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1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1929 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration29 March – 28 July
Edition24th
Teams29
Champion
Winning Nation  France
1928
1930

The 1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 24th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 24 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while five would enter the America Zone. Egypt and Monaco participated for the first time.

The United States defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would lose to France in the Challenge Round, giving France their third straight title. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 26–28 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone

Draw

  Quarterfinals
16–18 May
Semifinals
17–25 May
Final
30 May–1 June
                           
  Montreal, Canada (grass)
     United States 5  
     Canada 0     Chevy Chase, MD, United States (clay)
       United States 4  
       Japan 1  
     Japan
   bye     Detroit, MI, United States (clay)
       United States 5
         Cuba 0
   bye  
     Cuba     Havana, Cuba (clay)
       Cuba 4
       Mexico 1  
   bye
     Mexico  

Final

United States vs. Cuba


United States
5
Detroit Tennis Club, Detroit, MI, United States [4]
30 May–1 June 1929
Clay

Cuba
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
John Hennessey
Ricardo Morales
6
0
6
3
6
4
     
2
John Van Ryn
Gustavo Vollmer
6
0
6
1
6
1
     
3
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Ricardo Morales / Germán Upmann
6
2
6
0
6
1
     
4
Wilmer Allison
Gustavo Vollmer
6
3
6
2
6
5
     
5
George Lott
Germán Upmann
6
4
6
3
6
3
     

1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge America Zone articles: 11

Europe Zone

Draw

First Round
29 March–12 May
  Second Round
10–19 May
  Quarterfinals
5–9 June
  Semifinals
14–21 June
  Final
12–14 July
   Italy    
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
 bye        Italy 5  
   Ireland      Ireland 0    
 bye          Italy 2  
   Spain          Germany 3  
 bye        Spain 1
   Germany      Germany 4    
 bye          Germany 4  
   Denmark 4          Czechoslovakia 1  
   Chile 1        Denmark 4  
   Greece 4      Greece 1    
   Yugoslavia 1          Denmark 1
   Belgium 4          Czechoslovakia 4  
   Romania 1        Belgium 0
   Austria 2      Czechoslovakia 3    
Berlin, Germany (clay)
   Czechoslovakia 3          Germany 3
   Hungary 4          Great Britain 2
   Norway 1        Hungary 3  
   Monaco 3      Monaco 2    
    Switzerland 2          Hungary 3  
   Finland 1          Netherlands 2  
   Egypt 4        Egypt 1
   Netherlands w/o      Netherlands 4    
   Portugal          Hungary 2
 bye          Great Britain 3  
   Sweden        Sweden 0  
 bye      South Africa 5    
   South Africa          Great Britain 5
 bye    
Warsaw, Poland (clay)
     South Africa 0  
   Poland        Poland 0
 bye      Great Britain 5  
   Great Britain  

Final

Germany vs. Great Britain


Germany
3
Rot-Weiss Tennis Club, Berlin, Germany [5]
12–14 July 1929
Clay

Great Britain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Daniel Prenn
Colin Gregory
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
2
Hans Moldenhauer
Bunny Austin
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
3
Heinrich Kleinschroth / Heinz Landmann
Ian Collins / Colin Gregory
4
6
2
6
0
6
     
4
Hans Moldenhauer
Colin Gregory
0
6
2
6
3
6
     
5
Daniel Prenn
Bunny Austin
4
6
6
2
6
4
4
6
5
1
 
retired

1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Europe Zone articles: 11

Inter-Zonal Final

Germany vs. United States


Germany
0
Rot-Weiss Tennis Club, Berlin, Germany [6]
19–21 July 1929
Clay

United States
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Hans Moldenhauer
Bill Tilden
2
6
4
6
4
6
     
2
Daniel Prenn
Frank Hunter
6
3
3
6
4
6
3
6
   
3
Hans Moldenhauer / Daniel Prenn
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
11
9
2
6
4
6
3
6
   
4
Daniel Prenn
Bill Tilden
1
6
4
6
1
6
     
5
Hans Moldenhauer
Frank Hunter
3
6
6
1
4
6
6
4
1
6
 

1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Inter-Zonal Final articles: 2

Challenge Round

France vs. United States


France
3
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France [3]
26–28 July 1929
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Henri Cochet
Bill Tilden
6
3
6
1
6
2
     
2
Jean Borotra
George Lott
6
1
3
6
6
4
7
5
   
3
Jean Borotra / Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
1
6
6
8
4
6
     
4
Jean Borotra
Bill Tilden
6
4
1
6
4
6
5
7
   
5
Henri Cochet
George Lott
6
1
3
6
6
0
6
3
   

1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Challenge Round articles: 2

References

  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496, 499. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 383. ISBN 0047960426.
  3. ^ a b "France v United States". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "United States v Cuba". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Germany v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Germany v United States". daviscup.com.

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