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The World Group is the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2018. The first-round losers will play in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs.

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Participating teams
 
Australia
 
Belgium
 
Canada
 
Croatia
 
France
 
Germany
 
Great Britain
 
Hungary
 
Italy
 
Japan
 
Kazakhstan
 
Netherlands
 
Serbia
 
Spain
 
Switzerland
 
United States

SeedsEdit

  1.   France (Final)
  2.   Belgium (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Great Britain (First round)
  4.   Croatia (Champion)
  5.    Switzerland (First round)
  6.   Australia (First round)
  7.   Serbia (First round)
  8.   Italy (Quarterfinals)

DrawEdit

  First round
2–4 February
Quarterfinals
6–8 April
Semifinals
14–16 September
Final
23–25 November
                                     
Albertville, France (indoor hard)[1]
1    France 3  
Genoa, Italy (clay)[2]
   Netherlands 1  
  1    France 3  
Morioka, Japan (indoor hard)[3]
  8    Italy 1  
8    Italy 3
Lille, France (indoor hard)[4]
   Japan 1  
  1    France 3  
Marbella, Spain (clay)[5]
     Spain 2  
3    Great Britain 1  
Valencia, Spain (clay)[6]
   Spain 3  
     Spain 3
Brisbane, Australia (hard)[7]
     Germany 2  
6    Australia 1
Lille, France (indoor clay)[8]
   Germany 3  
  1    France 1
Astana, Kazakhstan (indoor hard)[9]
  4    Croatia 3
   Kazakhstan 4  
Varaždin, Croatia (indoor clay)[10]
5     Switzerland 1  
     Kazakhstan 1
Osijek, Croatia (indoor clay)[11]
  4    Croatia 3  
   Canada 1
Zadar, Croatia (clay)[12]
4    Croatia 3  
  4    Croatia 3
Niš, Serbia (indoor clay)[13]
     United States 2  
   United States 3  
Nashville, United States (indoor hard)[14]
7    Serbia 1  
     United States 4
Liège, Belgium (indoor hard)[15]
  2    Belgium 0  
   Hungary 2
2    Belgium 3  

First roundEdit

France vs. NetherlandsEdit

 
France
3
Halle olympique, Albertville, France[1]
2–4 February
Hard (i)
 
Netherlands
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Adrian Mannarino
Thiemo de Bakker
64
77
3
6
3
6
     
2  
 
Richard Gasquet
Robin Haase
6
4
77
63
3
6
7
5
   
3  
 
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
Robin Haase / Jean-Julien Rojer
78
66
6
3
63
77
77
62
   
4  
 
Adrian Mannarino
Robin Haase
4
6
77
65
7
5
62
77
7
5
 
5  
 
Richard Gasquet
Thiemo de Bakker
          not
played

Japan vs. ItalyEdit

 
Japan
1
Morioka Takaya Arena, Morioka, Japan[3]
2–4 February
Hard (i)
 
Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Taro Daniel
Fabio Fognini
4
6
6
3
6
4
3
6
2
6
 
2  
 
Yūichi Sugita
Andreas Seppi
4
6
6
2
6
4
4
6
77
61
 
3  
 
Ben McLachlan / Yasutaka Uchiyama
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
5
7
77
64
63
77
5
7
   
4  
 
Yūichi Sugita
Fabio Fognini
6
3
1
6
6
3
66
78
5
7
 
5  
 
Taro Daniel
Andreas Seppi
          not
played

Spain vs. Great BritainEdit

 
Spain
3
Club de Tenis Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain[5]
2–4 February
Clay
 
Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Albert Ramos Viñolas
Liam Broady
6
3
6
4
78
66
     
2  
 
Roberto Bautista Agut
Cameron Norrie
6
4
6
3
3
6
2
6
2
6
 
3  
 
Pablo Carreño Busta / Feliciano López
Dominic Inglot / Jamie Murray
6
4
6
4
77
64
     
4  
 
Albert Ramos Viñolas
Cameron Norrie
77
64
2
6
77
64
6
2
   
5  
 
Roberto Bautista Agut
Liam Broady
          not
played

Australia vs. GermanyEdit

 
Australia
1
Pat Rafter Arena, Brisbane, Australia[7]
2–4 February
Hard
 
Germany
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Alex de Minaur
Alexander Zverev
5
7
6
4
6
4
3
6
64
77
 
