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1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1912 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge (Davis Cup) finals match between Australasia and the British Isles played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November. Players shown on the near side are Alfred Dunlop (left) and Norman Brookes (right) for Australasia and on the far side James Cecil Parke (left) and Alfred Beamish (right) for the British Isles.
Details
Duration11 July – 30 November
Edition11th
Teams3
Champion
Winning Nation  British Isles
1911
1913

The 1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 11th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. After a six-year hiatus, France rejoined the competition; however, the United States pulled out of the competition.[1] In the final, the British Isles regained the Cup from Australasia. The final was played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November.

1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Intro articles: 5

Draw

  Semifinals
11–13 July
Final
                 
  Folkestone, England (grass)
     British Isles 4  
     France 1    
       British Isles1 w/o
       United States
   bye
     United States  

Notes

1.^ The final was scratched and the British Isles were granted the right to play Australasia in the Challenge Round as the United States were unable to field a team.[2][3]

Semifinal

British Isles vs. France


British Isles
4
Pleasure Gardens, Folkestone, England [4][5]
11–13 July 1912 [4][6]
Grass

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Charles Dixon
Max Decugis
6
3
6
2
6
4
     [4]
2
Arthur Gore
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
3
6
3
6
   [4]
3
Charles Dixon / Herbert Roper Barrett
André Gobert / William Laurentz
3
6
6
4
6
1
6
1
   [7]
4
Charles Dixon
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
6
2
6
3
   [6]
5
Arthur Gore
Max Decugis
6
3
6
0
       
retired[6]

1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Draw articles: 10

Challenge Round

Australasia vs. British Isles


Australasia
2
Albert Ground, Melbourne, Australia [8][9]
28–30 November 1912 [8][10]
Grass

British Isles
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Norman Brookes
James Cecil Parke
6
8
3
6
7
5
2
6
   [8]
2
Rodney Heath
Charles Dixon
7
5
4
6
4
6
4
6
   [8]
3
Norman Brookes / Alfred Dunlop
Alfred Beamish / James Cecil Parke
6
4
6
1
7
5
     [11]
4
Norman Brookes
Charles Dixon
6
2
6
4
6
4
     [10]
5
Rodney Heath
James Cecil Parke
3
6
4
6
4
6
     [10]

1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Challenge Round articles: 7

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