Sweden Davis Cup team

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Sweden
Flag of Sweden.svg
Captain Thomas Enqvist
ITF ranking 40 Steady
Colors Yellow & blue
First year 1925
Years played 81
Ties played (W–L) 225 (148–77)
Years in
World Group
31 (56–25)
Davis Cup titles 7 (1975, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1994, 1997, 1998)
Runners-up 5 (1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1996)
Most total wins Ulf Schmidt (66–36)
Most singles wins Jan-Erik Lundqvist (47–16)
Most doubles wins Sven Davidson (23–9)
Best doubles team Ulf Schmidt &
Jan-Erik Lundqvist (16–8)
Most ties played Ulf Schmidt (38)
Most years played Jonas Björkman (14)

The Sweden Davis Cup team (Swedish: Sveriges Davis Cup-lag) represents Sweden in Davis Cup tennis competition and is governed by the Swedish Tennis Association.

Sweden is, as of 2016, the historical 5th most successful nation, winning the title 7 times. 6 of these titles were since the creation of the Davis Cup World Cup in 1981, the most of any nation during this period, with 53 wins (as of February 2007), Sweden hold the record for most wins in the World Group.

Defeated by Belgium, 0-5, in a mid-September 2012 playoff game, Sweden was relegated from the Davis Cup World Cup in.[1]

In October 2016 Sweden was relegated, following a defeat against Israel, to group 2.[2]

Current team (2014)[edit]

History[edit]

Sweden entered their first competition in 1925.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TT (16 September 2012). "Sverige utklassat av Belgien" (in Swedish). Svenska dagbladet. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Stefan Holm (29 October 2016). "Sverige i samma Davis Cup-grupp som Madagaskar" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 

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