1906 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1906 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

The 1906 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the sixth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. As defending champions, the British Isles team played host to the competition. For the first time, the ties were not all played at the same location. The "World Group" ties were played at the Newport Athletic Club in Newport, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom from 7–9 June, and the final was played at Worple Road in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom on 15–18 June. Britain retained the Cup for their fourth championship.

Contents

  • Draw 1
  • Final 2
    • United States vs. Australasia 2.1
  • Challenge round 3
  • References 4

Draw

Semifinals Final
7–9 June[1][2]
           
 Australasia w/o
 Austria
 Australasia 2
 United States 3
 United States w/o
 France

Final

United States vs. Australasia


United States
3
Newport Athletic Club, Newport, United Kingdom[1]
7–9 June 1906[1][2]

Australasia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Holcombe Ward
Leslie Poidevin
6
2
6
4
7
5
     [1]
2
Raymond Little
Tony Wilding
2
6
6
8
1
6
     [1]
3
Raymond Little / Holcombe Ward
Leslie Poidevin / Tony Wilding
7
5
6
2
6
4
     [3]
4
Holcombe Ward
Tony Wilding
3
6
6
3
6
0
4
6
6
8
 [2]
5
Raymond Little
Leslie Poidevin
6
2
1
6
7
5
6
2
   [2]

Challenge round


British Isles
5[4]
Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
15–18 June 1906

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Sidney Smith
Raymond Little
6
4
6
4
6
1
     
2
Lawrence Doherty
Holcombe Ward
6
2
8
6
6
3
     
3
Lawrence Doherty / Reggie Doherty
Raymond Little / Holcombe Ward
3
6
11
9
9
7
6
1
   
4
Sidney Smith
Holcombe Ward
6
1
6
0
6
4
     
5
Lawrence Doherty
Raymond Little
3
6
6
3
6
8
6
1
6
3
 

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Americans Break Even in Tennis Cup Matches; Ward Wins International Match, but Little Is Beaten. Doubles Will Decide Tie Australasian Players Meet American Pair To-day -- Miss Sutton Wins Again at Liverpool." (PDF).  
  2. ^ a b c d "American Tennis Team to Meet Englishmen; Miss May Sutton Defeated in Northern Counties Final. Little Wins, Ward Loses Yankee Challengers for Davis Trophy Take Three Out of Five Matches in Preliminaries." (PDF).  
  3. ^ "America in Tennis Finals.; Beat Australasia in Deciding Match -- Will Meet England." (PDF).  
  4. ^ "List of Davis Cup champions - Page 6".