The Italy Davis Cup team represents Italy in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Federazione Italiana Tennis.

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CaptainCorrado Barazzutti
ITF ranking10
First year1922
Years played84
Ties played (W–L)242 (159–83)
Years in
World Group
24 (19–23)
Davis Cup titles1 (1976)
Runners-up6 (1960, 1961, 1977, 1979,
1980, 1998)
Most total winsNicola Pietrangeli (120–44)
Most singles winsNicola Pietrangeli (78–32)
Most doubles winsNicola Pietrangeli (42–12)
Best doubles teamOrlando Sirola &
Nicola Pietrangeli (34–8)
Most ties playedNicola Pietrangeli (66)
Most years playedNicola Pietrangeli (18)

Italy won the Davis Cup in 1976, and finished as runners-up 6 times (1960, 1961, 1977, 1979, 1980, and 1998). They currently compete in the World Group. They last competed in the highest level in 2000, but winning 3-0 against Chile, on September 16, 2011, won again a pass for the World Group.


Italy competed in its first Davis Cup in 1922.

Current team (2018)Edit

Recent performancesEdit

Here is the list of all match-ups since 1981, when the competition started being held in the current World Group format.


Year Competition Date Location Opponent Score Result
2010 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 1st Round 5–7 March Castellaneta (ITA)   Belarus 5–0 Win
Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 7–9 May Zoetermeer (NED)   Netherlands 4–1 Win
World Group Play-offs 17–19 September Lidköping (SWE)   Sweden 2–3 Loss
2011 Europe/Africa Zone Group I, 2nd Round 8–10 July Arzachena (ITA)   Slovenia 5–0 Win
World Group Play-offs 16–18 September Santiago (CHI)   Chile 4–1 Win
2012 World Group, 1st Round 10–12 February Ostrava (CZE)   Czech Republic 4–1 Loss
World Group Play-offs 14–16 September Napoli (ITA)   Chile 4–1 Win
2013 World Group, 1st Round 1–3 February Turin (ITA)   Croatia 5–0 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 5–7 April Vancouver (CAN)   Canada 3–2 Loss
2014 World Group, 1st Round 31 January – 2 February Mar del Plata (ARG)   Argentina 3–1 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 4–6 April Napoli (ITA)   Great Britain 3–2 Win
World Group, Semifinals 12–14 September Geneva (SWI)    Switzerland 2–3 Loss
2015 World Group, 1st Round 6–8 March Astana (KAZ)   Kazakhstan 2–3 Loss
World Group Play-offs 18–20 September Irkutsk (RUS)   Russia 4–1 Win
2016 World Group, 1st Round 4–6 March Pesaro (ITA)    Switzerland 5–0 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 15–17 July Pesaro (ITA)   Argentina 1–3 Loss
2017 World Group, 1st Round 3–5 February Buenos Aires (ARG)   Argentina 3–2 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 7–9 April Charleroi (BEL)   Belgium 2–3 Loss
2018 World Group, 1st Round 2–4 February Morioka (JPN)   Japan 3–1 Win
World Group, Quarterfinals 6–8 April Genoa (ITA)   France 1–3 Loss

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