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World Group Play-offs: September 21-23, 2007

Matchu
02-11-2007, 01:50 AM
Question: How do they determine which country plays which in the world group playoffs?

nitsansh
02-11-2007, 07:39 AM
Question: How do they determine which country plays which in the world group playoffs?

There will be a draw after the 2nd round in April. 8 seeded teams are drawn against 8 unseeded teams, the seeding would be determined by the Davis Cup ranking following the April round of matches.

Matchu
04-07-2007, 12:14 AM
Does anyone know when the draw will be made?

Nadie
04-07-2007, 09:13 AM
on April, 11th :unsure:

*Viva Chile*
04-08-2007, 07:20 AM
Possible seeds (in this order): Croatia, Australia, Slovakia, Belarus, Switzerland, Chile, Czech Republic, Romania.

the rest will be: Austria, Peru, Brazil (most probably), Japan, South Korea, Israel, Serbia :scared:, Great Britain :unsure:

Nadie
04-08-2007, 08:04 AM
Serbia :scared:, Great Britain :unsure:

:scared:

:bowdown: *start praying for a good draw for Belarus* :bowdown: :bowdown:

Matchu
04-08-2007, 09:33 AM
Looking at it Australia should get a home tie if they dont play Great Britain or Austria. Australia should win if they play at home, hopefully we dont draw Serbia or Austria.

ChinoRios4Ever
04-08-2007, 05:24 PM
for Chile NO Serbia and GB :scared:

i hope Peru :angel: Israel or South Korea at home could be great too :yeah:

*Viva Chile*
04-08-2007, 08:00 PM
for Chile NO Serbia and GB :scared:

i hope Peru :angel: Israel or South Korea at home could be great too :yeah:
NO Serbia please :angel:
at least against GB it would be in Chile ;)

ClaudiuS
04-08-2007, 08:07 PM
Tipsarevic and Djokovic... in the Serbian Team!
It will be a huge threat if it is played in Serbia or in Chile..

poiree
04-08-2007, 08:42 PM
Well, even we wouldn't like to get you guys...

NO Chile... :scared: please... and please no Australia or Croatia either...

savesthedizzle
04-08-2007, 08:45 PM
Well, even we wouldn't like to get you guys...

NO Chile... :scared: please... and please no Australia or Croatia either...

Australia isn't awful. Novak is better now and Hewitt is worse than during the USO ;) It's not the best choice but not the worst :p

Anyway, my main concern is NO SWITZERLAND. :lol: They ruined Serbia's chances last time. :sad:

Grofica
04-08-2007, 08:53 PM
No Switzerland for Serbia pls :scared:

ClaudiuS
04-09-2007, 02:09 AM
If we play against GB
on Clay!!! , PLEASE!!! :armed:
Andy Murray is not that strong in clay as he is on Hardcourt, especially against Massú.
Because Gonzalez if he is playing his Tennis, without any ups and downs.
Feña can beat Murray on Clay and on Hardcourt.

ClaudiuS
04-09-2007, 02:16 AM
The worst scenario for the chilean team on the playoff could be this one:

Playing Serbian team with Djokovic, Tipsarevic, Zimonjic and company...
and in Serbia. :unsure:

"Ahi se pone pelu'a la cosa, po e'ñor"

savesthedizzle
04-09-2007, 02:22 AM
The worst scenario for the chilean team on the playoff could be this one:

Playing Serbian team with Djokovic, Tipsarevic, Zimonjic and company...
and in Serbia. :unsure:

"Ahi se pone pelu'a la cosa, po e'ñor"

If Serbia and Chile play, it would be in Chile ;)

keqtqiadv
04-09-2007, 02:32 AM
Brasil :help:

shotgun
04-09-2007, 02:54 AM
Seeing Brazil doesn't have many chances regardless of the opponent, it would be interesting if they drew Switzerland, as it would be an honour to have Federer in the country. ;)

RickDaStick
04-09-2007, 02:56 AM
Croatia and Serbia would be fun. Also with Ancic being sick and karlovic not playing, ljubo has said he will come back and play the playoffs to secure Croatia's spot in the World Group.

ChinoRios4Ever
04-09-2007, 03:31 AM
Chile can beat everybody at home (except Russia, Spain and Argentina :p)...

but Serbia and GB could be so tough to beat even at home...

if we play vs Serbia Djokovic can beat Feña and Nico even here in Chile on clay (remember Nole beat Feña in RG 06 in 5 sets and beat Nico in Amersfoort's final), also he can play doubles w/Zimonjic, this could be the key of the tie...

GB has Muzza and Timbo, also in the doubles with the Murrays (Andy and Jamie) is a dangerous team, Henman owns Massu (even on clay, i think the H2H is 6-1 for Tim, the only Massu's win was on... HARD!! :lol:)

NyGeL
04-09-2007, 03:32 AM
Possible seeds (in this order): Croatia, Australia, Slovakia, Belarus, Switzerland, Chile, Czech Republic, Romania.

the rest will be: Austria, Peru, Brazil (most probably), Japan, South Korea, Israel, Serbia :scared:, Great Britain :unsure:

Austria is seeded instead of Slovakia. A World Group nation can't face another WG in Play-Offs.

