India Davis Cup team

Captain Anand Amritraj
Coach Zeeshan Ali
ITF ranking 20 Steady
Colors sky blue & white
First year 1921
Years played 78
Ties played (W–L) 187 (112–75)
Years in
World Group
13 (7–13)
Runners-up 3 (1966, 1974 & 1987)
Most total wins Leander Paes (88)
Most singles wins Ramanathan Krishnan (50)
Most doubles wins Leander Paes (40)
Best doubles team Mahesh Bhupathi/Leander Paes (25–2)
Most ties played Leander Paes (50)
Most years played Leander Paes (23)

The India Davis Cup team represents India in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the All India Tennis Association.


India competed in its first Davis Cup in 1921 but has yet to win the Cup.

India finished as runners-up 3 times (1966, 1974, 1987). In 1974, the final was scratched and South Africa were awarded the Davis Cup after India refused to participate in the final due to the South African government's apartheid policies. India were strong favorites to win with Vijay Amritraj and Anand Amritraj at their best.[1][2] They competed in the World Group stage and lost to Serbia at the first round for the 2011 Davis Cup.

Current team (2016)

Reserve Players

Non-Playing Captain



Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 World Group, 1st Round 5–7 March Moscow, Russia Russia Russia 2–3 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 17–19 September Chennai, India Brazil Brazil 3–2 Won
2011 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Novi Sad, Serbia Serbia Serbia 1–4 Lost
World Group, Play-offs 16–18 September Tokyo, Japan Japan Japan 1–4 Lost
2012 Asia/Oceania Group I, 2nd Round 6–8 April Namangan, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2–3 Lost
Asia/Oceania Group, 1st Rd Play-offs 14–16 September Chandigarh, India New Zealand New Zealand 5–0 Won
2013 Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Round 1–3 February New Delhi, India South Korea South Korea 1–4 Lost
Asia/Oceania Group, 1st Rd Play-offs 5–7 April Bangalore, India Indonesia Indonesia 5–0 Won
2014 Asia/Oceania Group I, 1st Round 31 January-2 February Indore, India Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei 5-0 Won
Asia/Oceania Group, 2nd Round 5–7 April Busan, South Korea South Korea South Korea 3–1 Won
2014 Davis Cup World Group Play-offs 12–14 September Bangalore, India Serbia Serbia 2-3 Lost

See also


  1. "India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige". Bill Dwyre. Los Angeles Times. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. "The Year the Davis Cup Felt Empty". Dave Seminia. New York Times. 28 November 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2015.

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