Great Britain Davis Cup team

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United Kingdom (as "Great Britain")
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Captain Leon Smith
ITF ranking 11 Steady
First year 1900
Years played 103
Ties played (W–L) 238 (145-93)
Years in
World Group
13 (4-12)
Davis Cup titles 9 (1903, 1904, 1905, 1906,
1912, 1933, 1934, 1935,
1936)
Runners-up 8 (1900, 1902, 1907, 1913,
1919, 1931, 1937, 1978)
Most total wins Fred Perry (45-7)
Most singles wins Bunny Austin (36-12)
Most doubles wins Bobby Wilson (25-8)
Best doubles team Bobby Wilson /
Mike Sangster (11-3)
Fred Perry /
Patrick Hughes (11-3)
Most ties played Bobby Wilson (34)
Most years played Greg Rusedski (13)

The Great Britain Davis Cup team represents the United Kingdom in Davis Cup tennis competition and is controlled by the Lawn Tennis Association. The United Kingdom played in the very first International Lawn Tennis Challenge (as the tournament was known until 1945). They are the third most successful team in terms of championships won, with 9 (tied with France), but have appeared in only one final since 1937.

Players[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

2013 Davis Cup team, from left to right: Leon Smith (captain), James Ward, Dan Evans, Colin Fleming, Jonny Marray.

Recent Call ups[edit]

Results[edit]

Overview[edit]

Year Players Round Opponent Score Status
2014 Colin Fleming
Dominic Inglot
Andy Murray
James Ward
World Group First Round United States United States 3–1 Progressed to World Group Quarterfinals
World Group Quarterfinals Italy Italy 2–3 Continued in World Group in 2015
2013 Daniel Evans
Colin Fleming
Jonathan Marray
Andy Murray
James Ward
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Russia Russia 3–2 Progressed to World Group Play-offs
World Group Play-offs
Croatia Croatia
4–1
Promoted to World Group in 2014
2012 Daniel Evans
Colin Fleming
Josh Goodall
Ross Hutchins
James Ward
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round Slovakia Slovakia 3–2 Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Belgium Belgium 1–4 Continued in Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2013
2011 Jamie Baker
Daniel Evans
Colin Fleming
Ross Hutchins
Andy Murray
Jamie Murray
James Ward
Europe/Africa Zone Group II First Round Tunisia Tunisia 4–1 Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group II Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group II Second Round Luxembourg Luxembourg 4–1 Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group II Third Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group II Third Round Hungary Hungary 5–0 Promoted to Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2012
2010 Daniel Evans
Colin Fleming
Ken Skupski
James Ward
Europe/Africa Zone Group II First Round Lithuania Lithuania 2–3 Sent to Europe/Africa Zone Group II Play–Offs
Europe/Africa Zone Group II Play–Offs Turkey Turkey 5–0 Continued in Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2011
2009 Chris Eaton
Daniel Evans
Colin Fleming
Josh Goodall
Ross Hutchins
Andy Murray
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Ukraine Ukraine 1–4 Sent to Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round Play–Offs
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round Play–Offs bye Sent to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Play–Offs
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Play–Offs Poland Poland 2–3 Relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group II in 2010
2008 Jamie Baker
Alex Bogdanović
Ross Hutchins
Andy Murray
Jamie Murray
World Group First Round Argentina Argentina 1–4 Sent to World Group Play–Offs
World Group Play–Offs Austria Austria 2–3 Relegated to Europe Africa Zone Group I in 2009
2007 Jamie Baker
Tim Henman
Andy Murray
Jamie Murray
Greg Rusedski
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Netherlands Netherlands 4–1 Progressed to World Group Play–Offs
World Group Play–Offs Croatia Croatia 4–1 Promoted to World Group in 2008
2006 James Auckland
Jamie Baker
Alex Bogdanović
Jamie Delgado
Alan Mackin
Andy Murray
Arvind Parmar
Greg Rusedski
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro 2–3 Sent to Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round Play–Offs
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round Play–Offs Israel Israel 2–3 Sent to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Play–Offs
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Play–Offs Ukraine Ukraine 3–2 Continued in Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2007
2005 Alex Bogdanović
Alan Mackin
Andy Murray
Greg Rusedski
David Sherwood
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Israel Israel 3–2 Progressed to World Group Play–Offs
World Group Play–Offs Switzerland Switzerland 0–5 Continued in Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2006
2004 Alex Bogdanović
Tim Henman
Jonathan Marray
Andy Murray
Arvind Parmar
Greg Rusedski
Europe/Africa Zone Group I First Round bye Progressed to Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round
Europe/Africa Zone Group I Second Round Luxembourg Luxembourg 4–1 Progressed to World Group Play–Offs
World Group Play–Offs Austria Austria 2–3 Continued in Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2005
2003 Alex Bogdanović
Tim Henman
Alan Mackin
Miles McLagan
Arvind Parmar
Greg Rusedski
World Group First Round Australia Australia 1–4 Sent to World Group Play-offs
World Group Play-offs Morocco Morocco 2–3 Relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2004
2002 Jamie Delgado
Tim Henman
Martin Lee
Miles McLagan
Arvind Parmar
Greg Rusedski
World Group First Round Sweden Sweden 2–3 Sent to World Group Qualifying Round
World Group Qualifying Round Thailand Thailand 3–2 Continued in World Group in 2003

2011[edit]

Main article: 2011 Davis Cup

2010[edit]

Main article: 2010 Davis Cup

2009[edit]

Main article: 2009 Davis Cup

2008[edit]

Main article: 2008 Davis Cup

2007[edit]

Main article: 2007 Davis Cup

2006[edit]

Main article: 2006 Davis Cup

2005[edit]

Main article: 2005 Davis Cup

2004[edit]

Main article: 2004 Davis Cup

2003[edit]

Main article: 2003 Davis Cup

2002[edit]

Main article: 2002 Davis Cup

2001[edit]

Main article: 2001 Davis Cup

2000[edit]

Main article: 2000 Davis Cup

1999[edit]

Main article: 1999 Davis Cup

1998[edit]

Main article: 1998 Davis Cup

1997[edit]

Main article: 1997 Davis Cup

1990s[edit]

  • 1996:
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 2, 1st round: Won 4–1 against Slovenia
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 2, 2nd round: Won 5–0 against Ghana
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 2, 3rd round: Won 5–0 against Egypt
  • 1995:
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 2, 1st round: Lost 5–0 against Slovak Republic
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 2, Play–offs: Won 5–0 against Monaco
  • 1994:
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 1, 1st round: Lost 4–1 against Portugal
    Europe/Africa Zone Group 1, Play–offs: Lost 3–2 against Romania

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