Portugal Davis Cup team

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Portugal
Flag of Portugal.svg
Captain Pedro Cordeiro
ITF ranking 39
Colors red & white
First year 1925
Years played 59
Ties played (W–L) 100 (39–61)
Years in
World Group
0
Best finish WG Play-Offs (1994)
Most total wins João Cunha e Silva (37–40)
Most singles wins João Cunha e Silva (25–28)
Most doubles wins Emanuel Couto (13–5)
Best doubles team Frederico Gil / Leonardo Tavares (9–5)
Most ties played João Cunha e Silva (30)
Most years played João Cunha e Silva (16)
Nuno Marques (16)

The Portugal Davis Cup team represents Portugal in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Federação Portuguesa de Ténis.

Portugal will compete in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I in 2014 after achieving promotion in the 2013 season. They have never played in the World Group, but reached the Play-offs in 1994.

History[edit]

Portugal competed in its first Davis Cup in 1925. Their first opponent was Italy, who won 4–1.

Portugal's most successful moment came in 1994 after defeating Great Britain 4–1 in the Group I of the Europe/Africa Zone and qualifying to the World Group play-offs. The team led by João Cunha e Silva, Nuno Marques and Emanuel Couto lost, however, to Croatia 4–0 (the last rubber was abandoned).

Davis Cup team in 2014 (highest ranking)[edit]

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