1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

The 1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 27th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 22 teams would enter the Europe Zone; while 8 would enter the Americas Zone, 5 in North America and 3 in South America.

The United States defeated Brazil in the American Zone, after Brazil received two walkovers in the South America Zone. The USA then defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off. France defeated the Americans in the Challenge Round, giving them their sixth straight title. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 29-31 July.[1][2][3]

Contents

  • America Zone 1
    • North/Central America draw 1.1
    • South America draw 1.2
    • Americas Inter-Zonal round 1.3
  • Europe Zone 2
    • Draw 2.1
    • Final 2.2
  • Inter-Zonal Zone 3
  • Challenge Round 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

America Zone

North/Central America draw

  1st Round
28-30 April
Semifinals
13-15 May
Final
27-30 May
                           
  Chevy Chase, MD, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     New Orleans, LA, United States (clay)
      United States 5  
    Mexico 0  
    Mexico
   bye     Philadelphia, PA, United States (clay)
      United States 5
        Australia 0
   bye  
    Australia     Havana, Cuba
      Australia 5
    Cuba 0  
   bye
    Cuba  

South America draw

  1st Round
Final
                 
 
    Brazil w/o  
    Chile    
      Brazil w/o
    Paraguay
   bye
    Paraguay  

Americas Inter-Zonal round


United States
5
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States
9 June - 11 June 1932
clay

Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Wilmer Allison
Nelson Cruz
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2
Frank Shields
Ricardo Pernambuco
6
1
6
3
0
6
6
4
   
3
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Ricardo Pernambuco / Ultimo Simone
6
1
6
1
6
2
     
4
Wilmer Allison
Ricardo Pernambuco
6
1
6
2
6
0
     
5
John Van Ryn
Ultimo Simone
6
2
6
0
6
0
     

Europe Zone

Draw

1st round
3-12 May
  2nd round
11-23 May
  Quarterfinals
10-14 June
  Semifinals
8-10 July
  Final
15-17 July
  Denmark     Copenhagen, Denmark
 bye       Denmark 4  
  Yugoslavia     Yugoslavia 1     Copenhagen, Denmark
 bye         Denmark 0  
  Greece     Athens, Greece     Japan 5  
 bye       Greece 0
  Japan     Japan 5     Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye         Japan 2  
  Spain     Rome, Italy (clay)     Italy 3  
 bye       Spain 1  
  Italy 3     Italy 4     Montreux, Switzerland
  Egypt 2         Italy 3
  Norway 0     Lucerne, Switzerland     Switzerland 2  
  Monaco 5       Monaco 2
  Belgium 0     Switzerland 3     Milan, Italy (clay)
  Switzerland 5         Italy 0
  Czechoslovakia 2     Vienna, Austria     Germany 5
  Austria 3       Austria 2  
  Germany 5     Germany 3     Berlin, Germany
  India 0         Germany 4  
  Hungary 5     Dublin, Ireland (grass)     Ireland 1  
  Finland 0       Hungary 1
  Ireland     Ireland 4     Berlin, Germany (clay)
 bye         Germany 3
  Great Britain     Torquay, England (clay)     Great Britain 2  
 bye       Great Britain 5  
  Romania     Romania 0     Warsaw, Poland (clay)
 bye         Great Britain 4
  Poland     Warsaw, Poland     Poland 1  
 bye       Poland 4
  Netherlands     Netherlands 1  
 bye  

Final


Italy
0
Milan, Italy
15 July - 17 July 1932
clay

Germany
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Giovanni Palmieri
Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
4
6
0
6
     
2
Giorgio de Stefani
Daniel Prenn
1
6
4
6
6
1
2
6
   
3
Alberto del Bono
Daniel Prenn / Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
3
6
2
6
     
4
Giovanni Palmieri
Gustav Jaenecke
3
6
6
0
1
6
6
2
1
6
 
5
Alberto del Bono
Gottfried von Cramm
6
8
3
6
6
3
1
6
   

Inter-Zonal Zone


Germany
2
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
22 July - 24 July 1932
clay

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Gottfried von Cramm
Frank Shields
7
5
5
7
6
4
8
6
   
2
Daniel Prenn
Ellsworth Vines
3
6
3
6
6
0
4
6
   
3
Daniel Prenn / Gottfried von Cramm
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
3
6
4
6
1
6
     
4
Gottfried von Cramm
Ellsworth Vines
6
3
3
6
7
9
3
6
   
5
Daniel Prenn
Frank Shields
6
1
6
0
6
8
6
2
   

Challenge Round


France
3
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
29 July - 31 July 1932
clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jean Borotra
Ellsworth Vines
6
4
6
2
3
6
6
4
   
2
Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison
5
7
7
5
7
5
6
2
   
3
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
3
6
13
11
5
7
6
4
4
6
 
4
Jean Borotra
Wilmer Allison
1
6
3
6
6
4
6
2
7
5
 
5
Henri Cochet
Ellsworth Vines
6
4
6
0
5
7
6
8
2
6
 

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1932 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. 384.  

External links

  • Davis Cup Official Website