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Davis Cup Results

Associated Press

WORLD GROUP

First Round

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

United States 2, Brazil 1

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.

John Isner, United States, def. Thiago Alves, Brazil, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-3.

Doubles

Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares, Brazil, def. Bob and Mike Bryan, United States, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (7), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

Canada 2, Spain 0

At Thunderbird Sports Centre

Vancouver, British Columbia

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Milos Raonic, Canada, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

Frank Dancevic, Canada, def. Marcel Granollers, Spain, 6-2, 6-2, 6-2.

Italy 2, Croatia 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.

Doubles

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini, Italy, vs. Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, 7-6 (11).

Serbia 3, 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.

Doubles

Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, def. Ruben Bemelmans and Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

France 3, 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.

Doubles

Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra, France, def. Jonathan Erlich and Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-0.

Argentina 3, 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.

Doubles

David Nalbandian and Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, def. Christopher Kas and Tobias Kamke, Germany, 6-1, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.

Kazakhstan 2, Austria 1

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.

Doubles

Julian Knowle and Alexander Peya, Austria, def. Andrey Golubev and Yuriy Schukin, Kazakhstan, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Czech Republic 2, Switzerland 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.

Doubles

Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, def. Marco Chiudinelli and Stanislas Wawrinka, Switzerland, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 24-22.

ZONAL GROUP I

First Round

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

Americas

Uruguay 2, Dominican Republic 1

At Carrasco Lawn Tennis Club

Montevideo, Uruguay

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Marcel Felder, Uruguay, def. Roberto Cid, Dominican Republic, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.

Jose Hernandez, Dominican Republic, def. Martin Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-4, 6-1, 6-3.

Doubles

Ariel Behar and Marcel Felder, Uruguay, def. Henry Estrella and Jose Hernandez, Dominican Republic, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3.

Asia/Oceania

Australia 3, 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.

Doubles

Chris Guccione and Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, def. Lee Hisin-han and Peng Hsien-yin, Taiwan, 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-2.

Uzbekistan 3, 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.

Doubles

Farrukh Dustov and Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, vs. Gong Mao-Xin and Zhang Ze, China, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

South Korea 2, India 1

At R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium

New Delhi

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Cho Min-hyoek, South Korea, def. Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan, India, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1.

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

Doubles

Leander Paes and Purav Raja, India, def. Lim Yong-kyu and Nam Ji-sung, South Korea, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Japan 3, 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.

Doubles

Tatsuma Ito and Yasutaka Uchiyama, Japan, def. Christopher Rungkat and Elbert Sie, Indonesia, 6-4, 5-7, 2-6, 7-5, 6-2.

Europe/Africa

Poland 2, Slovenia 1

At Centennial Hall

Wroclaw, Poland

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

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

Lukasz Kubot, Poland, def. Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, 6-3, 6-3, 6-0.

Doubles

Blaz Kavcic and Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, def. Maruisz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski, Poland, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 4-6, 13-11.

Romania 3, 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.

Doubles

Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau, Romania, def. Thomas Kromann and Frederik Nielsen, Denmark, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-4.

Slovakia 2, Ukraine 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.

Doubles

Filip Polasek and Igor Zelenay, Slovakia, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov and Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3), 6-3.

ZONAL GROUP II

First Round

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

Americas

Mexico 3, Puerto Rico 0

At Palmas Athletic Club

Humacao, Puerto Rico

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Miguel-Angel Reyes-Varela, Mexico, def. Alex Llompart, Puerto Rico, 7-6 (7), 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Daniel Garza, Mexico, def. Christian Garay, Puerto Rico, 6-2, 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles

Daniel Garza and Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, def. Gilberto Alvaraz and Alex Llompart, Puerto Rico, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 3-6, 8-6.

El Salvador 3, Barbados 0

At Maya Country Club

Santa Tecla, El Salvador

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

Rafael Arevalo, El Salvador, def. Darian King, Barbados, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4.

Marcelo Arevalo, El Salvador, def. Anthony Marshall, Barbados, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles

Marcelo and Rafael Arevalo, El Salvador, def. Darian King and Russell Moseley, Barbados, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Venezuela 2, Guatemala 0

At Centro Nacional de Tenis

Caracas, Venezuela

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

David Souto, Venezuela, def. Sebastien Vidal, Guatemala, 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 (5).

Ricardo Rodriguez, Venezuela, def. Christopher Diaz-Figueroa, Guatemala, 6-3, 7-5, 3-6, 6-1.

Peru 3, 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.

Mauricio Echazu, Peru, def. Olivier Sajous, Haiti, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles

Duilio Beretta and Sergio Galdos, Peru, def. Joel Allen and Olivier Sajous, Haiti, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4.

Asia/Oceania

New Zealand 3, Lebanon 0

At Albany Tennis Park

Auckland, New Zealand

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

Dan 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.

Doubles

Marcus Daniell and Dan King-Turner, New Zealand, vs. Ibrahim Abou Chahine and Karim Alayli, Lebanon, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Pakistan 2, Sri Lanka 1

At Sri Lanka Tennis Association

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Surface: Clay-Outdoor

Singles

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

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

Doubles

Aqeel Khan and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan, def. Harshana Godamanna and Rajeev Rajapakse, Sri Lanka, 6-2, 6-7 (0), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Thailand 2, Kuwait 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.

Doubles

Pruchya Isarow and Nuttanon Kadchapanan Thailand, def. Mohammad Ghareeb and Abdullah Maqdas, Kuwait, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).

Philippines 3, 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.

Doubles

Ruben Gonzales and Treat Conrad Huey, Philippines, def. Marc Abdelnour and Isaam Haitham Taweel, Syria, 6-0, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2.

Europe/Africa

Finland 2, Bulgaria 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.

Doubles

Harri Heliovaara and Micke Kontinen, Finland, def. Grigor Dimitrov and Dimitar Kuzmanov, Bulgaria, 7-5, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-4.

Ireland 2, Estonia 1

At David Lloyd Riverview

Dublin

Surface: Hard-Indoor

Singles

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

Vladimir Ivanov, Estonia, def. Sam Barry, Ireland, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Doubles

Sam Barry and James McGee, Ireland, def. Vladimir Ivanov and Marek Marksoo, Estonia, 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 3-6, 9-7.

Latvia 3, 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.

Doubles

Ernests Gulbis and Andis Juska, Latvia, def. Mohamed Haythem Abid and Slim Hamza, Tunisia, 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Monaco 2, 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.

Doubles

Benjamin Balleret and Guillaume Couillard, Monaco, def. Max Mirnyi and Andrei Vasilevski, Belarus, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Moldova 2, Hungary 1

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.

Doubles

Marton Fucsovics and Levente Godry, Hungary, def. Radu Albot and Andrei Ciumac, Moldova, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Bosnia-Herezegovina 3, 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.

Doubles

Tomislav Brkic and Damir Dzumhur, Bosnia-Herezegovina def. Laurent Bram and Mike Scheidweiler, Luxembourg, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.

Lithuania 2, Cyprus 1

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.

Doubles

Petros Chrysochos and Rares Cuzdriorean, Cyprus, def Ricardas Berankis and Lukas Mugevicius, Lithuania, 7-5, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Portugal 3, 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.

Doubles

Joao and Pedro Sousa, Portugal, def. Loic Didavi and Alexis Klegou, Benin, 6-2, 6-1, 6-1.

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