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List of Davis Cup Champions

Find out who are the champions of the Davis Cup, the prestigious tennis tournament that started in 1900.

Davis Cup

The Davis Cup is one of the most prestigious tournaments in men’s tennis where nations across the globe come together to win the tournament. The tournament is often called the ‘World Cup of Tennis’ and was founded in 1900 by American politician and tennis lover Dwight F. Davis.

It follows a combination of round-robin and knockout format and the winning team is called the world champion. The USA is the most successful country at the competition having won the title 32 times from the 61 finals they have played since the tournament’s inception.

The Davis Cup allowed only amateurs and national registered professional players to compete until 1973, five years after the start of the Open Era in 1968, a decision that allowed amateurs to play with the professionals. The defending champion for the 2021 edition is Spain having won the 2019 title, their 6th overall title in the competition. No tournament was held in 2020 due to the Pandemic.

List of Davis Cup champions in the 21st century

Spanish team with the 2019 Davis Cup

Spain has dominated in the competition in the 21st century having won all of their 6 titles in the last 20 editions, winning their first in 2000. The Czech Republic (2012, 2013) and Spain (2008, 2009) are the only nations to have defended their title in the past 20 years.

YearWinnerRunner Up
2019SpainCanada
2018CroatiaFrance
2017FranceBelgium
2016ArgentinaCroatia
2015Great BritainBelgium
2014SwitzerlandFrance
2013Czech RepublicSerbia
2012Czech RepublicSpain
2011SpainArgentina
2010SerbiaFrance
2009SpainCzech Republic
2008SpainArgentina
2007United StatesRussia
2006RussiaArgentina
2005CroatiaSlovakia
2004SpainUnited States
2003AustraliaSpain
2002RussiaFrance
2001FranceAustralia
2000SpainAustralia

Most Davis Cup titles

Davis Cup 2021
CountryWinsThe last final won
United States322007
Australia282003
France102017
Great Britain102015
Sweden71998
Spain62019
Czech Republic32013
Germany31993
Croatia22018
Russia22006
Argentina12016
Switzerland12014
Serbia12010
Italy11976
South Africa11974

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