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1967 Davis Cup

1967 edition of the Davis Cup

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1967 Davis Cup
Details
Duration25 March – 28 December
Edition56th
Teams48
Champion
Winning Nation  Australia
1966
1968

The 1967 Davis Cup was the 56th edition of the Davis Cup, the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 32 teams entered the Europe Zone, 9 teams entered the Eastern Zone, and 7 teams entered the America Zone.

Ecuador defeated the United States in the Americas Inter-Zonal final, India defeated Japan in the Eastern Inter-Zonal final, and Spain and South Africa were the winners of the two Europe sub-zones, defeating the Soviet Union and Brazil respectively.

In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Spain defeated Ecuador and South Africa defeated India in the semifinals, and then Spain defeated South Africa in the final. Spain were then defeated by the defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Australia on 26–28 December.[1][2][3]

1967 Davis Cup Intro articles: 3

America Zone

North & Central America Zone

  Semifinals
15–30 April
Final
27–30 May
                 
  Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
     United States 5  
     Caribbean/West Indies 0     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
       United States 4
  Mexico City, Mexico (clay)      Mexico 1
     New Zealand 1
     Mexico 4  

South America Zone

  Semifinals
30 April–2 May
Final
28–30 May
                 
  Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
     Venezuela 0  
     Argentina 5     Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
       Argentina 1
       Ecuador 4
   bye
     Ecuador  

Americas Inter-Zonal Final

Ecuador vs. United States


Ecuador
3
Guayaquil Tennis Club, Guayaquil, Ecuador [4]
17–19 June 1967
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Pancho Guzmán
Cliff Richey
2
6
6
2
6
8
4
6
   
2
Miguel Olvera
Arthur Ashe
4
6
6
4
6
4
6
2
   
3
Pancho Guzmán / Miguel Olvera
Clark Graebner / Marty Riessen
0
6
9
7
6
3
4
6
8
6
 
4
Pancho Guzmán
Arthur Ashe
0
6
6
4
6
2
0
6
6
3
 
5
Miguel Olvera
Cliff Richey
7
5
4
6
5
7
6
4
0
6
 

1967 Davis Cup America Zone articles: 9

Eastern Zone

Zone A

  Quarterfinals
25–27 March
Semifinals
14–16 April
Final
5–8 May
                           
  Manila, Philippines
     Philippines 5  
     South Korea 0     Manila, Philippines
       Philippines 5  
       South Vietnam 0  
     South Vietnam
   bye     Tokyo, Japan
       Philippines 0
         Japan 5
   bye  
     Indonesia     Jakarta, Indonesia
       Indonesia 0
       Japan 5  
   bye
     Japan  

Zone B

  Semifinals
25–27 February
Final
28–30 April
                 
  Colombo, Ceylon (clay)
     India 5  
     Ceylon 0     Tehran, Iran
       India 4
       Iran 1
     Iran w/o
     Malaysia  

Eastern Inter-Zonal Final

India vs. Japan


India
4
New Delhi, India [5]
29 September–1 October 1967

Japan
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Premjit Lall
Koji Watanabe
6
2
6
4
6
2
     
2
Jaidip Mukerjea
Ichizō Konishi
3
6
6
3
5
7
9
7
6
3
 
3
Ramanathan Krishnan / Premjit Lall
Isao Watanabe / Koji Watanabe
6
2
6
4
4
6
6
0
   
4
Jaidip Mukerjea
Koji Watanabe
8
6
2
6
2
6
1
6
   
5
Premjit Lall
Ichizō Konishi
6
2
9
7
6
3
     

1967 Davis Cup Eastern Zone articles: 8

Europe Zone

Zone A

  First Round
28 April–8 May
Quarterfinals
19–23 May
Semifinals
7–10 June
Final
14–16 July
                                     
Sofia, Bulgaria (clay)
   Bulgaria 5  
Sofia, Bulgaria (clay)
   Portugal 0  
     Bulgaria 0  
Bournemouth, England (clay)
     Great Britain 5  
   Canada 1
Eastbourne, England (grass)
   Great Britain 4  
     Great Britain 2  
Bucharest, Romania (clay)
     Spain 3  
   Romania 4  
Bucharest, Romania (clay)
   Belgium 1  
     Romania 2
San Sebastián, Spain (clay)
     Spain 3  
   Egypt 0
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
   Spain 5  
     Spain 4
Geneva, Switzerland
     Soviet Union 1
    Switzerland 2  
Athens, Greece
   Greece 3  
     Greece 2
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)
     Chile 3  
   Chile 3
Moscow, Soviet Union
   Czechoslovakia 2  
     Chile 0
Helsinki, Finland (clay)
     Soviet Union 3  
   Finland 1  
Copenhagen, Denmark (clay)
   Denmark 4  
     Denmark 2
Düsseldorf, West Germany
     Soviet Union 3  
   Soviet Union 3
   West Germany 2  

Zone A Final

Spain vs. Soviet Union


Spain
4
Real Club de Tenis, Barcelona, Spain [6]
14–16 July 1967
Clay

Soviet Union
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Manuel Santana
Toomas Leius
6
3
6
4
6
1
     
2
Juan Gisbert
Alex Metreveli
3
6
2
6
6
3
7
5
6
2
 
3
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
Sergei Likhachev / Alex Metreveli
3
6
6
3
4
6
4
6
   
