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1985 Davis Cup World Group

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1985 Davis Cup World Group
Date8 March – 22 December
Edition5th
Champions

Sweden
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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1985.[1]

Sweden were the defending champions and won the title, defeating West Germany in the final, 3–2. The final was held at the Olympiahalle in Munich, West Germany, from 20 to 22 December.[2] It was the Swedish team's second consecutive title and their 3rd Davis Cup title overall.

1985 Davis Cup World Group Intro articles: 3

Participating teams

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Chile

Czechoslovakia

Ecuador

France

India

Italy

Japan

Paraguay

Soviet Union

Spain

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw

  First Round
8–10 March
Quarterfinals
2–4 August
Semifinals
4–6 October
Final
20–22 December
                                     
Kyoto, Japan (indoor carpet)
   United States 5  
Hamburg, West Germany (clay)
   Japan 0  
     United States 2  
Sindelfingen, West Germany (indoor carpet)
     West Germany 3  
   Spain 2
Frankfurt, West Germany (indoor carpet)
   West Germany 3  
     West Germany 5  
Tbilisi, Soviet Union (indoor carpet)
     Czechoslovakia 0  
   Czechoslovakia 3  
Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)
   Soviet Union 2  
     Czechoslovakia 5
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
     Ecuador 0  
   Argentina 1
Munich, West Germany (indoor carpet)
   Ecuador 4  
     West Germany 2
Asunción, Paraguay (indoor carpet)
     Sweden 3
   Paraguay 3  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
   France 2  
     Paraguay 2
Split, Yugoslavia (indoor clay)
     Australia 3  
   Yugoslavia 2
Malmö, Sweden (indoor clay)
   Australia 3  
     Australia 0
Calcutta, India (grass)
     Sweden 5  
   India 3  
Bangalore, India (grass)
   Italy 2  
     India 1
Santiago, Chile (clay) [19–21 April]
     Sweden 4  
   Chile 1
   Sweden 4  

First round

Japan vs. United States


Japan
0
Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium, Kyoto, Japan [3]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (indoors)

United States
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Kaoru Maruyama
Eliot Teltscher
1
6
1
6
1
6
     
2
Shozo Shiraishi
Aaron Krickstein
4
6
1
6
6
3
4
6
   
3
Shigeyuki Nishio / Shinichi Sakamoto
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
2
6
3
6
1
6
     
4
Kaoru Maruyama
Aaron Krickstein
1
6
1
6
       
5
Shozo Shiraishi
Eliot Teltscher
3
6
2
6
       

West Germany vs. Spain


West Germany
3
Sindelfingen, West Germany [4]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (indoors)

Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Michael Westphal
Sergio Casal
10
8
6
3
2
6
2
6
6
4
 
2
Boris Becker
Juan Aguilera
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
4
6
6
3
1
6
6
3
6
4
 
4
Boris Becker
Sergio Casal
4
6
6
1
5
7
     
5
Michael Westphal
Juan Aguilera
4
6
6
3
3
6
     

Soviet Union vs. Czechoslovakia


Soviet Union
2
Tbilisi, Soviet Union [5]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (indoors)

Czechoslovakia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Konstantin Pugaev
Miloslav Mečíř
4
6
3
6
7
9
     
2
Alexander Zverev
Tomáš Šmíd
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
3
Sergey Leonyuk / Alexander Zverev
Libor Pimek / Tomáš Šmíd
3
6
4
6
11
9
8
6
7
5
 
4
Alexander Zverev
Miloslav Mečíř
3
6
6
8
6
0
6
8
   
5
Konstantin Pugaev
Libor Pimek
8
6
6
2
       

Argentina vs. Ecuador


Argentina
1
Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina [6]
8–10 March 1985
Clay

Ecuador
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
José Luis Clerc
Andrés Gómez
6
4
4
6
11
13
3
6
   
2
Martín Jaite
Raúl Viver
6
4
5
7
5
7
6
2
6
3
 
3
José Luis Clerc / Martín Jaite
Andrés Gómez / Ricardo Ycaza
11
13
3
6
6
3
4
6
   
4
Martín Jaite
Andrés Gómez
1
6
4
6
4
6
     
5
Roberto Argüello
Raúl Viver
1
6
6
4
3
6
     

Paraguay vs. France


Paraguay
3
Estadio Hugo Stroessner, Asunción, Paraguay [7]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (indoors)

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Víctor Pecci
Yannick Noah
6
8
15
13
2
6
8
6
10
8
 
2
Francisco González
Henri Leconte
4
6
6
3
3
6
6
3
6
4
 
3
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Henri Leconte / Yannick Noah
2
6
6
3
8
6
5
7
3
6
 
