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World Group 1st Round

10 Feb - 12 Feb 2012, Stechert Arena Bamberg, Bamberg, Germany, Clay, Indoor

Team Nominations

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    • Florian MAYER
    • Date of birth: 05 Oct 1983
    • Singles ranking: 30
    • Doubles ranking: 201
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    • Tommy HAAS
    • Date of birth: 03 Apr 1978
    • Singles ranking: 16
    • Doubles ranking: 109
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  • Team captain Patrik KUHNEN
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    • Juan MONACO
    • Date of birth: 29 Mar 1984
    • Singles ranking: 49
    • Doubles ranking: 176
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    • David NALBANDIAN
    • Date of birth: 01 Jan 1982
    • Singles ranking: -
    • Doubles ranking: -
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    • Eduardo SCHWANK
    • Date of birth: 23 Apr 1986
    • Singles ranking: 331
    • Doubles ranking: 118
  • Team captain Martin JAITE

News from the tie

Photos

  • Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)
  • Cedrik-Marcel Stebe (GER)
  • Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
  • Florian Mayer (GER)
  • Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG) and Florian Mayer (GER)
  • Juan Ignacio Chela (ARG)
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Captain Martin Jaite (ARG)
  • Argentina wins the doubles
  • David Nalbandian (ARG) and Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG) and Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
  • Team Argentina
  • Team Argentina
  • Eduardo Schwank (ARG) and David Nalbandian (ARG)
  • Eduardo Schwank, David Nalbandian and Martin Jaite (ARG)
  • Philipp Petzschner (GER) and Tommy Haas (GER)
  • Tommy Haas (GER) and Philipp Petzschner (GER)
  • Tommy Haas (GER) and Philipp Petzschner (GER)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG) and captain Martin Jaite
  • Florian Mayer (GER)
  • Philipp Petzschner (GER)
  • Philipp Petzschner and Captain Patrik Kuhnen (GER)
  • Philipp Petzschner (GER)
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Referee Remy Azemar
  • Philipp Petzschner (GER) and Juan Monaco (ARG)
  • Philipp Petzschner (GER) and Florian Mayer (GER)
  • David Nalbandian (ARG)
  • Captain Patrik Kuhnen (GER)
  • Captain Martin Jaite (ARG)
  • German Davis Cup team
  • German Davis Cup team
  • Captains Martin Jaite (ARG) and Patrik Kuhnen (GER)
  • Argentine Davis Cup team
  • Tie Summary

    Somewhat surprisingly, Germany have only defeated Argentina once in the last 75 years. The Germans won the first meeting between the two nations in 1936, but they had to wait until 1991 before tasting success again. Argentina romped to a whitewash win in the most recent clash, in 2003, which extends their overall head-to-head advantage to 5-2.

    Germany will be hoping for a repeat of 12 months ago when they recorded a memorable fifth rubber victory over Croatia in the World Group first round, although they then slipped to defeat against France in the next round. The Germans are three-time Davis Cup champions with all their wins arriving during a dominant period in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

    Argentina, on the other hand, have never managed to lift the Davis Cup trophy despite reaching the Final on four occasions, including last season when they lost to Spain in Seville. This gives them the unwanted record of being the only Davis Cup nation to finish runner-up on four occasions without ever winning the title.

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  • All-time head to head

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    All-time head to head record

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