2009 Davis Cup
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2009 Davis Cup
2009 Davis Cup
Details
Duration6 March - 6 December
Edition98th
Champion
Winning Nation Spain
2008
2010

The 2009 Davis Cup was the 98th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. Sixteen teams participated in the World Group and more than one hundred other took part in different regional groups. Spain won their fourth Davis Cup trophy, defending the title they had won the previous year. It is the first year that the ITF awarded ATP rankings points to the players competing in the World Group and related Play-Offs.[1]

World Group

Draw

  First Round
6-8 March
Quarterfinals
10-12 July
Semifinals
18-20 September
Final
4-6 December
                                     
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
1   Argentina 5  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor hard)
    Netherlands 0  
  1   Argentina 2  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)
      Czech Republic 3  
8   France 2
Pore?, Croatia (indoor clay)
    Czech Republic 3  
      Czech Republic 4  
Birmingham, United States (indoor hard)
  5   Croatia 1  
4   United States 4  
Pore?, Croatia (indoor clay)
     Switzerland 1  
  4   United States 2
Pore?, Croatia (indoor hard)
  5   Croatia 3  
5   Croatia 5
Barcelona, Spain (indoor clay)
    Chile 0  
      Czech Republic 0
Malmö, Sweden (indoor carpet)
  2   Spain 5
    Israel 3  
Tel Aviv, Israel (indoor hard)
6   Sweden 2  
      Israel 4
Sibiu, Romania (indoor carpet)
  3   Russia 1  
    Romania 1
Murcia, Spain (clay)
3   Russia 4  
      Israel 1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (indoor hard)
  2   Spain 4  
    Austria 2  
Marbella, Spain (clay)
7   Germany 3  
  7   Germany 2
Benidorm, Spain (clay)
  2   Spain 3  
    Serbia 1
2   Spain 4  

Final


Spain
5
Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, Spain[2]
4-6 December 2009
Clay (i)

Czech Republic
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Czech Republic
Rafael Nadal
Tomá? Berdych
7
5
6
0
6
2
     
2 Spain
Czech Republic
David Ferrer
Radek ?t?pánek
1
6
2
6
6
4
6
4
8
6
 
3 Spain
Czech Republic
Feliciano López / Fernando Verdasco
Tomá? Berdych / Radek ?t?pánek
79
67
7
5
6
2
     
4 Spain
Czech Republic
Rafael Nadal
Jan Hájek
6
3
6
4
       
5 Spain
Czech Republic
David Ferrer
Luká? Dlouhý
6
4
6
2
       

World Group Play-offs

  • Date: 18-20 September

The eight losing teams in the World Group first round ties, and eight winners of the Group I second round ties compete in the World Group Play-offs.

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Chile 3-2  Austria Rancagua Medialuna Monumental de Rancagua Outdoor Clay
 Belgium 3-2  Ukraine Charleroi Spiroudome de Charleroi Indoor Clay
 Brazil 2-3  Ecuador Porto Alegre Ginásio Gigantinho Indoor Clay
 Netherlands 1-4  France Maastricht MECC Maastricht Indoor Clay
 South Africa 1-4  India Johannesburg Ellis Park Indoor Arena Indoor Hard
 Serbia 5-0  Uzbekistan Belgrade Belgrade Arena Indoor Hard
 Sweden 4-1  Romania Helsingborg Idrottens Hus Indoor Hard
 Italy 2-3   Switzerland Genova Valletta Cambiaso Club Outdoor Clay

Americas Zone

Group I

Participating Teams

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Participating Teams

Group IV

Participating Teams

Asia/Oceania Zone

Group I

Participating Teams

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Participating Teams

Group IV

Participating Teams

Europe/Africa Zone

Group I

Draw

  Second Round Play-offs
18-20 Sep
First Round Play-offs
10-12 July
First Round
6-8 March
Second Round
6-8 March
                                     
 
    S   Slovakia    
       bye       Cagliari, Italy (clay)
     bye         S   Slovakia 1
  S   Slovakia           Italy 4
      Italy  
  Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)        bye    
  S   Slovakia 5  
      Macedonia 0    
    S   Belarus    
  Minsk, Belarus (hard)      bye      
S   Belarus 4       S   Belarus 0
      Macedonia 1   Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)       South Africa 5
      South Africa 5
        Macedonia 0  
 
       bye    
        Ukraine       Glasgow, Great Britain (indoor hard)
  S   Great Britain             Ukraine 4
     bye       S   Great Britain 1
     bye  
  Liverpool, Great Britain (carpet indoor)     S   Great Britain    
  S   Great Britain 2  
      Poland 3    
       bye    
        Poland       Liège, Belgium (indoor clay)
    Poland             Poland 1
     bye       S   Belgium 4
     bye  
    S   Belgium    
 Macedonia and  Great Britain
relegated to Group II in 2011.
 Italy,  South Africa,  Ukraine, and  Belgium
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Participating Teams

+ Relegations to Group IV were ultimately not enforced, as Groups III and IV were reorganized into Group III (Europe) and Group III (Africa) for 2010.

Group IV

Participating Teams

Point Distribution

Davis Cup
Rubber category Match win Match loss Team bonus Performance bonus Total achievable
Singles Play-offs 5 / 101 15
First round 40 102 80
Quarterfinals 65 130
Semifinals 70 140
Final 75 753 1254 150 / 2253 / 2754
Cumulative total 500 500 to 5353 6254 6254
Doubles Play-offs 10 10
First round 50 102 50
Quarterfinals 80 80
Semifinals 90 90
Final 95 355 95 / 1305
Cumulative total 315 3505 3505

The Davis Cup World Group and World Group Play-Off matches awarded ATP Ranking points from 2009 to 2015.[3]

Glossary

Only live matches earn points; dead rubbers earn no points. If a player does not compete in the singles of one or more rounds he will receive points from the previous round when playing singles at the next tie. This last rule also applies for playing in doubles matches.[3]

1 A player who wins a singles rubber in the first day of the tie is awarded 5 points, whereas a singles rubber win in tie's last day grants 10 points for a total of 15 available points.[3]

2 For the first round only, any player who competes in a live rubber, without a win, receives 10 ranking points for participation.[3]

3 Team bonus awarded to a singles player who wins 7 live matches in a calendar year and his team wins the competition.[3]

4 Performance bonus awarded to a singles player who wins 8 live matches in a calendar year. In this case, no Team bonus is awarded.[3]

5 Team bonus awarded to an unchanged doubles team who wins 4 matches in a calendar year and his team wins the competition.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards - 2009". www.daviscup.com. ITF.
  2. ^ "Spain v Czech Republic". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "The 2015 ATP® Official Rulebook" (pdf). 2015-01-18. Retrieved .

External links


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