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Davis Cup 10_Layout 1 08/01/2010 18:06 Page 137
Longest Run of Wins - Home ties (World Group)
Nation No. of wins Victory at start of streak Defeat at end of streak
USA 18 USA d. PAR 5-0 (1R) Feb 1989 ITA d. USA 4-1 (SF) Sep 1998
SPAIN 18 ESP d. ITA 4-1 (1R) Feb 2000 ongoing at end 2009
RUSSIA 16 RUS d. HUN 4-1 (PO) Sep 1996 ongoing at end 2009
Most Ties Played in One Year
In reaching the Challenge Round in 1965, Spain played eight ties in a single year, more than any other nation.
Elimination of Defending Champion in
Opening Round
Eight defending champions have lost their opening Davis Cup tie since the introduction of the Final Round in 1972.
France in 1997 and Sweden in 1999 are the only two defending champions to go on to lose their play-off ties and
be relegated the year after their successes:
1976 Sweden (lost to Italy) 1999 Sweden (lost to Slovak Republic)
1983 USA (lost to Argentina) 2001 Spain (lost to Netherlands)
1993 USA (lost to Australia) 2004 Australia (lost to Sweden)
1997 France (lost to Australia) 2005 Spain (lost to Slovak Republic)
Note:In 1975, defending champion South Africa lost the first tie it played (to Chile in Zonal Final) but had received walkovers in the two
rounds leading up to that tie.
Elimination of Previous Year’s Finalist in
Opening Round
Seventeen nations have been eliminated in the opening round, having reached the final of the previous year’s
competition, since the establishment of the Final Round in 1972:
1974 USA (lost to Colombia) 1993 Switzerland (lost to India)
1976 Czechoslovakia (lost to Hungary) 1994 Australia (lost to Russia)
1977 Chile (lost to Argentina) 1996 Russia (lost to Italy)
1978 Italy (lost to Hungary) 1999 Italy (lost to Switzerland)
1981 Italy (lost to Great Britain) 2000 France (lost to Brazil)
1982 Argentina (lost to France) 2002 Australia (lost to Argentina)
1986 Germany (lost to Mexico) 2005 USA (lost to Croatia)
1988 India (lost to Yugoslavia) 2006 Slovak Republic (lost to Chile)
1990 Sweden (lost to Italy)
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