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1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1925 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration8 May – 13 September
Edition20th
Teams23
Champion
Winning Nation  United States
1924
1926

The 1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 20th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. Sixteen teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 9 would enter the America Zone. Chile, Portugal, Poland and Sweden competed for the first time.

France defeated Australia in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would fall to the United States in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 11–13 September.[1][2]

1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Intro articles: 2

America Zone

Draw

  First Round
4–6 July
       
  Havana, Cuba (clay)
     Spain 5
     Cuba 0
  Quarterfinals
16–19 July
Semifinals
13–15 August
Final
20–22 August
                           
 
     Canada w/o  
     New Zealand     Montreal, Canada (grass)
       Canada 0  
       Australia 5  
     Hawaii
     Australia w/o     Boston, MA, United States (grass)
       Australia 4
  Mazatlán, Mexico (clay)        Japan 1
     Mexico 0  
     Spain 5     Baltimore, MD, United States (grass)
       Spain 2
       Japan 3  
     China
     Japan w/o  

Final

Australia vs. Japan


Australia
4
Longwood Cricket Club, Boston, MA, United States [3]
20–22 August 1925
Grass

Japan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Gerald Patterson
Zenzo Shimizu
6
1
6
4
6
2
     
2
James Anderson
Takeichi Harada
6
4
3
6
6
3
6
1
   
3
John Hawkes / Gerald Patterson
Takeichi Harada / Zenzo Shimizu
6
1
6
2
9
7
     
4
Gerald Patterson
Takeichi Harada
2
6
6
3
1
6
5
7
   
5
John Hawkes
Masanosuke Fukuda
6
1
6
3
6
0
     

1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge America Zone articles: 11

Europe Zone

Draw

  First Round
8–19 May
Quarterfinals
27 May–14 June
Semifinals
10–14 July
Final
18–20 July
                                     
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
   France 4  
Paris, France (clay)
   Hungary 1  
     France 5  
Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
     Italy 0  
   Portugal 1
Eastbourne, England (grass)
   Italy 4  
     France 4  
London, England (clay)
     Great Britain 0  
   Romania 1  
Copenhagen, Denmark (clay)
   Denmark 4  
     Denmark 0
Warsaw, Poland (clay)
     Great Britain 3  
   Poland 0
Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
   Great Britain 5  
     France 4
Vienna, Austria
     Netherlands 0
   Austria 4  
Vienna, Austria
   Ireland 1  
     Austria 0
Brussels, Belgium
     India 4  
   Belgium 2
Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
   India 3  
     India 1
Bern, Switzerland
     Netherlands 4  
   Sweden 3  
Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
    Switzerland 2  
     Sweden 0
Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
     Netherlands 5  
   Netherlands 3
   Czechoslovakia 2  

Final

Netherlands vs. France


Netherlands
0
Noordwijk Club, Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay) [4]
18–20 July 1925
Clay

France
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Hendrik Timmer
René Lacoste
7
5
5
7
2
6
2
6
   
2
Arthur Diemer Kool
Jean Borotra
2
6
4
6
8
10
     
3
Arthur Diemer Kool / Christiaan van Lennep
Jacques Brugnon / René Lacoste
2
6
3
6
8
6
4
6
   
4
Arthur Diemer Kool
René Lacoste
4
6
4
6
1
6
     
5
Hendrik Timmer
Jean Borotra
          not
played

1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Europe Zone articles: 10

Inter-Zonal Final

France vs. Australia


France
3
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [5]
4–5 September 1925
Grass

Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
René Lacoste
Gerald Patterson
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
2
Jean Borotra
James Anderson
6
4
6
3
8
6
     
3
Jean Borotra / René Lacoste
John Hawkes / Gerald Patterson
6
4
3
6
6
4
1
6
10
8
 
4
Jean Borotra
Gerald Patterson
4
6
6
4
6
1
6
3
   
5
René Lacoste
James Anderson
          not
played

1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Inter-Zonal Final articles: 2

Challenge Round

United States vs. France


United States
5
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [2]
11–13 September 1925
Grass

France
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Bill Tilden
Jean Borotra
4
6
6
0
2
6
9
7
6
4
 
2
Bill Johnston
René Lacoste
6
1
6
1
6
8
6
3
   
3
Vincent Richards / Richard Norris Williams
Jean Borotra / René Lacoste
6
4
6
4
6
3
     
4
Bill Tilden
René Lacoste
3
6
10
12
8
6
7
5
6
2
 
5
Bill Johnston
Jean Borotra
6
1
6
4
6
0
     

1925 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Challenge Round articles: 4

References

  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ a b "United States v France". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Australia v Japan". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Netherlands v France". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "France v Australia". daviscup.com.

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