1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge (Davis Cup) finals match between Australasia and the British Isles played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November. Players shown on the near side are Alfred Dunlop (left) and Norman Brookes (right) for Australasia and on the far side James Parke (left) and Alfred Beamish (right) for the British Isles.

The 1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 11th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. After a six-year hiatus, France rejoined the competition; however, the United States pulled out of the competition. In the final, the British Isles would regain the Cup from Australasia. The final was played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November.

Contents

  • Draw 1
    • Semifinal 1.1
  • Challenge round 2
  • References 3

Draw

Semifinals[1][2]
11–13 July
Final
           
1  United States  
4 bye  
 United States  
 British Isles w/o1 [3]
3  France 1
2  British Isles 4

1 The final was scratched and the British Isles were granted the right to play Australasia in the Challenge Round as the United States were unable to field a team.

Semifinal


British Isles
4
Pleasure Gardens, Folkestone, England[1]
11–13 July 1912[1][2]

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Charles Dixon
Max Décugis
6
3
6
2
6
4
     [1]
2
Arthur Gore
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
3
6
3
6
   [1]
3
Charles Dixon / Herbert Roper-Barrett
André Gobert / William Laurentz
3
6
6
4
6
1
6
1
   [4]
4
Charles Dixon
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
6
2
6
3
   [2]
5
Arthur Gore
Max Décugis
6
3
6
0
       
retired[2]

Challenge round


Australasia
2
Albert Ground, Melbourne, Australia[5]
28–30 November 1912[5][6]

British Isles
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Norman Brookes
James Parke
6
8
3
6
7
5
2
6
   [5]
2
Rodney Heath
Charles Dixon
7
5
4
6
4
6
4
6
   [5]
3
Norman Brookes / Alfred Dunlop
Alfred Beamish / James Parke
6
4
6
1
7
5
     [7]
4
Norman Brookes
Charles Dixon
6
2
6
4
6
4
     [6]
5
Rodney Heath
James Parke
2
6
4
6
4
6
     [6]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Davis Cup Test Matches.; Britons and Frenchmen Divide Honors in Preliminary Games." (PDF).  
  2. ^ a b c d "British Pair Defeated. Doubles Match Won by the Australasians. Davis Tennis Trophy Play Is Very Brilliant. Challengers Have a lead of One Point. Tomorrow Remaining Singles Matches Will Be Played" (PDF).  
  3. ^ "No Davis Cup Team.;United States Will Not Compete for Trophy in Australia." (PDF).  
  4. ^ "French Players Lose.; British Team Wins Doubles in Davis Cup Preliminary." (PDF).  
  5. ^ a b c d "Davis Cup. England Wins Two Matches. Brookes Outplayed. Diixon Defeats Heath.".  
  6. ^ a b c "England Wins Davis Lawn Tennis Trophy; Australasians Defeated for the World's Championship at the Nets." (PDF).  
  7. ^ "Davis Cup. England Wins Two Matches. Brookes Outplayed. Diixon Defeats Heath.".