2  
 
Nick Kyrgios
Jan-Lennard Struff
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
3  
 
Matthew Ebden / John Peers
Tim Pütz / Jan-Lennard Struff
4
6
77
61
2
6
77
64
4
6
 
4  
 
Nick Kyrgios
Alexander Zverev
2
6
63
77
2
6
     
5  
 
Alex de Minaur
Jan-Lennard Struff
          not
played

Kazakhstan vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Kazakhstan
4
Daulet National Tennis Centre, Astana, Kazakhstan[9]
2–4 February
Hard (i)
 
Switzerland
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Dmitry Popko
Henri Laaksonen
6
2
79
67
3
6
7
5
   
2  
 
Mikhail Kukushkin
Adrian Bodmer
3
6
6
3
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Timur Khabibulin / Aleksandr Nedovyesov
Marc-Andrea Hüsler / Luca Margaroli
6
4
6
4
3
6
65
77
6
3
 
4  
 
Roman Khassanov
Marc-Andrea Hüsler
3
6
1
6
       
5  
 
Dmitry Popko
Adrian Bodmer
77
65
1
6
[10]
[6]
 

Croatia vs. CanadaEdit

 
Croatia
3
Gradski vrt Hall, Osijek, Croatia[11]
2–4 February
Clay (i)
 
Canada
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Borna Ćorić
Vasek Pospisil
3
6
6
2
6
3
6
2
   
2  
 
Viktor Galović
Denis Shapovalov
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
3  
 
Marin Čilić / Ivan Dodig
Daniel Nestor / Vasek Pospisil
2
6
3
6
6
4
7
5
6
2
 
4  
 
Borna Ćorić
Denis Shapovalov
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
5  
 
Viktor Galović
Vasek Pospisil
          not
played

Serbia vs. United StatesEdit

 
Serbia
1
Čair Sports Center, Niš, Serbia[13]
2–4 February
Clay (i)
 
United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Laslo Đere
Sam Querrey
77
64
2
6
5
7
4
6
   
2  
 
Dušan Lajović
John Isner
4
6
79
67
3
6
6
3
64
77
 
3  
 
Nikola Milojević / Miljan Zekić
Ryan Harrison / Steve Johnson
77
63
2
6
5
7
4
6
   
4  
 
Peđa Krstin
Steve Johnson
6
1
7
5
       
5  
 
Laslo Đere
John Isner
          not
played

Belgium vs. HungaryEdit

 
Belgium
3
Country Hall Liège, Liège, Belgium[15]
2–4 February
Hard (i)
 
Hungary
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Ruben Bemelmans
Márton Fucsovics
6
4
4
6
77
65
6
3
   
2  
 
David Goffin
Attila Balázs
6
4
6
4
6
0
     
3  
 
Ruben Bemelmans / Joris De Loore
Attila Balázs / Márton Fucsovics
3
6
4
6
77
62
6
4
5
7
 
4  
 
David Goffin
Márton Fucsovics
7
5
6
4
3
6
6
2
   
5  
 
Julien Cagnina
Zsombor Piros
3
6
63
77
       

QuarterfinalsEdit

Italy vs. FranceEdit

 
Italy
1
Valletta Cambiaso ASD, Genoa, Italy[2]
6–8 April
Clay
 
France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Andreas Seppi
Lucas Pouille
3
6
2
6
6
4
6
3
1
6
 
2  
 
Fabio Fognini
Jérémy Chardy
66
78
6
2
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Simone Bolelli / Fabio Fognini
Pierre-Hugues Herbert / Nicolas Mahut
4
6
3
6
1
6
     
4  
 
Fabio Fognini
Lucas Pouille
6
2
1
6
63
77
3
6
   
5  
 
Andreas Seppi
Jérémy Chardy
          not
played

Spain vs. GermanyEdit

 
Spain
3
Plaza de Toros de Valencia, Valencia, Spain[6]
6–8 April
Clay
 
Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
David Ferrer
Alexander Zverev
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Rafael Nadal
Philipp Kohlschreiber
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
3  
 
