1960 Davis Cup

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1960 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 49th
Achievements
1959
1961

The 1960 Davis Cup was the 49th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 40 teams would enter the competition, 28 in the Europe Zone, 6 in the Americas Zone, and 6 in the Eastern Zone.

The United States defeated Venezuela in the Americas Zone final, the Philippines defeated India in the Eastern Zone final, and Italy defeated Sweden in the Europe Zone final. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, the USA defeated the Philippines, and then Italy defeated the USA. Italy then fell to defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at White City Stadium in Sydney, Australia on 26–28 December.

Americas Zone[edit]

North/Central America draw[edit]

  1st Round
15–17 July
Final
6–9 August
                 
 
    Mexico  
   bye     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      Mexico 2
Quebec City, Canada (clay)     United States 3
    Canada 0
    United States 5  

South America draw[edit]

  1st Round
16–18 July
Final
22–24 July
                 
 
    Venezuela  
   bye     Caracas, Venezuela
      Venezuela 3
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (clay)     New Zealand 2
    Caribbean/West Indies 0
    New Zealand 5  

Americas Inter-Zonal Final[edit]


United States
5
Cleveland Skating Club, Cleveland, OH, United States
16–18 September 1960
clay

Venezuela
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Venezuela
Tut Bartzen
Isais Pimentel
6
0
6
1
6
1
     
2 United States
Venezuela
Barry MacKay
Marcos Gambus
6
1
6
1
6
0
     
3 United States
Venezuela
Butch Buchholz / Chuck McKinley
Marcos Gambus / Isais Pimentel
4
6
1
6
5
7
     
4 United States
Venezuela
Tut Bartzen
Marcos Gambus
6
1
6
0
6
0
     
5 United States
Venezuela
Barry MacKay
Isais Pimentel
6
3
6
3
6
3
     

Eastern Zone[edit]

The Republic of Korea made its first Davis Cup appearance.

Draw[edit]

  1st Round
4–6 April
Semifinals
22–24 April
Final
27–29 May
                           
 
    Philippines  
   bye     Manila, Philippines
      Philippines 3  
Tokyo, Japan     Japan 2  
    Japan 5
    South Korea 0     Manila, Philippines
      Philippines 3
  Colombo, Ceylon (clay)       India 0
    India 5  
    Ceylon 0     Bangkok, Thailand
      India 5
    Thailand 0  
   bye
    Thailand  

Final[edit]


Philippines
3
Manila, Philippines
27–29 May 1960

India
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Philippines
India
Raymundo Deyro
Naresh Kumar
6
0
6
1
6
1
     
2 Philippines
India
Felicisimo Ampon
Ramanathan Krishnan
6
3
8
6
6
1
     
3 Philippines
India
Eduardo Dungo / Juan-Maria Jose
Ramanathan Krishnan / Naresh Kumar
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
4 Philippines
India
Felicisimo Ampon
Naresh Kumar
          not
played
5 Philippines
India
Raymundo Deyro
Ramanathan Krishnan
          not
played

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

1st round
22 April-2 May
  2nd round
13–15 May
  Quarterfinals
10–12 June
  Semifinals
15–17 July
  Final
29–31 July
  Italy     Budapest, Hungary
 bye       Italy 3  
  Hungary 5     Hungary 2     Turin, Italy (clay)
  Ireland 0         Italy 3  
  Luxembourg 2     Monte Carlo, Monaco     Chile 2  
  Monaco 3       Monaco 2
  Israel 1     Chile 3     Wimbledon, England (grass)
  Chile 4         Italy 4  
  Switzerland 2     Brussels, Belgium     Great Britain 1  
  Belgium 3       Belgium 3  
  Brazil w/o     Brazil 2     Scarborough, England (grass)
  Turkey         Belgium 0
  Norway 2     Scheveningen, Netherlands (clay)     Great Britain 5  
  Netherlands 3       Netherlands 0
 bye     Great Britain 5     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Great Britain         Italy 3
  France     Paris, France (clay)     Sweden 2
 bye       France 5  
  Finland 0     Argentina 0     Paris, France (clay)
  Argentina 5         France 5  
  Denmark 3     Vienna, Austria     Denmark 0  
  Yugoslavia 2       Denmark 3
  Egypt 1     Austria 2     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Austria 4         France 2
  West Germany 3     Warsaw, Poland     Sweden 3  
  Czechoslovakia 2       West Germany 4  
  Romania 2     Poland 1     Düsseldorf, Germany
  Poland 3         West Germany 1
  Sweden 5     Stockholm, Sweden     Sweden 4  
  South Africa 0       Sweden 3
 bye     Spain 2  
  Spain  

Final[edit]


Sweden
2
Bastad Tennis Stadium, Båstad, Sweden
29–31 July 1960
clay

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Orlando Sirola
6
4
4
6
6
6
3
   
2 Sweden
Italy
Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli
1
6
4
6
6
4
4
6
   
3 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist / Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola
16
14
7
5
2
6
3
6
2
6
 
4 Sweden
Italy
Ulf Schmidt
Orlando Sirola
4
6
2
6
1
6
     
5 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Sergio Tacchini
6
2
6
1
6
1
     

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]

  1st Round
22–24 November
Final
9–12 December
                 
 
  EUR   Italy  
   bye     Perth, Australia (grass)
    EUR   Italy 3
Brisbane, Australia (grass)   AME   United States 2
  AME   United States 5
  EAS   Philippines 0  

United States
5
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia
22–24 November 1960
grass

Philippines
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Philippines
Barry MacKay
Eduardo Dungo
6
1
6
2
6
0
     
2 United States
Philippines
Butch Buchholz
Juan-Maria Jose
5
7
6
1
6
0
6
2
   
3 United States
Philippines
Chuck McKinley / Dennis Ralston
Eduardo Dungo / Juan-Maria Jose
6
3
6
3
6
3
     
4 United States
Philippines
Dennis Ralston
Raymundo Deyro
6
2
6
0
7
5
     
5 United States
Philippines
Chuck McKinley
Felicisimo Ampon
6
3
6
4
6
2
     

United States
2
Royal King's Park, Perth, Australia
9–12 December 1960
grass

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Italy
Butch Buchholz
Orlando Sirola
6
8
7
5
11
9
6
2
   
2 United States
Italy
Barry MacKay
Nicola Pietrangeli
8
6
3
6
8
10
8
6
13
11
 
3 United States
Italy
Butch Buchholz / Chuck McKinley
Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola
6
3
8
10
4
6
11
13
   
4 United States
Italy
Butch Buchholz
Nicola Pietrangeli
1
6
2
6
8
6
6
3
4
6
 
5 United States
Italy
Barry MacKay
Orlando Sirola
7
9
3
6
6
8
     

Challenge Round[edit]


Australia
4
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia
26–28 December 1960
grass

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Italy
Neale Fraser
Orlando Sirola
4
6
6
3
6
3
6
3
   
2 Australia
Italy
Rod Laver
Nicola Pietrangeli
8
6
6
4
6
3
     
3 Australia
Italy
Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser
Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola
10
8
5
7
6
2
6
4
   
4 Australia
Italy
Rod Laver
Orlando Sirola
9
7
6
2
6
3
     
5 Australia
Italy
Neale Fraser
Nicola Pietrangeli
9
11
3
6
6
1
2
6
   


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