1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

The 1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 25th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. For the silver anniversary, 24 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 4 would enter the America Zone.

The United States defeated Italy in the Inter-Zonal play-off. The USA would lose to France in the Challenge Round, giving France their fourth straight title, in the sixth straight Challenge Round matchup between these teams. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 25-27 July.[1][2][3]

Contents

  • America Zone 1
    • Draw 1.1
    • Final 1.2
  • Europe Zone 2
    • Draw 2.1
    • Final 2.2
  • Inter-Zonal Zone 3
  • Challenge Round 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

America Zone

Draw

  1st Round
15-17 May
Final
22-24 May
                 
  Philadelphia, PA, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     Chevy Chase, MD, United States (clay)
      United States 5
    Mexico 0
    Cuba
    Mexico w/o  

Final


United States
5
Chevy Chase Lawn Tennis Club, Chevy Chase, MD, United States
22 May - 24 May 1930
clay

Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Wilmer Allison
Ricardo Tapia
6
3
3
6
6
8
6
2
7
5
 
2
George Lott
Ignacio de la Borbolla
6
0
6
0
6
0
     
3
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Manuel Llano / Alfonso Unda
6
0
6
1
6
3
     
4
John Doeg
Federico Sendel
6
1
6
0
6
2
     
5
John Van Ryn
Ricardo Tapia
6
2
6
3
6
1
     

Europe Zone

Draw

1st round
19 April-6 May
  2nd round
9-20 May
  Quarterfinals
30 May-9 June
  Semifinals
14-16 June
  Final
11-13 July
  Norway     Oslo, Norway (clay)
 bye       Norway 0  
  Austria     Austria 5     Vienna, Austria
 bye         Austria 2  
  Italy     Rome, Italy (clay)     Italy 3  
 bye       Italy 5
  Egypt     Egypt 0     Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye         Italy 3  
  Great Britain 3     Torquay, England (clay)     Australia 2  
  Germany 2       Great Britain 5  
  Poland 3     Poland 0     Eastbourne, England (grass)
  Romania 2         Great Britain 1
  Switzerland 0     Dublin, Ireland (grass)     Australia 4  
  Australia 5       Australia 4
  Ireland 4     Ireland 1     Genoa, Italy (clay)
  Monaco 1         Italy 3
  Greece 2     London, England (clay)     Japan 2
  India 3       India 0  
  Hungary 0     Japan 5     Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  Japan 4         Japan 4  
  Spain 4     Zagreb, Yugoslavia     Spain 1  
  Belgium 1       Spain 5
  Yugoslavia 5     Yugoslavia 0     Prague, Czechoslovakia
  Sweden 0         Japan 3
 bye     Prague, Czechoslovakia     Czechoslovakia 2  
  Czechoslovakia       Czechoslovakia 3  
 bye     Denmark 2     Scheveningen, Netherlands (clay)
  Denmark         Czechoslovakia 3
 bye     Amsterdam, Netherlands (clay)     Netherlands 2  
  Netherlands       Netherlands 4
 bye     Finland 1  
  Finland  

Final


Italy
3
Genoa, Italy
11 July - 13 July 1930
clay

Japan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Umberto de Morpurgo
Takeichi Harada
4
6
3
6
5
7
     
2
Giorgio de Stefani
Yoshiro Ota
6
3
6
4
4
6
6
4
   
3
Giorgio de Stefani
Tamino Abe / Takeishi Harada
8
6
9
7
6
8
2
6
6
1
 
4
Giorgio de Stefani
Takeichi Harada
2
6
5
7
5
7
     
5
Umberto de Morpurgo
Yoshiro Ota
6
0
6
2
6
1
     

Inter-Zonal Zone


Italy
1
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
18 July - 20 July 1930
clay

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Giorgio de Stefani
Wilmer Allison
6
4
9
7
4
6
6
8
8
10
 
2
Umberto de Morpurgo
George Lott
6
3
7
9
8
10
3
6
   
3
Umberto de Morpurgo / Placido Gaslini
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
7
5
2
6
4
6
6
1
3
6
 
4
Giorgio de Stefani
George Lott
3
6
1
6
3
6
     
5
Umberto de Morpurgo
Wilmer Allison
7
5
6
2
5
7
6
4
   

Challenge Round


France
4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
25 July - 27 July 1930
clay

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jean Borotra
Bill Tilden
6
2
5
7
4
6
5
7
   
2
Henri Cochet
George Lott
6
4
6
2
6
2
     
3
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
6
3
7
5
1
6
6
2
   
4
Jean Borotra
George Lott
5
7
6
3
2
6
6
2
8
6
 
5
Henri Cochet
Bill Tilden
4
6
6
3
6
1
7
5
   

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1930 Results". ITF. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496,499.  
  3. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 383.  

External links

  • Davis Cup Official Website