The Australian Davis Cup team
is the second most successful team ever to compete in the Davis Cup
, winning the coveted title on 23 separate occasions, second behind the United States
Australia also participated in winning the Davis Cup five times with New Zealand under the alias 'Australasia' (1905-1914).
Australia won the Davis Cup in 1919 and has since played in 41 Davis Cup finals (including 1919) as of 2008, winning on 23 occasions.
Australia also participated in six finals with New Zealand under the alias 'Australasia' winning on five occasions in 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911 and 1914.In six Davis Cup Finals in which Australia and New Zealand competed together under the alias 'Australasia' there were 27 rubbers played, with Australian players winning 12.5 rubbers and losing 4.5 and New Zealand players winning 7.5 rubbers and losing 2.5 (according to information supplied in Wikipedia).
Australia and New Zealand have always been two separate countries, however the two countries did compete together under the alias 'Australasia' in a number of sports including Davis Cup in the first couple of decades of the 20th century.
<!-- Deleted image removed: -->From the era of 1937 to 1973 the only teams to win the Davis Cup were Australia and USA, in which 35 times were between one another. Australia won the Davis Cup title 16 times between these years in 1939, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964,... Read More