United States Davis Cup team

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United States of America
Flag of the United States.svg
Captain Jim Courier
ITF ranking
Current ranking 11 Decrease 1
Highest ranking 1 (2008)
First international
United States United States 3–0 United Kingdom British Isles
(Longwood Cricket Club, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; 8–10 August 1900)
World Group
Appearances 33 (60–26)
Best result Champions, (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-up 29 (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)
Player stats
Most total wins John McEnroe (59–10)
Most singles wins John McEnroe (41–8)
Most doubles wins Mike Bryan (23–4)
Best doubles team Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (21–4)
Most ties played John McEnroe (30)
Most years played John McEnroe (12)

The United States of America's Davis Cup 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 very 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[edit]

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 27 as of 2015.

Current squad[edit]

Squad representing the United States vs. Switzerland (2017 World Group first round)
Player ATP Ranking* Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
John Isner no. 19 (singles) 8 (2010-2017) 14-10 12-10 2-0
Jack Sock no. 20 (singles) 3 (2015-2017) 5-2 4-2 1-0
Steve Johnson no. 30 (singles) 1 (2017) 3-1 1-1 2-0
Sam Querrey no. 32 (singles) 4 (2008, 2012, 2016-2017) 8-8 7-8 1-0

*Rankings as of 16 January 2017

Recent performances[edit]

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

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

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 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (FRA)  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)[1]  Croatia 2−3 Loss
2017 World Group, First Round 3–5 February Birmingham (USA)   Switzerland 5−0 Win
World Group, Quarter Finals 7–9 April Brisbane (AUS)  Australia 2−3 Loss
2018 World Group, First Round 2–4 February TBD (SRB)  Serbia

Statistics[edit]

The statistics reflect results since the 1981 Davis Cup, and are up-to-date as of the 2013 Davis Cup World Group quarterfinals.

Record
  • Champion: 6 times (4 times at home, 2 times away)
  • Runner-up: 4 times
  • Lost in Semifinals: 8 times
  • Lost in Quarterfinals: 6 times
  • Lost in First Round: 8 times
  • Not in World Group: 1 time
Home and away record
  • Performance at home (47 match-ups): 40–7 (85.11%)
  • Performance away (40 match-ups): 28–21 (57.14%)
  • Total: 68–28 (70.83%)

Only 7 home losses: Croatia: 2–3 (2005, R1; 2016, QF), Great Britain: 1–3 (2014, R1), Australia: 1–4 (1999, QF), Italy: 1–4 (1998, SF), Spain: 1–3 (2011, QF), Serbia: 1–3 (2013, QF)

Head-to-head record (1981–)
  • Has a losing record against only 5 nations: Croatia (0–4), West Germany (0–3), Great Britain (1–2), Serbia (0–2), and Spain (3–5).
  • Has never played against 9 countries which, at one point or another, played in the World Group: Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Soviet Union, SFR Yugoslavia.
Record against continents
Africa Asia Europe North America Oceania South America
 Zimbabwe  India
 Japan
 Austria
 Belarus
 Belgium
 Croatia
 Czech Republic
 Czechoslovakia
 France
 Germany
 West Germany
 Great Britain
 Italy
 Netherlands
 Romania
 Russia
 Serbia
 Slovakia
 Spain
 Sweden
  Switzerland
 Mexico  Australia  Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
 Colombia
 Ecuador
 Paraguay
Record: 1–0 (100%) Record: 3–0 (100%) Record: 41–25 (62.12%) Record: 5–0 (100%) Record: 5–3 (62.50%) Record: 10–2 (83.33%)
Record by decade
  • 2010–2019: 5–5 (50.00%)
  • 2000–2009: 16–9 (64.00%)
  • 1990–1999: 24–7 (77.42%)
  • 1981–1989: 16–6 (72.73%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Game, set, match! City gets Davis Cup". Oregon Local News. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 

External links[edit]