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The World Group was the highest level of "Davis Cup competition in 2016. The first-round losers went into the "Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progressed to the quarterfinals and World Group spot for 2017.

Contents

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

"Argentina

"Australia

"Belgium

"Canada

"Croatia

"Czech Republic

"France

"Germany

"Great Britain

"Italy

"Kazakhstan

"Japan

"Poland

"Serbia

"Switzerland

"United States

Seeds[edit]

  1.  "Great Britain (Semifinals)
  2.  "Belgium (First Round)
  3.  "Czech Republic (Quarterfinals)
  4.   "Switzerland (First Round)
  5.  "France (Semifinals)
  6.  "Argentina (Champions)
  7.  "Serbia (Quarterfinals)
  8.  "Australia (First Round)

Draw[edit]

  First round
4–6 March
Quarterfinals
15–17 July
Semifinals
16–18 September
Final
25–27 November
                                     
"Birmingham, "Great Britain (indoor hard)[1]
1   "Great Britain 3  
"Belgrade, "Serbia (clay)[2]
  "Japan 1  
  1   "Great Britain 3  
"Belgrade, "Serbia (indoor hard)[3]
  7   "Serbia 2  
7   "Serbia 3
"Glasgow, "Great Britain (indoor hard)[4]
  "Kazakhstan 2  
  1   "Great Britain 2  
"Pesaro, "Italy (indoor clay)[5]
  6   "Argentina 3  
4    "Switzerland 0  
"Pesaro, "Italy (clay)[6]
  "Italy 5  
    "Italy 1
"Gdańsk, "Poland (indoor hard)[7]
  6   "Argentina 3  
6   "Argentina 3
"Zagreb, "Croatia (indoor hard)[8]
  "Poland 2  
  6   "Argentina 3
"Baie-Mahault, "Guadeloupe, "France (clay)[9]
    "Croatia 2
  "Canada 0  
"Třinec, "Czech Republic (indoor hard)[10]
5   "France 5  
  5   "France 3
"Hannover, "Germany (indoor hard)[11]
  3   "Czech Republic 1  
  "Germany 2
"Zadar, "Croatia (indoor hard)[12]
3   "Czech Republic 3  
  5   "France 2
"Kooyong, "Australia (grass)[13][14]
    "Croatia 3  
  "United States 3  
"Beaverton, "United States (hard)[15]
8   "Australia 1  
    "United States 2
"Liège, "Belgium (indoor clay)[16]
    "Croatia 3  
  "Croatia 3
2   "Belgium 2  

First round[edit]

Great Britain vs. Japan[edit]


"Great Britain
3
"Barclaycard Arena, "Birmingham, "Great Britain[1]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

"Japan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 "United Kingdom
"Japan
"Andy Murray
"Taro Daniel
6
1
6
3
6
1
     
2 "United Kingdom
"Japan
"Daniel Evans
"Kei Nishikori
3
6
5
7
63
77
     
3 "United Kingdom
"Japan
"Andy Murray / "Jamie Murray
"Yoshihito Nishioka / "Yasutaka Uchiyama
6
3
6
2
6
4
     
4 "United Kingdom
"Japan
"Andy Murray
"Kei Nishikori
7
5
78
66
3
6
4
6
6
3
 
5 "United Kingdom
"Japan
"Daniel Evans
"Taro Daniel
          not
played

Murray's win over Nishikori was the joint longest match of his career at 4 hours and 54 minutes, along with the "2012 US Open final, until his davis cup semi-final tie with Del Potro.