ChinoRios4Ever
04-09-2007, 03:35 AM
Austria is seeded instead of Slovakia. A World Group nation can't face another WG in Play-Offs.

are you sure? they probably will use the DC ranking for the seeds, and Slovakia still in the top 10... :o

Bloodletting
04-09-2007, 03:42 AM
playing Japan away would be awesome... staying up to 7 AM watching DC, you can't have something better

ChinoRios4Ever
04-09-2007, 03:47 AM
playing Japan away would be awesome... staying up to 7 AM watching DC, you can't have something better

hehehe on grass???

like vs India in 1997 :o

*Viva Chile*
04-09-2007, 04:24 AM
japan will not choose grass if that happens, it should be a quick indoor surface ;)

GlennMirnyi
04-09-2007, 04:39 AM
I want Brazil in Minsk to see those jokers being thumped by the Belarusians.

Nadie
04-09-2007, 10:19 AM
I want Brazil in Minsk to see those jokers being thumped by the Belarusians.

:haha:

Gu :rolleyes:

Jelena_78
04-09-2007, 11:30 AM
Please,don't 'give' us Chile or Croatia!!! plz!:bowdown: :unsure: :scared:

croat123
04-09-2007, 01:31 PM
the only one i am worried about croatia drawing is serbia, although i think we would take the doubles and beat tipsarevic

lavia
04-09-2007, 03:09 PM
I want Brazil in Minsk to see those jokers being thumped by the Belarusians.
I want Brasil in Romania :p I wanna see Mello,Saretta & co playing in Bucharest :rocker2: plus,I'll be wearing my sexy Brasil t-shirt so...vai Brasil,come to mama!!! :banana:

keqtqiadv
04-09-2007, 03:15 PM
hopefully Mello won't play there :p what would be the surface? :p

Brasil would lose :rocker2:

lavia
04-09-2007, 03:18 PM
DOH :lol: red clay,as always :o

keqtqiadv
04-09-2007, 04:37 PM
clay? :lol: edit: maybe not :p Super Vic would destroy Brazil :tape: :p

oscar_2424
04-09-2007, 06:13 PM
Vamos Peru!!!!!!:worship:

shotgun
04-10-2007, 12:25 AM
DOH :lol: red clay,as always :o

I think Romania, like most European countries, would put up a fast indoor court against Brazil.

Pea
04-10-2007, 01:20 AM
I think it's time for a good draw in WG for Serbia. They were screwed the last 2 years.

smucav
04-10-2007, 02:30 PM
http://www.daviscup.com/The seeded nations have been announced for the draw for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Play-offs that will take place on Wednesday 11 April at the ITF Offices in London at 11:00 (10:00 GMT). The seeds are based on the new ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking of 9 April.

The eight seeds are:
1. Croatia
2. Australia
3. Slovak Republic
4. Belarus
5. Chile
6. Romania
7. Czech Republic
8. Austria

The eight seeded nations will each be drawn against one of the following unseeded nations (listed in alphabetical order):
1. Brazil
2. Great Britain
3. Israel
4. Japan
5. Korea, Rep.
6. Peru
7. Serbia
8. Switzerland

The draw for the World Group Play-offs will appear on the Davis Cup website: www.daviscup.com.

shotgun
04-10-2007, 02:39 PM
Hmm... Switzerland not seeded! WTF!!! :lol:

keqtqiadv
04-10-2007, 02:56 PM
:banana:

*Viva Chile*
04-10-2007, 04:00 PM
switzerland is not seeded???????????? :eek: :scared:

ChinoRios4Ever
04-10-2007, 04:38 PM
SWISSS NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! PLEASE NOOOOOO!!!!! PLEASE ITF!!!!!! :scared: :eek: :unsure:

smucav
04-10-2007, 05:21 PM
Hmm... Switzerland not seeded! WTF!!! :lol:Austria (16) claimed the last seed; Switzerland (17) is the highest ranked unseeded country:
http://www.daviscup.com/ranking/current.asp

croat123
04-10-2007, 05:30 PM
croatia will draw switzerland and federer will decide to show up :o

Grofica
04-10-2007, 08:57 PM
croatia will draw switzerland and federer will decide to show up :o
as usual he doesn't wont to play in the first round but playes always in play offs :mad:

at least Serbia wont draw Swiss :)

+alonso
04-10-2007, 10:55 PM
Switzerland
That's scary!

Please give Chile some luck this time! :scared:

Albop
04-10-2007, 11:24 PM
OMG :confused:

switzerland its not seeded :eek:

we cant have so much bad luck if we get theys in swiss

Albop
04-10-2007, 11:26 PM
If Serbia and Chile play, it would be in Chile ;)

it will be a drawing if we get serbia :)

savesthedizzle
04-10-2007, 11:32 PM
as usual he doesn't wont to play in the first round but playes always in play offs :mad:

at least Serbia wont draw Swiss :)


YESSSS!!!!!!!!! Switzerland isn't seeded! :worship: :worship:

That is the best news I've heard all day. :rolls:

savesthedizzle
04-10-2007, 11:33 PM
it will be a drawing if we get serbia :)

Hmm that's not what I heard, but :shrug: maybe my information is wrong.

pgprince
04-11-2007, 10:19 AM
Israel Vs. Chile in Israel

MarcM
04-11-2007, 10:21 AM
GB vs Croatia.

