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World Group Play-off

13 Sep - 15 Sep 2013, Torwar Hall, Warsaw, Poland, Clay, Indoor

Team nominations

    • Lukasz KUBOT
    • Date of birth:  16 May 1982
    • Singles ranking:  162
    • Doubles ranking:  24
    • Michal PRZYSIEZNY
    • Date of birth:  16 Feb 1984
    • Singles ranking:  171
    • Doubles ranking:  154
    • Marcin MATKOWSKI
    • Date of birth:  15 Jan 1981
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking:  34
  • Team captain Radoslaw SZYMANIK
    • Bernard TOMIC
    • Date of birth:  21 Oct 1992
    • Singles ranking:  56
    • Doubles ranking: 
    • Lleyton HEWITT
    • Date of birth:  24 Feb 1981
    • Singles ranking:  49
    • Doubles ranking:  115
    • Chris GUCCIONE
    • Date of birth:  30 Jul 1985
    • Singles ranking:  839
    • Doubles ranking:  40
    • Nick KYRGIOS
    • Date of birth:  27 Apr 1995
    • Singles ranking:  53
    • Doubles ranking:  1206=
  • Team captain Patrick RAFTER

News from the tie

  • Tomic and Hewitt double up for Australia
    Bernard Tomic and Lleyton Hewitt earn Australia the chance to win their Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off against Poland on day two with victories on Friday
  • Poland keep hopes alive
    Poland keep alive their slim hopes of coming back against Australia with victory for Fyrstenberg and Matkowski in Saturday's doubles
  • Tomic makes it sixth time lucky for Australia
    After five straight World Group play-off defeats, Bernard Tomic propels Australia back into the World Group for the first time since 2007

Photos

  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Autograph hunters
  • Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL) and Marcin Matkowski (POL)
  • Marcin Matkowski (POL) and Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL)
  • Marcin Matkowski (POL) and Mariusz Fyrstenberg (POL)
  • Marcin Matkowski (POL)
  • The Fanatics
  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • Team Australia
  • Michal Przysiezny (POL)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL)
  • Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
  • Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
  • Australian fans
  • Lukasz Kubot (POL) and Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
  • Michal Przysiezny (POL) and Bernard Tomic (AUS)
  • The draw in progress
  • The doubles teams at the draw
  • The Australian team
  • Tie Summary

    Australia travel to Poland desperate to return to the World Group. They may be the second most successful nation in Davis Cup history but they haven't been in the top tier of the competition since 2007. Poland, on the other hand, are in their first ever World Group play-off and will be looking to reach the top tier of the competition for the first time.

    Poland reached the play-off after a 3-1 victory over South Africa. They boast a Top 25 player in Jerzy Janowicz as well as a formidable doubles pair in the form of Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski.

    Australia have faced little difficulty in reaching this year's World Group play-off, defeating Chinese Taipei 5-0 then Uzbekistan 3-1. Bernard Tomic, recalled to the team for the last round, won both of his matches in Uzbekistan and is considered one of the top young players on the tour. The inspirational Lleyton Hewitt, Australia's best Davis Cup player, is also still involved.

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