In 2012, John Isner defeated world No. 3 Roger Federer in the World Group First Round in Switzerland in Isner’s first live singles match. It was the first time Federer had lost to an American on clay since 1999.
Team USA will compete against Italy and Colombia in round-robin play in Turin, Italy, at the 2021 Davis Cup Finals, beginning Nov. 25. Should the U.S. advance from Group E, they will play their quarterfinal match in either Turin, Madrid, or Innsbruch, Austria. The semifinals and final will be hosted in the Spanish capital.
The U.S. qualified for the Finals by beating Uzbekistan, 4-0, in Honolulu in March of 2020. Captain Mardy Fish's team for that qualifying tie included Reilly Opelka, Taylor Fritz, Tommy Paul, and Bob and Mike Bryan.
Since its establishment in 1900, the Davis Cup has been been won by 15 countries in total. No nation has won more titles than the U.S., which has lifted the trophy 32 times, including at the inaugural event. The U.S. last won the Davis Cup in 2007 when the team of Andy Roddick, James Blake, Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan lifted the trophy with captain Patrick McEnroe.
The U.S. has won a record 32 titles since Davis Cup began in 1900.
John McEnroe holds the record for U.S. Davis Cup singles wins (41).
Mike Bryan has more doubles wins (24) than any other American player.
Patrick McEnroe served as the U.S. team captain for a record 10 years.
Since Davis Cup began in 1900, more than 140 players have represented the U.S.
Three sets of brothers (Bryan, McEnroe, Wrenn) played for the U.S.