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United States Davis Cup team

United States of America
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CaptainJim Courier
Highest ITF ranking1 (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)294 (221–73)
Years in
World Group
39 (66–32)
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 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

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

Squad representing the United States in the 2020 Davis Cup Qualifying Round
Player Win–Loss Years played Ties Ranking
Singles Doubles Totals Singles Doubles
Bob Bryan 4–2 26–5 30–7 15 (2003–2016, 2020) 31 N/A 27
Mike Bryan 0–1 28–5 28–6 15 (2003–2009, 2011–2016, 2018, 2020) 33 N/A 27
Taylor Fritz 2–1 0–0 2–1 1 (2019–2020) 3 24 122
Reilly Opelka 1–2 0–0 1–2 1 (2019–2020) 3 38 141
Tommy Paul 1–0 0–0 1–0 1 (2020) 1 57 396

As of 8 March 2020, rankings as of 2 March 2020.

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 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)  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 Niš (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

Statistics

Player records

Most ties played
# Name USA career Ties
played
Total
Win–Loss
Total
Win %
Singles
Win–Loss
Doubles
Win–Loss
1 Mike Bryan 2003–2020 33 28–6 82.4% 0–1 28–5
2 Bob Bryan 2003–2020 31 30–7 81.1% 4–2 26–5
3 John McEnroe 1978–1992 30 59–10 85.5% 41–8 18–2
4 Andy Roddick 2001–2011 25 33–12 73.3% 33–12 0–0
5 Stan Smith 1968–1981 24 35–7 83.3% 15–4 20–3
Wilmer Allison 1928–1936 24 32–12 72.7% 18–10 14–2
John Van Ryn 1929–1936 24 29–3 90.6% 7–1 22–2
8 Vic Seixas 1951–1957 23 38–17 69.1% 24–12 14–5
9 Andre Agassi 1988–2005 22 30–6 83.3% 30–6 0–0
10 Arthur Ashe 1963–1978 18 28–6 82.3% 27–5 1–1
George Lott 1928–1934 18 18–4 81.8% 7–4 11–0
Todd Martin 1986–1992 18 16–14 53.3% 11–8 5–6

Team records

The statistics reflect results since the 1981 Davis Cup, and are up-to-date as of the 2020 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
  • Lost in First Round: 10 times
  • Eliminated in Round Robin: 1 time
  • Not in World Group/Finals: 1 time
Home and away records
  • Performance at home (52 match-ups): 44–8 (84.6%)
  • Performance away (55 match-ups): 31–24 (56.4%)
  • Performance neutral (2 match-ups): 1–1 (50.0%)
  • Total: 76–33 (69.7%)
  • 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 2020 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.

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