France Davis Cup team

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France
Flag of France.svg
Captain Arnaud Clément
ITF ranking 3 Decrease
Colors Blue & White
First year 1904
Years played 95
Ties played (W–L) 245 (159–85)
Years in
World Group
32 (48–28)
Davis Cup titles 9 (1927, 1928, 1929, 1930,
1931, 1932, 1991, 1996, 2001)
Runners-up 10 (1904, 1919, 1925, 1926,
1933, 1982, 1999, 2002, 2010, 2014)
Most total wins Pierre Darmon (47–21)
Most singles wins Pierre Darmon (44–17)
Most doubles wins Jacques Brugnon (22–9)
Best doubles team Henri Leconte &
Guy Forget (11–0)
Most ties played François Jauffret (35)
Most years played Jean Borotra (17)
Monument to French Davis Cup successes at Stade Roland Garros.

The France Davis Cup team represents France in Davis Cup tennis competition, and is governed by the Fédération Française de Tennis.

France is the third most successful nation, with 9 wins (tied with Great Britain). Their most recent title came in 2001.

In 2012 France will compete in the World Group for the 30th time out of 32 years, which ranks them in 5th place on this category.

Current team[edit]

History[edit]

France competed in their first Davis Cup in 1904.

Results[edit]

2000–2009[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2000 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 February Florianópolis, Brazil  Brazil 1–4 Lost
World Group, Qualifying Round 21–23 July Rennes, France  Austria 5–0 Won
2001 World Group, 1st Round 9–11 February Ghent, Belgium  Belgium 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Neuchâtel, Switzerland  Switzerland 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 21–23 September Rotterdam, Netherlands  Netherlands 3–2 Won
World Group, Final 30 November–2 December Melbourne, Australia  Australia 3–2 Won
2002 World Group, 1st Round 8–10 February Metz, France  Netherlands 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Pau, France  Czech Republic 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 20–22 September Paris, France  United States 3–2 Won
World Group, Final 29 November–1 December Paris, France  Russia 2–3 Lost
2003 World Group, 1st Round 7–9 February Bucharest, Romania  Romania 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 4–6 April Toulouse, France  Switzerland 2–3 Lost
2004 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 February Metz, France  Croatia 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 9–11 April Prilly, Switzerland  Switzerland 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 24–26 September Alicante, Spain  Spain 1–4 Lost
2005 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Strasbourg, France  Sweden 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 15–17 July Moscow, Russia  Russia 2–3 Lost
2006 World Group, 1st Round 10–12 February Halle, Germany  Germany 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 7–9 April Pau, France  Russia 1–4 Lost
2007 World Group, 1st Round 9–11 February Clermont-Ferrand, France  Romania 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Moscow, Russia  Russia 2–3 Lost
2008 World Group, 1st Round 8–10 February Sibiu, Romania  Romania 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 11–13 April Winston-Salem, United States  United States 1–4 Lost
2009 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 March Ostrava, Czech Republic  Czech Republic 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 18–20 September Maastricht, Netherlands  Netherlands 4–1 Won

2010–2019[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, 1st Round 5–7 March Toulon, France  Germany 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 9–11 July Clermont-Ferrand, France  Spain 5–0 Won
World Group, Semifinals 17–19 September Lyon, France  Argentina 5–0 Won
World Group, Final 3–5 December Belgrade, Serbia  Serbia 2–3 Lost
2011 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Vienna, Austria  Austria 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 8–10 July Stuttgart, Germany  Germany 4–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 16–18 September Córdoba, Spain  Spain 1–4 Lost
2012 World Group, 1st Round 10–12 February Vancouver, Canada  Canada 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Roquebrune, France  United States 2–3 Lost
2013 World Group, 1st Round 1–3 February Rouen, France  Israel 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 2–3 Lost
2014 World Group, 1st Round 31 January–2 February Mouilleron-le-Captif, France  Australia 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Nancy, France  Germany 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 12–14 September 2014 Paris, France  Czech Republic 4–1 Won
World Group, Final 21–23 November 2014 Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France  Switzerland 1–3 Lost
2015 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 March 2015 TDB, Germany  Germany Pending

Media coverage[edit]

France's Davis Cup matches are currently televised by France Télévisions.

See also[edit]

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