Tough tie depending on who's fit for Croatia.

Will Ljubicic play?

pgprince
04-11-2007, 10:21 AM
The full draw

Australia (s)
v
Serbia (c)*

Austria (s) (c)
v
Brazil

Belarus (s)
v
Peru (c)*

Chile (s)
v
Israel (c)*

Croatia (s)
v
Great Britain (c)*

Czech Republic (s) (c)
v
Switzerland

Romania (s)
v
Japan (c)*

Slovak Republic (s) (c)*
v
Korea, Rep.





Key
(s) = seeded nation
(c) = choice of ground
* = choice of ground decided by lot

Jelena_78
04-11-2007, 10:41 AM
Oh my God!!!
Thank you!!! Serbia vs. Australia in Belgrade!!! Can't wait!!!
:bowdown: :woohoo: :crazy:

NikolaBGD
04-11-2007, 10:45 AM
Serbia wins 100%

Stonestream
04-11-2007, 11:15 AM
Peru had 1 chance in 16 to meet Belarus at home and they will. Amazing because that was by far the easiest match they could get. Horna and Miranda will win easily against Voltchkov and Horna will probably beat Mirnyi rather easy on a slow clay court (he almost won in Australian Open this year). Peru will advance to the world group! Vamos Peru!

savesthedizzle
04-11-2007, 11:49 AM
Serbia v. Australia :D Not the easiest but definitely not the worst :D

Seneca
04-11-2007, 12:19 PM
Romania's insane playoff luck continues, after surviving in the World Group against such powerhouses as Ecuador, Canada and Korea in recent years, they now match up against the mighty Japan. :o

On the other hand:
Australia-Serbia
Croatia-Great Britain
Czech Rep-Switzerland

This draw bites. Big time.

Seneca
04-11-2007, 12:20 PM
I blame Tiriac.

*Viva Chile*
04-11-2007, 12:46 PM
not the best draw, but not the worst for Chile. But surely Israel would pick up grass for this tie :unsure:

keqtqiadv
04-11-2007, 12:52 PM
Romania vs Japan :rolls: not in Romania, that might be hard :tape:

Brasil :rocker2: not impossible :p

fanancic
04-11-2007, 01:07 PM
Come on croatia!

Nimrodg
04-11-2007, 01:56 PM
not the best draw, but not the worst for Chile. But surely Israel would pick up grass for this tie :unsure:

Well, currently there is no grass court in Israel so...maybe they'll build one :p

But there's a decent chance that Israel will pick Indoor hard.

shotgun
04-11-2007, 02:34 PM
Austria away. :rolleyes:

We'll do well to win a couple of sets.

GlennMirnyi
04-11-2007, 02:58 PM
Damn, Peru on clay. :o

valexie03
04-11-2007, 03:05 PM
DOH :lol: red clay,as always :o

actually, against Canada there was more mud than clay :sad:

Forever-Delayed
04-11-2007, 03:11 PM
Okay draw for GB... as at least we are at home

Honestly though, we have to play on grass, simply as playing on grass will totally take Ljubicic out of the equation as both Henman and Murray will be able to easily beat him.

Karlovic is good on grass, but seems to lose to inexplicable people at times, and I would back Murray to beat him, and probably Henman as well

Ancic on grass is a tough opponent, but Murray likes a target, and Henman beat him last time out, so we may have a chance there

The other advantage of grass is that even if Henman was injured, our replacement for him would be playing on their best surface (whether it would be Boggo, Bloomers or whoever else gets picked)

GB to win... but probably 3-2

The other ties...

Serbia to beat Australia 3-2 on a very slow clay court
Austria to destroy Brasil 5-0
Peru to beat Belarus 4-1 on a very slow clay court
Chile to beat Isreal, unless they play on grass, in which case Isreal will cause the upset
Switzerland to beat the Czechs if Federer plays, as there is no surface which they can get 3 rubbers off them
Slovaks to beat Korea, as Korea don't have enough weapons to beat them
Japan to beat Romania, as if Japan have any sense they will lay a lightening fast carpet court and unleash Suzuki and Soeda on them

GlennMirnyi
04-11-2007, 03:41 PM
Max leads Horna 3-0, two of them on clay. ;) :p

aussie_fan
04-11-2007, 03:59 PM
Wow, the exact draw i didn't want australia get, that's exactly what they gt. I have a very bad feeling we're going to be relgated. Novak should have his two singles wrapped up already unless Hewitt finds his old form from somewhere. It's going to be incredibly tough tie in another very hostile crowd. I'm already pumped for it.

tenisperu
04-11-2007, 04:34 PM
Peru had 1 chance in 16 to meet Belarus at home and they will. Amazing because that was by far the easiest match they could get. Horna and Miranda will win easily against Voltchkov and Horna will probably beat Mirnyi rather easy on a slow clay court (he almost won in Australian Open this year). Peru will advance to the world group! Vamos Peru!

