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The France Davis Cup team (French: Équipe de France de Coupe Davis) represents France in Davis Cup tennis competition, and is governed by the Fédération Française de Tennis. France competed in their first Davis Cup in 1904.
France is the third most successful nation, with ten wins. Their most recent title came in 2017 (World Champion team).

France
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CaptainSébastien Grosjean
ITF ranking1
ColorsBlue & White
First year1904
Years played99
Ties played (W–L)258 (169–89)
Years in
World Group
36 (58–32)
Davis Cup titles10 (1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2017)
Runners-up9 (1925, 1926, 1933, 1982, 1999, 2002, 2010, 2014, 2018)
Most total winsPierre Darmon (47–21)
Most singles winsPierre Darmon (44–17)
Most doubles winsJacques Brugnon (22–9)
Best doubles teamHenri Leconte &
Guy Forget (11–0)
Most ties playedFrançois Jauffret (35)
Most years playedJean Borotra (17)
Monument to French Davis Cup successes at Stade Roland Garros.

In 2018 France will compete in the World Group for the 36th time out of 38 years, which ranks them fifth in this category.

Contents

Current team (2018)Edit

CaptainsEdit

ResultsEdit

2000–2009Edit

2010–2019Edit

Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, 1st Round 5–7 March Toulon, France   Germany 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 9–11 July Clermont-Ferrand, France   Spain 5–0 Won
World Group, Semifinals 17–19 September Lyon, France   Argentina 5–0 Won
World Group, Final 3–5 December Belgrade, Serbia   Serbia 2–3 Runner-up
2011 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Vienna, Austria   Austria 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 8–10 July Stuttgart, Germany   Germany 4–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 16–18 September Córdoba, Spain   Spain 1–4 Lost
2012 World Group, 1st Round 10–12 February Vancouver, Canada   Canada 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Roquebrune, France   United States 2–3 Lost
2013 World Group, 1st Round 1–3 February Rouen, France   Israel 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Buenos Aires, Argentina   Argentina 2–3 Lost
2014 World Group, 1st Round 31 January–2 February Mouilleron-le-Captif, France   Australia 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Nancy, France   Germany 3–2 Won
World Group, Semifinals 12–14 September Paris, France   Czech Republic 4–1 Won
World Group, Final 21–23 November Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France    Switzerland 1–3 Runner-up
2015 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 March Frankfurt, Germany   Germany 3–2 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 17–19 July London, Great Britain   Great Britain 1–3 Lost
2016 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Baie-Mahault, France   Canada 5–0 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 15–17 July Třinec, Czech Republic   Czech Republic 3–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 16–18 September Zadar, Croatia   Croatia 2–3 Lost
2017 World Group, 1st Round 3–5 February Tokyo, Japan   Japan 4–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 7–9 April Rouen, France   Great Britain 4–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 15–17 September Lille, France   Serbia 3–1 Won
World Group, Final 24–26 November Lille, France   Belgium 3–2 Champion
2018 World Group, 1st Round 2–4 February Albertville, France   Netherlands 3–1 Won
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Genoa, Italy   Italy 3–1 Won
World Group, Semifinals 14–16 September Lille, France   Spain 3–2 Won
World Group, Final 23–25 November Lille, France   Croatia 1–3 Runner-up

Media coverageEdit

France's Davis Cup matches are currently televised by France Télévisions.

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