It is Sweden's fourth World Team Championship, following titles in 1988, 1991 and 1995.
The championship came down to a decisive doubles match after Sweden and Russia split a pair of singles matches earlier in the day. Sweden's doubles team of Robin Soderling and Robert Lindstedt defeated Dmitry Tursunov and Mikhail Youzhny 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 11-9.
The Russians have not won this tennis tournament but have been the runner-up three times before, from 2000-2002.
Celebrity Breakups and divorces of 2014 [PHOTOS]