Romania Davis Cup Team
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Romania Davis Cup Team

Romania
Flag of Romania.svg
CaptainGabriel Trifu
CoachAndrei Mlendea
ITF ranking41 Increase7
ColorsYellow & blue
First year1922
Years played70
Ties played (W-L)141 (73-68)
Years in
World Group
14 (3-14)
Runners-up3 (1969, 1971, 1972)
Most total winsIlie N?stase (109-37)
Most singles winsIlie N?stase (74-22)
Most doubles winsIlie N?stase (35-15)
Best doubles teamIlie N?stase &
Ion ?iriac (27-7)
Most ties playedIlie N?stase (52)
Most years playedIlie N?stase (18)

The Romania Davis Cup team represents Romania in Davis Cup tennis competition, being governed by the Romanian Tennis Federation and currently competes in the 2019 Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II.

Romania has finished as runners-up three times. Alongside India, Romania has never won the Davis Cup despite playing three finals.

Current squad

Rankings as of 09 March 2020

Squad representing România vs. Zimbabwe (2019 Europe/Africa Zone Group II, 1st round)
Player ATP Ranking
Marius Copil No. 186 (Singles)
Filip Cristian Jianu No. 413 (Singles)
Drago? Dima No. 786 (Singles)
Horia Tec?u No. 20 (Doubles)
Florin Mergea No. 135 (Doubles)
Recent callups

History

Romania finished runner-up three times - in 1969, 1971 and 1972 - and lost to USA in the Final on each occasion. The most contested match was in 1972, when Romania lost 3-2, Tiriac and Nastase winning for Romania. Only Romania, Argentina and India have contested more than one Final without being crowned champion. Its first appearance in the competition was back in 1922.

Recent performances

2010s

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round BYE
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, Quarterfinals 7-9 May Bucharest (ROU)  Ukraine 3-1 Win
World Group Play-off 17-19 Sep Bucharest (ROU)  Ecuador 5-0 Win
2011 World Group, 1st Round 4-6 Mar Buenos Aires (ARG)  Argentina 1-4 Loss
World Group Play-off 16-18 Sep Bucharest (ROU)  Czech Republic 0-5 Loss
2012 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round BYE
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 6-8 Apr Amsterdam (NED)  Netherlands 0-5 Loss
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st round play-offs 14-16 Sep Cluj-Napoca (ROU)  Finland 3-2[1] Win
2013 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 1-3 Feb Cluj-Napoca (ROU)  Denmark 5-0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 5-7 Apr Bra?ov (ROU)  Netherlands 0-5 Loss
2014 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 31 Ian - 2 Feb Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)  Ukraine 1-3 Loss
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st round play-offs 12-14 Sep Bucharest (ROU)  Sweden 3-1 Win
2015 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 6-8 March Sibiu (ROU)  Israel 5-0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 17-19 July Constan?a (ROU)  Slovakia 2-3 Loss
2016 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 4-6 March Arad (ROU)  Slovenia 4-1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 15-17 July Cluj-Napoca (ROU)  Spain 1-4 Loss
2017 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 3-5 February Minsk (BLR)  Belarus 2-3 Loss
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st round play-offs 15-17 September Wels (AUT)  Austria 1-4 Loss
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round play-offs 27-29 October Ramat HaSharon (ISR)  Israel 0-5 Loss
2018 Europe/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 3-4 February Piatra Neam? (ROU)  Luxembourg 4-1 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group II, 2nd Round 7-8 April Cluj-Napoca (ROU)  Morocco 5-0 Win
Sports Festival -Friendly, Exhibition Round 15 June Cluj-Napoca (ROU) Team World- All legends (Goran Ivanisevic , Mike Brian) 2-0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group II, 3rd Round 15-16 September Cluj-Napoca (ROU)  Poland 2-3 Loss
2019 Europe/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 5-6 April Piatra Neam? (ROU)  Zimbabwe 4-1 Win

All players


External links

References

  1. ^ "Cupa Davis: Romania - Finlanda 3-2/ Tricolorii se mentin in Grupa 1 Euro-Africana". hotnews.ro.



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