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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.

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CaptainThomas Enqvist
ITF ranking40 Steady
ColorsYellow & blue
First year1925
Years played81
Ties played (W–L)225 (148–77)
Years in
World Group
31 (56–25)
Davis Cup titles7 (1975, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1994, 1997, 1998)
Runners-up5 (1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1996)
Most total winsUlf Schmidt (66–36)
Most singles winsJan-Erik Lundqvist (47–16)
Most doubles winsSven Davidson (23–9)
Best doubles teamUlf Schmidt &
Jan-Erik Lundqvist (16–8)
Most ties playedUlf Schmidt (38)
Most years playedJonas Björkman (14)

As of 2016, Sweden is the 5th most successful nation in Davis Cup history, having won the title 7 times, 6 of which have been recorded since 1981 when the tiered system and the World Group were created, which makes the Swedish team the most successful one in this modern period.

In September 2012, Sweden was relegated from the World Group after being defeated, 0–5, against Belgium,[1] and played in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I in seasons 2013, 2014, and 2015. In 2016, it was relegated to the Europe/Africa Zone Group II, and in 2017 it is attempting to return to the Europe/Africa Zone Group I, with the next match (in Round 2) scheduled for April against Turkey.

Current team (2017)Edit


Sweden entered their first competition in 1925.


  1. ^ TT (16 September 2012). "Sverige utklassat av Belgien" (in Swedish). Svenska dagbladet. Retrieved 3 March 2016.

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