There is a team! Guillermo Coria was the Davis Cup captain for his first time

Guillermo Coria was the first to take on the Davis Cup captaincy.

There is a team! Guillermo Coria was the Davis Cup captain for his first time

First call The Argentine team will face the Czech Republic at home on March 4th and 5th at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis as part of the qualifying round to the final phase in the 2022 edition. The Magician has identified five tennis players: Diego Schwartzman; Federico Delbonis; Horacio Zeballos; Maximo Gonzalez and Sebastian Baez. Juan Martin Del Potro could be added to the team in the near future.
Peque Schwartzman will be the leader of the team, and the 14th best in the world. Azuleno de Bonis (41st), will also return to the team.
Baez, 21 years old, is the debut of one of the most prominent players in Argentine tennis. Current ranking: 77th in world rankings

Sebastian Baez at Cordoba Open

Delbonis' last match at Davis was November 27, 2016, when he defeated Croatian Ivo Karovic in Zagreb to secure the historic fifth point, which allowed Argentina to win its first ever Silver Salad Bowl.

The team also includes Zeballos, Mar del Plata's "top ten" tennis player from his sixth place in doubles world rankings, and Machi Gonzalez from Tandil, who are both top ten from their sixth place.

Coria will be making her debut as captain in the series against Czechs. Between 2004 and 2005, the former world number three was part of four Davis keys.

Coria in 2005 in a Davis Cup Series.

The story is that Argentina was unable to beat the Czechs in six encounters they registered for the maximum tennis tournament at national team level.

It was 5-0 on March 2005 at the Lawn Tennis Club, Buenos Aires for the first round in the World Group. Points were provided by Agustin Caleri, Mago Canas, Guillermo Canas, David Nalbandian and Guillermo Canas, who were the last two protagonists in the doubles.

The Czechs won the rest of the record: 3-2 (Buenos Aires 1980), 5-0 (Prague 1987), 3-2 (Ostrava 2009), 3-2 (Ostrava 2009), 3-2 (Prague 2013) and 3-2 (Buenos Aires 2012).

The Czech Republic won two Davis Cup titles as an independent country in 2012 and 2013, and also won a title back in 1980, when it was part the former Czechoslovakia.

The European team currently has one player in the top 100 ATP ranking: Jirivesely, number 80 in the world and winner of two professional circuit tournaments: Auckland 2015 and Pune 2020 on indoor and fast courts.

Jiri Vesely is currently the Czech team's only top 100.

Czech singles' second player is Tomas Machac (116th), while Roman Jebavy (88th) is the best doubles player.