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1987 Davis Cup World Group

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1987 Davis Cup World Group
Date13 March – 20 December
Edition7th
Champions

Sweden
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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1987.[1]

Australia were the defending champions, but were eliminated in the semifinals.

Sweden won the title, defeating India in the final, 5–0. The final was held at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 18 to 20 December.[2] It was the Swedish team's 4th Davis Cup title overall.

1987 Davis Cup World Group Intro articles: 4

Participating teams

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Czechoslovakia

France

Great Britain

India

Israel

Italy

Mexico

Paraguay

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw

  First Round
13–15 March
Quarterfinals
24–26 July
Semifinals
2–4 October
Final
18–20 December
                                     
Prato, Italy (clay)
   Sweden 3  
Fréjus, France (clay)
   Italy 2  
     Sweden 4  
Marcq-en-Barœul, France (indoor carpet)
     France 1  
   France 5
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
   South Korea 0  
     Sweden 3  
Asunción, Paraguay (clay)
     Spain 2  
   United States 2  
Caracas, Venezuela (clay)
   Paraguay 3  
     Paraguay 2
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
     Spain 3  
   West Germany 2
Gothenburg, Sweden (indoor clay)
   Spain 3  
     Sweden 5
New Delhi, India (grass)
     India 0
   India 3  
New Delhi, India (grass)
   Argentina 2  
     India 4
Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
     Israel 0  
   Israel 3
Sydney, Australia (grass)
   Czechoslovakia 2  
     India 3
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
     Australia 2  
   Great Britain 0  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
   Mexico 5  
     Mexico 1
Adelaide, Australia (grass)
     Australia 4  
   Yugoslavia 1
   Australia 4  

First round

Italy vs. Sweden


Italy
2
Tennis Club Prato, Prato, Italy [3]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Paolo Canè
Mikael Pernfors
1
6
6
2
6
3
6
4
   
2
Simone Colombo
Mats Wilander
2
6
3
6
0
6
     
3
Paolo Canè / Simone Colombo
Anders Järryd / Mats Wilander
1
6
2
6
2
6
     
4
Simone Colombo
Anders Järryd
3
6
4
6
6
4
5
7
   
5
Paolo Canè
Mats Wilander
6
3
2
6
7
5
     

France vs. South Korea


France
5
Salle de Sport, Marcq-en-Barœul, France [4]
13–15 March 1987
Carpet (indoors)

South Korea
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Thierry Tulasne
Kim Bong-soo
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
2
Guy Forget
Yoo Jin-sun
6
3
5
7
6
3
6
3
   
3
Tarik Benhabiles / Guy Forget
Song Dong-wook / Yoo Jin-sun
4
6
4
6
6
2
6
3
10
8
 
4
Tarik Benhabiles
Yoo Jin-sun
6
3
4
6
6
3
     
5
Guy Forget
Kim Bong-soo
6
4
7
5
       

Paraguay vs. United States


Paraguay
3
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Asunción, Paraguay [5]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Hugo Chapacú
Aaron Krickstein
7
5
3
6
1
6
6
4
4
6
 
2
Víctor Pecci
Jimmy Arias
6
3
4
6
6
4
7
5
   
3
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
7
5
11
9
2
6
5
7
4
6
 
4
Hugo Chapacú
Jimmy Arias
6
4
6
1
5
7
3
6
9
7
 
5
Víctor Pecci
Aaron Krickstein
6
2
8
6
9
7
     

Spain vs. West Germany


Spain
3
Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain [6]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

West Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Emilio Sánchez
Boris Becker
4
6
5
7
7
5
6
3
3
6
 
2
Sergio Casal
Eric Jelen
6
4
6
8
7
9
6
3
6
4
 
3
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
Boris Becker / Eric Jelen
5
7
6
4
4
6
3
6
   
4
Emilio Sánchez
Eric Jelen
8
6
6
3
6
2
     
5
Sergio Casal
Boris Becker
6
2
0
6
6
2
6
3
   

India vs. Argentina


India
3
New Delhi, India [7]
13–15 March 1987
Grass

Argentina
2
1 2 3 4 5
1
Vijay Amritraj
Horacio de la Peña
9
7
6
3
6
3
     
2
Ramesh Krishnan
Martín Jaite
6
1
6
3
3
6
2
6
3
6
 
3
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
3
6
4
6
6
3
6
8
   
4
Vijay Amritraj
Martín Jaite
3
6
3
6
6
4
8
6
6
2
 
5
Ramesh Krishnan
Horacio de la Peña
6
4
7
5
6
2
     

Czechoslovakia vs. Israel


Czechoslovakia
2
Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia [8]
13–15 March 1987
Carpet (indoors)

