Australia v Britain Davis Cup semi

HOW AUSTRALIA AND GREAT BRITAIN MATCH-UP FOR THIS WEEKEND’S DAVIS CUP SEMI-FINAL IN GLASGOW

7-AUSTRALIA lead 6-GREAT BRITAIN 8-4

2003 Homebush, Sydney, clay, WG R1, Australia 4-1

1986 Wimbledon, London, grass, WG QF, Australia 4-1

1983 Memorial Drive, Adelaide, grass, WG R1, Australia 4-1

1978 Crystal Palace, London, indoor carpet, PO, Britain 3-2

1936 Wimbledon, London, grass, WG F, Britain 3-2

1933 Wimbledon, London, grass, Europe F, Britain 3-2

1930 Eastbourne, grass, Europe QF, Australia 4-1

1921 Pittsburgh, grass, WG QF, Australasia 3-2

1919 Double Bay, Sydney, grass, WG F, Australasia 4-1

1914 Boston, grass, WG F, Australasia 4-1

1912 Albert Ground, Melbourne, grass, WG F, British Isles 3-2

1907 Wimbledon, London, grass, WG QF, Australasia 3-2

AUSTRALIA

Davis Cup titles: 28 (1907-09, 1911, 1914, 1919, 1939, 1950-53, 1955-57, 1959-62, 1964-67, 1973, 1977, 1983, 1986, 1999, 2003)

Most total wins: Lleyton Hewitt (58-19)

Most singles wins: Lleyton Hewitt (42-14)

Most doubles wins: Todd Woodbridge (25-7)

Most successful doubles team: Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (14-2)

Most ties played: Lleyton Hewitt (40)

Most years played: Lleyton Hewitt (17) 1999-2015

ROAD TO 2015 SEMI-FINAL

1st rd: bt Czech Republic 3-2, Ostrava (indoor clay)

QF: bt Kazakhstan 3-2, Darwin (grass)

PLAYERS

Bernard Tomic

Age: 22

Singles ranking: 23. Doubles ranking: 438

Win-loss record: 14-2 (14-2 singles, never played doubles)

Sam Groth

Age: 27

Singles ranking: 54. Doubles ranking: 90

Win-loss record: 3-2 (2-1 singles, 1-1 doubles)

Thanasi Kokkinakis

Age: 19

Singles ranking: 72. Doubles ranking: 144

Win-loss record: 1-2 (1-2 singles, never played doubles)

Lleyton Hewitt

Age: 34

Singles ranking: 286. Doubles ranking: 139

Win-loss record: 58-19 (42-14 singles, 16-5 doubles)

GREAT BRITAIN

Davis Cup titles: 9 (1903-1906, 1912, 1933, 1934-1936)

Most total wins: Fred Perry (45-7)

Most singles wins: Bunny Austin (36-12)

Most doubles wins: Bobby Wilson (25-8)

Most successful doubles teams: Mike Sangster and Bobby Wilson (11-3), Fred Perry and Patrick Hughes (11-3)

Most ties played: Bobby Wilson (34)

Most years played: Greg Rusedski (13) 1995-2007

ROAD TO 2015 SEMI-FINAL

1st rd: bt USA 3-2, Glasgow (indoor hard)

QF: bt France 3-1, London (grass)

PLAYERS

Andy Murray

Age: 28

Singles ranking: 3. Doubles ranking: 206

Win-loss record: 28-7 (23-2 singles, 5-5 doubles)

Kyle Edmund

Age: 20

Singles ranking: 100. Doubles ranking: unranked

Win-loss record: never played

James Ward

Age: 28

Singles ranking: 141. Doubles ranking: unranked

Win-loss record: 10-9 (10-9 singles, never played doubles)

Jamie Murray

Age: 29

Singles ranking: unranked. Doubles ranking: 8

Win-loss record: 5-4 (0-1 singles, 5-3 doubles)

Dominic Inglot

Age: 29

Singles ranking: unranked. Doubles ranking: 26

Win-loss record: 0-2 (never played singles, 0-2 doubles)

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