4
Francisco González
Yannick Noah
6
3
3
6
15
17
4
6
   
5
Víctor Pecci
Henri Leconte
6
3
6
4
3
6
7
5
   

Yugoslavia vs. Australia


Yugoslavia
2
Split, Yugoslavia [8]
8–10 March 1985
Clay (indoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Marko Ostoja
Paul McNamee
6
3
6
3
8
10
0
6
4
6
 
2
Slobodan Živojinović
Pat Cash
7
5
5
7
10
8
6
4
   
3
Goran Prpić / Slobodan Živojinović
Pat Cash / John Fitzgerald
5
7
12
10
8
6
4
6
4
6
 
4
Marko Ostoja
Pat Cash
2
6
0
6
2
6
     
5
Slobodan Živojinović
Paul McNamee
3
6
6
3
6
3
     

India vs. Italy


India
3
Calcutta, India [9]
8–10 March 1985
Grass

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ramesh Krishnan
Francesco Cancellotti
6
3
11
9
4
6
3
6
6
4
 
2
Vijay Amritraj
Claudio Panatta
6
1
6
4
5
7
3
6
6
3
 
3
Anand Amritraj / Sashi Menon
Gianni Ocleppo / Claudio Panatta
3
6
3
6
7
9
     
4
Vijay Amritraj
Francesco Cancellotti
5
7
6
4
6
3
8
6
   
5
Ramesh Krishnan
Claudio Panatta
8
6
4
6
1
6
     

Chile vs. Sweden


Chile
1
Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile [10]
19–21 April 1985
Clay

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Hans Gildemeister
Stefan Edberg
6
3
2
6
6
4
7
5
   
2
Pedro Rebolledo
Henrik Sundström
9
7
2
6
0
6
7
9
   
3
Ricardo Acuña / Hans Gildemeister
Stefan Edberg / Jan Gunnarsson
1
6
6
1
3
6
3
6
   
4
Hans Gildemeister
Henrik Sundström
1
6
6
3
5
7
2
6
   
5
Pedro Rebolledo
Stefan Edberg
4
6
6
4
2
6
     

Quarterfinals

West Germany vs. United States


West Germany
3
Am Rothenbaum, Hamburg, West Germany [11]
2–4 August 1985
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Boris Becker
Eliot Teltscher
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
2
Hans Schwaier
Aaron Krickstein
2
6
6
1
2
6
6
1
8
6
 
3
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
2
6
8
6
1
6
6
4
5
7
 
4
Hans Schwaier
Eliot Teltscher
4
6
6
2
7
5
4
6
2
6
 
5
Boris Becker
Aaron Krickstein
6
2
6
2
6
1
     

Ecuador vs. Czechoslovakia


Ecuador
0
Guayaquil Tenis Club, Guayaquil, Ecuador [12]
2–4 August 1985
Clay

Czechoslovakia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1
Andrés Gómez
Ivan Lendl
3
5
        retired
 
2
Raúl Viver
Miloslav Mečíř
0
6
1
6
3
6
     
3
Martín Aguirre / Ricardo Ycaza
Ivan Lendl / Tomáš Šmíd
5
7
4
6
4
6
     
4
Ricardo Ycaza
Miloslav Mečíř
4
6
3
6
       
5
Martín Aguirre
Tomáš Šmíd
0
6
1
6
       

Australia vs. Paraguay


Australia
3
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia [13]
2–4 August 1985
Grass

Paraguay
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Paul McNamee
Francisco González
3
6
6
0
6
3
6
1
   
2
John Fitzgerald
Víctor Pecci
2
6
3
6
6
1
4
6
   
3
Mark Edmondson / Paul McNamee
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
3
6
10
8
3
6
6
1
3
6
 
4
Paul McNamee
Víctor Pecci
6
8
7
5
6
2
9
7
   
5
John Fitzgerald
Francisco González
6
3
9
7
7
5
     

India vs. Sweden


India
1
Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India [14]
2–4 August 1985
Grass

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Vijay Amritraj
Anders Järryd
6
3
5
7
6
2
3
6
4
6
 
2
Ramesh Krishnan
Mats Wilander
3
6
3
6
2
6
     
3
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
19
21
6
2
3
6
4
6
   
4
Vijay Amritraj
Mats Wilander
8
6
9
7
       
5
Ramesh Krishnan
Anders Järryd
3
6
6
4
1
6
     

Semifinals

West Germany vs. Czechoslovakia


West Germany
5
Frankfurt, West Germany [15]
4–6 October 1985
Carpet (indoors)

Czechoslovakia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Boris Becker
Miloslav Mečíř
6
3
7
5
6
4
     
2
Michael Westphal
Tomáš Šmíd
6
8
1
6
7
5
11
9
17
15
 
3
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Ivan Lendl / Tomáš Šmíd
6
1
7
5
6
4
     
