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.
Frances Tiafoe and Rajeev Ram both earned their first career Davis Cup wins in at the 2021 Finals in Turin, Italy, but it was not enough to see the U.S. advance beyond the group stage after team defeats against Italy and Colombia.
Captain Mardy Fish's squad will next play a qualifying tie, March 4-5, against a nation to be determined via draw, to be conducted later this week in Madrid.
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.