Next tie 18-20 September OR 30 October-1 November 2015
Sweden will have to wait to find out its next opponent. If Austria defeats Netherlands in July then Sweden will face Netherlands in a 1st round play-off. If Netherlands overcome Austria, Sweden will drop into a relegation play-off.
Last tie 6-8 March 2015
Sweden suffered a 3-2 loss against Austria in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I first round. The tie started well for Sweden, with 18-year-old Elias Ymer defeating Jurgen Melzer in 5 sets. Sweden lost the next rubber but won the doubles to move 2-1 up. However, it was unable to record a win on the final day, losing in the deciding 5th rubber.
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 Tie19 Jul 2015
[Group I, Europe/Africa, Relegation Play-off] - [1st Round Play-off]
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