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Ireland Davis Cup team

Ireland
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CaptainConor Niland
ITF ranking93 Steady
First year1923
Years played88
Ties played (W–L)158 (68-90)
Years in
World Group
1 (0–1)
Best finishWorld Group First Round
(1983)
Most total winsOwen Casey (33–16)
Most singles winsOwen Casey (21–9)
Most doubles winsOwen Casey (12–7)
Best doubles teamMatt Doyle &
Sean Sorensen (6–7)
Most ties playedOwen Casey (26)
Most years playedMichael Hickey (16)

The Ireland Davis Cup team represents the whole of the island of Ireland in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by Tennis Ireland. Ireland competed in its first Davis Cup in 1923.

Ireland currently compete in the Europe Zone of Group IV, having been promoted from Group III in 2017. They competed in the World Group in 1983, and also reached the semifinals of the Europe Zone in 1936.

In common with the Olympics, players from Northern Ireland may also opt to represent Great Britain.

Current squad

Player information and rankings as of 1 April 2019

Squad representing Ireland vs. Norway (2018 Europe/Africa Group II Relegation Playoff)
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Peter Bothwell #613 (Singles) 3 (2016–2018) 6–4 4–3 2–1
Simon Carr - 1 (2018) 0–4 0–3 0–1
Daniel Glancy - 3 (2013–2015) 1–5 1–5 0–0
Julian Bradley #686 (Doubles) 0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Samuel Bothwell - 1 (2018) 0–1 0–0 0–1

Recent performances

2000s

2010s

Year Competition Date Surface Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 5–7 Mar Carpet (i) Dublin, Ireland  Turkey 4–1 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Quarterfinal 9–11 Jul Carpet (i)  Lithuania 2–3 Loss
2011 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 4–6 Mar Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland  Luxembourg 2–3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 8–11 Jul Hard (i)  Tunisia 3–2 Win
2012 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 10–12 Feb Carpet (i) Szeged, Hungary  Hungary 2–3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 6–8 Apr Clay Cairo, Egypt  Egypt 3–2 Win
2013 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 1–3 Feb Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland  Estonia 3–2 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 2nd Round 5–7 Apr Hard (i)  Finland 2–3 Loss
2014 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 31 Jan–2 Feb Hard (i) Minsk, Belarus  Belarus 1–4 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 4–6 Apr Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland  Egypt 3–2 Win
2015 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 6–8 Mar Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland  Belarus 0–5 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 17–19 Jul Hard (o) Centurion, South Africa  South Africa 0–5 Loss
2016 Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 2 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn, Estonia  Albania 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 3 Mar Hard (i)  Armenia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 4 Mar Hard (i)  Macedonia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, Promotion playoff 5 Mar Hard (i)  Cyprus 0–2 Loss
2017 Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 6 Apr Hard (o) Sozopol, Hungary  Andorra 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 6–7 Apr Hard (o)  Kosovo 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 7–8 Apr Hard (o)  Montenegro 2–1 Win
Europe Zone Group III, Promotion playoff 8 Apr Hard (o)  Bulgaria 2–1 Win
2018 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 3–4 Feb Hard (i) Birkerød, Denmark  Denmark 1–4 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 7–8 Apr Hard (i) Oslo, Norway  Norway 1–3 Loss

Statistics

  • Most matches played (win-loss):
  • Most wins:
    • Owen Casey 33
    • Sean Sorensen 28
    • Matt Doyle 27
    • George Lyttleton-Rogers 24
    • Conor Niland 17
    • Scott Barron 17
    • Peter Wright 16
    • Eoin Collins 16
    • Jonathan Simpson 15
    • John Doran 13
    • Michael Hickey 13
    • Guy Jackson 13
    • Kevin Sorensen 12
    • Louk Sorensen 10
  • Most singles wins:
    • Owen Casey 21
    • Sean Sorensen 19
    • Matt Doyle 19
    • George Lyttleton-Rogers 18
    • Conor Niland 14
    • Scott Barron 11
    • Louk Sorensen 10
    • Guy Jackson 9
    • John Doran 8
    • Eoin Collins 8
    • Kevin Sorensen 7
    • Peter Jackson 7
  • Most doubles wins:
    • Owen Casey 12
    • Sean Sorensen 9
    • Peter Wright 8
    • Eoin Collins 8
    • Matt Doyle 8
    • Michael Hickey 7
    • Scott Barron 6
    • George Lyttleton-Rogers 6
    • Kevin Sorensen 5
    • John Doran 5

See also

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