Vamos PERU...Si se puede....

thiaela
04-11-2007, 04:55 PM
Good luck Peru

Stonestream
04-11-2007, 05:05 PM
My home country Sweden will play the semis against US in my home city Gothenburg. However, I am planning a trip to Peru in the fall to visit some friends so maybe I will see the peruvians beat Belarus instead. It will be a contrast :)

ClaudiuS
04-11-2007, 08:34 PM
If Israel pick grass...
I remember that Gonzalez reached QF of Wimbledon on 2005.. and he has a BIG serve and BIG shots, that could be the great advantage for Chile in the Tie, the difficult thing would be the doubles where Ram/Erlich seems quite a challenge.

but on singles rubbers all the chances are with Chile :)
Vamos Feña! - Vamos Nico! - Vamos Paul!

*Viva Chile*
04-11-2007, 08:38 PM
Well, currently there is no grass court in Israel
that's good news :D Gonzo is good in grass but Massu :spit:

ClaudiuS
04-11-2007, 08:39 PM
Hey... If we look the Head-to-Head from Israel vs Chile...
The last match was played in Tel Aviv.. with a 4-1 victory for Chile.
So... the next match shouldn't be played in Chile???

ClaudiuS
04-11-2007, 08:40 PM
That will be Great for Chile!!!!! :D

Vamos Feña!
Vamos Nico!
Vamos Paul!

*Viva Chile*
04-11-2007, 08:51 PM
Hey... If we look the Head-to-Head from Israel vs Chile...
The last match was played in Tel Aviv.. with a 4-1 victory for Chile.
So... the next match shouldn't be played in Chile???

That tie was played before 1970, so it doesn't count for the choice of localty. That's the reason why decided by lot ;)

ClaudiuS
04-11-2007, 09:33 PM
I missed that one.... :p
Thanks

Albop
04-11-2007, 09:38 PM
was a great draw for chile

gonzo can win his boths singles and whith whim in the doubles we can win the doubles

~EMiLiTA~
04-12-2007, 01:17 AM
Australia will be relegated to the zonal groups next year

ChinoRios4Ever
04-12-2007, 04:13 AM
good draw for Chile.... no GB, no Swiss, no Serbia... :)

we can do it CHILENOS!!!!!! :rocker2:

superhoops
04-13-2007, 09:37 PM
Tie of the Round is 100% GB vs Croatia

My prediction:

Ancic bt Muzza
Henman bt Ljubicic
Muzza Bros win dubs
Muzza bt Ljubicic

Deathless Mortal
04-22-2007, 06:56 PM
Yeah, Ljubo said he'll play, unless they play on grass, Prpic could decide to put Karlovic to play. What does it mean "choice of the ground decided by lot"?
My prediction, if it's on grass:
Ancic def. Henman 3-0
Murray def. Karlovic 3-1
Ancic/Ljubicic def. Murray brothers 3-2
Ancic def. Murray 3-2

RickDaStick
04-22-2007, 08:57 PM
Yeah, Ljubo said he'll play, unless they play on grass, Prpic could decide to put Karlovic to play. What does it mean "choice of the ground decided by lot"?
My prediction, if it's on grass:
Ancic def. Henman 3-0
Murray def. Karlovic 3-1
Ancic/Ljubicic def. Murray brothers 3-2
Ancic def. Murray 3-2

This wont happen. If ljubo goes to play, he will play both singles and perhaps doubles. He isnt traveling just to be a fill in for doubles.

Deathless Mortal
04-22-2007, 09:06 PM
This wont happen. If ljubo goes to play, he will play both singles and perhaps doubles. He isnt traveling just to be a fill in for doubles.

Ljubo said he'll play, so he'll be there for sure. And i think he's playing for his country, not just for himself. So, as much as i know Ljubicic, if he'll be needed (only) for doubles, he'll play doubles.

Seneca
04-22-2007, 11:38 PM
What does it mean "choice of the ground decided by lot"?
When two countries have never played against each other the home team is decided randomly. I don't know if they'll just flip a coin or if there's a bit more sophisticated system to do it.

smucav
09-11-2007, 03:32 PM
The ITF has announced the team nominations for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, World Group Play-offs and zonal ties to be played on 21-23 September (note: Israel v Chile will be played on 20, 21 and 23 September).

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS

SERBIA v AUSTRALIA
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia (clay - indoors)

Serbia
Novak Djokovic
Janko Tipsarevic
Viktor Troicki
Nenad Zimonjic
Captain: Bogdan Obradovic

Australia
Lleyton Hewitt
Chris Guccione
Peter Luczak
Paul Hanley
Captain: John Fitzgerald

AUSTRIA v BRAZIL
Venue: Innsbruck, Austria (carpet - indoors)

Austria
Jurgen Melzer
Stefan Koubek
Werner Eschauer
Julian Knowle
Captain: Gilbert Schaller

Brazil
Flavio Saretta
Ricardo Mello
Andre Sa
Marcelo Melo
Captain: Francisco Costa

PERU v BELARUS
Venue: Lima, Peru (clay - outdoors)

Peru
Luis Horna
Ivan Miranda
Matias Silva
Mauricio Echazu
Captain: Jaime Yzaga

Belarus
Max Mirnyi
Vladimir Voltchkov
Andrei Karatchenia
Uladzimir Ignatik
Captain: Dmitry Tatur

