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1965 Davis Cup

1965 edition of the Davis Cup

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1965 Davis Cup
Details
Duration19 February – 29 December
Edition54th
Teams43
Champion
Winning Nation  Australia
1964
1966

The 1965 Davis Cup was the 54th edition of the Davis Cup, the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 31 teams entered the Europe Zone, 9 teams entered the Eastern Zone, and 5 teams entered the America Zone.

The United States defeated Mexico in the America Zone final, India defeated Japan in the Eastern Inter-Zonal final, and Spain defeated South Africa in the Europe Zone final. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Spain defeated the United States in the semifinal, and then defeated India in the final. Spain were then defeated by the defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at White City Stadium in Sydney, Australia on 27–29 December.[1][2][3]

1965 Davis Cup Intro articles: 1

America Zone

Draw

  Quarterfinals
8–10 July
Semifinals
June–July
Final
31 July–2 August
                           
  Nassau, Bahamas
     New Zealand 4  
     Caribbean/West Indies 0     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
       New Zealand 0  
       Mexico 5  
     Mexico
   bye     Dallas, TX, United States (hard)
       Mexico 1
         United States 4
   bye  
     Canada     Bakersfield, CA, United States (hard)
       Canada 0
       United States 5  
   bye
     United States  

Final

United States vs. Mexico


United States
4
Samuell Grand Park, Dallas, TX, United States [4]
31 July–2 August 1965
Hard

Mexico
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Arthur Ashe
Rafael Osuna
6
2
6
3
9
7
     
2
Dennis Ralston
Antonio Palafox
6
2
6
3
6
2
     
3
Dennis Ralston / Ham Richardson
Rafael Osuna / Antonio Palafox
6
8
4
6
5
7
     
4
Arthur Ashe
Antonio Palafox
6
1
6
4
6
4
     
5
Dennis Ralston
Rafael Osuna
6
0
6
2
6
4
     

1965 Davis Cup America Zone articles: 8

Eastern Zone

Zone A

  Semifinals
23–25 April
Final
1–3 May
                 
  Tokyo, Japan
     Philippines 0  
     Japan 5     Seoul, South Korea
       Japan 5
       South Korea 0
   bye
     South Korea  

Zone B

  Quarterfinals
19 February–1 March
Semifinals
13–29 March
Final
10–12 April
                           
 
     Ceylon  
   bye     Colombo, Ceylon (clay)
       Ceylon 0  
  Abadan, Iran      India 5  
     India 5
     Iran 0     Vijayawada, India
       India 4
  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (grass)        South Vietnam 0
     South Vietnam 4  
     Pakistan 1     Saigon, South Vietnam
       South Vietnam 5
       Malaysia 0  
   bye
     Malaysia  

Eastern Inter-Zonal Final

Japan vs. India


Japan
1
Tokyo, Japan [5]
1–3 October 1965

India
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Koji Watanabe
Jaidip Mukerjea
0
6
4
6
5
7
     
