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13 July 2011

Draw made for World Group play-offs


Roger Federer (SUI)

The draw for the 2011 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs, which will take place the same weekend as the World Group semifinals on 16-18 September, was held today at the International Tennis Federation’s headquarters in London.

The winning nations in the World Group play-offs qualify for the 2012 World Group, while the losing nations will compete in their respective Zonal Group I competitions in 2012.

Seedings for the draw were based on the latest ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking, which measures a nation’s success over the last four years of the competition and is published following every World Group round.

World Group Play-offs Draw


RUSSIA* v Brazil

ISRAEL* v Canada

South Africa* v CROATIA

CHILE v Italy

Japan v INDIA

Belgium v AUSTRIA


Nations with choice of ground are listed first. Seeded nations are in capitals. Asterisk (*) denotes choice of ground determined by lot.


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