About Davis Cup
The Davis Cup is an annual international team event run by the ITF (International Tennis Federation) and was founded in 1900. You can find all the latest Davis Cup betting odds comparison across OddsPortal.com as soon as the next round has been announced.
The tournament saw to light when four members of the Harvard University decided to challenge their British counterparts. The first ever match was held in Boston, Massachusetts and a certain Dwight Davis took part. There are over 130 teams taking part nowadays ensuring the Davis Cup odds on the winner are rather competitive.
Current Davis Cup format consists of sixteen teams playing it out in the World Group with the remaining teams competing in their regional zones. First round losers play in the World Group play-off where they take on the best regional teams. Davis Cup ties are played over four weekends during the year with the Davis Cup final taking place at the end of the season.
Each tie is played over three days (Friday to Sunday) as knock-out. There are two singles matches played on Friday, followed by doubles on Saturday and another set of two singles matches on Sunday. With five matches over the weekend there is plenty of choice to find your best Davis Cup betting odds. Win in each match and get a point for your team, first to three qualify to the next round. Home teams choose the surface the tie is played on which in some cases is a major advantage and has a big impact on that match’s Davis Cup odds.
USA and Australia are the most successful teams in the Davis Cup draw and always enter the competition among the favourites with the shortest Davis Cup betting odds to clinch the title.