1935 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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The 1935 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 30th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. Due to increased political tensions in Europe, entries for the Europe Zone declined sharply, causing the Qualifying Round system to be scrapped. Only 11 teams would enter the Europe Zone; while six would enter the Americas Zone, four in North America and two in South America.

The United States beat Brazil in the Americas Zone. The USA defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would again fall to Great Britain in the Challenge Round. The final was played at Centre Court in Wimbledon, London, England on 27-30 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone[edit]

North/Central America draw[edit]

  1st Round
3-12 May
Final
17-19 May
                 
  Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
    United States 5  
    China 0     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      United States 5
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)     Mexico 0
    Cuba 0
    Mexico 5  

South America draw[edit]

Final
26-28 April
Montevideo, Uruguay
  Brazil 3
  Uruguay 2

Americas Inter-Zonal round[edit]

United States defeated Brazil by walkover.

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  First round
10-14 May
Quarterfinals
17 May-10 June
Semifinals
14-17 June
Final
12-14 July
                                     
  Poland  
Warsaw, Poland
 bye  
    Poland 2  
    South Africa 3  
  South Africa
Prague, Czechoslovakia
 bye  
    South Africa 0  
Scheveningen, Netherlands (clay)
    Czechoslovakia 5  
  Netherlands 0  
Prague, Czechoslovakia
  Japan 5  
    Japan 1
Prague, Czechoslovakia
    Czechoslovakia 4  
  Czechoslovakia 4
Prague, Czechoslovakia
  Yugoslavia 1  
    Czechoslovakia 1
Eastbourne, England (grass)
    Germany 4
  Australia 3  
Paris, France (clay)
  New Zealand 0  
    Australia 3
    France 2  
  France
Berlin, Germany (clay)
 bye  
    Australia 1
    Germany 4  
  Germany  
Berlin, Germany
 bye  
    Germany 4
    Italy 1  
  Italy
 bye  

Final[edit]


Czechoslovakia
1
Prague, Czechoslovakia
12 July - 14 July 1935

Germany
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czechoslovakia
Germany
Roderich Menzel
Henner Henkel
7
5
6
1
4
6
2
6
6
4
 
2 Czechoslovakia
Germany
Josef Caska
Gottfried von Cramm
2
6
4
6
2
6
     
3 Czechoslovakia
Germany
Ferenc Maršálek / Roderich Menzel
Kai Lund / Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
7
9
4
6
     
4 Czechoslovakia
Germany
Roderich Menzel
Gottfried von Cramm
2
6
4
6
6
3
7
5
1
6
 
5 Czechoslovakia
Germany
Josef Caska
Henner Henkel
6
2
5
7
4
6
0
6
   

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]


Germany
1
No. 1 Court, Wimbledon, London, England
20 July - 24 July 1935
grass

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
United States
Henner Henkel
Don Budge
5
7
9
11
8
6
1
6
   
2 Germany
United States
Gottfried von Cramm
Wilmer Allison
8
6
6
3
6
4
     
3 Germany
United States
Kai Lund / Gottfried von Cramm
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
6
3
3
6
7
5
7
9
6
8
 
4 Germany
United States
Henner Henkel
Wilmer Allison
1
6
5
7
9
11
     
5 Germany
United States
Gottfried von Cramm
Don Budge
6
0
7
9
6
8
3
6
   

Challenge Round[edit]


Great Britain
5
Centre Court, Wimbledon, London, England
27 July - 30 July 1935
grass

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
United States
Bunny Austin
Wilmer Allison
6
2
2
6
4
6
6
3
7
5
 
2 United Kingdom
United States
Fred Perry
Don Budge
6
0
6
8
6
3
6
4
   
3 United Kingdom
United States
Patrick Hughes / Raymond Tuckey
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
6
2
1
6
6
8
6
3
6
3
 
4 United Kingdom
United States
Bunny Austin
Don Budge
6
2
6
4
6
8
7
5
   
5 United Kingdom
United States
Fred Perry
Wilmer Allison
4
6
6
4
7
5
6
3
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1935 Results". ITF. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496,499. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 384. ISBN 0047960426. 

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