1975 Davis Cup

1975 Davis Cup

1975 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 64th
Achievements
1974
1976

The 1975 Davis Cup was the 64th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 53 teams would enter the competition, 32 in the Europe Zone, 12 in the Americas Zone, and 9 in the Eastern Zone.

Chile defeated South Africa in the Americas Zone final, Australia defeated New Zealand in the Eastern Zone final, and Czechoslovakia and Sweden won the Europe Zones. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Sweden defeated Chile and Czechoslovakia defeated Australia. Sweden defeated Czechoslovakia in the final, which was held at the Kungliga Tennishallen in Stockholm, Sweden, on 19–21 December.

Contents

  • Americas Zone 1
    • North & Central America Zone 1.1
      • Preliminary Rounds 1.1.1
      • Main draw 1.1.2
    • South America Zone 1.2
      • Preliminary Rounds 1.2.1
      • Main draw 1.2.2
    • Americas Inter-Zonal Final 1.3
  • Eastern Zone 2
    • Preliminary Rounds 2.1
    • Main draw 2.2
    • Final 2.3
  • Europe Zone 3
    • Zone A 3.1
      • Qualifying Rounds 3.1.1
      • Preliminary Rounds 3.1.2
      • Main draw 3.1.3
      • Final 3.1.4
    • Zone B 3.2
      • Qualifying Rounds 3.2.1
      • Preliminary Rounds 3.2.2
      • Main draw 3.2.3
      • Final 3.2.4
  • Inter-Zonal Zone 4
    • Draw 4.1
    • First round 4.2
    • Final 4.3
  • Sport and politics 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Americas Zone

North & Central America Zone

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams

Main draw

Participating Teams

South America Zone

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams

Main draw

Participating Teams

Americas Inter-Zonal Final


Chile
5
Santiago, Chile
18–20 July 1975

South Africa
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Patricio Cornejo
Bernie Mitton
4
6
6
4
6
2
7
5
   
2
Jaime Fillol
Ray Moore
6
3
6
3
0
6
3
6
6
3
 
3
Patricio Cornejo / Jaime Fillol
Frew McMillan / Ray Moore
7
5
6
2
6
4
     
4
Jaime Fillol
Bernie Mitton
2
6
6
2
3
6
6
1
7
5
 
5
Patricio Cornejo
Ray Moore
6
3
6
4
4
6
6
3
   
  • Chile advance to Inter-Zonal Zone

Eastern Zone

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams

Main draw

Participating Teams

Final


New Zealand
0
Stanley Street, Auckland, New Zealand
28 February - 2 March 1975
grass

Australia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Brian Fairlie
John Newcombe
5
7
3
6
5
7
     
2
Onny Parun
Ken Rosewall
2
6
4
6
2
6
     
3
Brian Fairlie / Onny Parun
Geoff Masters / John Newcombe
4
6
4
6
5
7
     
4
Brian Fairlie
Ken Rosewall
1
6
11
9
5
7
7
9
   
5
Onny Parun
Geoff Masters
6
3
10
8
      not
completed
  • Australia advance to Inter-Zonal Zone

Europe Zone

Zone A

Qualifying Rounds

Participating Teams

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams

Main draw

Participating Teams

Final


Czechoslovakia
3
Prague, Czechoslovakia
25–27 July 1975
clay

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jan Kodeš
Patrice Dominguez
6
1
6
4
1
6
6
0
   
2
Jiří Hřebec
François Jauffret
6
4
4
6
6
3
2
6
6
0
 
3
Jiří Hřebec / Jan Kodeš
Patrice Dominguez / Patrick Proisy
3
6
6
3
4
6
6
1
3
6
 
4
Jiří Hřebec
Patrice Dominguez
6
4
3
6
4
6
4
6
   
5
Jan Kodeš
François Jauffret
6
1
7
5
6
1
     
  • Czechoslovakia advance to Inter-Zonal Zone

Zone B

Qualifying Rounds

Participating Teams

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams

Main draw

Participating Teams

Final


Spain
2
Barcelona, Spain
25–27 July 1975
clay

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Manuel Orantes
Birger Andersson
6
1
6
3
6
4
     
2
José Higueras
Björn Borg
3
6
1
6
1
6
     
3
Juan Gisbert / Manuel Orantes
Björn Borg
6
4
6
3
6
1
     
4
Manuel Orantes
Björn Borg
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5
José Higueras
Birger Andersson
6
3
4
6
3
6
0
6
   
  • Sweden advance to Inter-Zonal Zone

Inter-Zonal Zone

Draw

  1st Round
19–28 September
Final
19–21 December
                 
  Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  AME   Chile 1  
  EUR-B   Sweden 4     Stockholm, Sweden (indoor carpet)
    EUR-B   Sweden 3
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)   EUR-A   Czechoslovakia 2
  EUR-A   Czechoslovakia 3
  EAS   Australia 1  

First round


Sweden
4
Båstad Tennis Stadium, Båstad, Sweden
19–21 September 1975
clay

Chile
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Björn Borg
Patricio Cornejo
3
6
6
4
7
5
6
3
   
2
Birger Andersson
Jaime Fillol
3
6
2
6
3
6
     
3
Björn Borg
Patricio Cornejo / Jaime Fillol
7
5
6
2
3
6
6
3
   
4
Birger Andersson
Patricio Cornejo
6
3
14
12
6
1
     
5
Björn Borg
Jaime Fillol
6
1
6
2
6
1
     

Czechoslovakia
3
Stvanice Stadium, Prague, Czechoslovakia
26–28 September 1975
clay

Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jan Kodeš
John Alexander
6
4
2
6
7
5
6
4
   
2
Jiří Hřebec
Tony Roche
3
6
4
6
6
1
6
3
6
3
 
3
František Pala / Vladimír Zedník
John Alexander / Phil Dent
3
6
6
3
2
6
3
6
   
4
Jan Kodeš
Tony Roche
6
3
6
1
6
4
     
5
Jiří Hřebec
John Alexander
6
8
3
6
6
1
6
6
  not
completed

Final


Sweden
3
Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden
19–21 December 1975
carpet (indoors)

Czechoslovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Björn Borg
Jiří Hřebec
6
1
6
3
6
0
     
2
Ove Bengtson
Jan Kodeš
6
4
2
6
5
7
4
6
   
3
Björn Borg
Jan Kodeš / Vladimír Zedník
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4
Björn Borg
Jan Kodeš
6
4
6
2
6
2
     
5
Ove Bengtson
Jiří Hřebec
6
2
3
6
1
6
4
6
   

Sport and politics

The semifinal in Swedish Social Democratic Youth League on September 18, ending at the town square, where former prime minister Tage Erlander and Sweden's former ambassador to Chile Harald Edelstam addressed a crowd of some 3,000. During game on September 20, which was guarded by 1,300 police, over 7,000 demonstrants gathered on the square, peacefully.[1] The match was eventually played, but behind closed doors (without spectators).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Anno 75 (1976), Årskalender utgiven av Förlagshuset Norden AB, Malmö, och Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm, pp. 35, 36.
  2. ^ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/tennis/daviscup/4944005/Singer-calls-tune-as-fans-banned-from-Swedens-Davis-Cup-clash-with-Israel.html