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Indian team to defeat Pakistan in February 2024.
After defeating Pakistan 4-0 in the Davis Cup 2024 World Group I playoff, India will face Sweden. The draws for Davis Cup World I have been announced, in which India's name has appeared in front of Sweden. World Group I matches will be played in September.
Reached World I by defeating Pakistan 4-0
In the Davis Cup, the Indian team defeated Pakistan 4-0 and confirmed its place in World Group-1. On the first day, India won 2 singles matches and on the second day it won one singles and one doubles match.
In the men's doubles match, Bhambri and Myneni defeated Muzammil Mortaza and Akil Khan 6-2, 7-6(5).
India awaits victory against Sweden in Davis Cup
There is an old rivalry between India and Sweden in Davis Cup. The first match between the two countries took place in the 1987 Davis Cup final, where Sweden defeated India 5–0. Since then, India have faced Sweden twice in the group stage (2000 and 2005) and lost both times.
India will play for the qualifying group
The Indian team will play World Group-1 in September to enter the qualifying group. The matches in World Group 1 will be played between 24 teams in home and away matches. The 12 losing teams in the qualifying group and the 12 winning teams in the World Group I playoff will take part in February 2024.
After winning against Sweden in the qualifying group, the 12 teams that win the match play the final of the Davis Cup. There are total 16 teams in it. 12 from the qualifying group, 2 wild card teams and 2 last year's finalists.
A total of 155 teams participate in the Davis Cup.
Davis Cup started 123 years ago, this is the World Cup of Tennis
The Davis Cup was started in 1900, four years after the Olympic Games started. It is also called the World Cup of Tennis, because the entire team of 5-6 players takes part in it. After the matches between the players of the teams, a country is considered the winner on the basis of victory in the matches.
So far 16 teams have become champions in this tournament. America has won the maximum 32 titles.
Italy won the Davis Cup 2023 title. The team won the title after 47 years. The team defeated 28-time champion Australia 2-0 in Malaga, Spain.
India was runner-up 3 times
India was the runner-up in the Davis Cup in 1966. Was runner up in 1974 also. Apart from this, India had also reached the final in 1987. Then we lost against Sweden.