The top 8 teams from the 1st round have qualified for the second round, each of these 8 countries were seeded 1 to 8 depending on their position in the league table
Playing is simple: over the course of the second round of the Davis Cup across 4 different ties choose any 9 matches that are played (from the World Group) including singles and doubles and post who you think will win them.
Please note the doubles match scoring points will be released when the draw comes out, but however as it is always the 5th rubber this team is subject to change, a good idea is to PAW “USA Doubles Team” over “SLO doubles team.”
Scheduled matches sometimes change though, especially on the Sunday when team's choose different players to play who were not scheduled to. Because of this, you are encouraged to make at least 4 “Supplementary PAW’s” in case one or more of your PAW’s becomes invalid through a withdrawal or different player taking part, or in a case of a dead rubber.
1. First we put all PAWs, just then SUP, earlier SUPs are invalid.
2. PAW may be replaced only if any of the SUP's hasn't been posted yet, after posting SUP replacing PAW is impossible.
When you make supplementary Picks, post them like a PAW but say SUPP1 SUPP2 etc.
SUPP1: Roddick over Ancic
Your SUPPs will be taken in the order that you wrote them, so SUPP1 has priority then SUPP2 then SUPP3 and so on, the first valid SUPP in your list will be used, so be careful if you want big pointers, I suggest you put them at the top of your SUPP List. You are allowed to replace and cancel SUPPs in the same way as you can with PAWs.
Please remember that a SUPP will not replace any main PAWs that were posted late or matches that were not scheduled, SUPPs are only used to replace main PAWs that were not played (were first scheduled but were canceled later).
Calculation of Scores:
2 player-team: Average points of ALL players' points.
3-4 player-team: The worst player's result doesn't count, and average points of remaining players' points.
If the board is down, or running slow, send your picks to http://www.pawforum.ovh.org/
1. Feel free to commit now, players having played the previous round are commited automatically. 2. Along with your commitment, post the country you wish to represent (from the list above). 3. Each team needs at least 2 and at most 4 players to participate. If there are more than four players commited to a team, the players who have taken part in the first round will have priority, and then new players will join the team in order of ranking. 4. Players who have taken part of qualifying teams in the first round are not allowed to change teams. Players who have taken part in losing teams in the first round are not allowed to participate.