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Another round of Davis Cup action is in the books with a handful of former college guys competing along with one current player.  Duke junior Nicolas Alvarez clinched Peru’s Davis Cup tie against Venezuela by defeating Jordi Munoz-Abreu 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(2), 6-1. Alvarez’s win means that Peru will be promoted from Group 2 to Group 1 when Davis Cup starts up against next year.

 
Full results from all ties is available at the Davis Cup Scoreboard.

World Group – Playoff

Slovakia at Australia (Grass) – Australia won 3-0

  • John Peers (AUS/Baylor ’11)/Sam Groth def. Andrej Martin/Igor Zelenay 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(3), 7-6(2)

Chile at Canada (Hard) – Canada won 4-0

  • Adil Shamasdin (CAN/Brown ’05)/Vasek Pospisil def. Jarry/Podlip-Castillo 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(6)

Kazakhstan at Russia (Hard) – Russia won 3-1

  • Andrey Kuznetsov def. Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ/Oklahoma State ’10) 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
  • Kravchuk/Rublev def. Aleksandr Nedovyesov/Andrey Golubev (KAZ) 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-2, 7-5

Spain at India (Hard) – Spain won 5-0

  • David Ferrer def. Saketh Myneni (IND/Alabama ’10) 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
  • Rafael Nadal/Marc Lopez def. Saketh Myneni/Leander Paes (IND) 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-4

Poland at Germany (Clay) – Germany won 3-2

  • Marcin Matkowski (UCLA ’03)/L Kubot (POL) def. Brands/Masur 6-7(5), 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Group 1 Americas – Relegation Play-Off

 
Colombia at Dominican Republic – Colombia won 4-1
  • Santiago Giraldo def. Jose Hernandez-Fernandez (DOM/UNC ’12) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
  • Robert Farah (COL/USC ’10)/Struvay def. Jose Hernandez/Burgos 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
  • Alejandro Gonzalez def. Roberto Cid (DOM/South Florida ’16) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

Group 1 Asia/Oceania – Relegation Play-Off

Pakistan at New Zealand – New Zealand won 5-0

  • Jose Statham def. Abid Akbar (PAK/Idaho ’13) 6-0, 6-1, 6-4
  • Finn Tearney (NZE/Pepperdine ’13) def. Samir Iftikhar (PAK/New Mexico ’15) 6-2, 6-0, 6-0
  • Michael Venus (NZL/LSU ’09)/Marcus Daniell def. Abid Akbar/Aqeel Khan 6-0, 6-1, 6-2
  • Finn Tearney def. Abid Akbar 6-1, 6-3
  • Jose Statham def. Samir Iftikhar 6-4, 6-1

Group 2 Americas – Final Round

 
Venezuela at Peru (Clay) – Peru wins 3-2 
  • Nicolas Alvarez (PER/Duke Jr) def. Ricardo Rodriguez 6-4, 6-2, 6-0
  • Roberto Maytin (VEN/Baylor ’13)/Luis David Martinez def. Jorge Panta/Juan Varillas 6-4, 2-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1
  • Nicolas Alvarez (PER/Duke Jr) def. Jordi Munoz-Abreu 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(2), 6-1 – clincher!!