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2015 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 2015. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progressed to the quarterfinals and World Group spot for 2016.

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Great Britain vs. United States

  • The Isner-Ward match was the longest match involving a United States player since the introduction of the tiebreaker in 1989.
  • Great Britain's victory over the United States was their first win over this country at home since 1935.
  • Czech Republic vs. Australia

  • This was Australia's first World Group win since 2006.
  • Argentina vs. Brazil

  • The Mayer-Souza match set the record for the longest Davis Cup singles rubber, lasting for 6 hours and 42 minutes, eclipsing the previous record by 20 minutes which was from the McEnroe-Wilander match in 1982. It is the second longest tour match in history, behind the Isner-Mahut match from Wimbledon 2010.
  • Belgium vs. Switzerland

  • Belgium won a World Group tie for the first time since 2007.
  • Great Britain vs. France

  • Great Britain won a quarter final match for the first time since 1981.
  • It is the first time since 1998 that siblings have combined to win three points in a world group tie. The Black brothers Byron and Wayne did so for Zimbabwe against Australia.
  • Australia vs. Kazakhstan

  • It was the first time in 76 years that Australia had come back from 2–0 down to win.
  • It was the first time that all four nominated players had played in a singles live rubber tie for Australia.
  • Australia made it into the semifinals for the first time since 2006.
  • Despite having played Davis Cup for 17 years it was the first time that Hewitt had played in the deciding rubber.
  • Belgium vs. Canada

  • Belgium advanced to the semifinals for the first time since 1999.
  • Great Britain vs. Australia

  • Great Britain reach their first final since 1978.
  • Belgium vs. Argentina

  • Belgium reach their first final since 1904 and equal their best Davis Cup performance.
  • Belgium vs. Great Britain

  • Great Britain win their 10th Davis Cup and their first since 1936.
  • Andy Murray becomes the third player to finish with an 8-0 record in the singles after John McEnroe and Mats Wilander.
  • Andy Murray becomes the fourth player to finish with an 11-0 record in the singles and doubles.
  • References

    2015 Davis Cup World Group Wikipedia


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