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Davis Cup Results

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WORLD GROUP

First Round

Winners to quarterfinals, April 5-7; losers to WG playoffs, Sept. 13-15

Croatia 1, Italy 1

At Palavela

Turin, Italy

Surface: Clay-Indoor

Singles

Marin Cilic, Croatia, def. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-1, 6-7 (6), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4.

Serbia 2, Belgium 0

At Spiroudome de Charleroi

Charleroi, Belgium

Surface: Clay-Indoor

Singles

Doubles

Reverse Singles

Viktor Troicki, Serbia, def. David Goffin, Belgium, 1-6, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4.

Novak Djokovic, Serbia, def. Olivier Rochus, Belgium, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

United States vs. Brazil

At Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Jacksonville, Fla.

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Sam Querrey, United States, def. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

France 2, Israel 0

At Kindarena

Rouen, France

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, France, def. Amir Weintraub, Israel, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5.

Richard Gasquet, France, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Argentina 2, Germany 0

At Parque Roca

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 4-5 retired.

Juan Monaco, Argentina, def. Florian Mayer, Germany, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

Kazakhstan 2, Austria 0

At National Tennis Centre

Astana, Kazakhstan

Surface: Clay-Indoor

Singles

Andrey Golubev, Kazakhstan, def. Andreas Haider-Maurer, Austria, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 7-6 (5).

Evgeny Korolev, Kazakhstan, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-2.

Switzerland 1, Czech Republic 1

At Palexpo

Geneva

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, def. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic, def. Henri Laaksonen, Switzerland, 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-1.

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ZONAL GROUP I

First Round

Winners to second round, April 5-7; losers to Group I playoffs, April 5-7/Sept. 13-15

Asia/Oceania

Australia 2, Taiwan 0

At Kaohsiung Yangming Tennis Courts

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Yang Tsung-hua, Taiwan, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Matthew Ebden, Australia, def. Chen Ti, Taiwan, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5.

Uzbekistan 2, China 0

At Sport Complex Pahlavon

Namangan, Uzbekistan

Surface: Clay-Indoor

Singles

Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Wu Di, China, 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-2.

Farrukh Dustov, Uzbekistan, def. Zhang Ze, China, 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

South Korea 2, India 0

At R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium

New Delhi

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Min-Hyoek Cho, South Korea, def. VM Ranjeet, India, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1.

Suk-Young Jeong, South Korea, def. Vijayant Malik, India, 6-4, 7-5, 3-0, retired.

Japan 2, Indonesia 0

At Ariake Coliseum

Tokyo

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Tatsuma Ito, Japan, def. Christopher Rungkat, Indonesia, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.

Go Soeda, Japan, def. Wisnu Adi Nugroho, Indonesia, 6-0, 6-0, 6-1.

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Europe/Africa

Poland 1, Slovenia 0

At Centennial Hall

Wroclaw, Poland

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Jerzy Janowicz, Poland, def. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-3, 7-5.

Romania 2, Denmark 0

At Sala Sporturilor "Horia Demian"

Cluj Napoca, Romania

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Marius Copil, Romania, def. Frederik Nielsen, Denmark, 6-3 7-6 (7), 6-4.

Adrian Ungur, Romania, def. Martin Pedersen, Denmark, 6-2 7-6 (3), 4-6, 4-6, 6-2.

Ukraine 1, Slovakia 1

At TC Premier

Kremenchug, Ukraine

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Anfrej Martin, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-2, 7-5.

Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-2, 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-6 retired.

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ZONAL GROUP II

First Round

Winners to second round, losers to Group II playoffs, April 5-7

Americas

Peru 1, Haiti 0

At Club Lawn Tennis de la Exposicion

Lima, Peru

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Duilio Beretta, Peru, def. Hillel Rousseau, Haiti, 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.

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Asia/Oceania

New Zealand 2, Lebanon 0

At Albany Tennis Park

Auckland, New Zealand

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Daniel King-Turner, New Zealand, def. Michael Massih, Lebanon, 6-1, 6-1, 6-0.

Artem Sitak, New Zealand, def. Karim Alayli, Lebanon, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0.

Sri Lanka 1, Pakistan 1

At Sri Lanka Tennis Association

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Ageel Khan, Pakistan, def. Dineshkanthan Thangarajah, Sri Lanka, 4-6, 6-1, 4-2 retired.

Harshana Godamanna, Sri Lanka, def. Aisam Qureshi, Pakistan, 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (3).

Kuwait 1, Thailand 1

At Kuwait Tennis Federation Centre

Meshref, Kuwait

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Danai Udomchoke, Thailand, def. Mohammad Ghareeb, Kuwait, 6-1, 6-1, 4-6, 4-6, 6-4.

Abdullah Maqdas, Kuwait, def. Kittiphong Wachiramanowong, Thailand, 6-4, 7-6 (7), 3-6, 3-6, 6-1.

Philippines 2, Syria 0

At Plantation Bay Resort & Spa

Lapu-Lapu, Philippines

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Johnny Arcilla, Philippines, def. Issam Haitham Taweel, Syria, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2.

Ruben Gonzales, Philippines, def. Marc Abdelnour, Syria, 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2.

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Europe/Africa

Bulgaria 1, Finland 1

At Tennis Hall "Sofia"

Sofia, Bulgaria

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, def. Juho Paukku, Finland, 6-1, 6-1, 6-0.

Micke Kontinen, Finland, def. Alexander Lazov, Bulgaria, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4.

Ireland 1, Estonia 0

At David Lloyd Riverview

Dublin

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

James McGee, Ireland, def. Jaan Kononov, Estonia, 6-0, 6-1, 6-3.

Latvia 2, Tunisia 0

At Cite Nationale Sportive

El Menzah, Tunisia

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Andis Juska, Latvia, def. Mohamed Haythem Abid, Tunisia, 7-6 (7), 6-3, 6-0.

Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, def. Slim Hamza, Tunisia, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0.

Monaco 1, Belarus 1

At Monte Carlo Country Club

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Monaco

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Benjamin Balleret, Monaco, def. Dzmitry Zhyrmont, Belarus, 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.

Uladzimir Ignatik, Belarus, def. Jean-Rene Lisnard, Monaco, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

Moldova 2, Hungary 0

At Manejul de Atletica Usoara

Chisinau, Moldova

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Maxim Dubarenco, Moldova, def. Marton Fucsovics, Hungary, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

Radu Albot, Moldova, def. Viktor Filipenko, Hungary, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.

Bosnia-Herezegovina 2, Luxembourg 0

At Mojmilo Sports Hall

Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Damir Dzumhur, Bosnia-Herezegovina, def. Mike Scheidweiler, Luxembourg, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

Aldin Setkic, Bosnia-Herezegovina, def. Ugo Nastasi, Luxembourg, 6-4, 6-0, 6-3.

Lithuania 2, Cyprus 0

At Siauliu Arena

Siauliai, Lithuania

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Dovydas Sakinis, Lithuania, def. Rares Cuzdriorean, Cyprus, 6-2, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3.

Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, def. Petros Chrysochos, Cyprus, 6-1, 6-4, 6-0.

Portugal 2, Benin 0

At Club Internacional de Football

Lisbon, Portugal

Surface: Clay-Indoor

Singles

Joao Sousa, Portugal, def. Loic Didavi, Benin, 6-1, 6-3, 6-0.

Pedro Sousa, Portugal, def. Alexis Klegou, Benin, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2.

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