Spain Davis Cup team
The Spanish Davis Cup team is the national team of Spain tennis that has taken especially since the 2000s with seven final appearances and five wins a dominant position in the Davis Cup. It is organized by the Real Federación Española de Tenis. The Davis Cup is the most important competition for national teams in men's tennis, similar to the Fed Cup for the women.
Spain takes part in the Davis Cup since 1921. 1965 and 1967 the final was reached in each case. Although the world -class player Manuel Santana Manuel Orantes and were part of the team, they had both times the Australian Davis Cup team defeated.
At the Davis Cup in 2000, the team was after 33 years for the first time in a final and had to turn to compete against Australia. Led by Juan Carlos Ferrero they could prevail 3-1. 2003 but the Spaniards had again beaten by the Australians with 2:3.
2004 reached the Spaniard again in the final. Through victory of Carlos Moyá and Rafael Nadal set up for the first time the U.S. Davis Cup team was defeated 3-2. 2008, informed the Spanish team, despite the failure of Nadal, away with a 3-1 victory over Argentina by 2009 and 5-0 against the Czech Republic. At the Davis Cup in 2011 followed by a 3-1 win against Argentina, the fifth victory. As a result, Albert Costa stepped a total of three years and two titles in 2009 and 2011 returns as captain. New captain was Àlex Corretja, who was replaced in 2013 by Carlos Moyá.
The Spanish team
(As Davis Cup 2012 )
The results of the finals are given from a Spanish perspective.