The first Davis Cup took place in the year 1900 and saw the USA taking on Great Britain. Fast forward 122 years, Bermuda began competing in the Davis Cup by Ratuken Group 4 Competition qualification leg for the World Cup of Tennis in Trinidad.
Bermuda team of Gavin Manders, James Finnigan, Trey Mallory, and Tariq Simons took on Haiti in their opening match, coming away with a 3 – 0 win.
Mallory got Bermuda off to a good start defeating James Adler Germinal in straight sets 7-5, 6-2. This match took 1 hour and 16 seconds to complete, Mallory had 3 Aces, but he also had 6 Double Faults. Mallory got 65% of his First Serves In, he also executed 5 of 7 Break Points at 71%.
Simons doubled the lead when he defeated Christopher Bogelin in straight sets 6-3, 6-0. Simons took 1 hour and 23 minutes to win his match, he did not record any Aces, he did have 2 Double Faults. Simons got 72% of his First Serves In, he also executed 4 of 8 Break Points at 50%.
In the Doubles, Manders and Finnigan defeated Junior Bazanne and Germinal in straight sets 6-1, 7-6 in a 1 hour and 26-minute battle.