1982 Davis Cup

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1982 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 71st
Achievements
1981
1983

The 1982 Davis Cup was the 71st edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 60 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 22 in the Europe Zone, 10 in the Americas Zone, and 10 in the Eastern Zone. The United States defeated France in the final, which was held at the Palais des Sports in Grenoble, France, on 26–28 November.

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Chile

Czechoslovakia

France

Great Britain

India

Italy

Mexico

New Zealand

Romania

Spain

Soviet Union

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Draw[edit]

  First round
5–7 March
Quarterfinals
9–11 July
Semifinals
1–3 October
Final
26–28 November
                                     
Carlsbad, United States (hard)
  United States 4  
St. Louis, United States (indoor carpet)
  India 1  
    United States 3  
Stockholm, Sweden (indoor carpet)
    Sweden 2  
  Sweden 4
Perth, Australia (indoor carpet)
  Soviet Union 1  
    United States 5  
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
    Australia 0  
  Australia 3  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
  Mexico 2  
    Australia 4
Santiago, Chile (clay)
    Chile 1  
  Romania 1
Grenoble, France (indoor clay)
  Chile 3  
    United States 4
Christchurch, New Zealand (grass)
    France 1
  Spain 2  
Cervia, Italy (clay)
  New Zealand 3  
    New Zealand 3
Rome, Italy (clay)
    Italy 2  
  Italy 3
Aix-en-Provence, France (clay)
  Great Britain 2  
    New Zealand 2
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
    France 3  
  West Germany 0  
Paris, France (clay)
  Czechoslovakia 5  
    Czechoslovakia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    France 3  
  France 3
  Argentina 2  

First round losers play in World Group Relegation Play-off.

Final[edit]


France
1
Palais des Sports, Grenoble, France[1]
26–28 November 1982
Clay (i)

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
Yannick Noah
John McEnroe
10
12
6
1
6
3
2
6
3
6
 
2 France
United States
Henri Leconte
Gene Mayer
2
6
2
6
9
7
4
6
   
3 France
United States
Henri Leconte / Yannick Noah
Peter Fleming / John McEnroe
3
6
4
6
7
9
     
4 France
United States
Yannick Noah
Gene Mayer
6
0
6
1
       
5 France
United States
Henri Leconte
John McEnroe
2
6
3
6
       

World Group Relegation Play-offs[edit]

Date: 1–3 October

Venue Winner Score Loser
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)  Argentina 3-2  West Germany
Barcelona, Spain (clay)  Great Britain 3-2  Spain
Donetsk, Soviet Union (clay)  Soviet Union 4-1  India
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)  Romania 3-2  Mexico
  • Argentina, Great Britain, Romania, and Soviet Union remain in World Group in 1983.
  • India (EAS), Mexico (AME), Spain (EUR), and West Germany (EUR) relegated to Zonal competition in 1983.

Americas Zone[edit]

The winner from each bracket advanced to the Americas Inter-zonal play-offs to compete for a spot in the 1983 World Group.

North & Central America Zone[edit]

Semifinals

15–17 January, Caracas
22–24 January, Bogotá

Final

5–7 March, Montreal

           
 Venezuela 1
 Canada 4
 Canada 3
 Colombia 1
 Colombia 5
Caribbean/West Indies 0

South America Zone[edit]

Quarterfinals

8–10 January
Asunción, La Paz

Semifinals

22–24 January
Montevideo, Fortaleza

Final

5–7 March
Asunción

      
           Uruguay 2  
  Paraguay 3       Paraguay 3  
  Peru 2         Paraguay 3
             Ecuador 2
           Brazil 0
  Bolivia 0       Ecuador 5    
  Ecuador 5  

Americas Inter-Zonal Final[edit]


Canada
1
Laval, Canada
7–9 May 1982
hard (indoors)

Paraguay
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
Paraguay
Glenn Michibata
Francisco González
3
6
6
3
4
6
6
4
3
6
 
2 Canada
Paraguay
Réjean Génois
Víctor Pecci
2
6
6
8
3
6
     
3 Canada
Paraguay
William Cowan / Harry Fritz
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
4
6
4
6
0
6
     
4 Canada
Paraguay
Réjean Génois
Francisco González
3
6
5
7
       
5 Canada
Paraguay
Glenn Michibata
Francisco Arrellaga
6
1
6
0
       

Eastern Zone[edit]

The winner of the Eastern Zone bracket was promoted to the 1983 World Group.

First round

8–10 January
Hong Kong

Quarterfinals

22–24 January
Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo
Taipei (date unknown: 1 Feb?)

Semifinals

5–7 March
Jakarta, Tokyo

Final

7–9 May
Jakarta

      
           Malaysia 1  
           Indonesia 4  
             Indonesia 3  
  Hong Kong 2         South Korea 2  
  Philippines 3       Philippines 1  
           South Korea 4  
             Indonesia 4
  Chinese Taipei W/O         Japan 1
  Pakistan       Chinese Taipei 1  
           Japan 4  
             Japan 5  
             Thailand 0  
           Sri Lanka 1       
           Thailand 3       
      

European Zone[edit]

The winner from each bracket was promoted to the 1983 World Group.

Zone A[edit]

First round

7–9 May
Dublin, Ankara, Casablanca

Quarterfinals

11–13 June
Dublin, Athens, Vienna, Casablanca

Semifinals

9–11 July, Dublin
6–8 August, Portschach

Final

1–3 October
Dublin

  Ireland 5  
  Luxembourg 0       Ireland 4  
           Monaco 1  
             Ireland 4  
             Finland 1  
           Greece 2  
  Turkey 0       Finland 3  
  Greece 5         Ireland 4
             Switzerland 1
           Austria 5  
           Algeria 0  
             Austria 0  
             Switzerland 4  
           Morocco 0       
  Morocco 3       Switzerland 5       
  Poland 2  

Zone B[edit]

First round

7–9 May
Varazdin, Sofia, Oporto

Quarterfinals

11–13 June
Budapest, Eupen, Hoersholm, Lisbon

Semifinals

9–11 July
Budapest, Aarhus

Final

1–3 October
Budapest

      
           Hungary 3  
  Yugoslavia 5       Yugoslavia 2  
  Norway 0         Hungary 4  
             Israel 1  
           Belgium 0  
           Israel 3  
             Hungary 2
  Bulgaria 1         Denmark 3
  Denmark 4       Denmark 4  
           Netherlands 1  
             Denmark 4  
  Portugal 5         Egypt 1  
  Tunisia 0       Portugal 0       
           Egypt 5       
      

References[edit]

  1. ^ France vs. United States, DavisCup.com. Retrieved September 16, 2012.