Belgium Davis Cup team

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Belgium
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Captain Johan Van Herck
ITF ranking 6 Decrease 2
Colors Red & Black
First year 1904
Years played 95
Ties played (W–L) 185 (93–92)
Years in
World Group
18 (8–18)
Runners-up 2 (1904, 2015)
Most total wins Jacques Brichant (71–49)
Most singles wins Jacques Brichant (52–27)
Most doubles wins Philippe Washer (20–18)
Best doubles team Philippe Washer &
Jacques Brichant (16–14)
Most ties played Jacques Brichant (42)
Most years played Jacques Brichant (17)

The Belgium Davis Cup team represents Belgium in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Royal Belgian Tennis Federation.

History[edit]

Belgium competed in its first Davis Cup in 1904 where it achieved its best result to date, a final lost against British Isles. They made the final again, in 2015, where they lost to Great Britain yet again.

Current squad[edit]

Player information and rankings as of 13 September 2015

Squad representing Belgium vs. Great Britain (World Group Final)
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Ruben Bemelmans #87 (Singles) 7 (2008, 2010–) 8–11 3–7 5–3
Kimmer Coppejans #105 (Singles) 1 (2015–) 2–0 1–0 1–0
Steve Darcis #64 (Singles) 9 (2005, 2008–) 17–14 16–7 1–5
David Goffin #15 (Singles) 4 (2012–) 9–3 9–2 0–1
Players called up within the last year
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Niels Desein #154 (Singles) 1 (2015) 1–0 0–0 1–0
Olivier Rochus #387 (Doubles) 15 (2000–2014) 23–28 15–15 8–13

Recent results[edit]

2000–2009[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2000 World Group, 1st round 4–6 February Moscow (RUS)  Russia 1–4 Lost
World Group Play-offs 21–23 July Venice (ITA)  Italy 4–1 Won
2001 World Group, 1st round 4–6 February Ghent (BEL)  France 0–5 Lost
World Group Play-offs 21–23 September Liège (BEL)  Morocco 2–3 Lost
2002 Euro/African Zone, Group I 5–7 April Liège (BEL)  Greece 5–0 Won
World Group Play-offs 20–22 September Harare (ZIM)  Zimbabwe 4–1 Won
2003 World Group, 1st round 7–9 February Seville (ESP)  Spain 0–5 Lost
World Group Play-offs 19–21 September Pörtschach (AUT)  Austria 2–3 Lost
2004 Euro/African Zone, Group I 9–11 April Tournai (BEL)  Zimbabwe 4–1 Won
World Group Play-offs 24–26 September Rijeka (CRO)  Croatia 2–3 Lost
2005 Euro/African Zone, Group I 29 April – 1 May Belgrade (SCG)  Serbia and Montenegro 3–2 Won
World Group Play-offs 23–25 September Leuven (BEL)  United States 1–4 Lost
2006 Euro/African Zone, Group I 7–9 April Kiev (UKR)  Ukraine 4–1 Won
World Group Play-offs 22–24 September Bratislava (SVK)  Slovakia 3–2 Won
2007 World Group, 1st round 9–11 February Liège (BEL)  Australia 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarter-final 6–8 April Ostend (BEL)  Germany 2–3 Lost
2008 World Group, 1st round 8–10 February Ostrava (CZE)  Czech Republic 2–3 Lost
World Group Play-offs 19–21 September Lausanne (SUI)   Switzerland 1–4 Lost
2009 Europe/Africa Zone, Group I 6–8 March Liège (BEL)  Poland 4–1 Won
World Group Play-offs 18–20 September Charleroi (BEL)  Ukraine 3–2 Won

2010–present[edit]

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, 1st round 5–7 March Bree (BEL)  Czech Republic 1–4 Lost
World Group, Play-off 17–20 September Cairns (AUS)  Australia 3–2 Won
2011 World Group, 1st round 4–6 March Charleroi (BEL)  Spain 1–4 Lost
World Group, Play-off 16–18 September Antwerp (BEL)  Austria 1–4 Lost
2012 Euro/African Zone, Group I 6–8 April Glasgow (GBR)  Great Britain 4–1 Won
World Group, Play-off 16–18 September Brussels (BEL)  Sweden 5–0 Won
2013 World Group, 1st round 1–3 February Charleroi (BEL)  Serbia 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 16–18 September Antwerp (BEL)  Israel 3–2 Won
2014 World Group, 1st round 31 January–2 Feb. Astana (KAZ)  Kazakhstan 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 12–14 September Tallinn (EST)  Ukraine 3–2 Won
2015 World Group, 1st round 6–8 March Liège (BEL)   Switzerland 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarter-final 17–19 July Middelkerke (BEL)  Canada 5–0 Won
World Group, Semi-final 18–20 September Brussels (BEL)  Argentina 3–2 Won
World Group, Final 27–29 November Ghent (BEL)  Great Britain 1–3 Lost
2016 World Group, 1st round 4–6 March Liège (BEL)  Croatia 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-off 15–17 September Ostend (BEL)  Brazil 4–0 Won


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