ISRAEL v CHILE
Venue: Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard - outdoors)

Israel
Dudi Sela
Noam Okun
Jonathan Erlich
Andy Ram
Captain: Eyal Ran

Chile
Fernando Gonzalez
Nicolas Massu
Paul Capdeville
Adrian Garcia
Captain: Hans Gildemeister

GREAT BRITAIN v CROATIA
Venue: Wimbledon, London, Great Britain (grass - outdoors)

Great Britain
Andy Murray
Tim Henman
Jamie Baker
Jamie Murray
Captain: John Lloyd

Croatia
Ivan Ljubicic
Marin Cilic
Roko Karanusic
Lovro Zovko
Captain: Goran Prpic

CZECH REPUBLIC v SWITZERLAND
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic (carpet - indoors)

Czech Republic
Tomas Berdych
Radek Stepanek
Lukas Dlouhy
Martin Damm
Captain: Jaroslav Navratil

Switzerland
Roger Federer
Stanislas Wawrinka
Michael Lammer
Yves Allegro
Captain: Severin Luthi

JAPAN v ROMANIA
Venue: Osaka, Japan (carpet - indoors)

Japan
Takao Suzuki
Go Soeda
Satoshi Iwabuchi
Yuichi Sugita
Captain: Eiji Takeuchi

Romania
Andrei Pavel
Victor Hanescu
Florin Mergea
Horia Tecau
Captain: Adrian Marcu

SLOVAK REPUBLIC v KOREA. REP.
Venue: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (clay - indoors)

Slovak Republic
Lukas Lacko
Michal Mertinak
Ivo Klec
Martin Klizan
Captain: Miloslav Mercir

Korea, Rep.
Hyung-Taik Lee
Kyu-Tae Im
Woong-Sun Jun
Jae-Sung An
Captain: Young-Dai Jeon

smucav
09-20-2007, 07:15 PM
Please find below the draws for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, Play-offs and zonal ties to be played 21-23 September and the latest result from Israel v Chile, which is being played on 20, 21 and 23 September).

Live scoring for all World Group ties will be available on the official Davis Cup website www.daviscup.com throughout the weekend.

Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is the largest annual international team competition in sport with 131 nations entered in 2007. The title sponsor is BNP Paribas, the Official Bank of Davis Cup. International sponsors are Rolex (Official Timekeeper), Adecco (Official Recruitment Partner), Hugo Boss (Official Men's Fashion Sponsor), Kia Motors (Official Car) and NH Hoteles (Official Hotel). International partners are NTT Communications (Official Managed Hosting Partner), Wilson Sporting Goods (Official Ball) and TTK (Official Licensing Partner).

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS

SERBIA v AUSTRALIA
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia (clay - indoors)

Novak Djokovic (SRB) v Peter Luczak (AUS)
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Novak Djokovic/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) v Paul Hanley/Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Novak Djokovic (SRB) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) v Peter Luczak (AUS)

AUSTRIA v BRAZIL
Venue: Innsbruck, Austria (carpet - indoors)

Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)
Stefan Koubek (AUT) v Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Julian Knowle/Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Gustavo Kuerten/Andre Sa (BRA)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Stefan Koubek (AUT) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)

PERU v BELARUS
Venue: Lima, Peru (clay - outdoors)

Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR)
Luis Horna (PER) v Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)
Luis Horna/Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi/Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)
Luis Horna (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR)
Ivan Miranda (PER) v Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)

ISRAEL leads CHILE 1-0
Venue: Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard - outdoors)

Dudi Sela (ISR) d. Nicolas Massu (CHI) 63 64 67(3) 64
Noam Okun (ISR) v Fernando Gonzalez (CHI)
Jonathan Erlich/Andy Ram (ISR) v Fernando Gonzalez/Nicolas Massu (CHI)
Dudi Sela (ISR) v Fernando Gonzalez (CHI)
Noam Okun (ISR) v Nicolas Massu (CHI)

GREAT BRITAIN v CROATIA
Venue: Wimbledon, London, Great Britain (grass - outdoors)

Andy Murray (GBR) v Marin Cilic (CRO)
Tim Henman (GBR) v Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
Andy Murray/Jamie Murray (GBR) v Ivan Ljubicic/Lovro Zovko (CRO)
Andy Murray (GBR) v Ivan Ljubicic (CRO)
Tim Henman (GBR) v Marin Cilic (CRO)

CZECH REPUBLIC v SWITZERLAND
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic (carpet - indoors)

Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
Martin Damm/Lukas Dlouhy (CZE) v Yves Allegro/Roger Federer (SUI)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)

JAPAN v ROMANIA
Venue: Osaka, Japan (carpet - indoors)

Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Victor Hanescu (ROM)
Go Soeda (JPN) v Andrei Pavel (ROM)
Satoshi Iwabuchi/Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau (ROM)
Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Andrei Pavel (ROM
Go Soeda (JPN) v Victor Hanescu (ROM)

SLOVAK REPUBLIC v KOREA. REP.
Venue: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (clay - indoors)

Martin Klizan (SVK) v Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Lukas Lacko (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun (KOR)
Ivo Klec/Michal Mertinak (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun/Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Lukas Lacko (SVK) v Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Martin Klizan (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun (KOR)

smucav
09-21-2007, 08:03 PM
Please find below the latest results for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, Play-offs and zonal ties being played on 21-23 September (note: Israel v Chile is being played on 20, 21 and 23 September).

