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The 2013 Davis Cup (also known as the 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas for sponsorship purposes) was the 102nd edition of the tournament between national teams in men's tennis. Czech Republic successfully held their place as Davis Cup champions, by defeating Serbia in the final, in Belgrade, by a 3–2 score.[1]

2013 Davis Cup
Details
Duration1 February – 17 November
Edition102nd
Champion
Winning Nation Czech Republic
2012
2014

The draw took place on 19 September 2012 in London, United Kingdom. Although, the draws for Asia/Oceania Zone Group I and Europe/Africa Zone Group II were held following the remaining play-off ties on 19–21 October 2012.[2]

Contents

World GroupEdit

Participating teams
 
Argentina
 
Austria
 
Belgium
 
Brazil
 
Canada
 
Croatia
 
Czech Republic
 
France
 
Germany
 
Israel
 
Italy
 
Kazakhstan
 
Serbia
 
Spain
 
Switzerland
 
United States

SeedsEdit

  1.   Spain (First round)
  2.   Czech Republic (Champion)
  3.   Argentina (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Serbia (Semifinals)
  5.   France (Quarterfinals)
  6.   United States (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Croatia (First round)
  8.   Kazakhstan (Quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

  First round
1–3 February
Quarterfinals
5–7 April
Semifinals
13–15 September
Final
15–17 November
                                     
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)
1    Spain 2  
Vancouver, Canada (indoor hard)
     Canada 3  
       Canada 3  
Turin, Italy (indoor clay)
       Italy 1  
7    Croatia 2
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor clay)
     Italy 3  
       Canada 2  
Charleroi, Belgium (indoor clay)
  4    Serbia 3  
4    Serbia 3  
Boise, United States (indoor hard)
     Belgium 2  
  4    Serbia 3
Jacksonville, United States (indoor hard)
  6    United States 1  
6    United States 3
Belgrade, Serbia (indoor hard)
     Brazil 2  
  4    Serbia 2
Rouen, France (indoor hard)
  2    Czech Republic 3
     Israel 0  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
5    France 5  
  5    France 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  3    Argentina 3  
     Germany 0
Prague, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
3    Argentina 5  
  3    Argentina 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)
  2    Czech Republic 3  
     Austria 1  
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor clay)
8    Kazakhstan 3  
  8    Kazakhstan 1
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)
  2    Czech Republic 3  
      Switzerland 2
2    Czech Republic 3  

FinalEdit

 
Serbia
2
Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia[3]
15–17 November 2013
Hard (i)
 
Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Novak Djokovic
Radek Štěpánek
7
5
6
1
6
4
     
2  
 
Dušan Lajović
Tomáš Berdych
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
3  
 
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
2
6
4
6
64
77
     
4  
 
Novak Djokovic
Tomáš Berdych
6
4
77
65
6
2
     
5  
 
Dušan Lajović
Radek Štěpánek
3
6
1
6
1
6
     

World Group Play-offsEdit

Date: 13–15 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 2014 World Group. The draw took place April 11 in London.

Bold indicates team qualified for the 2014 Davis Cup World Group

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
  Spain 5−0   Ukraine Madrid Caja Mágica Outdoor Clay
  Netherlands 5−0   Austria Groningen Martiniplaza Indoor
  Croatia 1−4   Great Britain Umag ITC Stella Maris Outdoor
   Switzerland 4−1   Ecuador Neuchâtel Patinoire du Littoral Indoor Hard
  Germany 4−1   Brazil Neu-Ulm Ratiopharm Arena
  Poland 1−4   Australia Warsaw Torwar Hall Clay
  Belgium 3−2   Israel Antwerp Lotto Arena
  Japan 3−2   Colombia Tokyo Ariake Coliseum Outdoor Hard

Americas ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
13–15 September
1st round play-offs
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
                                     
 
    1    Chile  
     bye     Manta, Ecuador (hard)
  1    Chile       1    Chile 2
   bye        Ecuador 3
     Ecuador
  Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic (hard)      bye  
  1    Chile 1  
     Dominican Republic 4     Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)
       Uruguay 3  
       Dominican Republic 1     Cúcuta, Colombia (hard)
   Dominican Republic          Uruguay 0
   bye     2    Colombia 5
   bye
    2    Colombia  
  Chile relegated to
Group II in 2014.
    Ecuador and   Colombia
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
5–7 April
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
3rd round
13–15 September
                                     
  Humacao, Puerto Rico (hard)
    1    Mexico 4  
  Saint Michael, Barbados (hard)      Puerto Rico 1     Ciudad Merliot, El Salvador (hard)
   Puerto Rico 1       1    Mexico 2  
   Barbados 3   Santa Tecla, El Salvador (clay)   4    El Salvador 3  
  4    El Salvador 4
       Barbados 1     Ciudad Merliot, El Salvador (hard)
    4    El Salvador 1
  San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela (hard)     3    Venezuela 3
       Guatemala 1  
  Guatemala City, Guatemala (hard)   3    Venezuela 4     Arequipa, Peru (clay)
   Guatemala 4       3    Venezuela 4
   Haiti 1   Lima, Peru (clay)   2    Peru 1  
     Haiti 0
    2    Peru 5  
  Puerto Rico and   Haiti
relegated to Group III in 2014.
    Venezuela promoted
to Group I in 2014.