Serbia vs. Kazakhstan[edit]


"Serbia
3
"Pionir Hall, "Belgrade, "Serbia[3]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

"Kazakhstan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Serbia
"Kazakhstan
"Novak Djokovic
"Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
1
6
2
6
3
     
2 "Serbia
"Kazakhstan
"Viktor Troicki
"Mikhail Kukushkin
5
7
2
6
4
6
     
3 "Serbia
"Kazakhstan
"Novak Djokovic / "Nenad Zimonjić
"Andrey Golubev / "Aleksandr Nedovyesov
3
6
63
77
5
7
     
4 "Serbia
"Kazakhstan
"Novak Djokovic
"Mikhail Kukushkin
66
78
77
63
4
6
6
3
6
2
 
5 "Serbia
"Kazakhstan
"Viktor Troicki
"Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6
2
6
3
6
4
     

Italy vs. Switzerland[edit]


"Italy
5
"Adriatic Arena, "Pesaro, "Italy[5]
4–6 March 2016
Clay (i)

"Switzerland
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Italy
"Switzerland
"Paolo Lorenzi
"Marco Chiudinelli
716
614
6
3
4
6
5
7
7
5
 
2 "Italy
"Switzerland
"Andreas Seppi
"Henri Laaksonen
7
5
77
64
3
6
6
3
   
3 "Italy
"Switzerland
"Simone Bolelli / "Andreas Seppi
"Marco Chiudinelli / "Henri Laaksonen
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
4 "Italy
"Switzerland
"Marco Cecchinato
"Adrien Bossel
6
3
7
5
       
5 "Italy
"Switzerland
"Paolo Lorenzi
"Antoine Bellier
6
3
6
2
       

Poland vs. Argentina[edit]


"Poland
2
"Ergo Arena, "Gdańsk, "Poland[7]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

"Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Poland
"Argentina
"Michał Przysiężny
"Guido Pella
1
6
4
6
65
77
     
2 "Poland
"Argentina
"Hubert Hurkacz
"Leonardo Mayer
2
6
63
77
2
6
     
3 "Poland
"Argentina
"Łukasz Kubot / "Marcin Matkowski
"Carlos Berlocq / "Renzo Olivo
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
4 "Poland
"Argentina
"Michał Przysiężny
"Leonardo Mayer
77
64
64
77
2
6
3
6
   
5 "Poland
"Argentina
"Hubert Hurkacz
"Renzo Olivo
4
6
78
66
6
4
     

France vs. Canada[edit]


"France
5
"Vélodrome Amédée Détraux, "Baie-Mahault, "Guadeloupe, "France[9]
4–6 March 2016
Clay

"Canada
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 "France
"Canada
"Gaël Monfils
"Frank Dancevic
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
2 "France
"Canada
"Gilles Simon
"Vasek Pospisil
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
3 "France
"Canada
"Richard Gasquet / "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
"Philip Bester / "Vasek Pospisil
77
64
6
1
77
64
     
4 "France
"Canada
"Richard Gasquet
"Philip Bester
6
1
77
64
       
5 "France
"Canada
"Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
"Frank Dancevic
67
79
         
retired

Germany vs. Czech Republic[edit]


"Germany
2
"TUI Arena, "Hannover, "Germany[11]
4–6 March 2016
Hard (i)

"Czech Republic
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Germany
"Czech Republic
"Philipp Kohlschreiber
"Lukáš Rosol
3
6
6
3
6
4
2
6
6
3
 
2 "Germany
"Czech Republic
"Alexander Zverev
"Tomáš Berdych
66
78
6
1
6
4
65
77
4
6
 
3 "Germany
"Czech Republic
"Philipp Kohlschreiber / "Philipp Petzschner
"Tomáš Berdych / "Radek Štěpánek
67
79
5
7
4
6
     
4 "Germany
"Czech Republic
"Philipp Kohlschreiber
"Tomáš Berdych
6
3
7
5
       
retired
5 "Germany
"Czech Republic
"Alexander Zverev
"Lukáš Rosol
2
6
3
6
1
6
     

Australia vs. United States[edit]


"Australia
1
"Kooyong Stadium, "Melbourne, "Australia[13][17]
4–6 March 2016
Grass

"United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Australia
"United States
"Sam Groth
"John Isner
62
77
2
6
2
6
     
2 "Australia
"United States
"Bernard Tomic
"Jack Sock
77
62
6
3
3
6
6
4
   
3 "Australia
"United States
"Lleyton Hewitt / "John Peers
"Bob Bryan / "Mike Bryan
3
6
3
6
6
4
6
4
3
6
 