4
Manuel Santana
Alex Metreveli
6
0
6
3
6
3
     
5
Juan Gisbert
Toomas Leius
2
6
6
4
6
3
6
0
   

Zone B

  First Round
28 April–7 May
Quarterfinals
19–21 May
Semifinals
8–11 June
Final
20–22 July
                                     
Paris, France (clay)
   France 5  
Paris, France (clay)
   Norway 0  
     France 5  
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
     Hungary 0  
   Hungary 4
Paris, France (clay)
   Sweden 1  
     France 0  
Monte Carlo, Monaco
     South Africa 5  
   Monaco 5  
Monte Carlo, Monaco
   Turkey 0  
     Monaco 0
Scheveningen, Netherlands (clay)
     South Africa 5  
   Netherlands 2
Durban, South Africa
   South Africa 3  
     South Africa 5
Verona, Italy (clay)
     Brazil 0
   Italy 5  
Piacenza, Italy (clay)
   Austria 0  
     Italy 5
Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg
     Luxembourg 0  
   Luxembourg 3
Naples, Italy (clay)
   Ireland 2  
     Italy 1
Warsaw, Poland
     Brazil 3  
   Poland 5  
Warsaw, Poland
   Israel 0  
     Poland 0
Zagreb, Yugoslavia
     Brazil 5  
   Yugoslavia 2
   Brazil 3  

Zone B Final

South Africa vs. Brazil


South Africa
5
Durban, South Africa [7]
20–22 July 1967

Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Bob Hewitt
Thomaz Koch
6
4
9
11
11
9
6
2
   
2
Cliff Drysdale
José Edison Mandarino
6
2
8
6
6
2
     
3
Bob Hewitt / Frew McMillan
Thomaz Koch / José Edison Mandarino
1
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
6
3
 
4
Bob Hewitt
José Edison Mandarino
1
6
3
6
6
4
6
2
6
0
 
5
Cliff Drysdale
Thomaz Koch
6
3
8
6
6
4
     

1967 Davis Cup Europe Zone articles: 50

Inter-Zonal Zone

Draw

  Semifinals
21 September–12 November
Final
30 November–4 December
                 
  Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  EUR-B    South Africa 5  
  EAS    India 0     Johannesburg, South Africa (hard)
    EUR-B    South Africa 2
  Barcelona, Spain (clay)   EUR-A    Spain 3
  AME    Ecuador 0
  EUR-A    Spain 5  

Semifinals

India vs. South Africa


India
0
Barcelona, Spain [8]
10–12 November 1967
Clay

South Africa
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ramanathan Krishnan
Bob Hewitt
6
3
3
6
2
6
6
2
6
8
 
2
Jaidip Mukerjea
Cliff Drysdale
1
6
0
6
0
6
     
3
Ramanathan Krishnan / Jaidip Mukerjea
Bob Hewitt / Frew McMillan
2
6
5
7
2
6
     
4
Ramanathan Krishnan
Cliff Drysdale
5
7
4
6
6
3
3
6
   
5
Jaidip Mukerjea
Bob Maud
1
6
2
6
3
6
     

Spain vs. Ecuador


Spain
5
Real Club de Tenis, Barcelona, Spain [9]
21–23 September 1967
Clay

Ecuador
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Manuel Santana
Pancho Guzmán
6
2
6
1
6
1
     
2
Juan Gisbert
Miguel Olvera
3
6
6
3
6
3
6
2
   
3
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
Pancho Guzmán / Miguel Olvera
7
5
6
8
3
6
9
7
6
1
 
4
Manuel Santana
Miguel Olvera
6
3
6
4
6
1
     
5
Juan Gisbert
Pancho Guzmán
6
3
2
6
0
6
6
2
6
1
 

Final

South Africa vs. Spain


South Africa
2
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa [10]
30 November–4 December 1967
Hard

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ray Moore
Manuel Santana
3
6
2
6
4
6
     
2
Cliff Drysdale
Manuel Orantes
6
4
6
2
6
4
     
3
Cliff Drysdale / Frew McMillan
José Luis Arilla / Manuel Santana
4
6
3
6
11
13
     
4
Ray Moore
Manuel Orantes
6
4
0
6
6
4
2
6
6
4
 
5
Cliff Drysdale
Manuel Santana
3
6
3
6
6
3
2
6
   

1967 Davis Cup Inter-Zonal Zone articles: 5

Challenge Round

Australia vs. Spain


Australia
4
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia [3]
26–28 December 1967
Grass

Spain
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Roy Emerson
Manuel Santana
6
4
6
1
6
1
     
2
John Newcombe
Manuel Orantes
6
3
6
3
6
2
     
3
John Newcombe / Tony Roche
Manuel Orantes / Manuel Santana
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
4
John Newcombe
Manuel Santana
5
7
4
6
2
6
     
5
Roy Emerson
Manuel Orantes
6
1
6
1
2
6
6
4
   

1967 Davis Cup Challenge Round articles: 3

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. ^ "Ecuador v United States". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "India v Japan". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Spain v Soviet Union". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "South Africa v Brazil". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "India v South Africa". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Spain v Ecuador". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "South Africa v Spain". daviscup.com.

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