Israel
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Miloslav Mečíř
Amos Mansdorf
4
6
2
6
6
3
3
6
   
2
Milan Šrejber
Shlomo Glickstein
5
7
4
6
6
3
6
4
2
3
retired
 
3
Miloslav Mečíř / Tomáš Šmíd
Shlomo Glickstein / Amos Mansdorf
6
2
4
6
8
6
8
6
   
4
Miloslav Mečíř
Shlomo Glickstein
6
3
6
1
6
2
     
5
Karel Nováček
Amos Mansdorf
3
6
6
4
2
6
0
6
   

Mexico vs. Great Britain


Mexico
5
Estadio Federico Boehm, Mexico City, Mexico [9]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Francisco Maciel
Jeremy Bates
6
3
6
2
6
5
     
2
Leonardo Lavalle
Andrew Castle
6
2
3
6
6
2
6
4
   
3
Leonardo Lavalle / Jorge Lozano
Jeremy Bates / Andrew Castle
6
3
6
2
6
8
6
2
   
4
Agustín Moreno
Andrew Castle
9
7
6
1
       
5
Jorge Lozano
Jeremy Bates
6
4
6
3
       

Australia vs. Yugoslavia


Australia
4
Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide, Australia [10]
13–15 March 1987
Grass

Yugoslavia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Pat Cash
Bruno Orešar
9
7
6
4
7
5
     
2
Wally Masur
Slobodan Živojinović
8
6
6
8
7
9
10
12
   
3
Pat Cash / Peter Doohan
Igor Flego / Slobodan Živojinović
9
11
7
5
6
3
6
4
   
4
Wally Masur
Bruno Orešar
8
6
6
2
6
1
     
5
Pat Cash
Slobodan Živojinović
6
8
7
5
6
0
     

Quarterfinals

France vs. Sweden


France
1
Arènes de Fréjus, Fréjus, France [11]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1
Thierry Tulasne
Kent Carlsson
1
6
6
3
1
6
2
6
   
2
Henri Leconte
Mats Wilander
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
3
Guy Forget / Henri Leconte
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
6
4
6
2
3
6
15
13
   
4
Henri Leconte
Kent Carlsson
5
7
2
6
5
7
     
5
Thierry Tulasne
Mats Wilander
4
6
3
6
       

Paraguay vs. Spain


Paraguay
2
Caracas, Venezuela [12]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Víctor Pecci
Emilio Sánchez
1
6
4
6
9
11
     
2
Hugo Chapacú
Sergio Casal
2
6
7
5
6
1
6
3
   
3
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
2
6
18
16
3
6
12
14
   
4
Víctor Pecci
Sergio Casal
2
6
6
3
6
2
6
2
   
5
Hugo Chapacú
Emilio Sánchez
1
6
3
6
0
6
     

India vs. Israel


India
4
New Delhi, India [13]
24–26 July 1987
Grass

Israel
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Ramesh Krishnan
Shlomo Glickstein
7
5
6
1
6
2
     
2
Vijay Amritraj
Amos Mansdorf
6
4
6
4
7
5
     
3
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Gilad Bloom / Shlomo Glickstein
6
2
6
2
7
5
     
4
Ramesh Krishnan
Amos Mansdorf
10
8
6
0
       
5
Srinivasan Vasudevan
Shlomo Glickstein
10
8
        not
completed

Australia vs. Mexico


Australia
4
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia [14]
24–26 July 1987
Grass

Mexico
1
1 2 3 4 5
1
Wally Masur
Jorge Lozano
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2
Pat Cash
Leonardo Lavalle
6
2
6
1
6
0
     
3
Peter Doohan / Wally Masur
Leonardo Lavalle / Jorge Lozano
3
6
6
4
4
6
8
6
13
11
 
4
Pat Cash
Jorge Lozano
6
3
6
4
       
5
Wally Masur
Leonardo Lavalle
5
7
4
6
       

Semifinals

Spain vs. Sweden


Spain
2
Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain [15]
2–5 October 1987
Clay

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Emilio Sánchez
Mats Wilander
6
8
6
3
0
6
2
6
   
2
Javier Sánchez
Stefan Edberg
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
3
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
Anders Järryd / Mats Wilander
6
0
6
3
2
6
6
4
   
4
Emilio Sánchez
Stefan Edberg
4
6
6
8
4
6
     
5
Javier Sánchez
Jan Gunnarsson
6
3
3
6
6
3
     

Australia vs. India


Australia
2
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia [16]
2–4 October 1987
Grass

