Brazil Davis Cup team

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Brazil
Flag of Brazil.svg
Nickname A verde-amarela
Captain Joao Zwetsch
ITF ranking 15 Increase1
Colors Yellow & Blue
First year 1932
Years played 65
Ties played (W–L) 149 (84–65)
Years in
World Group
12 (6–12)
Best finish SF (1992, 2000)
Most total wins Thomaz Koch (74–44)
Most singles wins Thomaz Koch (46–32)
Most doubles wins Thomaz Koch (28–12)
Best doubles team José Edison Mandarino /
Thomaz Koch (23–9)
Most ties played Thomaz Koch (44)
Most years played Thomaz Koch (16)

The Brazil Davis Cup team represents Brazil in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Brazilian Tennis Confederation.

After nine years, Brazil will return to the World Group at 2013 against United States on the first round.

Current team[edit]

History[edit]

Brazil competed in its first Davis Cup in 1932.

Results[edit]

Best results[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
1992 World Group, 1st Round 2–4 February Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Germany 3–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 29–31 March Maceio, Brazil  Italy 3–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 27–29 September Geneve, Switzerland   Switzerland 0–5 Lost
2000 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 February Florianópolis, Brazil  France 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 9–11 April Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  Slovakia 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 16–18 July Brisbane, Australia  Australia 0–5 Lost

Recent Results[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2008 Americas Zone, Group II, 1st Round 8–10 February bye
Americas Zone, Group II, 2nd Round 13–15 April Sorocaba, Brazil  Colombia 4–1 Won
World Group, Playoffs 21–23 September Zadar, Croatia  Croatia 1–4 Lost
2009 Americas Zone, Group II, 1st Round 6–8 March bye
Americas Zone, Group II, 2nd Round 10–12 May Tunja, Colombia  Colombia 4–1 Won
World Group, Playoffs 20–22 September Porto Alegre, Brazil  Ecuador 2–3 Lost
2010 Americas Zone, Group II, 1st Round 5–7 March bye
Americas Zone, Group II, 2nd Round 09–11 May Bauru, Brazil  Uruguay 5–0 Won
World Group Playoffs 19–21 September Chennai, India  India 2–3 Lost
2011 Americas Zone, Group II, 1st Round 4–6 March bye
Americas Zone, Group II, 2nd Round 8–10 Jul Montevideo, Uruguay  Uruguay 5–0 Won
World Group Playoffs 16–18 September Kazan, Russia  Russia 2–3 Lost
2012 Americas Zone, Group II, 1st Round 10–12 February bye
Americas Zone, Group II, 2nd Round 6–8 April São José do Rio Preto, Brazil  Colombia 4–1 Won
World Group Playoffs 14–16 September São José do Rio Preto, Brazil  Russia 5–0 Won
2013 World Group, 1st Round 1–3 February Jacksonville, United States  United States 2-3 Lost

Former squad members[edit]

Active single players listed in bold and active double players listed also in italic; active player rankings (in parentheses) as of September 12, 2011

Player First Year Played Years Played Number of ties Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Tomas Koch (1962) 16 44 74–44 46–32 28–12
José Edison Mandarino (1961) 15 43 68–42 41–31 27–11
Carlos Kirmayr (1971) 14 28 34–22 17–15 17–7
Cassio Motta (1979) 11 27 28–21 13–16 15–5
Jaime Oncins (1991) 11 25 23–14 12–8 11–6
Gustavo Kuerten (1996) 11 23 34–18 21–11 13–7
Luiz Mattar (1986) 9 20 20–18 16–15 4–3
Fernando Meligeni (1993) 10 19 13–16 13–16 0–0
André Sá (61) (1997) 9 18 14–10 4–4 10–6
Carlos Alberto Fernandes (1957) 8 16 25–15 16–10 9–5
Ronald Barnes (1958) 8 14 16–18 1–7 9–5
Fernando Roese (1982) 8 13 6–9 2–1 4–8
Marcos Hocevar (1978) 5 10 7–9 7–8 0–1
Flávio Saretta (2002) 5 10 10–5 9–5 1–0
Ricardo Mello (120) (2005) 4 10 8–6 8–6 0–0
Luis Felipe Tavares (1966) 7 9 5–7 4–5 1–2
Armando Vieira (1951) 5 9 13–11 10–5 3–6
Thomaz Bellucci (38) (2007) 4 9 10–6 9–6 1–0
Marcelo Melo (35) (2008) 3 7 5–2 1–0 4–2
Nelson Aerts (1984) 3 5 5–2 3–1 2–1
Jose Aguero (1955) 3 5 2–4 2–4 0–0
Marcos Daniel (2004) 5 5 5–2 4–2 1–0
Bruno Soares (22) (2005) 2 5 5–1 2–0 3–1
Ricardo Acioly (1987) 3 4 1–3 0–0 1–3
Robert Falkenburg (1954) 2 4 3–7 2–4 1–3
Alexandre Simoni (2001) 3 4 2–3 0–2 2–1
Dacio Campos (1985) 1 3 4–2 3–2 1–0
Ney Keller (1979) 1 3 2–1 0–0 2–1
Danilo Marcelino (1989) 2 3 1–3 0–2 1–1
Roberto Cardozo (1951) 1 2 0–2 0–2 0–0
Fernando Gentil (1976) 2 2 2–0 1–0 1–0
Júlio Góes (1977) 2 2 1–2 1–2 0–0
Ivan Kley (1987) 2 2 0–5 0–4 0–1
Mauro Menezes (1990) 2 2 1–2 0–1 1–1
Ronald Moreira (1955) 1 2 3–2 2–1 1–1
Rogério Dutra (113) (2011) 1 1 2–0 2–0 0–0

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