2
Osamu Ishiguro
Ramanathan Krishnan
4
6
4
6
2
6
     
3
Osamu Ishiguro / Koji Watanabe
Ramanathan Krishnan / Jaidip Mukerjea
6
3
6
4
2
6
6
4
   
4
Koji Watanabe
Ramanathan Krishnan
6
8
2
6
7
9
     
5
Osamu Ishiguro
Jaidip Mukerjea
7
5
7
5
2
6
6
8
4
6
 

1965 Davis Cup Eastern Zone articles: 7

Europe Zone

Draw

First Round
28 April–3 May
  Second Round
13–16 May
  Quarterfinals
10–13 June
  Semifinals
16–18 July
  Final
30 July–1 August
   Sweden 4    
   Poland 1        Sweden 2  
   Czechoslovakia w/o      Czechoslovakia 3    
   Monaco          Czechoslovakia 3  
   Italy 5    
Milan, Italy (clay)
     Italy 2  
   Portugal 0        Italy 3
   Hungary 2      Brazil 2    
   Brazil 3          Czechoslovakia 1  
   West Germany 5          Spain 4  
    Switzerland 0        West Germany 5  
   Turkey 2      Luxembourg 0    
   Luxembourg 3          West Germany 1
   Spain 5          Spain 4  
   Greece 0        Spain 5
   Belgium 1      Chile 0    
   Chile 3          Spain 4
   Egypt    
Oslo, Norway (clay)
     South Africa 1
   Norway w/o        Norway 0  
   Netherlands 0      South Africa 5    
   South Africa 4          South Africa 3  
   Ireland 0          Great Britain 2  
   Denmark 3        Denmark 1
   Israel 1      Great Britain 3    
Paris, France (clay)
   Great Britain 4          South Africa 4
   Rhodesia w/o          France 1  
   Soviet Union        Rhodesia 0  
   Morocco 0      Yugoslavia 5    
Paris, France (clay)
   Yugoslavia 5          Yugoslavia 0
   Finland 1          France 5  
   Austria 4        Austria 0
 bye      France 5  
   France  

Final

Spain vs. South Africa


Spain
4
Real Club de Tenis, Barcelona, Spain [6]
30 July–1 August 1965
Clay

South Africa
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Manuel Santana
Cliff Drysdale
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
2
Juan Gisbert
Keith Diepraam
6
2
6
1
3
6
3
6
6
2
 
3
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
Keith Diepraam / Frew McMillan
9
7
4
6
6
3
6
2
   
4
Juan Gisbert
Cliff Drysdale
2
6
6
4
3
6
2
6
   
5
Manuel Santana
Keith Diepraam
6
1
6
3
6
3
     

1965 Davis Cup Europe Zone articles: 10

Inter-Zonal Zone

Draw

  Semifinals
17–19 August
Final
5–7 November
                 
 
  EAS    India  
   bye     Barcelona, Spain (clay)
    EAS    India 2
  Barcelona, Spain (clay)   EUR    Spain 3
  AME    United States 1
  EUR    Spain 4  

Semifinals

Spain vs. United States


Spain
4
Real Club de Tenis, Barcelona, Spain [7]
17–19 August 1965
Clay

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Juan Gisbert
Dennis Ralston
3
6
8
6
6
1
6
3
   
2
Manuel Santana
Frank Froehling
6
1
6
4
6
4
     
3
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
Clark Graebner / Dennis Ralston
4
6
3
6
6
3
6
4
11
9
 
4
Juan Gisbert
Frank Froehling
6
3
3
6
6
4
2
6
6
3
 
5
Juan Manuel Couder
Dennis Ralston
6
4
4
6
3
6
3
6
   

Final

Spain vs. India


Spain
3
Real Club de Tenis, Barcelona, Spain [8]
5–7 November 1965
Clay

India
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Juan Gisbert
Ramanathan Krishnan
2
6
0
6
1
6
     
2
Manuel Santana
Jaidip Mukerjea
6
0
6
4
6
4
     
3
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
8
6
6
2
10
8
     
4
Manuel Santana
Ramanathan Krishnan
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
5
Juan Gisbert
Jaidip Mukerjea
6
4
5
7
2
6
6
3
4
6
 

1965 Davis Cup Inter-Zonal Zone articles: 4

Challenge Round

Australia vs. Spain


Australia
4
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia [3]
27–29 December 1965
Grass

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Fred Stolle
Manuel Santana
10
12
3
6
6
1
6
4
7
5
 
2
Roy Emerson
Juan Gisbert
6
3
6
2
6
2
     
3
John Newcombe / Tony Roche
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
6
3
4
6
7
5
6
2
   
4
Roy Emerson
Manuel Santana
6
2
3
6
4
6
13
15
   
5
Fred Stolle
Juan Gisbert
6
2
6
4
8
6
     

1965 Davis Cup Challenge Round articles: 4

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 "Australia v Spain". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "United States v Mexico". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Japan v India". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Spain v South Africa". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Spain v United States". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Spain v India". daviscup.com.

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