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1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1926 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration8 May – 11 September
Edition21st
Teams24
Champion
Winning Nation  United States
1925
1927

The 1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 21st edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 19 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 5 would enter the America Zone.

France defeated Japan in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would fall to the United States in a rematch of 1925's Challenge Round. The final was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 9–11 September.[1][2]

1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Intro articles: 5

America Zone

Draw

  Quarterfinals
11–13 June
Semifinals
25–27 June; 16–18 July
Final
19–21 August
                           
  Mexico City, Mexico
     Mexico 1  
     Japan 4     San Francisco, CA, United States (grass)
       Japan 5  
       Philippines 0  
   bye
     Philippines     Montreal, Canada (grass)
       Japan 5
         Cuba 0
     Cuba  
   bye     Havana, Cuba (clay)
       Cuba 3
       Canada 2  
   bye
     Canada  

Final

Japan vs. Cuba


Japan
0
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Canada [3]
19–21 August 1926
Grass

Cuba
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Takeichi Harada
Rogelio Paris
7
5
6
0
6
3
     
2
Tsumio Tawara
Vicente Banet
9
7
6
1
6
2
     
3
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
Raúl Chacón / Rogelio Paris
6
4
6
3
6
2
     
4
Tsumio Tawara
Rogelio Paris
6
2
6
0
6
2
     
5
Tezio Toba
Vicente Banet
6
2
6
2
6
2
     

1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge America Zone articles: 8

Europe Zone

Draw

  First Round
27 April-9 May
       
  Rome, Italy (clay)
     Italy 5
     Romania 0
  Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
     Netherlands 3
     Belgium 2
  Sutton Coldfield, England (clay)
     South Africa 4
     Portugal 1
  Second Round
8–22 May
Quarterfinals
24 May-2 June
Semifinals
9–16 July
Final
24–26 July
                                     
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
   Ireland 2  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
   Spain 3  
     Spain 3  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
     Argentina 1  
   Argentina 3
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
   Hungary 2  
     Spain 1  
Harrogate, England (clay)
     Great Britain 4  
   Great Britain 5  
Rome, Italy (clay)
   Poland 0  
     Great Britain 3
Rome, Italy (clay)
     Italy 2  
   Italy 3
Cabourg, France (clay)
   Netherlands 2  
     Great Britain 0
     France 5
   South Africa w/o  
Kensington, England (clay)
   Austria  
     South Africa 1
Malmö, Sweden
     Sweden 4  
   Sweden 3
Stockholm, Sweden (clay)
    Switzerland 2  
     Sweden 0
Prague, Czechoslovakia
     France 5  
   Czechoslovakia 4  
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)
   India 1  
     Czechoslovakia 0
Copenhagen, Denmark (clay)
     France 3  
   Denmark 0
   France 5  

Final

France vs. Great Britain


France
5
Garden Tennis Club, Cabourg, France [4]
24–26 July 1926
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Henri Cochet
Colin Gregory
7
5
4
6
7
9
7
5
6
0
 
2
René Lacoste
Noel Turnbull
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
3
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
Gordon Crole-Rees / Charles Kingsley
6
2
6
0
6
3
     
4
Pierre Henri Landry
Colin Gregory
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
5
Jacques Brugnon
Noel Turnbull
4
6
1
6
6
2
6
4
6
0
 

1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Europe Zone articles: 13

Inter-Zonal Final

France vs. Japan


France
3
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [5]
26–28 August 1926
Grass

Japan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Henri Cochet
Tsumio Tawara
1
6
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
2
 
2
René Lacoste
Takeichi Harada
4
6
6
4
3
6
7
9
   
3
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
6
0
6
0
6
2
     
4
René Lacoste
Tsumio Tawara
6
1
6
3
6
2
     
5
Henri Cochet
Takeichi Harada
1
6
3
6
6
0
4
6
   

1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Inter-Zonal Final articles: 2

Challenge Round

United States vs. France


United States
4
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [2]
9–11 September 1926
Grass

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

1926 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. ^ "Japan v Cuba". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "France v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "France v Japan". daviscup.com.

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