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Davis Cup
Current saison or competeetion:
2013 Davis Cup
Sport Tennis
Foondit 1900
No. o teams 16 (Warld Group)
130 (2013 tot)
Kintra(s) ITF member naitions
Most recent champion(s)  Czech Republic (2nt teetle)
Maist titles  Unitit States (32 teetles)
Foonder Dwight F. Davis
Offeecial wabsteid daviscup.com

The Davis Cup is the premier internaitional team event in men's tennis. It is run bi the Internaitional Tennis Federation (ITF) an is contesit annually atween teams frae competin kintras in a knock-oot format. The competition began in 1900 as a challenge atween Great Breetain an the Unitit States. Bi 2013, 130 naitions entered teams intae the competeetion. The maist successful kintras ower the history o the toornament are the Unitit States (winnin 32 toornaments an finishin as runners-up 29 times) an Australie (winnin 28 times, includin fower occasions wi New Zealand as Australasie, an finishin as runners-up 19 times). The present champion is the Czech Republic who beat Spain tae claim the teetle.

The weemen's equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup.

Current ITF rankins[eedit | eedit soorce]

For a complete leet, see ITF Rankins

Rank Naition Pynts Previous
1  Czech Republic 32510.94 2 (Increase1)
2  Spain 28750.00 1 (Decrease1)
3  Serbie 21598.44 4 (Increase1)
4  Argentinae 21500.00 3 (Decrease1)
5  Fraunce 12526.25 5 (Steady)
6  Unitit States 9584.38 6 (Steady)
7  Canadae 8894.38 8 (Increase1)
8  Kazakhstan 5128.75 7 (Decrease1)
9  Italy 4659.38 9 (Steady)
10  Austrick 3315.63 11 (Increase1)
11  Croatie 3312.50 10 (Decrease1)
12  Swisserland 2800.00 13 (Increase1)
13  Germany 2796.88 14 (Increase1)
14  Australie 2625.00 17 (Increase3)
15  Belgium 2487.50 16 (Increase1)
16  Japan 2457.50 18 (Increase2)
17  Uzbekistan 2456.50 18 (Increase2)

Complete rankins As o 8 Aprile 2013 (2013 -04-08)