2002 Davis Cup
2002 Davis Cup
Details
Duration 8 February - 1 December
Edition 91st
Champion
Winning Nation  Russia
2001
2003 ->
A 2003 Russian souvenir sheet commemorating the victory in the final.

The 2002 Davis Cup was the 91st edition of the most important tournament between nations in men's tennis. A total of 130 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, Russia defeated France at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, on 29 November - 1 December, giving Russia their first title.

This is the only time in the history of the competition that a two-set deficit has been turned around in a live fifth rubber of a Final.[1]

World Group

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Brazil

Croatia

Czech Republic

France

Germany

Great Britain

Morocco

Netherlands

Russia

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Draw

  First round
8-10 February
Quarterfinals
5-7 April
Semifinals
20-22 September
Final
29 November-1 December
                                     
Metz, France (indoor clay)
1   France 3  
Pau, France (indoor carpet)
  Netherlands 2  
  1   France 3  
Ostrava, Czech Republic (indoor carpet)
    Czech Republic 1  
  Czech Republic 4
Paris, France (clay)
S   Brazil 1  
  1   France 3  
Zaragoza, Spain (indoor clay)
  S   United States 2  
S   Spain 3  
Houston, United States (grass)
  Morocco 2  
  S   Spain 1
Oklahoma City, USA (indoor hard)
  S   United States 3  
S   United States 5
Paris, France (indoor clay)
  Slovakia 0  
  1   France 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
  S   Russia 3
   Switzerland 2  
Moscow, Russia (indoor clay)
S   Russia 3  
  S   Russia 4
Birmingham, England (indoor carpet)
  S   Sweden 1  
  Great Britain 2
Moscow, Russia (indoor carpet)
S   Sweden 3  
  S   Russia 3
Zagreb, Croatia (indoor carpet)
    Argentina 2  
  Croatia 4  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
S   Germany 1  
    Croatia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    Argentina 3  
  Argentina 5
2   Australia 0  

First round losers compete in Qualifying Round ties with Zonal Group I Qualifiers.

Final


France
2
Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France[2]
29 November - 1 December 2002
Clay (i)

Russia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Marat Safin
4
6
6
3
1
6
4
6
   
2 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Yevgeny Kafelnikov
77
63
6
3
6
0
     
3 France
Russia
Nicolas Escudé / Fabrice Santoro
Yevgeny Kafelnikov / Marat Safin
6
3
3
6
5
7
6
3
6
4
 
4 France
Russia
Sébastien Grosjean
Marat Safin
3
6
2
6
612
714
     
5 France
Russia
Paul-Henri Mathieu
Mikhail Youzhny
6
3
6
2
3
6
5
7
4
6
 

World Group Qualifying Round

Date: 20-22 September

Home team Score Visiting team Location Venue Door Surface
 Australia 5-0  India Adelaide Memorial Drive Outdoor Hard
 Zimbabwe 1-4  Belgium Harare City Sports Centre Indoor Hard
 Brazil 4-0  Canada Rio de Janeiro Veiga-Almeida University Outdoor Clay
 Germany 5-0  Venezuela Karlsruhe Europahalle Karlsruhe Indoor Hard
 Great Britain 3-2  Thailand Birmingham National Indoor Arena Indoor Carpet
 Finland 1-4  Netherlands Turku Turku Hall Indoor Carpet
 Slovakia 1-4  Romania Presov Mestska Hala Indoor Carpet
 Morocco 2-3   Switzerland Casablanca Al Amal Complex 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

Participating Teams
  •  Austria
  •  Belarus
  •  Belgium -- advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Finland -- advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Greece -- relegated to Group II in 2003
  •  Israel
  •  Italy
  •  Portugal -- relegated to Group II in 2003
  •  Romania -- advanced to World Group Qualifying Round
  •  Zimbabwe -- advanced to World Group Qualifying Round

Group II

Participating Teams

Group III

Venue I

Participating Teams

Venue II

Participating Teams

Group IV

Venue A

Participating Teams

Venue II

Participating Teams

References

  1. ^ CLASSIC: France 2-3 Russia, 2002 Davis Cup official website, 15 Apr 2010.
  2. ^ "France v Russia". daviscup.com. 

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