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS

SERBIA level with AUSTRALIA 1-1
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia (clay - indoors)

Novak Djokovic (SRB) d. Peter Luczak (AUS) 61 64 62
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) d. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 62 36 46 61 61
Novak Djokovic/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) v Paul Hanley/Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Novak Djokovic (SRB) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) v Peter Luczak (AUS)

AUSTRIA leads BRAZIL 2-0
Venue: Innsbruck, Austria (carpet - indoors)

Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 64 64 64
Stefan Koubek (AUT) d. Ricardo Mello (BRA) 62 63 63
Julian Knowle/Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Gustavo Kuerten/Andre Sa (BRA)
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Stefan Koubek (AUT) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)

PERU leads BELARUS 1-0
Venue: Lima, Peru (clay - outdoors)

Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR) 64 36 76(6) 64
Luis Horna (PER) v Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)
Luis Horna/Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi/Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)
Luis Horna (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR)
Ivan Miranda (PER) v Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)

ISRAEL leads CHILE 2-1
Venue: Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard - outdoors)

Dudi Sela (ISR) d. Nicolas Massu (CHI) 63 64 67(3) 64
Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) d. Noam Okun (ISR) 46 63 75 64
Jonathan Erlich/Andy Ram (ISR) d. Fernando Gonzalez/Nicolas Massu (CHI) 26 76(1) 62 36 108
Dudi Sela (ISR) v Fernando Gonzalez (CHI)
Noam Okun (ISR) v Nicolas Massu (CHI)

GREAT BRITAIN leads CROATIA 2-0
Venue: Wimbledon, London, Great Britain (grass - outdoors)

Andy Murray (GBR) d. Marin Cilic (CRO) 36 64 62 46 63
Tim Henman (GBR) d. Roko Karanusic (CRO) 64 63 63
Andy Murray/Jamie Murray (GBR) v Ivan Ljubicic/Lovro Zovko (CRO)
Andy Murray (GBR) v Roko Karanusic (CRO)
Tim Henman (GBR) v Marin Cilic (CRO)

SWITZERLAND level with CZECH REPUBLIC 1-1
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic (carpet - indoors)

Roger Federer (SUI) d. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 63 62 67(4) 76(5)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) d. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 76(2) 64 75
Martin Damm/Lukas Dlouhy (CZE) v Yves Allegro/Roger Federer (SUI)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)

JAPAN level with ROMANIA 1-1
Venue: Osaka, Japan (carpet - indoors)

Takao Suzuki (JPN) d. Victor Hanescu (ROM) 76(4) 61 76(4)
Andrei Pavel (ROM) d. Go Soeda (JPN) 63 67(7) 75 63
Satoshi Iwabuchi/Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau (ROM)
Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Andrei Pavel (ROM
Go Soeda (JPN) v Victor Hanescu (ROM)

KOREA. REP. level with SLOVAK REPUBLIC 1-1
Venue: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (clay - indoors)

Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Martin Klizan (SVK) 63 60 61
Lukas Lacko (SVK) d. Woong-Sun Jun (KOR) 63 62 76(2)
Ivo Klec/Michal Mertinak (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun/Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Lukas Lacko (SVK) v Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Martin Klizan (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun (KOR)

smucav
09-22-2007, 06:30 PM
Please find below the latest results for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, Play-offs and zonal ties being played on 21-23 September (note: Israel v Chile is being played on 20, 21 and 23 September).

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS

SERBIA leads AUSTRALIA 2-1
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia (clay - indoors)

Novak Djokovic (SRB) d. Peter Luczak (AUS) 61 64 62
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) d. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 62 36 46 61 61
Novak Djokovic/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) d. Paul Hanley/Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) 36 64 63 62
Novak Djokovic (SRB) v Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) v Peter Luczak (AUS)

AUSTRIA defeated BRAZIL 3-0
Venue: Innsbruck, Austria (carpet - indoors)

Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 64 64 64
Stefan Koubek (AUT) d. Ricardo Mello (BRA) 62 63 63
Julian Knowle/Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Gustavo Kuerten/Andre Sa (BRA) 61 61 64
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) v Ricardo Mello (BRA)
Stefan Koubek (AUT) v Thomaz Bellucci (BRA)

PERU leads BELARUS 2-0
Venue: Lima, Peru (clay - outdoors)

Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR) 64 36 76(6) 64
Luis Horna (PER) d. Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR) 36 67(4) 64 64 62
Luis Horna/Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi/Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)
Luis Horna (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR)
Ivan Miranda (PER) v Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR)

ISRAEL leads CHILE 2-1
Venue: Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard - outdoors)

Dudi Sela (ISR) d. Nicolas Massu (CHI) 63 64 67(3) 64
Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) d. Noam Okun (ISR) 46 63 75 64
Jonathan Erlich/Andy Ram (ISR) d. Fernando Gonzalez/Nicolas Massu (CHI) 26 76(1) 62 36 108
Dudi Sela (ISR) v Fernando Gonzalez (CHI)
Noam Okun (ISR) v Nicolas Massu (CHI)

