France Davis Cup team

France Davis Cup team

DavisCupinfobox
Name = France



Nickname =
Captain = Guy Forget
Coach =
ITF Rank = 9
ITF max =
ITF max date =
ITF min =
ITF min date =
Colors = blue & white
First year = 1904
Years played = 88
Ties played = 226 (147-79)
WG played = 25 (37-22)
Titles = 9
Runners-up = 6
Best =
Player wins = Pierre Darmon (47-21)
Singles wins = Pierre Darmon (44-17)
Doubles wins = Jacques Brugnon (22-9)
Best doubles = Henri Leconte and Guy Forget (11-0)
Most ties = François Jauffret (35)
Most years = Jean Borotra (17)

The France Davis Cup team represents France in Davis Cup tennis competition, and is governed by the Fédération Française de Tennis.

France is the third most successful nation, with 9 wins (tied with Great Britain). Their most recent title came in 2001.

In 2007 France competes in the World Group for the 25th time out of 27 years, which ranks them in 5th place on this category.

With their win over Romania in the first round, France advanced to the quarter final for the 7th successive year, more than any other team.

Current team

* Richard Gasquet (ATP #10)
* Paul-Henri Mathieu (ATP #12)
* Michael Llodra (ATP #41)
* Arnaud Clément (ATP Doubles #11)

History

France competed in their first Davis Cup in 1904.

ee also

*Davis Cup

External links


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