Davis Cup Finals

The Davis Cup Finals is an annual international team tournament in tennis where 16 countries compete to win the top team event in tennis, with the competition sometimes being referred to as the “World Cup of Tennis”.

In 2019, the Davis Cup Finals replaced the old format which involved matches being played at different points throughout the year with only two teams competing in the Final.

Davis Cup Finals

2023 Davis Cup Finals

In November 2022, details of the draw for the 2023 Davis Cup Qualifying Round were released by tournament organizers.

A total of 36 matches will be played on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th of February 2023 with 12 qualifying matches, 12 World Cup Group I Play-off matches, and 12 World Cup Group II Play-off matches being played over the course of the three days.

The winners of the 12 qualifying matches in February will qualify for the group stage matches in Septmber.

Canada and Australia will automatically qualify for the 2023 finals, based on their performance in the 2022 tournament.

Qualifiers

#Home teamvsAway TeamResult
1CroatiavsAustriaTBD
2HungaryvsFranceTBD
3UzbekistanvsUSATBD
4GermanyvsSwitzerlandTBD
5ColumbiavsGreat BritainTBD
6NorwayvsSerbiaTBD
7ChilevsKazakhstanTBD
8Republic of KoreavsBelgiumTBD
9SwedenvsBosnia and HerzegovinaTBD
10NetherlandsvsSlovakiaTBD
11FinlandvsArgentinaTBD
12PortugalvsCzech RepublicTBD

NB: Teams in bold are seeded.

Group Stage

The venues for the Group Stage of the 2023 tournament have yet to be confirmed but the matches will take place the week after the US Open (12-17 September 2023).

The Group Stage will consist of four groups of four in a round-robin format, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the quarterfinals that will be played in November 2023.

Below were the groups for the 2022 Davis Cup.

Group A

CountryMatchesWonLost
Italy330
Croatia321
Sweden312
Argentina303

Group B – Valencia

CountryMatchesWonLost
Spain321
Canada321
Serbia321
Republic of Korea303

Group C – Hamburg

CountryMatchesWonLost
Germany330
Australia321
France312
Belgium303

Group D – Glasgow

CountryMatchesWonLost
Netherlands330
USA321
Great Britain312
Kazakhstan303

*Countries in bold qualified for the Knockout Stage.

Knockout Stage

The quarterfinals, semifinals, and final will be played from the 21st to the 26th of November in a venue that has yet to be decided.

Below are the results from the knockout stage in 2022.

2022 Quarterfinal Matches

  1. Australia bt. the Netherlands – 2-0
  2. Croatia bt. Spain – 2-0
  3. Canada bt. Germany – 2-1
  4. Italy bt. the USA – 2-1

2022 Semifinal Matches

  1. Australia bt. Croatia – 2-1
  2. Canada bt. Italy – 2-1

2022 Final

  1. Canada bt. Australia 2-0

The 2022 champions were Canada who beat Australia in the final 2-0, after Denis Shapovalov beat Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-2, 6-4, and Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Alex De Minaur 6-3, 6-4.

Schedule and Dates

Below is the schedule for the 2023 Davis Cup with the qualifying matches being played in February, the group stage in September, and the knockout stage in November.

The final will be played on Sunday, the 26th of November 2023.

DatesMatches
3-5 February 2023Qualifiers, and World Group I/II Play-offs
12-17 September 2023Davis Cup Finals (Group Stage)
21-26 November 2023Davis Cup Finals (Knockout Stage)

Tickets

For more information on tickets for the 2023 Finals, check out the official website.

Open Era Winners and Runner Ups

Canada is the current champion of the tournament, having won the 2022 finals, beating Australia 2-0 in the final.

The most successful country in the open era is the USA with thirteen wins followed by Sweden with seven and Australia/Spain with six wins each.

Below is a list of Davis Cup winners by year in the Open Era from 1968 to 2022.

YearWinnerRunner UpScoreFinal Location
2022CanadaAustralia2-0Malaga, Spain
2021RussiaCroatia2-0Madrid, Spain
2020N/AN/AN/AN/A
2019Spain Canada2–0Madrid, Spain
2018Croatia France3–1Lille, France
2017France Belgium3–2Lille, France
2016Argentina Croatia3–2Zagreb, Croatia
2015 Great Britain Belgium3–1Ghent, Belgium
2014 Switzerland France3–1Lille, France
2013 Czech Republic Serbia3–2Belgrade, Serbia
2012 Czech Republic Spain3–2Prague, Czech Republic
2011 Spain Argentina3–1Seville, Spain
2010 Serbia France3–2Belgrade, Serbia
2009 Spain Czech Republic5–0Barcelona, Spain
2008 Spain Argentina3–1Mar del Plata, Argentina
2007 United States Russia4–1Portland, USA
2006 Russia Argentina3–2Moscow, Russia
2005 Croatia Slovakia3–2Bratislava, Slovakia
2004 SpainUSA3–2Seville, Spain
2003 Australia Spain3–1Melbourne, Australia
2002 Russia France3–2Paris, France
2001 France Australia3–2Melbourne, Australia
2000 Spain Australia3–1Barcelona, Spain
1999 Australia France3–2Nice, France
1998 Sweden Italy4–1Milan, Italy
1997 Sweden USA5–0Gothenburg, Sweden
1996 France Sweden3–2Malmö, Sweden
1995USA Russia3–2Moscow, Russia
1994 Sweden Russia4–1Moscow, Russia
1993 GermanyAustralia4–1Düsseldorf, Germany
1992USASwitzerland3–1Fort Worth, USA
1991 FranceUSA3–1Lyon, France
1990 United States Australia3–2St. Petersburg, USA
1989 West Germany Sweden3–2Stuttgart, West Germany
1988 West Germany Sweden4–1Gothenburg, Sweden
1987 Sweden India5–0Gothenburg, Sweden
1986 Australia Sweden3–2Melbourne, Australia
1985 Sweden West Germany3–2Munich, West Germany
1984 Sweden United States4–1Gothenburg, Sweden
1983 Australia Sweden3–2Melbourne, Australia
1982 United States France4–1Grenoble, France
1981 United States Argentina3–1Cincinnati, USA
1980 Czechoslovakia Italy4–1Prague, Czechoslovakia
1979 United States Italy5–0San Francisco, USA
1978 United States Great Britain4–1Rancho Mirage, USA
1977 Australia Italy3–1Sydney, Australia
1976 Italy Chile4–1Santiago, Chile
1975 Sweden Czechoslovakia3–2Stockholm, Sweden
1974 South Africa Indiaw/oN/A
1973 Australia United States5–0Cleveland, USA
1972 United States Romania3–2Bucharest, Romania
1971 United States Romania3–2Charlotte, USA
1970 United States West Germany5–0Cleveland, USA
1969 United States Romania5–0Cleveland, USA
1968 United States Australia4–1Adelaide, Australia