American doubles great and former Grand Slam champion Bob Bryan has been named US Davis Cup captain, the country’s tennis association (USTA) said yesterday.
Bryan, who won 16 Grand Slam titles in men’s doubles with his twin brother Mike and seven in mixed doubles, will take charge for the group stage in September this year.
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He deputised as acting captain last year when Mardy Fish was unable to travel to Scotland after contracting Covid-19.
Bryan played for the US Davis Cup team from 2003 to 2020, helping the country win their last trophy in 2007 to extend their record to 32 titles.
The Bryan brothers, who won Olympic gold in 2012, have a 25-5 record in Davis Cup. They retired in 2020.