India Defeats Denmark to stay in the Davis cup World group stage 1

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The Indian men’s  tennis team defeated Denmark  4-0 in their Davis Cup 2022 World Group I playoff tie played  at the Delhi Gymkhana Club on 5-6 March 2022.

  • The best of five match was won by India 4-0 and the fifth match was not played.

  • Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri won their singles title matches and Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan won their doubles ties. 

  • Later Ramkumar Ramnathan won his return singles match,to make it 4-0 for India.

  • India have made it to the Davis Cup final thrice – 1966, 1974 and 1987 but it has never  won the title .

Current Davis cup Champion : Russia 

Davis Cup 

  • Davis cup is an annual men tennis championship organised by International Tennis Federation 

  • It started in 1900 as a competition between Great Britain and the United States and now 135 countries participate in the cup.

  • The most successful team is U.S which has won it 32 times 

  • The second most successful team is Australia which has won it 28 times

  • Current Champion Russia has won it 3 times .

The women's equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Billie Jean King Cup  formerly known as the Fed Cup. The winner of the  Billie Jean King Cup  2021 is Russia .

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