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The India Davis Cup team represents India in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the All India Tennis Association.

India
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Captain Mahesh Bhupathi
Coach Zeeshan Ali
ITF ranking
Current ranking 18 Decrease
First international
1921
World Group
Appearances 13 (7–13)
Runners-up 3 (1966, 1974 & 1987)
Player stats
Most total wins Leander Paes (88)
Most singles wins Ramanathan Krishnan (50)
Most doubles wins Leander Paes (42)
Best doubles team Mahesh Bhupathi/Leander Paes (25–2)
Most ties played Leander Paes (50)
Most years played Leander Paes (23)

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HistoryEdit

India competed in its first Davis Cup in 1921 but has yet to win the Cup.

India finished as runners-up 3 times (1966, 1974, 1987). In 1974, the final was scratched and South Africa were awarded the Davis Cup after India refused to participate in the final due to the South African government's apartheid policies. India were strong favorites to win with Vijay Amritraj and Anand Amritraj at their best.[1][2] They competed in the World Group stage and lost to Serbia at the first round for the 2011 Davis Cup.

Current team (2017)Edit

ResultsEdit

2010sEdit

Year Competition Date Location Surface Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, 1st Round 5–7 Mar 2010 Moscow, Russia Hard(i)   Russia 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 17–19 Sep 2010 Chennai, India Hard   Brazil 3–2 Won
2011 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 Mar 2011 Novi Sad, Serbia Hard(i)   Serbia 1–4 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 16–18 Sep 2011 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Japan 1–4 Lost
2012 Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 6–8 Apr 2012 Namangan, Uzbekistan Clay   Uzbekistan 2–3 Lost
Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Rd Play-offs 14–16 Sep 2012 Chandigarh, India Hard   New Zealand 5–0 Won
2013 Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Round 1–3 Feb 2013 New Delhi, India Hard   South Korea 1–4 Lost
Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Rd Play-offs 5–7 Apr 2013 Bangalore, India Hard   Indonesia 5–0 Won
2014 Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Round 31 Jan-2 Feb 2014 Indore, India Hard   Chinese Taipei 5-0 Won
Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 4–6 Apr 2014 Busan, South Korea Hard   South Korea 3–1 Won
World Group, Play-offs 12–14 Sep 2014 Bangalore, India Hard   Serbia 2-3 Lost
2015 Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 17-19 Jul 2015 Christchurch, New Zealand Hard(i)   New Zealand 3-2 Won
World Group, Play-offs 18–20 Sep 2015 New Delhi, India Hard   Czech Republic 1-3 Lost
2016 Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 15-17 Jul 2016 Chandigarh, India Grass   South Korea 4-1 Won
World Group, Play-offs 16–18 Sep 2016 New Delhi, India Hard   Spain 0-5 Lost
2017 Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Round 3-5 Feb 2017 Pune, India Hard   New Zealand 4-1 Won
Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 7–9 Apr 2017 Bangalore, India Hard   Uzbekistan 4-1 Won
World Group, Play-offs 15–17 Sep 2017 Edmonton, Canada Hard(i)   Canada - -


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige". Bill Dwyre. Los Angeles Times. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Year the Davis Cup Felt Empty". Dave Seminia. New York Times. 28 November 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 

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