Philippines Davis Cup team

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Philippines
Flag of the Philippines.svg
Captain Roland Kraut[1]
Coach Karl Santa Maria[1]
ITF ranking 52 Decrease1
Colors Blue and white
First year 1926
Years played 60+[2]
Ties played (W–L) 136 (72-64)
Best finish Inter-Zonal (1957, 1958, 1960, and 1964)
World Group Play-offs (1991)
Most total wins Felicisimo Ampon (40-35)
Most singles wins Felicisimo Ampon (34-26)
Most doubles wins Johnny Arcilla (10-7)
Best doubles team Treat Huey/Cecil Mamiit (5-3)
Raymundo Deyro/Juan-Johnson Jose (5-3)
Most ties played Raymundo Deyro (37)
Most years played Raymundo Deyro (17)

The Philippines Davis Cup team represents the Philippines in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Philippine Tennis Association.

The Philippines currently compete in the Asia/Oceania Zone of Group II. They won the Eastern Zone in 1957, 1958, 1960, and 1964, and reached the World Group Play-off in 1991.

On April 2007, businessman and sportsman Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cebuana Lhuillier was appointed team manager of the Philippines' Davis Cup team.

Current team[edit]

The following players are called up for the Asia/Oceania Zone II 1st round against Sri Lanka on March 2015.[3]

Current Squad[edit]

History[edit]

The Philippines was set to compete at the Davis Cup in 1921 but withdrew from the tournament. The country was supposed to be represented by brothers, Francisco and Guillermo Aragon in that year.[4] The Philippines later decided not to enter the 1923 edition after withdrawing from both 1921 and 1922 editions.[5] The country later competed in its first Davis Cup in 1926 becoming the first Southeast Asian country to do so.[2][6] American Dwight Davis, who was also Governor General of US-administered Philippines promoted the sports in throughout the archipelago during his tenure.[6]

Results[edit]