Group IIIEdit

Asia/Oceania ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
13–15 September
1st round play-offs
5–7 April
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
                                     
  Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (hard)
    1    Australia 5  
  Tianjin, China (hard)      Chinese Taipei 0     Namangan, Uzbekistan (indoor clay)
     Chinese Taipei 0       1    Australia 3
     China 5   Namangan, Uzbekistan (indoor clay)   3    Uzbekistan 1
  3    Uzbekistan 4
  Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (hard)        China 1  
     Chinese Taipei 5  
     Indonesia 0     New Delhi, India (hard)
       South Korea 4  
  Bangalore, India (hard)   4    India 1     Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)
4    India 5          South Korea 2
     Indonesia 0   Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)   2    Japan 3
     Indonesia 0
    2    Japan 5  
  Indonesia relegated to
Group II in 2014.
    Australia and   Japan
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
5–7 April
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
3rd round
13–15 September
                                     
  Auckland, New Zealand (indoor hard)
    1    Lebanon 2  
  Jounieh, Lebanon (clay)      New Zealand 3     Yangon, Myanmar (grass)
1    Lebanon 2       1    New Zealand 4  
   Sri Lanka 3   Colombo, Sri Lanka (clay)   4    Pakistan 1  
  4    Pakistan 3
       Sri Lanka 2     Lapu-Lapu, Philippines (clay)
    1    New Zealand 3
  Mishref, Kuwait (hard)     2    Philippines 2
       Kuwait 1  
  Mishref, Kuwait (hard)   3    Thailand 4     Lapu-Lapu, Philippines (clay)
   Kuwait 3       3    Thailand 1
   Syria 2   Lapu-Lapu, Philippines (clay)   2    Philippines 4  
     Syria 2
    2    Philippines 3  
  Lebanon and   Syria
relegated to Group III in 2014.
    New Zealand promoted
to Group I in 2014.

Group IIIEdit

Group IVEdit

Europe/Africa ZoneEdit

Group IEdit

DrawEdit

  2nd round play-offs
25–27 October
1st round play-offs
13–15 September
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
                                     
 
    1    Russia  
     bye     Coventry, Great Britain (indoor hard)
  1    Russia       1    Russia 2
   bye        Great Britain 3
     Great Britain
  Moscow, Russia (indoor hard)      bye  
  1    Russia 5  
  3    South Africa 0    
    3    South Africa  
  Ljubljana, Slovenia (clay)    bye     Zielona Góra, Poland (indoor hard)
3    South Africa 1       3    South Africa 1
     Slovenia 4   Wrocław, Poland (indoor hard)      Poland 3
     Poland 3
       Slovenia 2  
  Cluj-Napoca, Romania (indoor hard)
       Denmark 0  
       Romania 5     Brasov, Romania (indoor hard)
     Denmark          Romania 0
   bye     4    Netherlands 5
  4    Netherlands
  Helsingborg, Sweden (indoor hard)      bye  
     Denmark 2  
  2    Sweden 3     Kremenchug, Ukraine (indoor hard)
       Ukraine 3  
  Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)      Slovakia 2     Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (indoor hard)
   Slovakia 3          Ukraine 3
  2    Sweden 2     2    Sweden 2
   bye
    2    Sweden  
  South Africa and   Denmark
relegated to Group II in 2014.
  Great Britain,   Poland,   Netherlands, and   Ukraine
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group IIEdit

DrawEdit

  Play-offs
5–7 April
1st round
1–3 February
2nd round
5–7 April
3rd round
13–15 September
                                     
  Sofia, Bulgaria (indoor hard)
    1    Finland 3  
  Plovdiv, Bulgaria (clay)      Bulgaria 2     Dublin, Ireland (indoor hard)
   Bulgaria 3       1    Finland 3  
7    Estonia 0   Dublin, Ireland (indoor hard)      Ireland 2  
  7    Estonia 2
       Ireland 3     Riga, Latvia (indoor hard)
    1    Finland 2
  El Menzah, Tunisia (hard)     3    Latvia 3
    3    Latvia 3  
  Tunis, Tunisia (clay)      Tunisia 0     Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)
   Tunisia 2       3    Latvia 3
5    Belarus 3   Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)      Monaco 2  
  5    Belarus 1
       Monaco 3  
  Chișinău, Moldova (indoor hard)
       Moldova 3  
  Budapest, Hungary (indoor hard)   6    Hungary 2     Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina (clay)
6    Hungary 1          Moldova 3  
   Luxembourg 4   Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (indoor hard)   4    Bosnia and Herzegovina 1  
     Luxembourg 1
    4    Bosnia and Herzegovina 4     Chișinău, Moldova (indoor hard)
       Moldova 2
  Šiauliai, Lithuania (indoor hard)     2    Portugal 3
       Lithuania 4  
  Nicosia, Cyprus (hard)   8    Cyprus 1     Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
8    Cyprus 3          Lithuania 0
   Benin 2   Lisbon, Portugal (indoor clay)   2    Portugal 5  
     Benin 0
    2    Portugal 5  
  Estonia,   Tunisia,   Hungary, and   Benin
relegated to Group III in 2014.
  Latvia and   Portugal
promoted to Group I in 2014.

Group III EuropeEdit

Group III AfricaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards – 2013". www.daviscup.com. ITF.
  2. ^ "Articles - 2013 Davis Cup Draw: World Group". Davis Cup. 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
  3. ^ "Serbia v Czech Republic". daviscup.com.

External linksEdit