Draw Announced for 2013 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs


(April 10, 2013) The Draw for the 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs was held today at the ITF’s headquarters in London. The World Group play-offs will take place on 13-15 September alongside the World Group semifinals.


The winning nations in the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2014 World Group, while the losing nations will compete in their respective Zone Group I competitions in 2014.


Seeds for the draw were based on the latest ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking of 8 April.


The draw is as follows:

2013 World Group play-offs (13-15 September)


Spain (s) (c) (*) v Ukraine

Netherlands (c) (*) v Austria (s)

Croatia (s) (c) v Great Britain

Switzerland (s) (c) (*) v Ecuador

Germany (s) (c) v Brazil

Poland (c) (*) v Australia (s)

Belgium (s) (c) v Israel

Japan (s) (c) (*) v Colombia


(s) denotes seeded nation

(c) denotes choice of ground

(*) denotes choice of ground determined by lot