Colombia once again secured a spot in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals by beating Argentina for the first time in four meetings in the encounter played in Bogotà. Daniel Galán and the experienced Santiago Giraldo, along with Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah are their heroes.
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After six failed attempts, the first in 2010, Colombia secured their place in the world elite in 2019, thanks to victory in the Qualifiers over Sweden. They had previously been a finalist for the American Zonal Group in 1974 and 1981. In the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2019 they finished third in Group D.
Captain: Alejandro Falla
A week after the conclusion of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2019, Colombia announced the appointment of Alejandro Falla as their new captain. Falla, a professional player from 2000 to 2018, gained an ATP ranking of 48. He made his Davis Cup debut in 2001, playing a total of 27 qualifiers in 15 years, with a record of 31 wins and 17 losses. His team's Qualifiers victory over Argentina marked his successful debut in the position.