STOCKHOLM (AP)—Thomas Enqvist is the new captain for Sweden’s Davis Cup team.
The Swedish Tennis Federation announced Thursday that he’ll replace Mats Wilander, who retired this week.
Enqvist played for Sweden between 1995 and 2004, winning 15 of 26 matches. He was a member of the cup winning teams in 1997 and ’98 and also played in the 1996 final.
Enqvist says he has fond memories playing for Sweden, saying it was special in 1997 to beat the United States 5-0 with Pete Sampras on the team.
Enqvist won 19 titles and reached one Grand Slam final on the ATP tour.
Sweden will host Argentina in a first-round World Group event March 5-7.