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World Group Quarterfinal

07 Jul - 09 Jul 2011, Parque Roca, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Clay, Outdoor

Team nominations

    • Juan MONACO
    • Date of birth:  29 Mar 1984
    • Singles ranking:  85
    • Doubles ranking:  158
    • Eduardo SCHWANK
    • Date of birth:  23 Apr 1986
    • Singles ranking:  635
    • Doubles ranking:  179
  • Team captain Tito VAZQUEZ
    • Andrey GOLUBEV
    • Date of birth:  22 Jul 1987
    • Singles ranking:  65
    • Doubles ranking:  68
    • Mikhail KUKUSHKIN
    • Date of birth:  26 Dec 1987
    • Singles ranking:  89
    • Doubles ranking:  150
    • Yuriy SCHUKIN
    • Date of birth:  26 Jun 1979
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking: 
    • Evgeny KOROLEV
    • Date of birth:  14 Feb 1988
    • Singles ranking:  541
    • Doubles ranking:  604
  • Team captain Yegor SHALDUNOV

News from the tie

  • Argentina take commanding lead
    Juan Martin del Potro and Juan Monaco recorded easy wins to put Argentina in the driving seat against Kazakhstan in Buenos Aires
  • Argentina secure semifinal place
    Argentina won the doubles rubber to whitewashe Kazakhstan and put themselves in the World Group semifinals for the second straight year
  • Argentina completes perfect performance
    Argentina today completed a perfect performance against Kazakhstan as Chela and Monaco won the last two matches to whitewash their transcontinental opponent 5-0

Photos

  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
  • Tito Vazquez (ARG)
  • Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
  • Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
  • Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
  • Captain Tito Vazquez and Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
  • Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) and Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
  • Yuriy Schukin (KAZ) and Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
  • Yuriy Schukin (KAZ) and Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
  • Eduardo Schwank (ARG) and Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
  • Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)
  • Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)
  • Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)
  • Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ)
  • Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) and Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Andrey Golubev (KAZ)
  • Andrey Golubev (KAZ)
  • Kazakh fans
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Yuriy Schukin (KAZ) and Evgeny Korolev (KAZ)
  • Kazakh team at the draw
  • Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) and Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
  • Kazakh Davis Cup team
  • Juan Monaco (ARG), Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) and Juan Martin del Potro (ARG)
  • Argentine Davis Cup team
  • Juan Martin del Potro (ARG) and
  • Argentina v Kazakhstan doubles
  • Kazakh Davis Cup team
  • Tie Summary

    This tie, which sees Argentina and Kazakhstan meeting for the first time, is starting a day earlier than originally scheduled because of government elections taking place in Argentina on 10 July.

    The Argentine team swept past Romania 4-1 to seal its place in the quarterfinals for the 10th straight year. David Nalbandian and Juan Monaco won their opening singles rubbers before Juan Ignacio Chela and Eduardo Schwank maintained Argentina’s record of reaching the last eight every since being promoted to the World Group in 2002.

    Kazakhstan proved to be the surprise package of the first round by stunning last year’s semifinalists Czech Republic in a decisive fifth rubber in Ostrava. Mikhail Kukushkin was the hero of the hour after his compatriot Andrey Golubev had defied the odds to defeat Czech No. 1 Tomas Berdych.

    The Kazakhs are making their debut in the World Group, while Argentina is looking for its maiden title having finished runner-up in 1981, 2006 and 2008.
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