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2014 Davis Cup World Group

The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2014. 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 2015. The final took place at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, between France and Switzerland on indoor clay. Switzerland won the Davis Cup for the first time, beating France 3–1 in the final.

Participating teamsEdit

SeedsEdit

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

DrawEdit

  First Round
31 January –2 February
Quarterfinals
4–6 April
Semifinals
12–14 September
Final
21–23 November
                                     
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)[1]
1    Czech Republic 3  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[2]
     Netherlands 2  
  1    Czech Republic 5  
Tokyo, Japan (indoor hard)[3]
       Japan 0  
7    Canada 1
Paris, France (clay)[4]
     Japan 4  
  1    Czech Republic 1  
Frankfurt, Germany (indoor hard)[5]
  5    France 4  
3    Spain 1  
Nancy, France (indoor hard)[6]
     Germany 4  
     Germany 2
Mouilleron-le-Captif, France (indoor clay)[7]
  5    France 3  
5    France 5
Lille, France (indoor clay)[8]
     Australia 0  
  5    France 1
San Diego, United States (clay)[9]
      Switzerland 3
     Great Britain 3  
Napoli, Italy (clay)[10]
6    United States 1  
     Great Britain 2
Mar de Plata, Argentina (clay)[11]
     Italy 3  
     Italy 3
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[12]
4    Argentina 1  
     Italy 2
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)[13]
      Switzerland 3  
     Belgium 2  
Geneva, Switzerland (indoor hard)[14]
8    Kazakhstan 3  
  8    Kazakhstan 2
Novi Sad, Serbia (indoor hard)[15]
      Switzerland 3  
      Switzerland 3
2    Serbia 2  

First roundEdit

Czech Republic vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
Czech Republic
3
CEZ Arena, Ostrava, Czech Republic[1]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)
 
Netherlands
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase
6
3
4
6
77
64
2
6
1
6
 
2  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Igor Sijsling
6
3
6
3
6
0
     
3  
 
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
7
5
1
6
77
62
77
64
   
4  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Thiemo de Bakker
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
5  
 
Lukáš Rosol
Igor Sijsling
3
6
3
6
       

Japan vs. CanadaEdit

 
Japan
4
Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan[3]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)
 
Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Kei Nishikori
Peter Polansky
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Go Soeda
Frank Dancevic
4
6
62
77
1
6
     
3  
 
Kei Nishikori / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Frank Dancevic / Daniel Nestor
6
3
77
63
4
6
6
4
   
4  
 
Kei Nishikori
Frank Dancevic
6
2
1
0
       
retired
5  
 
Go Soeda
Peter Polansky
6
1
6
4
       

Germany vs. SpainEdit

 
Germany
4
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Germany[5]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)
 
Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Roberto Bautista-Agut
6
2
6
4
6
2
     
2  
 
Florian Mayer
Feliciano López
78
66
77
64
1
6
5
7
6
3
 
3  
 
Tommy Haas / Philipp Kohlschreiber
David Marrero / Fernando Verdasco
77
65
69
711
79
67
6
3
   
4  
 
Philipp Kohlschreiber
Feliciano López
           
w/o
5  
 
Daniel Brands
Roberto Bautista-Agut
77
65
6
4
       

France vs. AustraliaEdit

 
France
5
Vendéspace, Mouilleron-le-Captif, France[7]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay (i)
 
Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Richard Gasquet
Nick Kyrgios
77
63
6
2
6
2
     
2  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lleyton Hewitt
6
3
6
2
77
62
     
3  
 
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Chris Guccione / Lleyton Hewitt
5
7
77
63
6
2
7
5
   
4  
 
Julien Benneteau
Thanasi Kokkinakis
6
4
6
1
       
5  
 
Gaël Monfils
Nick Kyrgios
77
65
6
4
       

United States vs. Great BritainEdit

 
United States
1
Petco Park, San Diego, United States[9]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay
 
Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Donald Young
Andy Murray
1
6
2
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Sam Querrey
James Ward
6
1
63
77
6
3
4
6
1
6
 
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Colin Fleming / Dominic Inglot
6
2
6
3
3
6
6
1
   
4  
 
Sam Querrey
Andy Murray
65
77
77
63
1
6
3
6
   
5  
 
Donald Young
James Ward
          not
played
  • Great Britain's victory was their first in the World Group since 1986.[16]

Argentina vs. ItalyEdit

 
Argentina
1
Patinódromo Municipal, Mar de Plata, Argentina[11]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Clay
 
Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Carlos Berlocq
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
0
6
2
6
1
   
2  
 
Juan Mónaco
Fabio Fognini
5
7
2
6
2
6
     
3  
 
Eduardo Schwank / Horacio Zeballos
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
78
66
68
710
63
77
4
6
   
4  
 
Carlos Berlocq
Fabio Fognini
65
77
6
4
1
6
4
6
   
5  
 
Juan Mónaco
Andreas Seppi
          not
played

Kazakhstan vs. BelgiumEdit

 
Kazakhstan
3
National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[13]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)
 
Belgium
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans
6
4
63
77
6
2
6
3
   
2  
 
Andrey Golubev
David Goffin
711
69
3
6
4
6
6
2
12
10
 
3  
 
Evgeny Korolev / Mikhail Kukushkin
Ruben Bemelmans / Olivier Rochus
2
6
77
64
3
6
64
77
   