4 "Australia
"United States
"Bernard Tomic
"John Isner
4
6
4
6
7
5
64
77
   
5 "Australia
"United States
"Sam Groth
"Jack Sock
          not
played

Belgium vs. Croatia[edit]


"Belgium
2
"Country Hall Ethias Liège, "Liège, "Belgium[16]
4–6 March 2016
Clay (i)

"Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Belgium
"Croatia
"Kimmer Coppejans
"Marin Čilić
5
7
3
6
5
7
     
2 "Belgium
"Croatia
"David Goffin
"Borna Ćorić
6
3
6
2
2
6
3
6
6
3
 
3 "Belgium
"Croatia
"Ruben Bemelmans / "David Goffin
"Ivan Dodig / "Franko Škugor
65
77
3
6
1
6
     
4 "Belgium
"Croatia
"David Goffin
"Marin Čilić
6
4
6
4
3
6
7
5
   
5 "Belgium
"Croatia
"Kimmer Coppejans
"Borna Ćorić
65
77
2
6
2
6
     

Quarterfinals[edit]

Serbia vs. Great Britain[edit]


"Serbia
2
"Tašmajdan Stadium, "Belgrade, "Serbia[2]
15–17 July 2016
Clay

"Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Serbia
"United Kingdom
"Janko Tipsarević
"Kyle Edmund
3
6
4
6
0
6
     
2 "Serbia
"United Kingdom
"Dušan Lajović
"James Ward
6
1
6
3
6
2
     
3 "Serbia
"United Kingdom
"Filip Krajinović / "Nenad Zimonjić
"Dominic Inglot / "Jamie Murray
1
6
77
62
3
6
4
6
   
4 "Serbia
"United Kingdom
"Dušan Lajović
"Kyle Edmund
3
6
4
6
65
77
     
5 "Serbia
"United Kingdom
"Janko Tipsarević
"James Ward
6
2
3
6
7
5
     

Italy vs. Argentina[edit]


"Italy
1
Circolo Tennis Baratoff, "Pesaro, "Italy[6]
15–17 July 2016
Clay

"Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Italy
"Argentina
"Andreas Seppi
"Federico Delbonis
64
77
6
3
3
6
63
77
   
2 "Italy
"Argentina
"Fabio Fognini
"Juan Mónaco
6
1
6
1
7
5
     
3 "Italy
"Argentina
"Fabio Fognini / "Paolo Lorenzi
"Juan Martín del Potro / "Guido Pella
1
6
64
77
6
3
6
3
4
6
 
4 "Italy
"Argentina
"Fabio Fognini
"Federico Delbonis
4
6
5
7
6
3
5
7
   
5 "Italy
"Argentina
"Andreas Seppi
"Juan Mónaco
          not
played

Czech Republic vs. France[edit]


"Czech Republic
1
"Werk Arena, "Třinec, "Czech Republic[10]
15–17 July 2016
Hard (i)

"France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Czech Republic
"France
"Lukáš Rosol
"Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
3
6
4
6
710
68
6
4
 
2 "Czech Republic
"France
"Jiří Veselý
"Lucas Pouille
62
77
4
6
5
7
     
3 "Czech Republic
"France
"Lukáš Rosol / "Radek Štěpánek
"Pierre-Hugues Herbert / "Nicolas Mahut
1
6
6
3
3
6
6
4
4
6
 
4 "Czech Republic
"France
"Jiří Veselý
"Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
4
63
77
4
6
5
7
   
5 "Czech Republic
"France
"Lukáš Rosol
"Lucas Pouille
          not
played

United States vs. Croatia[edit]


"United States
2
"Howard M. Terpenning Recreation Complex, "Beaverton, "United States[15]
15–17 July 2016
Hard

"Croatia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "United States
"Croatia
"Jack Sock
"Marin Čilić
4
6
3
6
6
3
6
4
6
4
 
2 "United States
"Croatia
"John Isner
"Borna Ćorić
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
3 "United States
"Croatia
"Bob Bryan / "Mike Bryan
"Marin Čilić / "Ivan Dodig
2
6
6
2
2
6
4
6
   
