1949 Davis Cup

1949 Davis Cup

1949 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 38th
Achievements
1948
1950

The 1949 Davis Cup was the 38th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 28 teams would enter the competition, 24 in the Europe Zone, and 4 in the Americas Zone.

Australia defeated Mexico in the Americas Zone, and Italy defeated France in the Europe Zone. Australia defeated Italy in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but fell to defending champions the United States in the Challenge Round, giving the Americans their 4th straight title and 16th overall. The final was played at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, NY, United States on 26-28 August.

Contents

  • Americas 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

Americas Zone

Draw

  1st Round
July
Final
29-31 July
                 
  Montreal, Canada (grass)
    Australia 4  
    Canada 1     Wilmington, DE, United States (grass)
      Australia 5
Havana, Cuba     Mexico 0
    Cuba 1
    Mexico 4  

Final


Australia
5
Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington, DE, United States
29 July - 31 July 1949
grass

Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Frank Sedgman
Armando Vega
12
10
4
6
6
4
1
6
6
3
 
2
John Bromwich
Rolando Vega
6
0
6
2
6
1
     
3
John Bromwich / Frank Sedgman
Armando Vega / Rolando Vega
6
0
6
4
6
2
     
4
John Bromwich
Armando Vega
6
0
6
1
6
4
     
5
Bill Sidwell
Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6
2
6
2
6
1
     

Europe Zone

Draw

1st round
28 April-2 May
  2nd round
6-17 May
  Quarterfinals
9-16 June
  Semifinals
8-11 July
  Final
23-25 July
  Switzerland    
 bye       Switzerland w/o  
  Greece     Greece     Budapest, Hungary
 bye         Switzerland 0  
  Hungary     Budapest, Hungary     Hungary 5  
 bye       Hungary 4
  Belgium     Belgium 1     Budapest, Hungary
 bye         Hungary 2  
  Denmark 5     Paris, France (clay)     France 3  
  Israel 0       Denmark 1  
  Luxembourg 0     France 4     Paris, France (clay)
  France 5         France 3
  Portugal 0     Wimbledon, England (grass)     Czechoslovakia 2  
  Great Britain 5       Great Britain 1
  Czechoslovakia 5     Czechoslovakia 4     Paris, France (clay)
  Monaco 0         France 2
  Netherlands 0     Milan, Italy (clay)     Italy 3
  South Africa 5       South Africa 1  
  Italy w/o     Italy 4     Turin, Italy (clay)
  Turkey         Italy 4  
  Ireland 2     Birmingham, England (grass)     Chile 1  
  Chile 3       Chile 3
  Egypt w/o     Egypt 2     Rome, Italy (clay)
  Argentina         Italy 4
 bye     Stockholm, Sweden (clay)     Yugoslavia 1  
  Sweden       Sweden 5  
 bye     Norway 0     Zagreb, Yugoslavia
  Norway         Sweden 2
 bye     Vienna, Austria     Yugoslavia 3  
  Austria       Austria 1
 bye     Yugoslavia 4  
  Yugoslavia  

Final


France
2
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
23 July - 25 July 1949
clay

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Robert Abdesselam
Giovanni Cucelli
6
1
8
6
8
10
4
6
2
6
 
2
Marcel Bernard
Marcello del Bello
6
4
6
3
4
6
2
6
10
8
 
3
Marcel Bernard / Henri Bolleli
Giovanni Cucelli / Marcello del Bello
6
3
1
6
6
4
0
6
2
6
 
4
Robert Abdesselam
Marcello del Bello
6
3
6
4
6
2
     
5
Marcel Bernard
Giovanni Cucelli
6
8
6
3
6
4
0
6
1
6
 

Inter-Zonal Zone


Italy
0
Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY, United States
12 August - 15 August 1949
grass

Australia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Giovanni Cucelli
Bill Sidwell
2
6
4
6
6
2
2
6
   
2
Marcello del Bello
Frank Sedgman
0
6
4
6
4
6
     
3
Giovanni Cucelli / Marcello del Bello
John Bromwich / Frank Sedgman
6
2
2
6
2
6
1
6
   
4
Marcello del Bello
Bill Sidwell
1
6
1
6
0
6
     
5
Giovanni Cucelli
Frank Sedgman
6
1
1
6
2
6
2
6
   

Challenge Round


United States
4
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States
26 August - 28 August 1949
grass

Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ted Schroeder
Bill Sidwell
6
1
5
7
4
6
6
2
6
3
 
2
Pancho Gonzales
Frank Sedgman
8
6
6
4
9
7
     
3
Gardnar Mulloy / Bill Talbert
John Bromwich / Bill Sidwell
6
3
6
4
8
10
7
9
7
9
 
4
Ted Schroeder
Frank Sedgman
6
4
6
3
6
3
     
5
Pancho Gonzales
Bill Sidwell
6
1
6
3
6
3
     


References

External links

  • Official Site