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1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1919 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration11 July 1919 – 21 January 1920
Edition14th
Teams5
Champion
Winning Nation  Australasia
1914
1920

The 1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 14th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. Following four years of non-competition due to World War I, the competition resumed with four teams challenging Australasia for the cup. Australasia defeated Great Britain to retain the title. The final was played at the Double Bay Grounds in Sydney, Australia on 16–21 January 1920.[1][2]

1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Intro articles: 3

Draw

  Semifinals
11–28 July
Final
25–27 August
                 
  Brussels, Belgium
     Belgium 0  
     France 3     Deauville, France (clay)
       France 2
  Eastbourne, England (grass)      Great Britain 3
     Great Britain 4
     South Africa 1  

Semifinals

Belgium vs. France


Belgium
0
Brussels, Belgium [3]
11–13 July 1919

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Paul de Borman
Max Decugis
2
6
3
6
4
6
     
2
Albert Lammens
William Laurentz
7
5
3
6
4
6
2
6
   
3
Paul de Borman / Albert Lammens
Max Decugis / William Laurentz
3
6
5
7
2
6
     
4
Paul de Borman
William Laurentz
          not
played
5
Albert Lammens
Max Decugis
          not
played

Great Britain vs. South Africa


Great Britain
4
Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne, England [4]
25–28 July 1919
Grass

South Africa
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Algernon Kingscote
George Dodd
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
2
Theodore Mavrogordato
Louis Raymond
1
6
7
5
2
6
8
6
6
1
 
3
Algernon Kingscote / Herbert Roper Barrett
Harold Aitken / George Dodd
7
5
9
7
6
4
     
4
Algernon Kingscote
Louis Raymond
1
6
6
0
6
4
6
1
   
5
Theodore Mavrogordato
George Dodd
7
9
5
7
6
3
6
4
5
7
 

Final

France vs. Great Britain


France
2
Sporting Club, Deauville, France [5]
25–27 August 1919
Clay

Great Britain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
André Gobert
Percival Davson
7
5
6
4
4
6
6
4
   
2
William Laurentz
Algernon Kingscote
6
4
3
6
2
6
6
4
4
6
 
3
André Gobert / William Laurentz
Herbert Roper Barrett / Noel Turnbull
6
0
6
1
12
10
     
4
André Gobert
Algernon Kingscote
4
6
4
6
5
7
     
5
William Laurentz
Percival Davson
4
6
6
1
12
10
4
6
0
6
 

1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Draw articles: 24

Challenge Round

Australasia vs. Great Britain


Australasia
4
Double Bay Grounds, Sydney, Australia [6]
16–21 January 1920
Grass

Great Britain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
James Anderson
Algernon Kingscote
5
7
2
6
4
6
     
2
Gerald Patterson
Arthur Lowe
6
4
6
3
2
6
6
3
   
3
Norman Brookes / Gerald Patterson
Alfred Beamish / Algernon Kingscote
6
0
6
0
6
2
     
4
Gerald Patterson
Algernon Kingscote
6
4
6
4
8
6
     
5
James Anderson
Arthur Lowe
6
4
5
7
6
3
4
6
12
10
 

1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Challenge Round articles: 6

References

  1. ^ "1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  3. ^ "Belgium v France". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Great Britain v South Africa". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "France v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Australasia v Great Britain". daviscup.com.

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