4  
 
Mikhail Kukushkin
David Goffin
6
4
3
6
6
3
4
6
0
6
 
5  
 
Andrey Golubev
Ruben Bemelmans
6
2
6
3
6
1
     

Serbia vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Serbia
2
SPENS, Novi Sad, Serbia[15]
31 January – 2 February 2014
Hard (i)
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Ilija Bozoljac
Roger Federer
4
6
5
7
2
6
     
2  
 
Dušan Lajović
Stanislas Wawrinka
4
6
6
4
1
6
67
79
   
3  
 
Filip Krajinović / Nenad Zimonjić
Marco Chiudinelli / Michael Lammer
63
77
6
3
62
77
2
6
   
4  
 
Dušan Lajović
Michael Lammer
6
3
3
6
6
4
     
5  
 
Filip Krajinović
Marco Chiudinelli
6
4
6
4
       

QuarterfinalsEdit

Japan vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
Japan
0
Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[2]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)
 
Czech Republic
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Tatsuma Ito
Radek Štěpánek
77
65
65
77
1
6
5
7
   
2  
 
Taro Daniel
Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
2
6
 
3  
 
Tatsuma Ito / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Radek Štěpánek / Lukáš Rosol
4
6
4
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Yasutaka Uchiyama
Lukáš Rosol
3
6
6
3
4
6
     
5  
 
Taro Daniel
Jiří Veselý
4
6
4
6
       

France vs. GermanyEdit

 
France
3
Palais Des Sports Jean Weille, Nancy, France[6]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)
 
Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Julien Benneteau
Tobias Kamke
68
710
3
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Peter Gojowczyk
7
5
63
77
6
3
68
710
6
8
 
3  
 
Michaël Llodra / Julien Benneteau
Andre Begemann / Tobias Kamke
6
1
77
65
4
6
7
5
   
4  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tobias Kamke
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
5  
 
Gaël Monfils
Peter Gojowczyk
6
1
77
60
6
2
     

Italy vs. Great BritainEdit

 
Italy
3
Tennis Club Napoli, Napoli, Italy[10]
4–6 April 2014
Clay
 
Great Britain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Fabio Fognini
James Ward
6
4
2
6
6
4
6
1
   
2  
 
Andreas Seppi
Andy Murray
4
6
5
7
3
6
     
3  
 
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Colin Fleming / Andy Murray
4
6
2
6
6
3
5
7
   
4  
 
Fabio Fognini
Andy Murray
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
5  
 
Andreas Seppi
James Ward
6
4
6
3
6
4
     

Switzerland vs. KazakhstanEdit

 
Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[14]
4–6 April 2014
Hard (i)
 
Kazakhstan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev
65
77
2
6
6
3
65
77
   
2  
 
Roger Federer
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3  
 
Roger Federer / Stanislas Wawrinka
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovesov
4
6
65
77
6
4
66
78
   
4  
 
Stanislas Wawrinka
Mikhail Kukushkin
64
77
6
4
6
4
6
4
   
5  
 
Roger Federer
Andrey Golubev
77
60
6
2
6
3
     

SemifinalsEdit

France vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
France
4
Roland Garros, Paris, France[4]
12–14 September 2014
Clay
 
Czech Republic
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Richard Gasquet
Tomáš Berdych
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Lukáš Rosol
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
3  
 
Richard Gasquet / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Tomáš Berdych / Radek Štěpánek
64
77
6
4
77
65
6
1
   
4  
 
Julien Benneteau
Jiří Veselý
4
6
3
6
       
5  
 
Gaël Monfils
Lukáš Rosol
5
7
6
4
7
5
     

Switzerland vs. ItalyEdit

 
Switzerland
3
Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland[12]
12–14 September 2014
Hard (i)
 
Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Roger Federer
Simone Bolelli
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
2  
 
Stan Wawrinka
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
3  
 
Marco Chiudinelli / Stan Wawrinka
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
5
7
6
3
7
5
3
6
2
6
 
4  
 
Roger Federer
Fabio Fognini
6
2
6
3
77
64
     
5  
 
Michael Lammer
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
1
4
6
     

FinalEdit

France vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
France
1
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[8][17]
21–23 November 2014
Clay (i)
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Stan Wawrinka
1
6
6
3
3
6
2
6
   
2  
 
Gaël Monfils
Roger Federer
6
1
6
4
6
3
     
3  
 
Julien Benneteau / Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer / Stan Wawrinka
3
6
5
7
4
6
     
4  
 
Richard Gasquet
Roger Federer
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5  
 
Gaël Monfils
Stan Wawrinka
          not
played

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Czech Republic v Netherlands". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "Japan v Czech Republic". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Japan v Canada". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "France v Czech Republic". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Germany v Spain". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "France v Germany". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "France v Australia". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "France v Switzerland". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "United States v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Italy v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Argentina v Italy". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Switzerland v Italy". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Belgium". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "Switzerland v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Serbia v Switzerland". daviscup.com.
  16. ^ "Davis Cup - Great Britain march into Davis Cup quarterfinals". www.daviscup.com. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  17. ^ "Lille to stage Davis Cup Final". daviscup.com.