Russian Davis Cup Team

Defending champion Russia Davis Cup Team first contested the tournament in 1962. Russia managed to lift the trophy on two occasions, in 2002 and 2006. In 2002, records were broken in the doubles match, when Kafelnikov and Safin battled it out with Arnold-Ker and Nalbandian from Argentina for 6 hours and 20 minutes – making it the longest recorded men’s doubles match of all time.

Players to look out for in the Davis Cup Russian Team:

  • Nikolay Davydenko
  • Mikhail Youzhny
  • Igor Andreev
  • Marat Safin