India
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
John Fitzgerald
Ramesh Krishnan
1
6
2
6
6
3
6
8
   
2
Wally Masur
Vijay Amritraj
6
1
3
6
10
12
4
6
   
3
Pat Cash / Peter Doohan
Anand Amritraj / Srinivasan Vasudevan
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
4
John Fitzgerald
Vijay Amritraj
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
5
Wally Masur
Ramesh Krishnan
6
8
4
6
4
6
     

Final

Sweden vs. India


Sweden
5
Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden [2]
18–20 December 1987
Clay (indoors)

India
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Mats Wilander
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
1
6
3
     
2
Anders Järryd
Vijay Amritraj
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
3
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
6
2
3
6
6
1
6
2
   
4
Anders Järryd
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
3
       
5
Mats Wilander
Vijay Amritraj
6
2
6
0
       

Relegation play-offs

The first-round losers played in the Relegation Play-offs. The winners of the play-offs advanced to the 1988 Davis Cup World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions.

Results summary

Date: 24–26 July

Home team Score Visiting team Location Door Surface Ref.
 South Korea 2–3  Italy Seoul Outdoor Hard [17]
 United States 2–3  West Germany Hartford, CT Indoor Carpet [18]
 Czechoslovakia 5–0  Argentina Prague Outdoor Clay [19]
 Yugoslavia 3–2  Great Britain Zagreb Outdoor Clay [20]

South Korea vs. Italy


South Korea
2
Seoul, South Korea [17]
24–26 July 1987
Hard

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Song Dong-wook
Paolo Canè
10
8
3
6
6
4
6
4
   
2
Yoo Jin-sun
Claudio Panatta
6
2
4
6
4
6
9
7
10
12
 
3
Song Dong-wook / Yoo Jin-sun
Paolo Canè / Simone Colombo
2
6
4
6
4
6
     
4
Song Dong-wook
Claudio Panatta
6
1
6
8
3
6
6
2
6
2
 
5
Kim Bong-soo
Paolo Canè
3
6
1
6
6
8
     

United States vs. West Germany


United States
2
Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT, United States [18]
24–26 July 1987
Carpet (indoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3 4 5
1
Tim Mayotte
Eric Jelen
8
6
2
6
6
1
3
6
2
6
 
2
John McEnroe
Boris Becker
6
4
13
15
10
8
2
6
2
6
 
3
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
Eric Jelen / Ricki Osterthun
6
3
8
6
14
12
     
4
John McEnroe
Eric Jelen
7
5
6
2
6
1
     
5
Tim Mayotte
Boris Becker
2
6
3
6
7
5
6
4
2
6
 

Czechoslovakia vs. Argentina


Czechoslovakia
5
Prague, Czechoslovakia [19]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Argentina
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Karel Nováček
Martín Jaite
6
3
2
6
6
3
6
1
   
2
Miloslav Mečíř
Horacio de la Peña
8
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
   
3
Miloslav Mečíř / Tomáš Šmíd
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
6
1
4
6
6
3
6
2
   
4
Karel Nováček
Horacio de la Peña
6
4
7
5
       
5
Miloslav Mečíř
Martín Jaite
9
7
6
2
       

Yugoslavia vs. Great Britain


Yugoslavia
3
Zagreb, Yugoslavia [20]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1
Bruno Orešar
Jeremy Bates
6
1
6
0
1
6
6
3
   
2
Slobodan Živojinović
Steve Shaw
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3
Bruno Orešar / Slobodan Živojinović
Jeremy Bates / Andrew Castle
10
8
11
9
12
10
     
4
Slobodan Živojinović
Jeremy Bates
4
6
6
3
4
0
    not
completed
5
Bruno Orešar
Steve Shaw
          not
played

1987 Davis Cup World Group Participating teams articles: 49

References

  1. ^ "World Group 1987". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 11 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Sweden v India". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Italy v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "France v South Korea". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Paraguay v United States". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Spain v West Germany". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "India v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Israel". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Mexico v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "Australia v Yugoslavia". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ "France v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ "Paraguay v Spain". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ "India v Israel". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ "Australia v Mexico". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ "Spain v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  16. ^ "Australia v India". daviscup.com.
  17. ^ a b "South Korea v Italy". daviscup.com.
  18. ^ a b "United States v West Germany". daviscup.com.
  19. ^ a b "Czechoslovakia v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  20. ^ a b "Yugoslavia v Great Britain". daviscup.com.

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