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1947 Davis Cup

1947 edition of the Davis Cup

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1947 Davis Cup
Details
Duration2 May – 1 September
Edition36th
Teams22
Champion
Winning Nation  United States
1946
1948

The 1947 Davis Cup was the 36th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 20 teams entered the Europe Zone, and 2 teams entered the America Zone. Luxembourg competed for the first time.

Australia defeated Canada in the America Zone final, and Czechoslovakia defeated Yugoslavia in the Europe Zone final. Australia defeated Czechoslovakia in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but was defeated by defending champions the United States in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York, United States on 30 August-1 September.[1][2][3]

America Zone

Final

Canada vs. Australia


Canada
0
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Canada [4]
8–10 August 1947
Grass

Australia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Henri Rochon
Dinny Pails
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
2
Brendan Macken
Geoff Brown
4
6
4
6
1
6
     
3
Edgar Lanthier / Gordon MacNeil
John Bromwich / Colin Long
2
6
1
6
0
6
     
4
Brendan Macken
Dinny Pails
4
6
2
6
2
6
     
5
Henri Rochon
Geoff Brown
3
6
7
9
2
6
     

1947 Davis Cup America Zone articles: 10

Europe Zone

Draw

First Round
2–4 May
  Second Round
15–18 May
  Quarterfinals
30 May–1 June
  Semifinals
13–16 June
  Final
13–15 July
   Poland    
Warsaw, Poland (clay)
 bye        Poland 2  
   Great Britain      Great Britain 3    
 bye          Great Britain 1  
   Netherlands          South Africa 4  
 bye        Netherlands 1
   South Africa      South Africa 4    
 bye          South Africa 2  
   Ireland    
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
     Yugoslavia 3  
 bye        Ireland 2  
   Yugoslavia      Yugoslavia 3    
 bye          Yugoslavia 4
   Belgium 5          Belgium 1  
   Luxembourg 0        Belgium 4
   Spain 2      Egypt 1    
   Egypt 3          Yugoslavia 0
   Greece 1          Czechoslovakia 4
    Switzerland 4         Switzerland 1  
   Sweden 2      Czechoslovakia 4    
   Czechoslovakia 3          Czechoslovakia 5  
 bye    
Oslo, Norway (clay)
     New Zealand 0  
   Norway        Norway 2
 bye      New Zealand 3    
   New Zealand          Czechoslovakia 4
 bye    
Paris, France (clay)
     France 0  
   France        France 5  
 bye      India 0    
Paris, France (clay)
   India          France 5
 bye    
     Monaco 0  
   Monaco        Monaco w/o
 bye      Denmark  
   Denmark  

Final

Yugoslavia vs. Czechoslovakia


Yugoslavia
0
Zagreb, Yugoslavia [5]
13–15 July 1947

Czechoslovakia
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Dragutin Mitić
Vladimír Černík
6
3
0
6
6
2
1
6
2
6
 
2
Josip Palada
Jaroslav Drobný
3
6
6
8
6
2
3
6
   
3
Dragutin Mitić / Josip Palada
Vladimír Černík / Jaroslav Drobný
3
6
1
6
3
6
     
4
Dragutin Mitić
Jaroslav Drobný
6
1
3
6
4
6
6
4
1
6
 
5
Josip Palada
Ján Smolinský
          not
played

1947 Davis Cup Europe Zone articles: 8

Inter-Zonal Final

Australia vs. Czechoslovakia


Australia
4
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Canada [6]
14–16 August 1947
Grass

Czechoslovakia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
John Bromwich
Vladimír Černík
6
1
6
1
6
1
     
2
Dinny Pails
Jaroslav Drobný
3
6
4
6
6
4
4
6
   
3
John Bromwich / Colin Long
Vladimír Černík / Jaroslav Drobný
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
4
John Bromwich
Jaroslav Drobný
6
2
7
5
6
4
     
5
Dinny Pails
Vladimír Černík
6
3
4
6
3
6
6
2
6
3
 

Challenge Round

United States vs. Australia


United States
4
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [3]
30 August–1 September 1947
Grass

Australia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Jack Kramer
Dinny Pails
6
2
6
1
6
2
     
2
Ted Schroeder
John Bromwich
6
4
5
7
6
3
6
4
   
3
Jack Kramer / Ted Schroeder
John Bromwich / Colin Long
4
6
6
2
2
6
4
6
   
4
Ted Schroeder
Dinny Pails
6
3
8
6
4
6
9
11
10
8
 
5
Jack Kramer
John Bromwich
6
3
6
2
6
2
     

1947 Davis Cup 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. 384. ISBN 0047960426.
  3. ^ a b "United States v Australia". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "Canada v Australia". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Yugoslavia v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Australia v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.

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