Who is the Davis Cup captain?

September 22, 2019 Off By idswater

Who is the Davis Cup captain?

Leon Smith
Great Britain Davis Cup team/Captains

Who runs the Davis Cup?

the International Tennis Federation (ITF)
Established in 1900 as the International Lawn Tennis Challenge, it is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), who describe it as the “World Cup of tennis.” The first event in 1900 was a match between Great Britain and the United States, while 135 nations have entered the 2016 Davis Cup.

Is Leon Smith married?

Smith is married and has three children.

Is Kyle Edmund injured?

Former British number one Kyle Edmund is likely to miss several more months of the season after having surgery on his left knee. Edmund, who has not played for six months, underwent a “small procedure” in Switzerland at the end of March.

How old is Leon Smith?

40 years (November 2, 1980)
Leon Smith/Age

How tall is Leon Smith?

2.08 m
Leon Smith/Height

Which country has won the most Davis Cup titles?

USA
USA holds the record for winning the most consecutive Davis Cup titles. Since the Final Round was introduced in 1972, five nations have successfully defended their Davis Cup crowns….

Nation Appearances in the Davis Cup Final Davis Cup Final Win-Loss
USA 61 32-29
Australia 47 28-19
Great Britain 20 10-10
France 18 10-8

Who are the current champions of the Davis Cup?

The present champions are Croatia, who beat France to win their second title in 2018. The women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup. Australia, the Czech Republic, and the United States are the only countries to have held both Davis Cup and Fed Cup titles in the same year.

Who is captain of Great Britain Davis Cup team?

Great Britain’s Davis Cup Captain Leon Smith has named the players to travel to Madrid for the new-format Davis Cup Finals. Dan Evans, Andy Murray, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski all feature in Smith’s squad, with a fifth player to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Is the Davis Cup the World Cup of tennis?

Davis Cup – The World Cup of Tennis. The official website of Davis Cup features news, live scores, results, videos and photos from the largest annual team competition in sport. The official website of Davis Cup features news, live scores, results, videos and photos from the largest annual team competition in sport. Nation.

Who are the players in the Davis Cup in Madrid?

Dan Evans, Andy Murray, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski all feature in Smith’s squad, with a fifth player to be confirmed in the coming weeks. The inaugural event, to be hosted on the hard courts of La Caja Magica in Madrid from 18-24 November, will see 18 nations come together to battle for the historic Davis Cup trophy.

The present champions are Croatia, who beat France to win their second title in 2018. The women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup. Australia, the Czech Republic, and the United States are the only countries to have held both Davis Cup and Fed Cup titles in the same year.

Who was the captain of the Australian Davis Cup team?

Australian Harry Hopman holds the record for most Davis Cup titles won by a captain with 16. Along with the Australian Davis Cup Team winning the Davis Cup in 1999, Australia became the first country to win three of four team competitions in the same year.

Who was the youngest captain in Davis Cup history?

USA 5-0 in AUS) is the youngest known captain at 19 years, 9 days. The youngest winning captain is Dwigth Davis who captained the United States in the first Davis Cup Final at 21 years, 82 days. The oldest person to captain a Davis Cup Final is Perry Jones.

Who was the winner of the Davis Cup in 2009?

However, in the 4th match Fernando González defeated Guccione in the reverse singles match to secure the tie. Australia managed to win the remaining dead rubber, with Chile winning the tie 3–2. The 2009 Davis Cup saw a rematch of last year’s second round match against Thailand.