Ahead of the start of this year’s Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals, here are some facts and figures about the players, teams and captains taking part.

Of the 88 nominated players at the Davis Cup Finals, there are:

8 players who have won at least one Davis Cup title during their careers – Pablo Carreno (ESP), Marin Cilic (CRO), Novak Djokovic (SRB), Richard Gasquet (FRA), Marcel Granollers (ESP), Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA), Feliciano Lopez (ESP) and Mate Pavic (CRO)

3 Grand Slam men’s singles champions – Marin Cilic (CRO), Novak Djokovic (SRB) and Daniil Medvedev (RTF)

16 Grand Slam men’s doubles champions – Simone Bolelli (ITA), Juan-Sebastian Cabal (COL), Robert Farah (COL), Fabio Fognini (ITA), Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA), Kevin Krawietz (GER), Feliciano Lopez (ESP), Nicolas Mahut (FRA), Oliver Marach (AUT), Nikola Mektic (CRO), Mate Pavic (CRO), John Peers (AUS), Vasek Pospisil (CAN), Rajeev Ram (USA), Joe Salisbury (GBR) and Jack Sock (USA)

11 players who have won at least one Olympic medal – Pablo Carreno (ESP), Marin Cilic (CRO), Novak Djokovic (SRB), Richard Gasquet (FRA), Aslan Karatsev (RTF), Karen Khachanov (RTF), Mate Pavic (CRO), John Peers (AUS), Nikola Mektic (CRO), Rajeev Ram (USA), Andrey Rublev (RTF) and Jack Sock (USA)

13 players who could make their Davis Cup debuts this week – Carlos Alcaraz (ESP), Alex Bolt (AUS), Nikola Cacic (SRB), Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB), Tomas Machac (CZE), Fabian Marozsan (HUN), Lorenzo Musetti (ITA), Rajeev Ram (USA), Arthur Rinderknech (FRA), Joe Salisbury (GBR), Nino Serdarusic (CRO), Jannik Sinner (ITA) and Lorenzo Sonego (ITA)

2 players who won the Junior Davis Cup title – Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) (2018) and Marcel Granollers (ESP) (2002)

41 players aged 30 or over – the oldest is 44-year-old Robert Lindstedt (SWE)

2 players aged under 20 – 18-year-old Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) and 19-year-old Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)

16 players who have won at least one Tour-level singles title in 2021 – Carlos Alcaraz (ESP), Pablo Carreno (ESP), Marin Cilic (CRO), Alex de Minaur (AUS), Novak Djokovic (SRB), Daniel Evans (GBR), Ugo Humbert (FRA), John Isner (USA), Aslan Karatsev (RTF), Daniil Medvedev (RTF), Cameron Norrie (GBR), Alexei Popyrin (AUS), Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP), Andrey Rublev (RTF), Jannik Sinner (ITA) and Lorenzo Sonego (ITA)

22 players who have won at least one Tour-level doubles title in 2021 – Simone Bolelli (ITA), JuanSebastian Cabal (COL), Gonzalo Escobar (ECU), Robert Farah (COL), Marcel Granollers (ESP), Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA), John Isner (USA), Aslan Karatsev (RTF), Kevin Krawietz (GER), Nicolas Mahut (FRA), Nikola Mektic (CRO), Reilly Opelka (USA), Mate Pavic (CRO), John Peers (AUS), Tim Puetz (GER), Rajeev Ram (USA), Andrey Rublev (RTF), Joe Salisbury (GBR), Jannik Sinner (ITA), Neal Skupski (GBR), Jack Sock (USA) and Lorenzo Sonego (ITA)

Pablo Carreno (ESP), one of 8 players in the Davis Cup Finals who have won the title in the past.

Of the 18 teams, there are:

12 teams that have previously won at least one Davis Cup title – Australia, Croatia, Czech Republic France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Russian Tennis Federation, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and USA

2 teams with 4 players aged 30 or over – France and Spain

1 team with no players aged 30 or over – Czech Republic

Of the 18 captains, there are:

15 captains who competed in the Davis Cup as players – only Vedran Martic (CRO), Leon Smith (GBR) and Shamil Tarpischev (RTF) did not

3 captains who won at least one Davis Cup title as players – Sebastian Grosjean (FRA), Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) and Viktor Troicki (SRB)

4 captains who have won the Davis Cup title as captains – Sergi Bruguera (ESP), Jaroslav Navratil (CZE), Leon Smith (GBR) and Shamil Tarpischev (RTF)

2 captains who won at least one Grand Slam singles title – Sergi Bruguera (ESP) and Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)

1 captain who has won at least one Grand Slam doubles title – Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)

2 captains who are making their Davis Cup captaincy debut this week – Viktor Troicki (SRB) and Filippo Volandri (ITA)

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