Enqvist named Swedish Davis Cup captain
He replaces Mats Wilander, who retired earlier this week.
Enqvist played for Sweden between 1995 and 2004, winning 15 of 26 matches, and was a member of the cup winning teams in 1997 and ’98 and also played in the 1996 final.
Enqvist said that he hoped his experience would help the team.
Recalling his time playing for Sweden he said that he had “fond memories” and in particular that “it was special to beat the United States 5-0 with
Enqvist won 19 titles on the
Sweden, which has won the Davis Cup seven times, will host Argentina in a first-round World Group tie on March 5-7.
Wilander, who won three of four Grand Slam singles titles in 1988 and finished that year ranked No. 1, led Sweden to the Davis Cup semifinals in 2007 and the quarterfinals three times.