Austria Davis Cup team


Austria Davis Cup team

DavisCupinfobox
Name = Austria



Nickname =
Captain = Gilbert Schaller
Coach =
ITF Rank = 15
ITF max =
ITF max date =
ITF min =
ITF min date =
Colors = red & white
First year = 1905
Years played = 73
Ties played = 134 (62-72)
WG played = 12 (4-12)
Titles =
Runners-up =
Best = SF (1990)
Player wins = Thomas Muster (45-18)
Singles wins = Thomas Muster (36-8)
Doubles wins = Alex Antonitsch (13-14)
Best doubles = Thomas Muster / Alex Antonitsch (9-7)
Most ties = Alex Antonitsch (27)
Most years = Hans Kary (14)

The Austria Davis Cup team represents Austria in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by Tennis Austria.

In 2007, Austria competes in the World Group for the 4th successive year. However, they haven't reached the quarterfinal since 1995.

Current team

* Jurgen Melzer (ATP #41)
* Alexander Peya (ATP #168)
* Martin Fischer (ATP #252)
* Julian Knowle (ATP Doubles #7)

History

Austria competed in its first Davis Cup in 1905.

The Austrian team achieved their best Davis Cup results in 1990, when they were at the brink of reaching the finals against the USA. The standing was 2:2 in matches and 2:0 in sets, when the final game was postponed by a day due to darkness on Sep 23, 1990. Still, Austria lost the final game in 2:3 sets.

ee also

*Davis Cup
*Austria Fed Cup team

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