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2019 Davis Cup: Qualifiers Round Draw, Schedule, GB & ARG gave Wild Card.

2019 Davis Cup: Qualifiers Round Draw, Schedule, as GB & ARG gave Wild Card.



 The ITF has revealed the 2019 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying Round nations to securing their place in World Group play-offs. The draw for the Qualifying Round was drawn in London on 26 Sep. 2018.

 Argentina & Great Britain 2015-2016 Davis Cup winners awarded wild card, Top seeds Belgium face a tough task against Brazil in the 2019 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifiers round in February.



Davis Cup, 2019, Qualifiers Round, Draw, Schedule, dates, finals, seeded, nations, teams.



 Canada and Kazakhstan will both have to wait to find out their opponents for the Qualifiers in February, with the two remaining nations from Europe/Africa set to be confirmed after the 2018 Europe/Africa Zone Group I relegation play-offs in October and based on the Davis Cup Nations Ranking of Monday 29 October.



Davis Cup 2018-19 Ranking, Standing.



The eight winners of this weekend’s World Group play-offs join the four losing quarterfinalists from the 2018 competition as seeded nations in the 2019 Qualifying Round. The Qualifying Round ties will take place on 1-2 February 2019.

The 12 seeded nations for the 2019 Qualifying Round are (current Davis Cup Nations’ Ranking in brackets):



1. Argentina (3)

2. Belgium (4)

3. Great Britain (5)

4. Serbia (8)

5. Italy (10)

6. Germany (11)

7. Kazakhstan (13)

8. Czech Republic (14)

9. Sweden (15)

10. Austria (16)

11. Canada (17)

12. Japan (18)



They will be drawn against 12 unseeded nations (six from Europe/Africa, three from Asia/Oceania and three from Americas), 10 of which have been confirmed based on their position on the Davis Cup Nations’ Ranking of Monday 17 September.


The unseeded nations for the 2019 Qualifying Round are (current Davis Cup Nations’ Ranking in brackets):



Europe/Africa


Switzerland (12)

Hungary (21)

Netherlands (22)

Russia (23)

Europe/Africa nation TBC

Europe/Africa nation TBC



Asia/Oceania


Australia (9)

India (20)

Uzbekistan (24)



Americas


Colombia (19)

Chile (25)

Brazil (27)




 The two remaining nations from Europe/Africa will be confirmed after the Europe/Africa Zone Group I relegation play-offs in October: Portugal v South Africa (19-20 October) and Slovakia v Belarus (26-27 October). Two ‘Europe/Africa Nation TBC’ slots will be drawn at the draw for the Qualifying Round.


Eighteen nations will compete at the 2019 Davis Cup Finals. The four semifinalists in 2018 – Croatia, France, Spain, and USA – will be joined by the 12 winners from the 2019 Qualifying Round and two wild card nations. France and Croatia will contest the 2018 Davis Cup Final on 23-25 November.




Davis Cup 2019 Qualifiers (1-2 February)




Brazil (c) v Belgium (s)

Uzbekistan (c) v Serbia (s)

Australia (c) (s) v Bosnia/Herzegovina

India (c) v Italy (s)

Germany (c) (s) v Hungary

Switzerland (c) (s) v Russia

Kazakhstan (s) v Europe/Africa Nation TBC

Czech Republic (c) (s) v Netherlands

Colombia (c) (*) v Sweden (s)

Austria (c) (s) v Chile

Canada (s) v Europe/Africa Nation TBC

China, P.R. (c) v Japan (s)


S= seeded nation
C= choice of ground
*=  COG determined by lot




Madrid selected Davis Cup Finals Venues for 2019-2020.




The 2019 event will take place at the iconic La Caja Mágica, located in Madrid’s Parque Lineal del Manzanares. The venue will see the 118-year-old competition entering a new phase, welcoming 18 nations and the world’s best players to compete for the prestigious Davis Cup trophy next year.

La Caja Mágica and the WiZink Center are both under consideration to stage the event in 2020.



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