GREAT BRITAIN defeated CROATIA 3-0
Venue: Wimbledon, London, Great Britain (grass - outdoors)

Andy Murray (GBR) d. Marin Cilic (CRO) 36 64 62 46 63
Tim Henman (GBR) d. Roko Karanusic (CRO) 64 63 63
Tim Henman/Jamie Murray (GBR) d. Marin Cilic/Lovro Zovko (CRO) 46 64 76(3) 75
Andy Murray (GBR) v Roko Karanusic (CRO)
Tim Henman (GBR) v Marin Cilic (CRO)

CZECH REPUBLIC leads SWITZERLAND 2-1
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic (carpet - indoors)

Roger Federer (SUI) d. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 63 62 67(4) 76(5)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) d. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 76(2) 64 75
Tomas Berdych/Radek Stepanek (CZE) d. Yves Allegro/Roger Federer (SUI) 36 57 76(7) 64 64
Tomas Berdych (CZE) v Roger Federer (SUI)
Radek Stepanek (CZE) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)

JAPAN leads ROMANIA 2-1
Venue: Osaka, Japan (carpet - indoors)

Takao Suzuki (JPN) d. Victor Hanescu (ROM) 76(4) 61 76(4)
Andrei Pavel (ROM) d. Go Soeda (JPN) 63 67(7) 75 63
Satoshi Iwabuchi/Takao Suzuki (JPN) d. Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau (ROM) 64 64 64
Takao Suzuki (JPN) v Andrei Pavel (ROM
Go Soeda (JPN) v Victor Hanescu (ROM)

KOREA. REP. leads SLOVAK REPUBLIC 2-1
Venue: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (clay - indoors)

Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Martin Klizan (SVK) 63 60 61
Lukas Lacko (SVK) d. Woong-Sun Jun (KOR) 63 62 76(2)
Kyu-Tae Im/Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Lukas Lacko/Michal Mertinak (SVK) 60 63 62
Lukas Lacko (SVK) v Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR)
Martin Klizan (SVK) v Woong-Sun Jun (KOR)

krakenzero
09-22-2007, 06:57 PM
Seeded:

Russia (Davydenko, Youzhny, Safin, Andreev, Tursunov, etc.)
Argentina (Cañas, Chela, Monaco, Nalbandian, Del Potro)
USA (Roddick, Blake, Bryans, Querrey, Isner)
Spain (Nadal, Ferrer, Moya, Ferrero, Lopez, Almagro, Verdasco)
Germany (Haas, Kohlschreiber, Waske, Pezschner, Mayer, Becker, Kiefer?)
Sweden (Soderling, Johansson, Johansson, Bjorkman, Aspelin)
France (Gasquet, Santoro, Llodra, Clement, Monfils, Grosjean)
Belgium (Rochus, Rochus, Malisse)

Not seeded:

Chile-Israel?? (Gonzalez, Massu, Capdeville vs. Sela, Okun, Erlich, Ram)
Czech Republic-Switzerland?? (Stepanek, Berdych, Damm vs. Federer, Wawrinka, Allegro)
Austria (Melzer, Koubek, Knowle)
Korea (Lee, ??)
Serbia (Djokovic, Tipsarevic, Zimonjic)
Japan (Suzuki, ??)
Peru (Horna, Miranda)
Great Britain (Murray, ??)

Croatia, Australia, Switzerland, Slovak Republic, Chile are going down??:eek:

natashha
09-23-2007, 08:36 PM
So...

I'm not sure how it really works. Does this mean that any of Russia, Argentina, USA, Spain, Germany, Sweden, France and Belgium can play any of Israel, Czech Republic, Austria, Korea, Serbia, Japan, Peru and Great Britain in the first round in 2008? I mean, do they have some aditional seedings in the two groups or is it completely up to lot?

scarecrows
09-23-2007, 08:38 PM
So...

Does this mean that any of Russia, Argentina, USA, Spain, Germany, Sweden, France and Belgium can play any of Israel, Czech Republic, Austria, Korea, Serbia, Japan, Peru and Great Britain in the first round in 2008?

yes

ronim1
09-23-2007, 10:17 PM
Hi there to all.
Does anyone know if in the history of DC a nation had a spot in the World Group without having a singles player ranked in the top 100?

I'm asking cause Israel has achieved this.
Anyone else had in the past?

smucav
09-24-2007, 12:22 AM
Please find below the results for the 2007 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, Play-offs and zonal ties played on 21-23 September (note: Israel v Chile played on 20, 21 and 23 September).

Full details can be found on the official Davis Cup website www.daviscup.com.

