1962 Davis Cup

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1962 Davis Cup
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The 1962 Davis Cup was the 51st edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 41 teams would enter the competition, 28 in the Europe Zone, 8 in the Eastern Zone, and 5 in the Americas Zone.

Mexico defeated Yugoslavia in the Americas Zone final, India defeated the Philippines in the Eastern Zone final, and Sweden defeated Italy in the Europe Zone final. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Mexico defeated Sweden, and then India. Mexico then fell to defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Australia on 26–28 December.[1]

Americas Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  1st Round
13–15 July
Semifinals
4–8 August
Final
17–19 August
                           
  Cleveland, OH, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      United States 2  
    Mexico 3  
    Mexico
   bye     Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
      Mexico 4
        Yugoslavia 1
   bye  
    Caribbean/West Indies     Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (clay)
      Caribbean/West Indies 1
    Yugoslavia 4  
   bye
    Yugoslavia  

Final[edit]


Mexico
4
Centro Deportivo Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico
17–19 August 1962
clay

Yugoslavia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Mexico
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Tony Palafox
Boro Jovanović
6
4
1
6
6
3
6
3
   
2 Mexico
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Rafael Osuna
Niki Pilić
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
3 Mexico
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
Boro Jovanović / Niki Pilić
6
4
2
6
6
3
7
5
   
4 Mexico
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Francisco Contreras
Niki Pilić
2
6
2
6
7
9
     
5 Mexico
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Mario Llamas
Vladimir Presečki
6
0
6
1
6
1
     

Eastern Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  1st Round
17 March-8 April
Semifinals
13–16 April
Final
4–6 May
                           
  Lahore, Pakistan
    India 5  
    Pakistan 0     Jaipur, India
      India 4  
Tehran, Iran     Iran 0  
    Iran 3
    Malaya 2     New Delhi, India
      India 5
  Seoul, South Korea       Philippines 0
    South Korea 0  
    Japan 5     Manila, Philippines
      Japan 2
Colombo, Ceylon (clay)     Philippines 3  
    Ceylon 0
    Philippines 4  

This was Iran's first appearance in Davis Cup competition.

Final[edit]


India
5
New Delhi, India
4–6 May 1962

Philippines
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Philippines
Jaidip Mukerjea
Juan María José
9
11
7
5
6
0
6
4
   
2 India
Philippines
Ramanathan Krishnan
Felicisimo Ampon
6
1
8
6
6
1
     
3 India
Philippines
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
Raymundo Deyro / Juan María José
6
4
3
6
9
7
6
1
   
4 India
Philippines
Premjit Lall
Juan María José
6
3
6
1
6
0
     
5 India
Philippines
Jaidip Mukerjea
Felicisimo Ampon
6
1
6
3
3
6
6
1
   

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

1st round
4–7 May
  2nd round
18–21 May
  Quarterfinals
14–17 June
  Semifinals
13–15 July
  Final
27–29 July
  Italy     Florence, Italy (clay)
 bye       Italy 5  
  Netherlands 0     Soviet Union 0     Brescia, Italy (clay)
  Soviet Union 5         Italy 4  
  Hungary 5     Budapest, Hungary (clay)     Hungary 1  
  Luxembourg 0       Hungary 5
  Denmark 4     Denmark 0     Milan, Italy (clay)
  New Zealand 1         Italy 5  
  Norway 0     Warsaw, Poland     Great Britain 0  
  Poland 5       Poland 0  
  Monaco 0     Brazil 3     Eastbourne, England (grass)
  Brazil 5         Brazil 1
  Ireland 1     Vienna, Austria (clay)     Great Britain 4  
  Austria 4       Austria 1
 bye     Great Britain 4     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Great Britain         Italy 1
  France     Paris, France (clay)     Sweden 4
 bye       France 2  
  Switzerland 0     South Africa 3     Berlin, West Germany
  South Africa 4         South Africa 3  
  Spain 2     Hanover, West Germany     West Germany 2  
  West Germany 3       West Germany 5
  Romania 4     Romania 0     Båstad, Sweden (clay)
  Israel 1         South Africa 1
  Lebanon 1     Helsinki, Finland     Sweden 4  
  Finland 4       Finland 0  
  Czechoslovakia 4     Czechoslovakia 5     Stockholm, Sweden (clay)
  Egypt 1         Czechoslovakia 0
  Belgium 4     Brussels, Belgium (clay)     Sweden 5  
  Chile 1       Belgium 0
 bye     Sweden 5  
  Sweden  

This was the Soviet Union's first appearance in Davis Cup competition.

Final[edit]


Sweden
4
Båstad Tennis Stadium, Båstad, Sweden
27–29 July 1962
clay

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Italy
Ulf Schmidt
Fausto Gardini
3
6
6
3
5
7
3
6
   
2 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Nicola Pietrangeli
6
2
6
4
6
1
     
3 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist / Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli / Orlando Sirola
6
1
3
6
6
8
6
4
9
7
 
4 Sweden
Italy
Jan-Erik Lundquist
Fausto Gardini
6
0
6
2
6
1
     
5 Sweden
Italy
Ulf Schmidt
Nicola Pietrangeli
6
1
8
6
6
3
     

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]

  1st Round
26–28 October
Final
3–5 December
                 
 
  EAS   India  
   bye     Madras, India
    EAS   India 0
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)   AME   Mexico 5
  AME   Mexico 3
  EUR   Sweden 2  

Mexico
3
Centro Deportivo Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico
26–28 October 1962
clay

Sweden
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Mexico
Sweden
Tony Palafox
Jan-Erik Lundquist
6
8
6
1
6
8
4
6
   
2 Mexico
Sweden
Rafael Osuna
Ulf Schmidt
6
3
16
14
1
6
6
2
   
3 Mexico
Sweden
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
Jan-Erik Lundquist / Ulf Schmidt
6
8
7
5
12
10
6
1
   
4 Mexico
Sweden
Tony Palafox
Ulf Schmidt
9
11
6
3
3
6
6
1
1
6
 
5 Mexico
Sweden
Rafael Osuna
Jan-Erik Lundquist
3
6
6
4
6
3
1
6
6
3
 

India
0
Madras, India
3–5 December 1962

Mexico
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Mexico
Jaidip Mukerjea
Tony Palafox
7
9
2
6
2
6
     
2 India
Mexico
Ramanathan Krishnan
Rafael Osuna
6
8
6
2
5
7
8
6
4
6
 
3 India
Mexico
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
8
10
10
12
4
6
     
4 India
Mexico
Premjit Lall
Mario Llamas
2
6
2
6
3
6
     
5 India
Mexico
Akhtar Ali
Francisco Contreras
4
6
6
2
7
5
4
6
3
6
 

Challenge Round[edit]


Australia
5
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia
26–28 December 1962
grass

Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Mexico
Rod Laver
Rafael Osuna
6
2
6
1
7
5
     
2 Australia
Mexico
Neale Fraser
Tony Palafox
7
9
6
2
6
4
11
9
   
3 Australia
Mexico
Roy Emerson / Rod Laver
Rafael Osuna / Tony Palafox
7
5
6
2
6
4
     
4 Australia
Mexico
Neale Fraser
Rafael Osuna
3
6
11
9
6
1
3
6
6
4
 
5 Australia
Mexico
Rod Laver
Tony Palafox
6
1
4
6
6
4
8
6
   


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