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1997 Early Rounds

Sweden plays host to the 1997 Davis Cup final from Nov. 28-30. Jonas Bjorkman leads the Swedes to their 11th Cup final against the United States and the world's best player, Pete Sampras. The United States has won the Cup a record 31 times since play began in 1900. Sweden, last year's runner-up, has won five times.

First Round

(Feb. 7-9)

USA 4at Brazil 1
Netherlands 3at Romania 2
at Australia 4France 1
at Czech Republic 3India 2
at Italy 4Mexico 1
at Spain 4Germany 1
at South Africa 3Russia 1
at Sweden 4Switzerland 1


(Apr. 4-6)

at USA 4Netherlands 1
at Australia 5Czech Republic 0
at Italy 4Spain 1
at Sweden 3South Africa 2

1996 FinalDavis CupSemifinals