2005 Davis Cup
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2005 Davis Cup
2005 Davis Cup
Details
Duration4 March - 4 December
Edition94th
Teams130
Champion
Winning Nation Croatia
2004
2006

The 2005 Davis Cup was the 94th edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 teams participated in the tournament. The final took place 2-4 December at the Sibamac Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia, with Croatia defeating Slovakia for their first title.[1][2][3]

World Group

Draw

  First Round
4-6 March
Quarterfinals
15-17 July
Semifinals
23-25 September
Final
2-4 December
                                     
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
1   Spain 1  
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Slovakia 4  
    Slovakia 4  
Fribourg, Switzerland (indoor hard)
    Netherlands 1  
7    Switzerland 2
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Netherlands 3  
    Slovakia 4  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  6   Argentina 1  
4   Australia 5  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Austria 0  
  4   Australia 1
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  6   Argentina 4  
6   Argentina 5
Bratislava, Slovakia (indoor hard)
  Czech Republic 0  
    Slovakia 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
    Croatia 3
  Chile 1  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
5   Russia 4  
  5   Russia 3
Strasbourg, France (indoor clay)
  3   France 2  
  Sweden 1
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
3   France 4  
  5   Russia 2
Bra?ov, Romania (indoor clay)
    Croatia 3  
  Romania 3  
Split, Croatia (indoor carpet)
8   Belarus 2  
    Romania 1
Los Angeles, United States (hard)
    Croatia 4  
  Croatia 3
2   United States 2  

First round losers compete in Play-off ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final


Slovakia
2
Sibamac Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia[4]
2-4 December 2005
Hard (i)

Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Slovakia
Croatia
Karol Ku?era
Ivan Ljubi?i?
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
2 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Mario An?i?
77
64
6
4
64
77
6
4
   
3 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý / Michal Merti?ák
Mario An?i? / Ivan Ljubi?i?
65
77
3
6
65
77
     
4 Slovakia
Croatia
Dominik Hrbatý
Ivan Ljubi?i?
4
6
6
3
6
4
3
6
6
4
 
5 Slovakia
Croatia
Michal Merti?ák
Mario An?i?
61
77
3
6
4
6
     

World Group Play-offs

Date: 23-25 September

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Austria 4-1  Ecuador Pörtschach Werzer Arena Outdoor Hard
 Canada 2-3  Belarus Toronto Rexall Centre Outdoor Hard
 Chile 5-0  Pakistan Santiago Estadio Nacional Outdoor Clay
 Czech Republic 2-3  Germany Liberec Tipsport Arena (Liberec) Indoor Clay
 Italy 2-3  Spain Torre del Greco Sporting Club Oplonti Outdoor Clay
 India 1-3  Sweden New Delhi R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex Outdoor Grass
  Switzerland 5-0  Great Britain Geneva Palexpo Indoor Clay
 Belgium 1-4  United States Leuven Sportplaza Leuven Indoor 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

Participating Teams

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Venue I

Participating Teams

Venue II

Participating Teams

Group IV

Participating Teams

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup scorecards - 2005". www.daviscup.com. ITF.
  2. ^ "Anchor Ancic seals unforgettable first Davis Cup win for Croatia". The Guardian. 5 December 2005.
  3. ^ "Croatia win first Davis Cup title". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. 4 December 2005.
  4. ^ "Slovakia v Croatia". daviscup.com.

External links


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