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS

SERBIA defeated AUSTRALIA 4-1
Venue: Belgrade, Serbia (clay - indoors)

Novak Djokovic (SRB) d. Peter Luczak (AUS) 61 64 62
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) d. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 62 36 46 61 61
Novak Djokovic/Nenad Zimonjic (SRB) d. Paul Hanley/Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) 36 64 63 62
Novak Djokovic (SRB) d. Chris Guccione (AUS) 63 76(3) 76(5)
Boris Pashanski (SRB) d. Peter Luczak (AUS) 46 63 61

AUSTRIA defeated BRAZIL 4-1
Venue: Innsbruck, Austria (carpet - indoors)

Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) 64 64 64
Stefan Koubek (AUT) d. Ricardo Mello (BRA) 62 63 63
Julian Knowle/Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Gustavo Kuerten/Andre Sa (BRA) 61 61 64
Jurgen Melzer (AUT) d. Ricardo Mello (BRA) 36 64 75
Andre Sa (BRA) d. Werner Eschauer (AUT) 64 63

PERU defeated BELARUS 4-1
Venue: Lima, Peru (clay - outdoors)

Ivan Miranda (PER) v Max Mirnyi (BLR) 64 36 76(6) 64
Luis Horna (PER) d. Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR) 36 67(4) 64 64 62
Max Mirnyi/Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR) d. Ivan Miranda/Mateus Silva (PER) 63 75 62
Luis Horna (PER) d. Max Mirnyi (BLR) 64 75 46 76(4)
Matias Silva (PER) d. Andrei Karatchenia (BLR) 64 64

ISRAEL defeated CHILE 3-2
Venue: Ramat Hasharon, Israel (hard - outdoors)

Dudi Sela (ISR) d. Nicolas Massu (CHI) 63 64 67(3) 64
Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) d. Noam Okun (ISR) 46 63 75 64
Jonathan Erlich/Andy Ram (ISR) d. Fernando Gonzalez/Nicolas Massu (CHI) 26 76(1) 62 36 108
Dudi Sela (ISR) d. Fernando Gonzalez (CHI) 46 76(5) 57 76(7) 63
Paul Capdeville (CHI) d. Noam Okun (ISR) 21 ret.

GREAT BRITAIN defeated CROATIA 4-1
Venue: Wimbledon, London, Great Britain (grass - outdoors)

Andy Murray (GBR) d. Marin Cilic (CRO) 36 64 62 46 63
Tim Henman (GBR) d. Roko Karanusic (CRO) 64 63 63
Tim Henman/Jamie Murray (GBR) d. Marin Cilic/Lovro Zovko (CRO) 46 64 76(3) 75
Andy Murray (GBR) d. Roko Karanusic (CRO) 64 76(4)
Marin Cilic (CRO) d. Jamie Baker (GBR) 64 64

CZECH REPUBLIC defeated SWITZERLAND 3-2
Venue: Prague, Czech Republic (carpet - indoors)

Roger Federer (SUI) d. Radek Stepanek (CZE) 63 62 67(4) 76(5)
Tomas Berdych (CZE) d. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 76(2) 64 75
Tomas Berdych/Radek Stepanek (CZE) d. Yves Allegro/Roger Federer (SUI) 36 57 76(7) 64 64
Roger Federer (SUI) d. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 76(5) 76(10) 63
Radek Stepanek (CZE) d. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 76(3) 63 76(4)

ROMANIA depeated JAPAN 3-2
Venue: Osaka, Japan (carpet - indoors)

Takao Suzuki (JPN) d. Victor Hanescu (ROM) 76(4) 61 76(4)
Andrei Pavel (ROM) d. Go Soeda (JPN) 63 67(7) 75 63
Satoshi Iwabuchi/Takao Suzuki (JPN) d. Florin Mergea/Horia Tecau (ROM) 64 64 64
Andrei Pavel (ROM) d. Takao Suzuki (JPN) 67(6) 67(1) 61 64 64
Victor Hanescu (ROM) d. Go Soeda (JPN) 63 57 76(6) 76(3)

KOREA. REP. defeated SLOVAK REPUBLIC 3-2
Venue: Bratislava, Slovak Republic (clay - indoors)

Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Martin Klizan (SVK) 63 60 61
Lukas Lacko (SVK) d. Woong-Sun Jun (KOR) 63 62 76(2)
Kyu-Tae Im/Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Lukas Lacko/Michal Mertinak (SVK) 60 63 62
Hyung-Taik Lee (KOR) d. Lukas Lacko (SVK) 63 63 46 61
Michal Mertinak (SVK) d. Jae-Sung An (KOR) 63 62

natashha
09-24-2007, 11:50 AM
tnx

dudi_fan
09-26-2007, 03:50 AM
NOTto my knowthe legde ISreal is the first nation to acheive this!!!!!!!!!!!!! KADEEEMA!!!!!!!!!!!!:wavey: :wavey: :wavey:

Stgobaiano
09-27-2007, 01:02 AM
Canada 3 years ago.

Albop
09-27-2007, 01:55 AM
NOTto my knowthe legde ISreal is the first nation to acheive this!!!!!!!!!!!!! KADEEEMA!!!!!!!!!!!!:wavey: :wavey: :wavey:

very poor knowledge its looks :rolleyes:

Snowwy
09-27-2007, 03:04 AM
As said above Canada, they didnt have a player in the top 200

Simon Larose: 201 ---> 0-1
Frank Dancevic: 205 ---> 1-0
Frederic Niemayer: 215 ---> 0-1
Daniel Nestor: 493 ---> 1-0

JMG
09-27-2007, 07:12 AM
Maybe India too?

ronim1
09-27-2007, 08:32 AM
OK
Thanks for the Info. And congrats to Canada ( three yeas too late)
:worship:

JMG
09-27-2007, 09:36 AM
India with no top 200 player in 1998.