Jim Courier Named U.S. Davis Cup Captain
October 28, 2010
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., October 27, 2010 — The USTA announced today that Jim Courier has been named U.S. Davis Cup Captain. Courier signed a multi-year agreement and succeeds Patrick McEnroe, who ended his 10-year tenure as U.S. Davis Cup Captain in September. Courier will make his debut as captain when the United States faces Chile in March during at the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group First Round. Courier, a four-time Grand Slam champion and former World No. 1, was a member of Davis Cup title-winning teams in 1992 and 1995 and compiled a 17-10 career record in Davis Cup competition.
“Jim will continue to bring class and character to the role of U.S. Davis Cup Captain along with an outstanding pedigree in Davis Cup competition,” said Lucy S. Garvin, Chairman of the Board and President, USTA. “We will see that same fighting spirit every time the U.S. competes and a new generation of U.S. Davis Cup players will have an opportunity to become better competitors under his leadership.
Wilson is the official ball of the U.S. Davis Cup team.