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United States of America
Flag of the United States.svg
Captain Patrick McEnroe
ITF ranking 3
Colors White & Blue
First year 1900
Years played 96
Ties played (W-L) 272 (208-64)
Years in
World Group
29 (56-22)
Davis Cup titles 32
Runners-up 29
Most total wins John McEnroe (59-10)
Most singles wins John McEnroe (41-8)
Most doubles wins John Van Ryn (22-2)
Best doubles team Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (16-2)
Most ties played John McEnroe (30)
Most years played John McEnroe (12)

The United States of America 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.

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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.

United States played in the World Group in all but one year (1988) since it was created in 1981, sharing this record with Sweden and Czech Republic, and hold the record for ongoing consecutive years in the World Group at 22 as of 2010.

Current squad

Recent performances

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

  • 2010: R1 - Serbia (A) 2:3
  • 2009: R1 - Switzerland (H) 4:1, QF - Croatia (A) 2:3
  • 2008: R1 - Austria (A) 4:1, QF - France (H) 4:1, SF - Spain (A) 1:4
  • 2007: R1 - Czech Republic (A) 4:1, QF - Spain (H) 4:1, SF - Sweden (A) 4:1, F - Russia (H) 4:1; WON
  • 2006: R1 - Romania (H) 4:1, QF - Chile (H) 3:2, SF - Russia (A) 2:3
  • 2005: R1 - Croatia (H) 2:3
  • 2004: R1 - Austria (H) 5:0, QF - Sweden (A) 4:1, SF - Belarus (H) 4:0, F - Spain (A) 2:3
  • 2003: R1 - Croatia (A) 1:4
  • 2002: R1 - Slovakia (H) 5:0, QF - Spain (H) 3:1, SF - France (A) 2:3
  • 2001: R1 - Switzerland (A) 2:3
  • 2000: R1 - Zimbabwe (A) 3:2, QF - Czech Republic (H) 3:2, SF - Spain (A) 0:5
  • 1999: R1 - Great Britain (A) 3:2, QF - Australia (H) 1:4
  • 1998: R1 - Russia (H) 3:2, QF - Belgium (H) 4:1, SF - Italy (H) 1:4
  • 1997: R1 - Brazil (A) 4:1, QF - Netherlands (H) 4:1, SF - Australia (H) 4:1, F - Sweden (A) 0:5
  • 1996: R1 - Mexico (H) 5:0, QF - Czech Republic (A) 2:3
  • 1995: R1 - France (H) 4:1, QF - Italy (A) 5:0, SF - Sweden (H) 4:1, F - Russia (A) 3:2; WON
  • 1994: R1 - India (A) 5:0, QF - Netherlands (A) 3:2, SF - Sweden (A) 2:3
  • 1993: R1 - Australia (A) 1:4
  • 1992: R1 - Argentina (H) 5:0, QF - Czechoslovakia (H) 3:2, SF - Sweden (H) 4:1, F - Switzerland (H) 3:1; WON
  • 1991: R1 - Mexico (A) 3:2, QF - Spain (H) 4:1, SF - Germany (H) 3:2, F - France (A) 1:3
  • 1990: R1 - Mexico (H) 4:0, QF - Czechoslovakia (A) 4:1, SF - Austria (A) 3:2, F - Australia (H) 3:2; WON
  • 1989: R1 - Paraguay (H) 5:0, QF - France (H) 5:0, SF - W. Germany (A) 2:3
  • 1988: Played in Davis Cup American Zone
  • 1987: R1 - Paraguay (A) 2:3
  • 1986: R1 - Ecuador (A) 3:2, QF - Mexico (A) 4:1, SF - Australia (A) 1:3
  • 1985: R1 - Japan (A) 5:0, QF - W. Germany (A) 2:3
  • 1984: R1 - Romania (A) 5:0, QF - Argentina (H) 5:0, SF - Australia (H) 4:1, F - Sweden (A) 1:4
  • 1983: R1 - Argentina (A) 2:3
  • 1982: R1 - India (H) 4:1, QF - Sweden (H) 3:2, SF - Australia (A) 5:0, F - France (A) 4:1; WON
  • 1981: R1 - Mexico (H) 3:2, QF - Czechoslovakia (H) 4:1, SF - Australia (H) 5:0, F - Argentina (H) 3:1; WON


Statistics for the last 30 years:

  • Winner: 6 times (4 times H, 2 times A)
  • Runner-up: 4 times
  • Lost in semi-finals: 8 times
  • Lost in quarter-finals: 4 times
  • Lost in Round 1: 7 times
  • Not in World Group: 1 time


Home and away record (all 79 match-ups):

  • Perfomance at home (39 match-ups): 36-3 (92.5%)
  • Performance away (40 match-ups): 20-20 (50.0%)
  • Total: 56-23 (70.9%)

Only three H losses: Croatia - 2:3 (2005, R1), Australia - 1:4 (1999, QF), Italy - 1:4 (1998, SF)


Record against 28 other teams during this period:

Has a losing record against only three nations: Croatia (0-3), Germany (1-2) and Serbia (0-1).

Has never played against nine countries which, at one point or another, played in the World Group: Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, (Soviet Union) or (Yugoslavia).


Record by decade:

  • 2010-2019: 00-1 (00.0%)
  • 2000-2009: 16-9 (64.0%)
  • 1990-1999: 24-7 (77.5%)
  • 1981-1989: 16-6 (73.0%)

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