Feliciano López / Marc López
Tim Pütz / Jan-Lennard Struff
3
6
4
6
6
3
77
64
5
7
 
4  
 
Rafael Nadal
Alexander Zverev
6
1
6
4
6
4
     
5  
 
David Ferrer
Philipp Kohlschreiber
77
61
3
6
77
64
4
6
7
5
 

Croatia vs. KazakhstanEdit

 
Croatia
3
Varaždin Arena, Varaždin, Croatia[10]
6–8 April
Clay (i)
 
Kazakhstan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Marin Čilić
Dmitry Popko
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
2  
 
Borna Ćorić
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
3
65
77
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Ivan Dodig / Nikola Mektić
Timur Khabibulin / Aleksandr Nedovyesov
62
77
6
4
6
4
6
2
   
4  
 
Marin Čilić
Mikhail Kukushkin
6
1
6
1
6
1
     
5  
 
Borna Ćorić
Dmitry Popko
          not
played

United States vs. BelgiumEdit

 
United States
4
Curb Event Center, Nashville, United States[14]
6–8 April
Hard (i)
 
Belgium
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
John Isner
Joris De Loore
6
3
64
77
710
68
6
4
   
2  
 
Sam Querrey
Ruben Bemelmans
6
1
77
65
7
5
     
3  
 
Ryan Harrison / Jack Sock
Sander Gillé / Joran Vliegen
5
7
77
61
77
63
6
4
   
4  
 
Ryan Harrison
Ruben Bemelmans
6
3
6
4
       
5  
 
Sam Querrey
Joris De Loore
          not
played

SemifinalsEdit

France vs. SpainEdit

 
France
3
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[4]
14–16 September
Hard (i)
 
Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Benoît Paire
Pablo Carreño Busta
7
5
6
1
6
0
     
2  
 
Lucas Pouille
Roberto Bautista Agut
3
6
77
65
6
4
2
6
6
4
 
3  
 
Julien Benneteau / Nicolas Mahut
Marcel Granollers / Feliciano López
6
0
6
4
79
67
     
4  
 
Richard Gasquet
Albert Ramos Viñolas
6
1
4
6
[12]
[14]
     
5  
 
Nicolas Mahut
Marcel Granollers
77
62
3
6
[11]
[13]
     

Croatia vs. United StatesEdit

 
Croatia
3
Višnjik, Zadar, Croatia[12]
14–16 September
Clay
 
United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Borna Ćorić
Steve Johnson
6
4
77
64
6
3
     
2  
 
Marin Čilić
Frances Tiafoe
6
1
6
3
77
65
     
3  
 
Ivan Dodig / Mate Pavić
Mike Bryan / Ryan Harrison
5
7
66
78
6
1
77
65
65
77
 
4  
 
Marin Čilić
Sam Querrey
77
62
66
78
3
6
4
6
   
5  
 
Borna Ćorić
Frances Tiafoe
60
77
6
1
611
713
6
1
6
3
 

FinalEdit

France vs. CroatiaEdit

 
France
1
Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France[8]
23–25 November
Clay (i)
 
Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Jérémy Chardy
Borna Ćorić
2
6
5
7
4
6
     
2  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Marin Čilić
3
6
5
7
4
6
     
3  
 
Nicolas Mahut / Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Ivan Dodig / Mate Pavić
6
4
6
4
3
6
77
63
   
4  
 
Lucas Pouille
Marin Čilić
63
77
3
6
3
6
     
5  
 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Borna Ćorić
          not
played

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "France v Netherlands". DavisCup.com.
  2. ^ a b "Italy v France". DavisCup.com.
  3. ^ a b "Japan v Italy". DavisCup.com.
  4. ^ a b "France v Spain". DavisCup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Spain v Great Britain". DavisCup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Spain v Germany". DavisCup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Australia vs. Germany". DavisCup.com.
  8. ^ a b "France v Croatia". DavisCup.com.
  9. ^ a b "Kazakhstan v Switzerland". DavisCup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Croatia v Kazakhstan". DavisCup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Croatia v Canada". DavisCup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Croatia v United States". DavisCup.com.
  13. ^ a b "Serbia v United States". DavisCup.com.
  14. ^ a b "United States v Belgium". DavisCup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Belgium v Hungary". DavisCup.com.