carpet indoor)     6    Latvia 2
    4    Hungary 3  
  Cairo, Egypt (clay)      Ireland 2     Nyíregyháza, Hungary (carpet indoor)
   Ireland 3       4    Hungary 2
   Egypt 2   Cairo, Egypt (clay)   6    Latvia 3  
  6    Latvia 3
       Egypt 2  
  Minsk, Belarus (hard indoor)
       Moldova 1  
  Istanbul, Turkey (hard indoor)   5    Belarus 4     Minsk, Belarus (hard indoor)
   Moldova 3       5    Belarus 4  
   Turkey 2   Ankara, Turkey (hard indoor)   3    Bosnia and Herzegovina 1  
     Turkey 1
    3    Bosnia and Herzegovina 3     Łódź, Poland (hard indoor)
    5    Belarus 2
  Tallinn, Estonia (hard indoor)     2    Poland 3
       Luxembourg 0  
  Antananarivo, Madagascar (clay)   8    Estonia 5     Inowrocław, Poland (carpet indoor)
   Luxembourg 4       8    Estonia 1
   Madagascar 1   Warsaw, Poland (carpet indoor)   2    Poland 4  
     Madagascar 0
    2    Poland 5  
  Morocco,   Egypt,   Turkey, and   Madagascar
relegated to Group III in 2013.
  Ukraine and   Poland
promoted to Group I in 2013.

Group III EuropeEdit

Group III AfricaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards – 2012". www.daviscup.com. ITF.
  2. ^ "Bangkok to host draw for 2012 Davis Cup". daviscup.com. 15 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Czech Republic v Spain". daviscup.com.

External linksEdit