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2014 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

The 2014 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs were held from 12 to 14 September. They were the main play-offs of the 2014 Davis Cup.[1] Winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2015 World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions I.

TeamsEdit

Bold indicates team has qualified for the 2015 Davis Cup World Group.

Results summaryEdit

Date: 12–14 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 2015 World Group. The draw took place on April 8 in London.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
  India 2–3   Serbia Bangalore KSLTA Tennis Stadium Outdoor Hard
  Brazil 3–1   Spain São Paulo Ginásio do Ibirapuera Indoor Clay
  Israel 2–3   Argentina Sunrise, United States[2][3] Sunrise Tennis Club[2][3] Outdoor Hard
  Canada 3–2   Colombia Halifax Halifax Metro Centre Indoor Hard
  United States 5–0   Slovakia Chicago Sears Centre Indoor Hard
  Australia 5–0   Uzbekistan Perth Cottesloe Tennis Club Outdoor Grass
  Netherlands 2–3   Croatia Amsterdam Ziggo Dome Indoor Clay
  Ukraine 2–3   Belgium Tallinn, Estonia[2][4] Tere Tennis Centre[2][4] Indoor Hard

Note: Due to security concerns, the International Tennis Federation Board of Directors decided to move the World Group play-off ties originally scheduled to be held in Israel and Ukraine. Israel and Ukraine exercised their option of nominating neutral venues for their ties against Argentina and Belgium, respectively.[2]

Playoff resultsEdit

India vs. SerbiaEdit

 
India
2
KSLTA Tennis Stadium, Bangalore, India[5]
12 – 14 September 2014
Hard
 
Serbia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Yuki Bhambri
Dušan Lajović
3
6
2
6
5
7
     
2  
 
Somdev Devvarman
Filip Krajinović
1
6
6
4
3
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Rohan Bopanna / Leander Paes
Ilija Bozoljac / Nenad Zimonjić
1
6
64
77
6
3
6
3
8
6
 
4  
 
Somdev Devvarman
Dušan Lajović
1
6
6
4
4
6
6
3
6
2
 
5  
 
Yuki Bhambri
Filip Krajinović
3
6
4
6
4
6
     

Brazil vs. SpainEdit

 
Brazil
3
Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil[6]
12 – 14 September 2014
Clay (i)
 
Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Rogério Dutra Silva
Roberto Bautista Agut
0
6
1
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Thomaz Bellucci
Pablo Andújar
3
6
66
78
6
4
7
5
6
3
 
3  
 
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
Marc López / David Marrero
6
3
7
5
7
5
     
4  
 
Thomaz Bellucci
Roberto Bautista Agut
6
4
3
6
6
3
6
2
   
5  
 
Rogério Dutra Silva
Pablo Andújar
          not
played

Israel vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Israel
2
Sunrise Tennis Club, Sunrise, United States[7]
12 – 14 September 2014
Hard
 
Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Bar Tzuf Botzer
Leonardo Mayer
4
6
6
3
2
6
1
6
   
2  
 
Dudi Sela
Carlos Berlocq
6
3
65
77
6
2
6
2
   
3  
 
Jonathan Erlich / Andy Ram
Federico Delbonis / Horacio Zeballos
6
3
3
6
6
1
3
6
6
3
 
4  
 
Dudi Sela
Leonardo Mayer
2
6
1
6
4
6
     
5  
 
Bar Tzuf Botzer
Carlos Berlocq
2
6
3
6
0
6
     

Canada vs. ColombiaEdit

 
Canada
3
Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Canada[8]
12 – 14 September 2014
Hard (i)
 
Colombia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Vasek Pospisil
Santiago Giraldo
6
3
77
62
6
3
     
2  
 
Milos Raonic
Alejandro González
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
3  
 
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
Juan Sebastián Cabal / Robert Farah
63
77
67
79
4
6
     
4  
 
Milos Raonic
Santiago Giraldo
6
1
77
62
7
5
     
5  
 
Frank Dancevic
Alejandro González
6
4
5
7
2
6
     

United States vs. SlovakiaEdit

 
United States
5
Sears Centre, Chicago, United States[9]
12 – 14 September 2014
Hard (i)
 
Slovakia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
John Isner
Norbert Gomboš
77
65
6
4
6
2
     
2  
 
Sam Querrey
Martin Kližan
78
66
6
3
6
3
     
3  
 
Bob Bryan / Mike Bryan
Norbert Gomboš / Lukáš Lacko
6
1
6
2
6
1
     
4  
 
John Isner
Lukáš Lacko
6
3
6
0
       
5  
 
Sam Querrey
Norbert Gomboš
6
4
4
6
6
4
     

Australia vs. UzbekistanEdit

 
Australia
5
Cottesloe Tennis Club, Perth, Australia[10]
12 – 14 September 2014
Grass
 
Uzbekistan
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Nick Kyrgios
Denis Istomin
6
4
7
5
6
4
     
2  
 
Lleyton Hewitt
Farrukh Dustov
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3  
 
Chris Guccione / Lleyton Hewitt
Farrukh Dustov / Denis Istomin
6
3
77
65
6
2
     
4  
 
Samuel Groth
Temur Ismailov
6
3
6
2
       
5  
 
Nick Kyrgios
Sanjar Fayziev
6
1
6
1
       

Netherlands vs. CroatiaEdit

 
Netherlands
2
Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands[11]
12 – 14 September 2014
Clay (i)
 
Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Igor Sijsling
Mate Delić
6
4
4
6
5
7
2
6
   
2  
 
Robin Haase
Borna Ćorić
77
64
6
1
6
4
     
3  
 
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
Marin Čilić / Marin Draganja
2
6
6
3
3
6
4
6
   
4  
 
Robin Haase
Mate Delić
3
6
4
6
6
4
6
1
6
4
 
5  
 
Thiemo de Bakker
Marin Čilić
77
64
4
6
2
6
5
7
   

Ukraine vs. BelgiumEdit

 
Ukraine
2
Tere Tennis Centre, Tallinn, Estonia[12]
12 – 14 September 2014
Hard (i)
 
Belgium
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Steve Darcis
65
77
6
4
6
2
6
2
   
2  
 
Illya Marchenko
David Goffin
61
77
3
6
1
6
     
3  
 
Sergei Bubka / Sergiy Stakhovsky
Ruben Bemelmans / Olivier Rochus
2
6
3
6
6
2
6
3
2
6
 
4  
 
Sergiy Stakhovsky
David Goffin
3
6
1
6
2
6
     
5  
 
Illya Marchenko
Steve Darcis
77
62
6
4
       

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup World Group Playoffs". Davis Cup.
  2. ^ a b c d e "ITF Board of Directors decisions regarding appeals". Davis Cup. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Israel versus Argentina tie to be held in Sunrise". Davis Cup. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Ukraine versus Belgium to be held in Tallinn". Davis Cup. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  5. ^ "India v Serbia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Brazil v Spain". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Israel v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Canada v Colombia". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "United States v Slovakia". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "Australia v Uzbekistan". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ "Netherlands v Croatia". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ "Ukraine v Belgium". daviscup.com.