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Old 09-01-2008, 07:51 PM   #1
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Default World Group Play-Offs: Australia at Chile (September 19-21, 2008)

World Group, Play-offs 2008

Chile d. Australia 3-2
Chile is promoted to World Group 2009.
Australia remains at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I in 2009.

Venue: Estadio Militar Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
Stadium Capacity: 10000
Dates: 19 September - 21 September 2008
Day 1: 1000 hrs (1400 hrs GMT)
Day 2: 1200 hrs (1600 hrs GMT)
Day 3: 1030 hrs (1430 hrs GMT)
Surface: Clay (Red Clay) - Outdoors
Ball Type: Pro Penn

Chile
Fernando Gonzalez
Nicolas Massu
Paul Capdeville
Hans Podlipnik
Captain: Hans Gildemeister

Australia
Chris Guccione
Peter Luczak
Carsten Ball
Samuel Groth
Captain: John Fitzgerald

R1 - N.MASSU (CHI) def. C.GUCCIONE (AUS)
7-6(4) 7-6(5) 3-6 7-6(2)
R2 - F.GONZALEZ (CHI) def. P.LUCZAK (AUS)
6-2 6-2 6-3
R3 - C.BALL / C.GUCCIONE (AUS) def. F.GONZALEZ / N.MASSU (CHI)
6-7(5) 7-6(8) 6-3 5-7 7-5
R4 - F.GONZALEZ (CHI) def. C.GUCCIONE (AUS)
7-6(3) 7-5 6-3
R5 - C.BALL (AUS) def. P.CAPDEVILLE (CHI)
6-3 7-6(3)


Australia leads head to head 2-0
Last meeting: 1982: Australia d. Chile 4-1 in Australia, World Group Qaurterfinal
new head to head: Australia leads Chile 2-1
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: World Group Play-Offs: Australia at Chile (September 19-21, 2008)

http://www.daviscup.com/news/newsart...rticleid=14628

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Rising Australian tennis player Carsten Ball's rankings surge has earned him a place in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas squad for next month's tie in Chile.

Facing a tough task on clay in Antofagasta, Ball is the first player named in the squad, following his rise to No. 188 in the world with some good current form on the circuit. The left-handed son of former Australian player Syd Ball was Australia's top junior in 2005.
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Old 09-03-2008, 01:17 PM   #3
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Default Re: World Group Play-Offs: Australia at Chile (September 19-21, 2008)

http://www.federaciondetenisdechile....i_id=995992102
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venue in Chile will be ready by 08 or 09 September. 2 Chilean juniors will be hitting partners. Chilean team to be announced within next days.

Australia is supposed to play with Chris Guccione, Paul Hanley, Brendan Klein, Carsten Ball and Bernard Tomic.
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http://www.federaciondetenisdechile....i_id=995992102
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venue in Chile will be ready by 08 or 09 September. 2 Chilean juniors will be hitting partners. Chilean team to be announced within next days.

Australia is supposed to play with Chris Guccione, Paul Hanley, Brendan Klein, Carsten Ball and Bernard Tomic.
Hanley is out but Peter Luczak and Sam Groth are in the squad of six. It's BRYDAN Klein!
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Hanley is out but Peter Luczak and Sam Groth are in the squad of six. It's BRYDAN Klein!
nice to see Luczak back and I hope Hanley is not injured to miss the tie.

I just copied his name from the news of the Chilean website
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this should be very easy for Chile.
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For god sakes, we don't even have Hanley on the team.
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Old 09-06-2008, 11:25 AM   #8
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This is going to be a killing

Can't wait to watch these 3 days of torture.
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Default Re: World Group Play-Offs: Australia at Chile (September 19-21, 2008)

Chile
Fernando Gonzalez
Nicolas Masssu
Paul Capdeville
Guillermo Hormazabal
Hans Podlipinik
Captain: Hans Gildemeister

http://www.federaciondetenisdechile....i_id=995992112
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The ITF has announced the team nominations for the 2008 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinals, World Group Play-offs and 8 Zonal ties to be played on 19-21 September. The zonal ties consist of the four Group I Second Round relegation play-offs, the losers of which will be relegated to Group II in 2009 and the four Group II Third Round ties, the winners of which will promoted to Group I in 2009.

Live scoring for all World Group Semifinal and Playoff ties will be available on the Davis Cup website throughout the weekend.

WORLD GROUP PLAY-OFFS
Winners advance to World Group in 2009

CHILE v AUSTRALIA
Venue: Estadio Militar Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile (clay-outdoors)


Chile
Fernando Gonzalez
Nicolas Massu
Paul Capdeville
Hans Podlipnik
Captain: Hans Gildemeister

Australia
Chris Guccione
Peter Luczak
Carsten Ball
Samuel Groth
Captain: John Fitzgerald
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Joke of a team for Australia.
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Still think it's too early for Pete to try and play Davis Cup and best out of 5 set matches, having said that, he's probably better than anyone else still.
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I'm pleased that Luczak has been included in the tie.
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Smeets, who has just had his aussie citizenship pushed through has become a late addition to the squad! How did he get an Aussie and French slam wildcard this year?
Why bother sending him if they didn't intend playing him! Perhaps doubles? Will Groth get dropped to make room?
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Why didn't they nominate at least one of the good doubles players?

Kerr or Hanley or even Junaid, who is also solid on clay in singles.
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