2013 Davis Cup trophy : Image credit : Paul Zimmer
The World Group ties in 2013 will be played over four weekends during the year:
- World Group first round: 1-3 February 2013
- World Group quarterfinals: 5-7 April 2013
- World Group semifinals and play-offs: 13-15 September 2013
- World Group Final: 15-17 November 2013
As you will be aware, that 16 Teams Qualify for the main World Group draw of Davis Cup.
in 2013, the following teams have qualified for 2013 Davis Cup
2. Czech Republic
10. ISRAEL *
Teams marked with * are the teams that qualified in the main draw of 2013 Davis Cup by winning their ties in the World Group Play-offs held from 14-16 September, 2012..
Here is the Davis Cup World Group for Davis Cup 2013
Canada [c] v Spain [s]
Italy [c] v Croatia [s]
Belgium [c] v Serbia [s]
USA [s] [c] v Brazil
France [s] [c] v Israel
Argentina [s] [c] v Germany
Kazakhstan [s] [c] [*] v Austria
Switzerland [c] v Czech Republic [s]
[s] = Seeded nation
[c] = Choice of ground
[*] = Choice of ground decided by lot
How is choice of ground made in Davis Cup?
The host nation is decided depending on where the two competing teams played their most recent tie against each other, as long as the tie took place after 1970. Any ties before this date don’t count towards the choice of ground.
If a nation had home advantage last time then it will be away next time, and vice versa.
If the nations have never previously met, or if they faced each other at a neutral venue, then the choice of ground is decided by lot. (like see this year, Kazakhstan vs Austria choice of ground was decided by draw of lot as these two countries haven't played each other before).
Here is the Printable PDF draw of Davis Cup, 2013
World Group 130091.pdf 42.88KB 369 downloads
2013 Davis Cup Draw Europe/Africa Zone Group I 130090.pdf 43.72KB 282 downloads
2013 Davis Cup Draw Americas Zone Group I 130088.pdf 40.03KB 261 downloads
2013 Davis Cup Draw Americas Zone Group II & ASIA/OCEANIA Group II 130089.pdf 43.99KB 256 downloads
PS : The draws for Asia/Oceania Zone Group I and Europe/Africa Zone Group II will be held following the remaining play-off ties on 19-21 October.
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