Zone legend
World Group/Inter-Zonal/Challenge Round
World Group Play-offs/Qualifying Play-offs
Continental Zone I
Continental Zone II
Continental Zone III
Continental Zone IV
Year Zone Final round Final opponent Score Result
1921 World 1st  Japan W/O Withdrew
1922 World 1st  Spain W/O Withdrew
1923-1925 Did not enter
1926 America Semifinal  Japan 0–5 Lost
1927 Did not enter
1928 North & Central America Semifinal  Australia 0–5 Lost
1929 America Quarterfinal  United States 0–5 Lost
1930-1945 Did not enter
1946 America Quarterfinal  United States 0–5 Lost
1947-1949 Did not enter
1950 Europe Quarterfinal  Sweden 0–5 Lost
1951 Europe Semifinal  Sweden 0–5 Lost
1952 Did not enter
1953 Europe Quarterfinal  Denmark 1–4 Lost
1954 Did not enter
1955 Eastern Final  Japan 2–3 Stays at Eastern Zone
1956 Did not enter
1957 Inter-Zonal Final  United States 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1958 Inter-Zonal Semifinal  Italy 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1959 Eastern Final  India 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1960 Inter-Zonal Semifinal  United States 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1961 Eastern Semifinal  Japan 2–3 Stays at Eastern Zone
1962 Eastern Final  India 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1963 Eastern Semifinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1964 Inter-Zonal Semifinal  Sweden 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1965 Eastern Semifinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1966 Eastern Final  Japan 2–3 Stays at Eastern Zone
1967 Eastern Final  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1968 Eastern Final  Japan 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1969 Eastern Semifinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1970 Eastern Semifinal  Australia 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1971 Eastern Final  Japan 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1972 Eastern Quarterfinal  South Korea W/O Stays at Eastern Zone
1973 Did not enter
1974 Eastern Quarterfinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1975 Eastern Quarterfinal  India 0–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1976 Eastern Preliminary round  Thailand W/O Stays at Eastern Zone
1977 Eastern Semifinal  Japan 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1978 Eastern Preliminary round  Pakistan W/O Stays at Eastern Zone
1979 Eastern Preliminary round  Thailand W/O Stays at Eastern Zone
1980-1981 Did not enter
1982 Eastern Quarterfinal  South Korea 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1983 Eastern Quarterfinal  South Korea 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1984 Eastern Quarterfinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Eastern Zone
1985 Eastern Semifinal  South Korea 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1986 Eastern 1st round  Indonesia 1–4 Stays at Eastern Zone
1987 Eastern Quarterfinal  China 1–4 Included at newly created Eastern Zone Group I
1988 Eastern Group I Quarterfinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at renamed Asia/Oceania Zone Zone Group I
1989 Asia/Oceania Group I Quarterfinal  New Zealand 1–4 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1990 Asia/Oceania Group I Quarterfinal  China 0–5 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1991 World Group qualifying round Final  Sweden 0–5 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1992 Asia/Oceania Group I Quarterfinal  Indonesia 1–4 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1993 Asia/Oceania Group I Quarterfinal  Indonesia 1–4 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1994 Asia/Oceania Group I Quarterfinal  Japan 0–5 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1995 Asia/Oceania Group I Semifinal  India 0–5 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1996 Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation play-off  Chinese Taipei 3–2 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
1997 Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation play-off  Uzbekistan 0–5 Relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
1998 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Hong Kong 4–1 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
1999 Asia/Oceania Group II Final  Thailand 4–1 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2000 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Iran 2–3 Relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group III
2001 Asia/Oceania Group III Final  Kazakhstan 2–0 Promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2002 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Kuwait 3–2 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2003 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Kazakhstan 3–2 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2004 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Hong Kong 4–1 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2005 Asia/Oceania Group II Relegation play-off  Lebanon 3–2 Relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group III
2006 Asia/Oceania Group III Round robin  Sri Lanka NP Promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2007 Asia/Oceania Group II Final  Kuwait 5–0 Promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
2008 Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation play-off  Kazakhstan 0–5 Relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2009 Asia/Oceania Group II Final  New Zealand 4–1 Promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
2010 Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation play-off  South Korea 3–2 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
2011 Asia/Oceania Group I Relegation play-off  Chinese Taipei 2–3 Relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2012 Asia/Oceania Group II Final  Indonesia 2–3 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2013 Asia/Oceania Group II Final  New Zealand 2–3 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
2014 Asia/Oceania Group II Semifinal  Pakistan 2–3 Stays at Asia/Oceania Zone Group II

Head to head[edit]

Last updated: Philippines - Sri Lanka ; 8 March 2015

Davis Cup Team Record

(by No. of ties)

References:[7]

Notes:Not games resulting to walkovers.

  • Philippines forfeited 1 game each against Japan Japan (1921), Spain Spain (1922), South Korea South Korea (1972) and Pakistan Pakistan (1978);2 games against Thailand Thailand (1976, 1979)
  • Peru Peru forfeited 1 game against the Philippines (1950).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Villar, Joey (9 March 2015). "Cuppers eye payback versus Chinese Taipei". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Alison, Mars (14 September 2013). "Members of Philippine Davis Cup team to be feted today". Philippine Daily Inquirer (Cebu Daily News). Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Villar, Joey (5 March 2015). "Tierro opens PHL’s Davis Cup bid vs Sri Lanka". Philippine Star. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Cordero, Abac. "RP advances to Davis Cup Group 2". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 11 March 2015. A total of 140 countries are now part of the Davis Cup where the Philippines first participated in 1921. There were only two members of that RP team, and they're brothers, Francisco and Guillermo Aragon. 
  5. ^ "Davis Cup Entries Close Today; 17 Nations Enter". New York: The Evening News. 15 March 1923. Retrieved 11 March 2015. The countries which are to play in the American zone are Aus tralia,: Canada, Hawaii and Japan. The Philippines team Is the only one of the 1922 competitors not re entered this year. 
  6. ^ a b Lozada, David (26 April 2012). "One long rally: A history of tennis in the Philippines". Rappler. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Team Wins/Losses :Philippines". Davis Cup. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 

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