1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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The 1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the ninth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. For the second straight year, only the British Isles and the United States would challenge Australasia for the Cup. After defeating the British in Philadelphia, the US traveled to Sydney, only to be defeated once again by the Australasian team. The final was played at the Double Bay Grounds on 27–30 November.

Final[edit]


United States
5
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, United States[1]
11–14 September 1909[1][2]

British Isles
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
United Kingdom
William Larned
Charles Dixon
6
3
6
2
6
0
     [1]
2 United States
United Kingdom
William Clothier
James Parke
6
4
6
3
8
6
     [1]
3 United States
United Kingdom
Harold Hackett / Raymond D. Little
Walter Crawley / James Parke
3
6
6
4
6
4
4
6
8
6
 [3]
4 United States
United Kingdom
William Larned
James Parke
6
3
6
2
6
3
     [2]
5 United States
United Kingdom
William Clothier
Charles Dixon
6
3
6
1
6
4
     [2]

Challenge round[edit]

1909 Davis Cup Challenge Round match between Australasia and the United States at the Double Bay Grounds, Sydney, Australia on 27–30 November 1909

Australasia
5
Double Bay Grounds, Sydney, Australia[4]
27–30 November 1909[4][5]

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes
Maurice McLoughlin
6
2
6
2
6
4
     [4]
2 Australasia
United States
Tony Wilding
Melville H. Long
6
2
7
5
6
1
     [4]
3 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes / Tony Wilding
Melville H. Long / Maurice McLoughlin
12
10
9
7
6
3
     [6]
4 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes
Melville H. Long
6
4
7
5
8
6
     [5]
5 Australasia
United States
Tony Wilding
Maurice McLoughlin
3
6
8
6
6
2
6
3
   [5]

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