Australia is one of the most successful Davis Cup nations, having won the coveted title 28 times and finishing runner-up on 19 other occasions.
Sixth seeds Australia will face Poland in the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs to be held in Poland. Australia has fallen at the play-off stage five times in the past six years, victory in September will see the Australians return to the World Group in 2014 for the first time since 2007.
Date: 13–15 September 2013
Venue: Torwar Arena, Warsaw, Poland
Surface: clay (indoors)
Teams: The Australian team will be announced 10 days prior to the beginning of the tie.
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|First year played||1905|
|Ties played win-loss||229 (167-62)|
|Years in World Group||26 (46-22)|
|Most total wins||Lleyton Hewitt (52-16)|
|Most singles wins||Lleyton Hewitt (39-13)|
|Most doubles wins||Todd Woodbridge (25-7)|
|Best doubles team||Mark Woodforde/Todd Woodbridge (14-2)|
|Most ties played||Lleyton Hewitt (34)|
|Most years played||Lleyton Hewitt (15)|
|Champions||28 (1907, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1914,
1919, 1939, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953,
1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961,
1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1973,
1977, 1983, 1986, 1999, 2003)