Switzerland Davis Cup team

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Switzerland
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Captain Severin Lüthi
ITF ranking 7 (Increase2)
Colors Red & white
First year 1923
Years played 85
Ties played (W–L) 158 (74–84)
Years in
World Group
23 (11–22)
Runners-up 1 (1992)
Most total wins Jakob Hlasek (49–30)
Most singles wins Roger Federer (35–7)
Most doubles wins Jakob Hlasek (15–10)
Best doubles team Jakob Hlasek/
Marc Rosset (7–5)
Markus Günthardt/
Heinz Günthardt (7–5)
Most ties played Heinz Gunthardt (30)
Most years played Heinz Gunthardt (15)

The Switzerland Davis Cup team represents Switzerland in the Davis Cup tennis competition and is governed by Swiss Tennis.

In 2007, Switzerland competed in the World Group for the 13th consecutive year, the third longest ongoing streak, before being relegated after losing 3–2 against the Czech Republic.

Switzerland has never won the Davis Cup, but it finished as the runner-up in 1992.

Current squad (2014)[edit]

Player Career High Rank First year played Total Win/Loss Singles Win/Loss Doubles Win/Loss
Roger Federer 1 1999 46–16 35–7 11–9
Stanislas Wawrinka 3 2004 22–24 19–13 3–11
Marco Chiudinelli 52 2005 7–14 6–11 1–3
Michael Lammer 150 2006 4–6 1–6 3–0
Henri Laaksonen 187 2013 1–1 1–1 0–0

History[edit]

Switzerland competed in its first Davis Cup in the 1923. Switzerland was a quarterfinalist in 1998, 1999, 2001, and 2004. Switzerland was also a semifinalist in 2003. Switzerland's best performance was in 1992, when the team finished as the runner-up. The team was led by Marc Rosset and Jakob Hlasek, and it lost to a tough United States team consisting of Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Pete Sampras, and John McEnroe. They beat the Swiss three matches to one.

Roger Federer tied Jakob Hlasek for most singles wins (34) in the 2014 Quarterfinals with his victory over Mikhail Kukushkin.

Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, First Round 5–7 Mar Spain Logrono  Spain 1–4 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 14–16 Sep Kazakhstan Astana  Kazakhstan 0–5 Lost
2011 Europe/Africa Group, Quarterfinals 8–10 Jul Switzerland Bern  Portugal 5–0 Won
World Group, Play-offs 16–18 Sep Australia Sydney  Australia 3–2 Won
2012 World Group, First Round 10–12 Feb Switzerland Fribourg  United States 0–5 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 14–16 Sep Netherlands Amsterdam  Netherlands 3–2 Won
2013 World Group, First Round 1–3 Feb Switzerland Geneva  Czech Republic 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 13–15 Sep Switzerland Neuchâtel  Ecuador 4–1 Won
2014 World Group, First Round 31 Jan–2 Feb Serbia Novi Sad  Serbia 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 4–6 Apr Switzerland Geneva  Kazakhstan 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 12–14 Sep Switzerland Geneva  Italy 0–0 Pending

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