Eighth final of ten in the last 20 years for Spain

Spain will play against Canada its tenth final of the Davis Cup, eighth since 2000, the golden age in which the National Team lifted its five titles.

Spain will play today against Canada its tenth Davis Cup final, eighth in the last 20 years, the golden age in which the National Team raised its five titles (2000, 2004, 2008, 2009 and 2011). In four of those successes was Rafa Nadal, although in the conquest of the first Salad Bowl, with Ferrero and Albert Costa as leaders, he was only the flag bearer. In 2008 he did not play the last qualifier against Argentina, in Mar del Plata, due to injury, but he collaborated in the previous rounds and appears as a champion like Ferrer, three times winner, Verdasco, Feliciano López and Granollers, who surprised the albiceleste in his Home

The first two finals, in 1965 and 1967, were lost in Australia by the Santana, Orantes, Arilla ... In the last one, the national team also fell, in this case against the Czech Republic in 2012 (see table), with Ferrer, Almagro, Granollers and Marc López.

Javier Duarte (2000), Jordi Arrese (2004), Emilio Sánchez Vicario (2008) and Albert Costa (2009 and 2011) were the captains of the Spanish titles. Nadal aspires to his fifth, as Feliciano López. For Marcel Granollers it would be the third and they hope to be released Bautista y Carreño, just like everyone's boss, Sergi Bruguera.

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