Canada tops Davis Cup national rankings for first time ever

Defending champion Canada took first place in the Davis Cup national rankings announced on the 6th (local time).

Canada defeated Australia 2-0 in the Finals last year thanks to the one-two punches of Felix Ozer-Aliasim (#7 in the world) and Dennis Shapovalov (#27 in the world) to reach the top spot for the first time in history. After winning, he rose to 4th place, the highest ranking, and rose to 1st place in the ranking that changed this week.

Canada became the ninth ranked 메이저놀이터country after the rankings were introduced in December 2001, behind Australia, Argentina, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, United Kingdom, Russia and Spain.

The national team, led by coach Park Seung-gyu, achieved a dramatic come-from-behind victory against Belgium in the Davis Cup finals on the 5th, succeeding in advancing to the finals for the first time in two consecutive matches. With this victory, South Korea moved up seven places to 15th in the national rankings.

Finland beat strong Argentina in the final match and rose to the highest ever 21st place, while 2014 champion Switzerland advanced to the finals with a come-from-behind victory over Germany and jumped 20 places to 20th. On the other hand, Croatia, France and the United States fell to 4th, 11th and 10th places, respectively.

The Davis Cup national rankings list a total of 153 countries and were updated in 2019 to reflect the new competition format. Twice a year, it is announced before the final round and after the final round. The rankings reflect results over the last four years, with greater weight given to recent performance.

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