1962 Davis Cup

1962 Davis Cup

1962 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 51st
Achievements
1961
1963

The 1962 Davis Cup was the 51st edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 41 teams would enter the competition, 28 in the Europe Zone, 8 in the Eastern Zone, and 5 in the Americas Zone.

Mexico defeated Yugoslavia in the Americas Zone final, India defeated the Philippines in the Eastern Zone final, and Sweden defeated Italy in the Europe Zone final. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Mexico defeated Sweden, and then India. Mexico then fell to defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Australia on 26–28 December.[1]

Contents

  • Americas Zone 1
    • Draw 1.1
    • Final 1.2
  • Eastern Zone 2
    • Draw 2.1
    • Final 2.2
  • Europe Zone 3
    • Draw 3.1
    • Final 3.2
  • Inter-Zonal Zone 4
  • Challenge Round 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Americas Zone

Draw

  1st Round
13–15 July
Semifinals
4–8 August
Final
17–19 August
                           
  Cleveland, OH, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      United States 2  
    Mexico 3  
    Mexico
   bye     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      Mexico 4
        Yugoslavia 1
   bye  
    Caribbean/West Indies     Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (clay)
      Caribbean/West Indies 1
    Yugoslavia 4  
   bye
    Yugoslavia  

Final


Mexico
4
Centro Deportivo Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico
17–19 August 1962
clay

Yugoslavia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Tony Palafox
Boro Jovanović
6
4
1
6
6
3
6
3
   
2
Rafael Osuna
Niki Pilić
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
Boro Jovanović / Niki Pilić
6
4
2
6
6
3
7
5
   
4
Francisco Contreras
Niki Pilić
2
6
2
6
7
9
     
5
Mario Llamas
Vladimir Presečki
6
0
6
1
6
1
     

Eastern Zone

Draw

  1st Round
17 March-8 April
Semifinals
13–16 April
Final
4–6 May
                           
  Lahore, Pakistan
    India 5  
    Pakistan 0     Jaipur, India
      India 4  
Tehran, Iran     Iran 0  
    Iran 3
    Malaya 2     New Delhi, India
      India 5
  Seoul, South Korea       Philippines 0
    South Korea 0  
    Japan 5     Manila, Philippines
      Japan 2
Colombo, Ceylon (clay)     Philippines 3  
    Ceylon 0
    Philippines 4  

This was Iran's first appearance in Davis Cup competition.

Final


India
5
New Delhi, India
4–6 May 1962

Philippines
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jaidip Mukerjea
Juan María José
9
11
7
5
6
0
6
4
   
2
Ramanathan Krishnan
Felicisimo Ampon
6
1
8
6
6
1
     
3
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
Raymundo Deyro / Juan María José
6
4
3
6
9
7
6
1
   
4
Premjit Lall
Juan María José
6
3
6
1
6
0
     
5
Jaidip Mukerjea
Felicisimo Ampon
6
1
6
3
3
6
6
1
   

Europe Zone

Draw

1st round
4–7 May
  2nd round
18–21 May
  Quarterfinals
14–17 June
  Semifinals
13–15 July
  Final
27–29 July
  Italy     Florence, Italy (clay)
 bye       Italy 5  
  Netherlands 0     Soviet Union 0     Brescia, Italy (clay)
  Soviet Union 5         Italy 4  
  Hungary 5     Budapest, Hungary (clay)     Hungary 1  
  Luxembourg 0       Hungary 5
  Denmark 4     Denmark 0     Milan, Italy (clay)
  New Zealand 1         Italy 5  
  Norway 0     Warsaw, Poland     Great Britain 0  
  Poland 5       Poland 0  
  Monaco 0     Brazil 3     Eastbourne, England (grass)
  Brazil 5         Brazil 1
  Ireland 1     Vienna, Austria (clay)     Great Britain 4  
  Austria 4       Austria 1
 bye     Great Britain 4     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Great Britain         Italy 1
  France     Paris, France (clay)     Sweden 4
 bye       France 2  
  Switzerland 0     South Africa 3     Berlin, West Germany
  South Africa 4         South Africa 3  
  Spain 2     Hanover, West Germany     West Germany 2  
  West Germany 3       West Germany 5
  Romania 4     Romania 0     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Israel 1         South Africa 1
  Lebanon 1     Helsinki, Finland     Sweden 4  
  Finland 4       Finland 0  
  Czechoslovakia 4     Czechoslovakia 5     Stockholm, Sweden (clay)
  Egypt 1         Czechoslovakia 0
  Belgium 4     Brussels, Belgium (clay)     Sweden 5  
  Chile 1       Belgium 0
 bye     Sweden 5  
  Sweden  

This was the Soviet Union's first appearance in Davis Cup competition.

Final


Sweden
4
Båstad Tennis Stadium, Båstad, Sweden
27–29 July 1962
clay

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ulf Schmidt
Fausto Gardini
3
6
6
3
5
7
3
6
   
2
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Nicola Pietrangeli
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
3
Jan-Erik Lundquist / Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola
6
1
3
6
6
8
6
4
9
7
 
4
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Fausto Gardini
6
0
6
2
6
1
     
5
Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli
6
1
8
6
6
3
     

Inter-Zonal Zone

  1st Round
26–28 October
Final
3–5 December
                 
 
  EAS   India  
   bye     Madras, India
    EAS   India 0
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)   AME   Mexico 5
  AME   Mexico 3
  EUR   Sweden 2  

Mexico
3
Centro Deportivo Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico
26–28 October 1962
clay

Sweden
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Tony Palafox
Jan-Erik Lundquist
6
8
6
1
6
8
4
6
   
2
Rafael Osuna
Ulf Schmidt
6
3
16
14
1
6
6
2
   
3
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
Jan-Erik Lundquist / Ulf Schmidt
6
8
7
5
12
10
6
1
   
4
Tony Palafox
Ulf Schmidt
9
11
6
3
3
6
6
1
1
6
 
5
Rafael Osuna
Jan-Erik Lundquist
3
6
6
4
6
3
1
6
6
3
 

India
0
Madras, India
3–5 December 1962

Mexico
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jaidip Mukerjea
Tony Palafox
7
9
2
6
2
6
     
2
Ramanathan Krishnan
Rafael Osuna
6
8
6
2
5
7
8
6
4
6
 
3
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
8
10
10
12
4
6
     
4
Premjit Lall
Mario Llamas
2
6
2
6
3
6
     
5
Akhtar Ali
Francisco Contreras
4
6
6
2
7
5
4
6
3
6
 

Challenge Round


Australia
5
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia
26–28 December 1962
grass

Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Rod Laver
Rafael Osuna
6
2
6
1
7
5
     
2
Neale Fraser
Tony Palafox
7
9
6
2
6
4
11
9
   
3
Roy Emerson / Rod Laver
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
7
5
6
2
6
4
     
4
Neale Fraser
Rafael Osuna
3
6
11
9
6
1
3
6
6
4
 
5
Rod Laver
Tony Palafox
6
1
4
6
6
4
8
6
   


References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup - Tie details - 1962". ITF. 

External links

  • Official Site