Ireland Davis Cup team

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Ireland
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Captain Garry Cahill
ITF ranking 59 Steady
First year 1923
Years played 84
Ties played (W–L) 146 (61-85)
Years in
World Group
1 (0-1)
Best finish World Group First Round
(1983)
Most total wins Owen Casey (33-16)
Most singles wins Owen Casey (21-9)
Most doubles wins Owen Casey (12-7)
Best doubles team Matt Doyle &
Sean Sorensen (6-7)
Most ties played Owen Casey (26)
Most years played Michael Hickey (16)

The Ireland Davis Cup team represents the whole of Ireland in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by Tennis Ireland. Ireland competed in its first Davis Cup in 1923.

Ireland currently compete in the Europe Zone of Group III, having been relegated from Group II in 2015. They competed in the World Group in 1983, and also reached the semifinals of the Europe Zone in 1936.

In common with the Olympics, players from Northern Ireland may also opt to represent Great Britain.

Current squad[edit]

Player information and rankings as of 2 March 2015

Squad representing Ireland vs. Belarus (2015 Europe/Africa Group II First Round)
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Sam Barry #347 (Singles) 3 (2012–) 5–7 2–5 3–2
James Cluskey #168 (Doubles) 5 (2006, 2008, 2010–2011, 2014–) 1–8 0–0 1–8
Daniel Glancy #933 (Singles) 2 (2013–) 1–5 1–5 0–0
David O'Hare #296 (Doubles) 1 (2014–) 0–2 0–2 0–0
Players called up within the last year
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
James McGee #211 (Singles) 6 (2009–2014) 13–8 9–5 4–3
James Morrissey N/A 1 (2014) 0–1 0–1 0–0

Recent performances[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Competition Date Surface Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 5–7 Mar Carpet (i) Dublin (IRE)  Turkey 4–1 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Quarterfinal 9-11 Jul Carpet (i) Dublin (IRE)  Lithuania 2–3 Loss
2011 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 4–6 Mar Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Luxembourg 2–3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 8–11 Jul Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Tunisia 3–2 Win
2012 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 10–12 Feb Carpet (i) Szeged (HUN)  Hungary 2-3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 6–8 Apr Clay Cairo (EGY)  Egypt 3-2 Win
2013 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 1–3 Feb Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Estonia 3–2 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 2nd Round 5–7 Apr Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Finland 2–3 Loss
2014 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 31 Jan–2 Feb Hard (i) Minsk (BLR)  Belarus 1-4 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 4–6 Apr Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Egypt 3–2 Win
2015 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 6-8 Mar Hard (i) Dublin (IRE)  Belarus 0–5 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 17–19 Jul Hard (o) Centurion (RSA)  South Africa 0–5 Loss
2016 Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 2 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Albania 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 3 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Armenia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 4 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Macedonia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, Promotion playoff 5 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn (EST)  Cyprus 0–2 Loss

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