United States Davis Cup team


United States Davis Cup team

DavisCupinfobox
Name = United States



Nickname =
Captain = Patrick McEnroe
Coach =
ITF Rank = 2
ITF max =
ITF max date =
ITF min =
ITF min date =
Colors = white & blue
First year = 1900
Years played = 93
Ties played = 263 (202-61)
WG played = 26 (50-20)
Titles = 32
Runners-up = 29
Best =
Player wins = John McEnroe (59-10)
Singles wins = John McEnroe (41-8)
Doubles wins = John Van Ryn (22-2)
Best doubles = Peter Fleming/John McEnroe (14-1)
John van Ryn/Wilmer Allison (14-2)
Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (14-2)
Most ties = John McEnroe (30)
Most years = John McEnroe (12)

The United States Davis Cup Team represents the United States in Davis Cup tennis competition, and is governed by the United States Tennis Association.

The US 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

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

United States played in the World Group in all but one year (1988) since it was created in 1981, sharing this record with Australia, Sweden and Czech Republic, and hold the record for ongoing consecutive years in the World Group at 19 as of 2007. By winning their first round tie against Czech Republic they ensured the streak will extend to 20 years in 2008.

Current squad

*Andy Roddick (ATP #8)
*Mardy Fish (ATP #23)
*Sam Querrey (ATP #40)
*Mike Bryan (ATP Doubles #1)

ee also

* Davis Cup
* United States Fed Cup team

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