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United States Davis Cup Team

United States of America
Flag of the United States.svg
CaptainMardy Fish
ITF ranking5 Steady (6 December 2021)
1 (2008)
ColorsWhite & Blue
First yearUnited States United States 3-0 United Kingdom British Isles
(Longwood Cricket Club, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; 8-10 August 1900)
Years played106
Ties played (W-L)296 (221-75)
Years in
World Group
39 (66-34)
Davis Cup titles32 (1900, 1902, 1913, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1937, 1938, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1954, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1990, 1992, 1995, 2007)
Runners-up29 (1903, 1905, 1906, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1914, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1939, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1964, 1973, 1984, 1991, 1997, 2004)
Most total winsJohn McEnroe (59-10)
Most singles winsJohn McEnroe (41-8)
Most doubles winsMike Bryan (28-5)
Best doubles teamBob Bryan/Mike Bryan (25-5)
Most ties playedMike Bryan (33)
Most years playedBob Bryan and Mike Bryan (15)

The United States men's national tennis team represents the United States in Davis Cup tennis competition, and is governed by the United States Tennis Association.

The U.S. competed in the first Davis Cup in 1900, when a group of Harvard University students challenged the British. They are the most successful Davis Cup team ever to compete in the Davis Cup, winning the coveted Davis Cup title on 32 separate occasions closely followed by Australia on 28.

History

The U.S. Davis Cup Team won the very first Davis Cup title in 1900. Their most recent win was in 2007, defeating Russia in the final.

The United States played in the World Group in all but one year (1988) since it was created in 1981, sharing this record with the Czech Republic, and holds the record for ongoing consecutive years in the World Group at 30 as of 2018.

Current squad

Win-loss records are as of 29 November, rankings are as of 22 November 2021.

Recent performances

Here is the list of all match-ups since 1981, when the competition started being held in the current World Group format.

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, First Round 5-7 March Belgrade (SRB)  Serbia 2-3 Loss
World Group Playoffs 17-19 September Bogotá (COL)  Colombia 3-1 Win
2011 World Group, First Round 4-6 March Santiago (CHI)  Chile 4-1 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 8-10 July Austin (USA)  Spain 1-3 Loss
2012 World Group, First Round 10-12 February Fribourg (SUI)   Switzerland 5-0 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 6-8 April  France 3-2 Win
World Group, Semifinals 14-16 September Gijón (ESP)  Spain 1-3 Loss
2013 World Group, First Round 1-3 February Jacksonville (USA)  Brazil 3-2 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 5-7 April Boise (USA)  Serbia 1-3 Loss
2014 World Group, First Round 31 Jan - 2 Feb San Diego (USA)  Great Britain 1-3 Loss
World Group Playoffs 12-14 September Chicago (USA)  Slovakia 5-0 Win
2015 World Group, First Round 6-8 March Glasgow (GBR)  Great Britain 2-3 Loss
World Group Playoffs 18-20 September Tashkent (UZB)  Uzbekistan 3-1 Win
2016 World Group, First Round 4-6 March Melbourne (AUS)  Australia 3-1 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 15-17 July Beaverton (USA)  Croatia 2-3 Loss
2017 World Group, First Round 3-5 February Birmingham (USA)   Switzerland 5-0 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 7-9 April Brisbane (AUS)  Australia 2-3 Loss
2018 World Group, First Round 2-4 February Ni? (SRB)  Serbia 3-0 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 6-8 April Nashville (USA)  Belgium 4-0 Win
World Group, Semifinals 14-16 September Zadar (CRO)  Croatia 2-3 Loss
2019 Finals, Group F 19 November Madrid (ESP)  Canada 1-2 Loss
20 November  Italy 2-1 Win

2020s

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2020 Qualifying Round 6-7 March Honolulu (USA)  Uzbekistan 4-0 Win
2021 Finals, Group E 26 November Turin (ITA)  Italy 1-2 Loss
28 November  Colombia 1-2 Loss
2022 Qualifying Round 4-5 March Reno (USA)  Colombia 4-0 Win

Captains

Name Nationality Tenure Best result
Perry Jones United States 1958-59 Champion (1958)
David Freed United States 1960-61 Inter-Zonal Final (1960, 1961)
Bob Kelleher United States 1962-63 Champion (1963)
Vic Seixas United States 1964 Runner-up (1964)
George MacCall United States 1965-67 Inter-Zonal Semifinal (1965, 1966)
Donald Dell United States 1968-69 Champion (1968, 1969)
Ed Turville United States 1970-71 Champion (1970, 1971)
Dennis Ralston United States 1972-75 Champion (1972)
Tony Trabert United States 1976-80 Champion (1978, 1979)
Arthur Ashe United States 1981-85 Champion (1981, 1982)
Tom Gorman United States 1986-93 Champion (1990, 1992)
Tom Gullikson United States 1994-99 Champion (1995)
John McEnroe United States 2000 Semifinal (2000)
Patrick McEnroe United States 2001-10 Champion (2007)
Jim Courier United States 2011-19 Semifinal (2012, 2018)
Mardy Fish United States 2019- Finals; Group stage (2019, 2021)
  • Prior to 1958 most U.S. Davis Cup captains were player-captains.[1]

Statistics

Player records

Team records

The statistics reflect results since the 1981 Davis Cup, and are up-to-date as of the 2022 Davis Cup Qualifying Round.

Record
  • Champion: 6 times (4 times at home, 2 times away)
  • Runner-up: 4 times
  • Lost in Semifinals: 9 times
  • Lost in Quarterfinals: 8 times
  • Eliminated in Round Robin: 2 times
  • Lost in First Round: 10 times
  • Not in World Group/Finals: 1 time
Home and away records
  • Performance at home (53 match-ups): 45-8 (84.9%)
  • Performance away (56 match-ups): 31-25 (55.4%)
  • Performance neutral (3 match-ups): 1-2 (33.3%)
  • Total: 77-35 (68.7%)
  • Only 8 home losses: Germany: 2-3 (1987, PO), Italy: 1-4 (1998, SF), Australia: 1-4 (1999, QF), Croatia: 2-3 (2005, R1) + 2-3 (2016, QF), Spain: 1-3 (2011, QF), Serbia: 1-3 (2013, QF), Great Britain: 1-3 (2014, R1)
  • Has a losing record against only 5 nations: Croatia (0-5), Germany/West Germany (1-3), Great Britain (1-2), Serbia (1-2), Spain (3-5)
  • Has never played against 8 countries which, at one point or another, played in the World Group: Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Soviet Union, SFR Yugoslavia.

Head-to-head records

The statistics reflect results since the 1981 Davis Cup, and are up-to-date as of the 2022 Davis Cup Qualifying Round.

Junior Davis Cup

  • Winners in 1999 (3-0 vs Croatia), 2008 (2-0 vs Argentina), 2014 (3-0 vs South Korea).
  • Runners-up in 1985, 1986, 1988, 2002, 2017, 2019.

References

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