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2013 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

The 2013 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs were held from September 13 to 15. They were the main play-offs of the 2013 Davis Cup.[1] Winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2014 World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions I.

TeamsEdit

Bold indicates team has qualified for the 2014 Davis Cup World Group.

ResultsEdit

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 competed in the World Group Play-offs for spots in the 2014 World Group. The draw took place April 11 in London.

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

Playoff resultsEdit

Spain vs. UkraineEdit

 
Spain
5
Caja Mágica, Madrid, Spain[2]
13–15 September 2013
Clay
 
Ukraine
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Fernando Verdasco
Alexandr Dolgopolov
3
6
6
4
6
4
6
2
   
2  
 
Rafael Nadal
Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
0
6
0
6
4
     
3  
 
Marc López / Rafael Nadal
Denys Molchanov / Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
2
66
78
6
3
6
4
   
4  
 
Marc López
Denys Molchanov
6
3
6
3
       
5  
 
Fernando Verdasco
Vladyslav Manafov
6
2
6
1
       

Netherlands vs. AustriaEdit

 
Netherlands
5
MartiniPlaza, Groningen, Netherlands[3]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)
 
Austria
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Robin Haase
Olivier Marach
6
4
6
3
6
1
     
2  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Jürgen Melzer
5
7
7
5
5
7
6
4
6
1
 
3  
 
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
Olivier Marach / Julian Knowle
4
6
6
3
6
4
7
5
   
4  
 
Jesse Huta Galung
Jürgen Melzer
3
6
7
5
6
3
     
5  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Olivier Marach
          w/o
 

Croatia vs. Great BritainEdit

 
Croatia
1
Stadion Stella Maris, Umag, Croatia[4]
13–15 September 2013
Clay
 
Great Britain
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Borna Ćorić
Andy Murray
3
6
0
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Ivan Dodig
Dan Evans
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
3  
 
Ivan Dodig / Mate Pavić
Colin Fleming / Andy Murray
3
6
2
6
78
66
1
6
   
4  
 
Ivan Dodig
Andy Murray
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
5  
 
Mate Pavić
Dan Evans
4
6
64
77
       

Switzerland vs. EcuadorEdit

 
Switzerland
4
Patinoire du Littoral, Neuchatel, Switzerland[5]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)
 
Ecuador
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Stanislas Wawrinka
Emilio Gómez
6
4
6
3
6
3
     
2  
 
Marco Chiudinelli
Júlio César Campozano
3
6
6
1
6
3
79
67
   
3  
 
Michael Lammer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Emilio Gómez / Roberto Quiroz
6
3
6
4
3
6
67
79
6
4
 
4  
 
Michael Lammer
Roberto Quiroz
6
3
2
6
6
2
     
5  
 
Marco Chiudinelli
Gonzalo Escobar
0
6
5
7
       

Germany vs. BrazilEdit

 
Germany
4
Ratiopharm Arena, Neu-Ulm, Germany[6]
13–15 September 2013
Hard (i)
 
Brazil
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Rogério Dutra da Silva
6
3
7
5
6
4
     
2  
 
Florian Mayer
Thomaz Bellucci
6
4
6
1
6
2
     
3  
 
Daniel Brands / Martin Emmrich
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
3
6
4
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Daniel Brands
Thomaz Bellucci
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
5  
 
Florian Mayer
Rogério Dutra da Silva
6
4
6
4
       

Poland vs. AustraliaEdit

 
Poland
1
Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland[7]
13–15 September 2013
Clay (i)
 
Australia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Łukasz Kubot
Lleyton Hewitt
1
6
3
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Bernard Tomic
5
7
61
77
4
6
     
3  
 
Mariusz Fyrstenberg / Marcin Matkowski
Chris Guccione / Nick Kyrgios
5
7
6
4
6
2
65
77
6
4
 
4  
 
Łukasz Kubot
Bernard Tomic
4
6
65
77
3
6
     
5  
 
Michał Przysiężny
Nick Kyrgios
1
4
        retired
 

Belgium vs. IsraelEdit

 
Belgium
3
Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium[8]
12–15 September 2013
Clay (i)
 
Israel
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Steve Darcis
Dudi Sela
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
2  
 
Ruben Bemelmans
Amir Weintraub
3
6
6
2
77
62
64
77
4
6
 
3  
 
Steve Darcis / Olivier Rochus
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
3
6
7
5
6
1
5
7
3
6
 
4  
 
Ruben Bemelmans
Dudi Sela
7
5
3
6
6
0
6
4
   
5  
 
Steve Darcis
Amir Weintraub
6
2
6
2
6
2
     

Japan vs. ColombiaEdit

 
Japan
3
Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[9]
13–15 September 2013
Hard
 
Colombia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Kei Nishikori
Alejandro Falla
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Go Soeda
Santiago Giraldo
4
6
6
3
5
7
6
3
1
6
 
3  
 
Tatsuma Ito / Yuichi Sugita
Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah
1
6
2
6
1
6
     
4  
 
Kei Nishikori
Santiago Giraldo
6
1
6
2
6
4
     
5  
 
Go Soeda
Alejandro Falla
4
6
6
4
6
3
6
3
   

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup World Group Playoffs". Davis Cup.
  2. ^ "Spain v. Ukraine". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Netherlands v. Austria". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Croatia v. Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Switzerland v. Ecuador". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Germany v. Brazil". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Poland v. Australia". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Belgium v. Israel". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Japan v. Colombia". daviscup.com.