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2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs

The 2016 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs were held from 16 to 18 September. They were the main play-offs of the 2016 Davis Cup.[1] The winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2017 Davis Cup World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions I.

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TeamsEdit

Bold indicates team had qualified for the 2017 Davis Cup World Group.

Results summaryEdit

Date: 16–18 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 2017 World Group. The draw took place on July 18 in London.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
  Uzbekistan 2–3    Switzerland Tashkent Olympic Tennis School Outdoor Clay
  Belgium 4–0   Brazil Ostend Sleuyter Arena Indoor Hard
  Australia 3–0   Slovakia Sydney NSW Tennis Centre Outdoor Grass
  Canada 5–0   Chile Halifax Scotiabank Centre Indoor Hard
  Russia 3–1   Kazakhstan Moscow National Tennis Center Outdoor Hard
  India 0–5   Spain New Delhi R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex Outdoor Hard
  Germany 3–2   Poland Berlin Rot-Weiss Tennis Club Outdoor Clay
  Japan 5–0   Ukraine Osaka Utsubo Tennis Center Outdoor Hard

Playoff resultsEdit

Uzbekistan vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Uzbekistan
2
Olympic Tennis School, Tashkent, Uzbekistan[2]
16 – 18 September
Clay
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Denis Istomin
Antoine Bellier
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2  
 
Sanjar Fayziev
Henri Laaksonen
2
6
2
6
2
6
     
3  
 
Farrukh Dustov / Denis Istomin
Adrien Bossel / Henri Laaksonen
4
6
2
6
62
77
     
4  
 
Denis Istomin
Henri Laaksonen
63
77
78
66
78
66
7
5
   
5  
 
Jurabek Karimov
Antoine Bellier
4
6
2
6
78
66
3
6
   

Belgium vs. BrazilEdit

 
Belgium
4
Sleuyter Arena, Ostend, Belgium[3]
16 – 18 September
Hard (i)
 
Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Goffin
Thiago Monteiro
6
2
6
2
6
0
     
2  
 
Steve Darcis
Thomaz Bellucci
65
77
6
1
6
3
6
3
   
3  
 
Ruben Bemelmans / Joris De Loore
Marcelo Melo / Bruno Soares
3
6
77
65
4
6
6
4
6
4
 
4  
 
Joris De Loore
Thomaz Bellucci
6
3
64
77
6
2
     
5  
 
Steve Darcis
Thiago Monteiro
          not
played

Australia vs. SlovakiaEdit

 
Australia
3
NSW Tennis Centre, Sydney, Australia[4]
16 – 18 September
Grass
 
Slovakia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Nick Kyrgios
Andrej Martin
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
2  
 
Bernard Tomic
Jozef Kovalík
77
65
6
4
6
4
     
3  
 
Sam Groth / John Peers
Andrej Martin / Igor Zelenay
6
4
6
2
63
77
77
62
   
4  
 
Sam Groth
Jozef Kovalík
          not
played
5  
 
Bernard Tomic
Andrej Martin
          not
played

Canada vs. ChileEdit

 
Canada
5
Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Canada[5]
16 – 18 September
Hard (i)
 
Chile
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Frank Dancevic
Christian Garín
6
3
65
77
6
1
6
4
   
2  
 
Vasek Pospisil
Nicolás Jarry
6
1
5
7
77
62
6
3
   
3  
 
Vasek Pospisil / Adil Shamasdin
Nicolás Jarry / Hans Podlipnik
6
3
6
4
78
66
     
4  
 
Denis Shapovalov
Christian Garín
77
65
6
4
       
5  
 
Frank Dancevic
Gonzalo Lama
6
4
6
4
       

Russia vs. KazakhstanEdit

 
Russia
3
National Tennis Center, Moscow, Russia[6]
16 – 18 September
Hard
 
Kazakhstan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andrey Kuznetsov
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
3
6
4
5
7
7
5
   
2  
 
Evgeny Donskoy
Mikhail Kukushkin
79
67
2
6
6
4
2
6
2
6
 
3  
 
Konstantin Kravchuk / Andrey Rublev
Andrey Golubev / Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
3
63
77
6
2
7
5
   
4  
 
Andrey Kuznetsov
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
5  
 
Evgeny Donskoy
Aleksandr Nedovyesov
          not
played

Friday games were moved to Saturday due to rain. The fifth set of the 2nd game was moved from Saturday to Sunday due to dark.

India vs. SpainEdit

 
India
0
R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex, New Delhi, India[7]
16 – 18 September
Hard
 
Spain
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Ramkumar Ramanathan
Feliciano López
4
6
4
6
6
3
1
6
   
2  
 
Saketh Myneni
David Ferrer
1
6
2
6
1
6
     
3  
 
Saketh Myneni / Leander Paes
Marc López / Rafael Nadal
6
4
62
77
4
6
4
6
   
4  
 
Sumit Nagal
Marc López
3
6
6
1
3
6
     
5  
 
Ramkumar Ramanathan
David Ferrer
2
6
2
6
       

Germany vs. PolandEdit

 
Germany
3
Rot-Weiss Tennis Club, Berlin, Germany[8]
16 – 18 September
Clay
 
Poland
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jan-Lennard Struff
Kamil Majchrzak
68
710
6
3
5
7
6
2
6
1
 
2  
 
Florian Mayer
Hubert Hurkacz
1
6
78
66
6
4
7
5
   
3  
 
Daniel Brands / Daniel Masur
Łukasz Kubot / Marcin Matkowski
77
65
6
3
3
6
4
6
2
6
 
4  
 
Florian Mayer
Kamil Majchrzak
2
6
6
4
2
6
3
6
   
5  
 
Jan-Lennard Struff
Hubert Hurkacz
77
64
6
4
6
1
     

Japan vs. UkraineEdit

 
Japan
5
Utsubo Tennis Center, Osaka, Japan[9]
16 – 18 September
Hard
 
Ukraine
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Taro Daniel
Sergiy Stakhovsky
77
64
77
61
6
1
     
2  
 
Yoshihito Nishioka
Illya Marchenko
6
4
5
7
6
4
7
5
   
3  
 
Kei Nishikori / Yūichi Sugita
Artem Smirnov / Sergiy Stakhovsky
6
3
6
0
6
3
     
4  
 
Taro Daniel
Artem Smirnov
3
6
7
5
6
1
     
5  
 
Yoshihito Nishioka
Danylo Kalenichenko
6
2
6
2
       

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Davis Cup World Group Playoffs". Davis Cup.
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan v Switzerland". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Belgium v Brazil". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Australia v Slovakia". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Canada v Chile". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Russia v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "India v Spain". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Germany v Poland". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Japan v Ukraine". daviscup.com.