4 "United States
"Croatia
"John Isner
"Marin Čilić
69
711
3
6
4
6
     
5 "United States
"Croatia
"Jack Sock
"Borna Ćorić
4
6
6
3
3
6
4
6
   

Semifinals[edit]

Great Britain vs. Argentina[edit]


"Great Britain
2
"Commonwealth Arena, "Glasgow, "Great Britain[4]
16–18 September 2016
Hard (i)

"Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "United Kingdom
"Argentina
"Andy Murray
"Juan Martín del Potro
4
6
7
5
77
65
3
6
4
6
 
2 "United Kingdom
"Argentina
"Kyle Edmund
"Guido Pella
77
65
4
6
3
6
2
6
   
3 "United Kingdom
"Argentina
"Andy Murray / "Jamie Murray
"Juan Martín del Potro / "Leonardo Mayer
6
1
3
6
6
4
6
4
   
4 "United Kingdom
"Argentina
"Andy Murray
"Guido Pella
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
5 "United Kingdom
"Argentina
"Daniel Evans
"Leonardo Mayer
6
4
3
6
2
6
4
6
   

Croatia vs. France[edit]


"Croatia
3
"Krešimir Ćosić Hall, "Zadar, "Croatia[12]
16–18 September 2016
Hard (i)

"France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Croatia
"France
"Borna Ćorić
"Richard Gasquet
2
6
65
77
1
6
     
2 "Croatia
"France
"Marin Čilić
"Lucas Pouille
6
1
77
64
2
6
6
2
   
3 "Croatia
"France
"Marin Čilić / "Ivan Dodig
"Pierre-Hugues Herbert / "Nicolas Mahut
78
66
5
7
78
66
6
3
   
4 "Croatia
"France
"Marin Čilić
"Richard Gasquet
6
3
6
2
7
5
     
5 "Croatia
"France
"Marin Draganja
"Lucas Pouille
4
6
4
6
       

Final[edit]

Croatia vs. Argentina[edit]


"Croatia
2
"Arena Zagreb, "Zagreb, "Croatia[8]
25–27 November 2016
Hard (i)

"Argentina
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 "Croatia
"Argentina
"Marin Čilić
"Federico Delbonis
6
3
7
5
3
6
1
6
6
2
 
2 "Croatia
"Argentina
"Ivo Karlović
"Juan Martín del Potro
4
6
78
66
3
6
5
7
   
3 "Croatia
"Argentina
"Marin Čilić / "Ivan Dodig
"Juan Martín del Potro / "Leonardo Mayer
77
62
77
64
6
3
     
4 "Croatia
"Argentina
"Marin Čilić
"Juan Martín del Potro
77
64
6
2
5
7
4
6
3
6
 
5 "Croatia
"Argentina
"Ivo Karlović
"Federico Delbonis
3
6
4
6
2
6
     

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Great Britain v Japan". daviscup.com. 
  2. ^ a b "Serbia v Great Britain". daviscup.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Serbia v Kazakhstan". daviscup.com. 
  4. ^ a b "Great Britain v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  5. ^ a b "Italy v Switzerland". daviscup.com. 
  6. ^ a b "Italy v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  7. ^ a b "Poland vs. Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  8. ^ a b "Croatia v Argentina". daviscup.com. 
  9. ^ a b "France v Canada". daviscup.com. 
  10. ^ a b "Czech Republic v France". daviscup.com. 
  11. ^ a b "Germany vs. Czech Republic". daviscup.com. 
  12. ^ a b "Croatia v France". daviscup.com. 
  13. ^ a b "Australia v United States". daviscup.com. 
  14. ^ "Davis Cup clash between Australia and United States to be hosted at Kooyong". ABC News. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  15. ^ a b "United States v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  16. ^ a b "Belgium v Croatia". daviscup.com. 
  17. ^ "Davis Cup clash between Australia and United States to be hosted at Kooyong". ABC News. 24 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
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