4
Boris Becker
Libor Pimek
6
1
6
4
       
5
Michael Westphal
Miloslav Mečíř
6
3
6
4
       

Sweden vs. Australia


Sweden
5
Baltiska Hallen, Malmö, Sweden [16]
4–6 October 1985
Clay (indoors)

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Anders Järryd
Peter McNamara
6
4
6
4
13
11
     
2
Mats Wilander
Wally Masur
6
1
6
1
6
0
     
3
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
Mark Edmondson / John Fitzgerald
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
4
Mats Wilander
Peter McNamara
6
4
6
3
       
5
Anders Järryd
Wally Masur
6
1
6
2
       

Final

West Germany vs. Sweden


West Germany
2
Olympiahalle, Munich, West Germany [2]
20–22 December 1985
Carpet (indoors)

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Michael Westphal
Mats Wilander
3
6
4
6
8
10
     
2
Boris Becker
Stefan Edberg
6
3
3
6
7
5
8
6
   
3
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
4
6
2
6
1
6
     
4
Boris Becker
Mats Wilander
6
3
2
6
6
3
6
3
   
5
Michael Westphal
Stefan Edberg
6
3
5
7
4
6
3
6
   

Relegation play-offs

The first-round losers played in the Relegation Play-offs. The winners of the play-offs advanced to the 1986 Davis Cup World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions.

Results summary

Date: 4–6 October

Home team Score Visiting team Location Door Surface Ref.
 Japan 0–3  Spain Tokyo Outdoor Clay [17]
 Argentina 2–3  Soviet Union Buenos Aires Outdoor Clay [18]
 Yugoslavia 4–1  France Belgrade Indoor Hard [19]
 Italy 3–1  Chile Cagliari Outdoor Clay [20]

Japan vs. Spain


Japan
0
Den-En Colisseum, Tokyo, Japan [17]
4–6 October 1985
Clay

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Shozo Shiraishi
Sergio Casal
6
4
5
7
3
6
3
6
   
2
Tsuyoshi Fukui
Emilio Sánchez
5
7
1
6
1
6
     
3
Eiji Takeuchi / Toru Yonezawa
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
3
6
3
6
4
6
     
4
Tsuyoshi Fukui
Sergio Casal
          not
played
5
Shozo Shiraishi
Emilio Sánchez
          not
played

Argentina vs. Soviet Union


Argentina
2
Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina [18]
4–6 October 1985
Clay

Soviet Union
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Martín Jaite
Andrei Chesnokov
0
6
4
6
2
6
     
2
José Luis Clerc
Alexander Zverev
6
4
2
6
6
3
3
6
7
5
 
3
José Luis Clerc / Martín Jaite
Sergey Leonyuk / Alexander Zverev
4
6
6
1
7
9
3
6
   
4
Martín Jaite
Alexander Zverev
6
4
3
6
6
2
6
2
   
5
José Luis Clerc
Andrei Chesnokov
6
2
6
1
2
6
4
6
2
6
 

Yugoslavia vs. France


Yugoslavia
4
Pionir Hall, Belgrade, Yugoslavia [19]
4–6 October 1985
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Goran Prpić
Yannick Noah
6
3
4
6
6
1
6
4
   
2
Slobodan Živojinović
Henri Leconte
4
6
7
5
6
1
6
2
   
3
Goran Prpić / Slobodan Živojinović
Henri Leconte / Yannick Noah
4
6
4
6
1
6
     
4
Slobodan Živojinović
Yannick Noah
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
5
Goran Prpić
Henri Leconte
8
6
6
8
6
3
     

Italy vs. Chile


Italy
3
Tennis Club Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy [20]
4–6 October 1985
Clay

Chile
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Claudio Panatta
José Antonio Fernández
6
2
7
5
6
1
     
2
Francesco Cancellotti
Ricardo Acuña
3
6
2
6
6
4
6
2
5
7
 
3
Gianni Ocleppo / Claudio Panatta
Ricardo Acuña / Juan Pablo Queirolo
6
4
6
2
6
4
     
4
Francesco Cancellotti
José Antonio Fernández
6
1
7
5
6
2
     
5
Claudio Panatta
Ricardo Acuña
          not
played

1985 Davis Cup World Group Participating teams articles: 44

References

  1. ^ "World Group 1985". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b "West Germany v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Japan v United States". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "West Germany v Spain". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Soviet Union v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Argentina v Ecuador". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Paraguay v France". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Yugoslavia v Australia". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "India v Italy". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "Chile v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ "West Germany v United States". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ "Ecuador v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ "Australia v Paraguay". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ "India v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ "West Germany v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  16. ^ "Sweden v Australia". daviscup.com.
  17. ^ a b "Japan v Spain". daviscup.com.
  18. ^ a b "Argentina v Soviet Union". daviscup.com.
  19. ^ a b "Yugoslavia v France". daviscup.com.
  20. ^ a b "Italy v Chile". daviscup.com.

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