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

Ireland
Flag of Ireland.svg
CaptainConor Niland
ITF ranking93 Steady
First year1923
Years played88
Ties played (W–L)158 (68-90)
Years in
World Group
1 (0–1)
Best finishWorld Group First Round
(1983)
Most total winsOwen Casey (33–16)
Most singles winsOwen Casey (21–9)
Most doubles winsOwen Casey (12–7)
Best doubles teamMatt Doyle &
Sean Sorensen (6–7)
Most ties playedOwen Casey (26)
Most years playedMichael Hickey (16)

Ireland currently compete in the Europe Zone of Group IV, having been promoted from Group III in 2017. 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.

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Current squadEdit

Player information and rankings as of 1 April 2019

Squad representing Ireland vs. Norway (2018 Europe/Africa Group II Relegation Playoff)
Player ATP Ranking Years Played Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L
Peter Bothwell #613 (Singles) 3 (2016–2018) 6–4 4–3 2–1
Simon Carr - 1 (2018) 0–4 0–3 0–1
Daniel Glancy - 3 (2013–2015) 1–5 1–5 0–0
Julian Bradley #686 (Doubles) 0 0–0 0–0 0–0
Samuel Bothwell - 1 (2018) 0–1 0–0 0–1

Recent performancesEdit

2000sEdit

2010sEdit

Year Competition Date Surface Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 5–7 Mar Carpet (i) Dublin, Ireland   Turkey 4–1 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Quarterfinal 9–11 Jul Carpet (i)   Lithuania 2–3 Loss
2011 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 4–6 Mar Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland   Luxembourg 2–3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 8–11 Jul Hard (i)   Tunisia 3–2 Win
2012 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 10–12 Feb Carpet (i) Szeged, Hungary   Hungary 2–3 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 6–8 Apr Clay Cairo, Egypt   Egypt 3–2 Win
2013 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 1–3 Feb Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland   Estonia 3–2 Win
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 2nd Round 5–7 Apr Hard (i)   Finland 2–3 Loss
2014 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 31 Jan–2 Feb Hard (i) Minsk, Belarus   Belarus 1–4 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 4–6 Apr Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland   Egypt 3–2 Win
2015 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 6–8 Mar Hard (i) Dublin, Ireland   Belarus 0–5 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 17–19 Jul Hard (o) Centurion, South Africa   South Africa 0–5 Loss
2016 Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 2 Mar Hard (i) Tallinn, Estonia   Albania 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 3 Mar Hard (i)   Armenia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 4 Mar Hard (i)   North Macedonia 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, Promotion playoff 5 Mar Hard (i)   Cyprus 0–2 Loss
2017 Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 6 Apr Hard (o) Sozopol, Hungary   Andorra 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 6–7 Apr Hard (o)   Kosovo 3–0 Win
Europe Zone Group III, 1st Round 7–8 Apr Hard (o)   Montenegro 2–1 Win
Europe Zone Group III, Promotion playoff 8 Apr Hard (o)   Bulgaria 2–1 Win
2018 Euro/Africa Zone Group II, 1st Round 3–4 Feb Hard (i) Birkerød, Denmark   Denmark 1–4 Loss
Euro/Africa Zone Group II, Relegation Playoff 7–8 Apr Hard (i) Oslo, Norway   Norway 1–3 Loss

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