Next tie 4-6 April 2014
After their breathtaking win over Denmark in October, the Swedes can relax during the first round of the 2014 competition having been given a bye to the next stage. They will face either Ukraine or Romania in April.
Last tie 25-27 October 2013
Sweden defeated Denmark in a dramatic Group I relegation play-off tie in Helsingborg. The Swedes were forced to come from 0-2 down, after Frederik Nielsen and Martin Pedersen recorded singles wins for Denmark on the first day of the tie. The vastly experienced doubles team of Johan Brunstrom and Robert Lindstedt won the third rubber, before Markus Eriksson defeated Nielsen in a five-set epic to leave the tie evenly poised at 2-2. 17-year-old Elias Ymer, making his first Davis Cup appearance, was the hero for the Swedes, winning in four sets against Pedersen and ensuring Sweden would remain in Group I for 2014.
Sweden lies fifth on the all-time list of champions, having won the title on seven occasions between 1975 and 1998. Sweden holds the record for the most number of comebacks, six, from 0-2 down. Bjorn Borg, meanwhile, holds the individual record for the longest unbeaten streak, having tallied 33 rubbers without a loss between 1973 and 1980.
Next Tie31 Jan 2014
Group I, Europe/Africa - First Round
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