Davis Cup Finals

The Davis Cup Finals is an annual international team tournament in tennis where 18 countries compete to win the top team event in tennis.

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

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2022 Davis Cup Finals

In early December 2021, details of the draw for the 2022 Davis Cup Qualifying Round was released by tournament organisers.

A total of 36 matches will be played on the 4th and 5th of March 2022 with 12 Davis Cup Finals 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 two days.

Serbia and Great Britain have been given wildcards for the 2022 Davis Cup Finals. The 2021 Davis Cup finalists Russia and Croatia will also automatically qualify for the 2022 tournament.

2022 Davis Cup Finals Draw

The winners of the below 12 qualifying matches will join Serbia, Great Britain, Russia and Croatia in the 2022 Davis Cup Finals.

NB: Teams in bold are seeded.

#Home teamAway Team
11ArgentinavsCzech Republic
12South KoreavsAustria

2022 Davis Cup World Cup Group I Playoffs Draw

The 12 winning teams from the 2022 World Group I Playoffs will play in World Group I while the 12 losing teams will play in World Group II. The World Group I/II matches will be played in September 2022.

#Home teamAway Team
5TunisiavsBosnia and Herzegovina
6IsraelvsSouth Africa
7New ZealandvsUruguay

2022 Davis Cup World Cup Group II Playoffs Draw

The 12 winning teams from the 2022 World Group II Playoffs will play in World Group II while the 12 losing teams will play in World Group III. The World Group II matches will be played in September 2022 while the date for the 2022 World Group III matches has not been confirmed yet.

#Home teamAway Team
2Dominican RepublicvsVietnam
4GuatemalavsChinese Taipei
6EstoniavsPacific Oceania
11ZimbabwevsEl Salvador
12BeninvsHong Kong

2022 Davis Cup Finals Tickets

For more information on tickets for the 2022 Davis Cup Finals, check out the official Davis Cup Finals website.

2021 Davis Cup Finals

The 2021 Davis Cup Finals was held in three cities, Innsbruck in Austria, Madrid in Spain, and Turin in Italy from the 25th of November to the 5th of December 2021 with the final being played in Madrid on the 5th of December.

A total of 18 countries competed in the 2021 Davis Cup Finals including Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and the USA.

The 18 countries were split into 6 groups of 3 with matches being played in a round robin format. The winner of each group qualified for the quarterfinals along with the 2 best second place teams (this was based on the number sets and games won).

Each of the three host cities hosted matches for two of the groups with Group A and B in Madrid, Group C and F in Innsbruck and Group D and E in Turin.

Two of the Quater Finals were in Madrid with one quarter final being held in Innsbruck and Turin. Madrid hosted both semi finals and the final.

2021 Davis Cup Finals Groups

Below were the groups for the 2021 Davis Cup Final:

Group A: Spain, Russia and Ecuador

Group B: Canada, Kazakhstan and Sweden

Group C: France, Great Britain and the Czech Republic

Group D: Croatia, Australia and Hungary

Group E: USA, Italy and Colombia

Group F: Serbia, Germany and Austria

2021 Davis Cup Finals Schedule

Below was the schedule for the 2021 Davis Cup Finals.

DateMatchGroup/RoundLocationStart Time
25 Nov 2021France Vs the Czech RepublicCInnsbruck3:00 PM
25 Nov 2021Canada Vs SwedenBMadrid3:00 PM
25 Nov 2021Croatia Vs AustraliaDTurin3:00 PM
26 Nov 2021Serbia Vs AustriaFInnsbruck3:00 PM
26 Nov 2021Spain Vs EcuadorAMadrid3:00 PM
26 Nov 2021USA Vs ItalyETurin3:00 PM
27 Nov 2021France Vs Great BritainCInnsbruck9:00 AM
27 Nov 2021Serbia Vs GermanyFInnsbruck3:00 PM
27 Nov 2021Kazakhstan Vs SwedenBMadrid9:00 AM
27 Nov 2021Russia Vs EcuadorAMadrid3:00 PM
27 Nov 2021Australia Vs HungaryDTurin9:00 AM
27 Nov 2021Italy Vs ColombiaETurin3:00 PM
28 Nov 2021Great Britain Vs Czech RepublicCInnsbruck9:00 AM
28 Nov 2021Germany Vs AustriaFInnsbruck3:00 PM
28 Nov 2021Canada Vs KazakhstanBMadrid9:00 AM
28 Nov 2021Spain Vs RussiaAMadrid3:00 PM
28 Nov 2021Croatia Vs HungaryDTurin9:00 AM
28 Nov 2021USA Vs ColumbiaETurin3:00 PM
29 Nov 2021Winner Group D Vs Winner Group EQuarter FinalsTurin3:00 PM
30 Nov 2021Winner Group C Vs Winner Group FQuarter FinalsInnsbruck3:00 PM
1 Dec 2021Winner Group B Vs Runner Up A or BQuarter FinalsMadrid3:00 PM
2 Dec 2021Winner Group A Vs Runner Up A or BQuarter FinalsMadrid3:00 PM
3 Dec 2021Semi Finalists – Bottom Half of the DrawSemi FinalsMadrid3:00 PM
4 Dec 2021Semi Finalists – Bottom Half of the DrawSemi FinalsMadrid12:00 PM
5 Dec 2021Davis Cup FinalFinalMadrid3:00 PM

Davis Cup Winners by Year in the Open Era

YearWinnerRunner UpScoreFinal Location
2021RussiaCroatia2-0Madrid, Spain
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, United States
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
1995 United States Russia3–2Moscow, Russia
1994 Sweden Russia4–1Moscow, Russia
1993 GermanyAustralia4–1Düsseldorf, Germany
1992 United StatesSwitzerland3–1Fort Worth, United States
1991 FranceUSA3–1Lyon, France
1990 United States Australia3–2St. Petersburg, United States
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, United States
1980 Czechoslovakia Italy4–1Prague, Czechoslovakia
1979 United States Italy5–0San Francisco, United States
1978 United States Great Britain4–1Rancho Mirage, United States
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, United States
1972 United States Romania3–2Bucharest, Romania
1971 United States Romania3–2Charlotte, United States
1970 United States West Germany5–0Cleveland, United States
1969 United States Romania5–0Cleveland, United States
1968 United States Australia4–1Adelaide, Australia

Above is a list of Davis Cup Winners by year in the Open Era. The most successful country in this period was the USA with 13 Davis Cup wins followed by Sweden with 7 and Australia/Spain with 6 each.

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