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1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

1937 edition of the International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration29 April – 27 July
Edition32nd
Teams25
Champion
Winning Nation  United States
1936
1938

The 1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 32nd edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 20 teams entered the Europe Zone, while 4 teams entered the Americas Zone.

The United States defeated Australia in the Americas Zone final, while in the Europe Zone final Germany defeated Czechoslovakia. The United States defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off, and then defeated Great Britain in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the All England Club Centre Court in Wimbledon, London, England on 24-27 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone

Draw

  Semifinals
30 April–2 May
Final
29–31 May
                 
  Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
     Australia 5  
     Mexico 0     Forest Hills, NY, United States (grass)
       Australia 0
  San Francisco, CA, United States (clay)      United States 5
     United States 5
     Japan 0  

Final

United States vs. Australia


United States
5
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [4]
29–31 May 1937
Grass

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Don Budge
Jack Crawford
6
1
6
3
6
2
     
2
Bryan Grant
John Bromwich
6
2
7
5
6
1
     
3
Don Budge / Gene Mako
Jack Crawford / Vivian McGrath
7
5
6
1
8
6
     
4
Don Budge
John Bromwich
6
2
6
3
5
7
6
1
   
5
Bryan Grant
Jack Crawford
6
0
6
2
7
5
     

1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge America Zone articles: 10

Europe Zone

Draw

First Round
29 April–2 May
  Second Round
8–17 May
  Quarterfinals
4–7 June
  Semifinals
12–14 June
  Final
10–12 July
   Germany    
 bye        Germany 3  
   Austria      Austria 1    
Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye          Germany 4  
   Italy    
Bologna, Italy (clay)
     Italy 1  
 bye        Italy 5
   Monaco      Monaco 0    
 bye          Germany 4  
   Sweden          Belgium 1  
 bye        Sweden 3  
   Greece      Greece 2    
 bye          Sweden 2
   Belgium 3          Belgium 3  
   Hungary 2        Belgium 4
    Switzerland 3       Switzerland 1    
   Ireland 2          Germany 4
   Netherlands 0          Czechoslovakia 1
   South Africa 5        South Africa 4  
   New Zealand 3      New Zealand 1    
   China 2          South Africa 1  
 bye          Yugoslavia 4  
   Yugoslavia        Yugoslavia 5
 bye      Romania 0    
   Romania          Yugoslavia 1
 bye          Czechoslovakia 4  
   Poland        Poland 0  
 bye      Czechoslovakia 5    
   Czechoslovakia          Czechoslovakia 4
 bye    
Paris, France (clay)
     France 1  
   France        France 5
 bye      Norway 0  
   Norway  

Final

Germany vs. Czechoslovakia


Germany
4
Berlin, Germany [5]
10–12 July 1937

Czechoslovakia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Henner Henkel
Ladislav Hecht
6
1
7
5
7
5
     
2
Gottfried von Cramm
Roderich Menzel
3
6
4
6
6
4
6
3
6
2
 
3
Gottfried von Cramm / Henner Henkel
Jošef Caska / Ladislav Hecht
6
1
6
2
10
12
6
0
   
4
Gottfried von Cramm
Ladislav Hecht
6
3
7
5
6
2
     
5
Hans Denker
František Cejnar
6
4
6
3
4
6
4
6
2
6
 

1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Europe Zone articles: 8

Inter-Zonal Final

United States vs. Germany


United States
3
Centre Court, All England Club, Wimbledon, England [6]
17–20 July 1937
Grass

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Bryan Grant
Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
2
Don Budge
Henner Henkel
6
2
6
1
6
3
     
3
Don Budge / Gene Mako
Gottfried von Cramm / Henner Henkel
4
6
7
5
8
6
6
4
   
4
Bryan Grant
Henner Henkel
5
7
6
2
3
6
4
6
   
5
Don Budge
Gottfried von Cramm
6
8
5
7
6
4
6
2
8
6
 

Challenge Round

Great Britain vs. United States


Great Britain
1
Centre Court, All England Club, Wimbledon, England [3]
24–27 July 1937
Grass

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Bunny Austin
Frank Parker
6
3
6
2
7
5
     
2
Charles Hare
Don Budge
13
15
1
6
2
6
     
3
Raymond Tuckey / Frank Wilde
Don Budge / Gene Mako
3
6
5
7
9
7
10
12
   
4
Charles Hare
Frank Parker
2
6
4
6
2
6
     
5
Bunny Austin
Don Budge
6
8
6
3
4
6
3
6
   

1937 International Lawn Tennis Challenge Challenge Round articles: 6

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. 384. ISBN 0047960426.
  3. ^ a b "Great Britain v United States". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "United States v Australia". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Germany v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "United States v Germany". daviscup.com.

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