1990 Davis Cup

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1990 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 79th
Achievements
1989
1991

The 1990 Davis Cup was the 79th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. A total of 84 nations participated in the tournament. In the final, the United States defeated Australia at the Suncoast Dome in St. Petersburg, FL, United States, on 30 November - 2 December.

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Czechoslovakia

France

Germany

Israel

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First round
2-4 February
Quarterfinals
30 March-2 April
Semifinals
21-23 September
Final
30 November-2 December
                                     
Bremen, Germany (indoor carpet)
  Germany 3  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
  Netherlands 2  
    Germany 2  
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    Argentina 3  
  Argentina 3
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Israel 0  
    Argentina 0  
Christchurch, New Zealand (grass)
    Australia 5  
  Yugoslavia 2  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
  New Zealand 3  
    New Zealand 2
Perth, Australia (grass)
    Australia 3  
  France 2
St. Petersburg, United States (indoor clay)
  Australia 3  
    Australia 2
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
    United States 3
  Switzerland 0  
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
  Czechoslovakia 5  
    Czechoslovakia 1
Carlsbad, United States (hard)
    United States 4  
  Mexico 0
Vienna, Austria (clay)
  United States 4  
    United States 3
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
    Austria 2  
  Spain 2  
Vienna, Austria (indoor clay)
  Austria 3  
    Austria 5
Cagliari, Italy (clay)
    Italy 0  
  Italy 3
  Sweden 2  

First round losers play along with Zonal Group I qualifiers in World Group Qualifying Round.

Final[edit]


United States
3
Sun Coast Dome, St. Petersburg, United States[1]
30 November – 2 December 1990
Clay (i)

Australia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Australia
Andre Agassi
Richard Fromberg
4
6
6
2
4
6
6
2
6
4
 
2 United States
Australia
Michael Chang
Darren Cahill
6
2
77
64
6
0
     
3 United States
Australia
Rick Leach / Jim Pugh
Pat Cash / John Fitzgerald
6
4
6
2
3
6
77
62
   
4 United States
Australia
Andre Agassi
Darren Cahill
6
4
4
6
      retired
 
5 United States
Australia
Michael Chang
Richard Fromberg
5
7
6
2
3
6
     

World Group Qualifying Round[edit]

Date: 21-23 September

Venue Home Team Score Visiting Team
Brussels, Belgium (clay)  Belgium 4-1  South Korea
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)  Israel 5-0  China
Toronto, Canada (hard)  Canada 3-2  Netherlands
Moscow, Soviet Union (indoor carpet)  Soviet Union 1-4  Spain
Västerås, Sweden (indoor carpet)  Sweden 5-0  Finland
London, England (grass)  Great Britain 0-5  France
Mexico City, Mexico (hard)  Mexico 5-0  Uruguay
Split, Yugoslavia (indoor clay)  Yugoslavia 3-2  Switzerland
  • Belgium and Canada promoted to World Group in 1991.
  • France, Israel, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, and Yugoslavia remain in World Group in 1991.
  • China (AO), Finland (EA), Great Britain (EA), South Korea (AO), Soviet Union (EA), and Uruguay (AMN) remain in Group I in 1991.
  • Netherlands (EA) and Switzerland (EA) relegated to Group I in 1991.

Americas Zone[edit]

The semifinals winners from Group I advanced to the World Group Play-offs for a chance to play in the World Group the following year. First round losers competed for relegation to Group II. The winning team from the Group II bracket was promoted to Group I play the following year.

Group I[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
March 30 - April 1
1st round play-offs
-
1st round
February 2-4
2nd round
March 30 - April 1
                                     
 
      Paraguay  
     bye     Asunción, Paraguay (clay)
   bye         Paraguay 0
    Brazil   Vancouver, Canada (carpet)     Canada 5
    Canada 4
  Brasilia, Brazil (indoor hard)       Brazil 1  
    Brazil 4  
    Chile 1     Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)
      Uruguay 3  
      Chile 2     Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)
 bye         Uruguay 4
    Chile       Peru 1
    Peru
     bye  
 Chile relegated to
Group II in 1991.
   Uruguay and  Canada
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II[edit]

First round

February 2-4
Caracas (clay), Port-of-Spain (hard), St.Michael (clay), Santo Domingo (clay), Cali (clay)

Quarterfinals

March 30 - April 1
Havana (hard), Port-au-Prince (clay), St.Michael (clay), Santo Domingo (clay)

Semifinals

June 15-17
Havana (hard), St.Peter (hard)

Finals

July 20-22
Havana (hard)

      
           Cuba 4  
  Venezuela 5       Venezuela 1  
  Jamaica 0         Cuba 4  
  Trinidad and Tobago 0         Ecuador 1  
  Haiti 5       Haiti 2  
           Ecuador 3  
             Cuba 3
  Barbados 3         Colombia 2
  Bolivia 2       Barbados 4  
           Bahamas 1  
             Barbados 1  
  Dominican Republic 3         Colombia 4  
  Costa Rica 2       Dominican Republic 1       
  Colombia 4       Colombia 4       
  Guatemala 1  

Asia/Oceania Zone[edit]

The semifinals winners of the Group I bracket competed in the World Group Play-offs for a chance to compete in the World Group the following year. Two teams from Group I competed in a preliminary round where the loser would be automatically relegated to Group II. The winner of the Group II bracket was promoted to Group I the following year.

Group I[edit]

No final round was held, since both semifinals winners advanced to the next stage. The losing team of the preliminary round was relegated to Group II in 1991.

Preliminary round

February 2-4
Guangzhou (indoor hard)

Quarterfinals

March 30 - April 1
Shanghai (clay), Chandigarh (grass)

Semifinals

May 4-6
Beijing (hard), Seoul (clay)

Final
  China 5  
  Pakistan 0       China 5  
           Philippines 0  
             China 4  
             Indonesia 1  
               
               
               
               
               
               
             South Korea 5  
             India 0  
           India 4       
           Japan 1       
      

Group II[edit]

The winning team advanced to the Group I preliminary round in 1991.

First round

February 2-4
Manama (hard), Kuwait City (hard), Amman (indoor hard), Singapore (grass)

Quarterfinals

March 30 - April 1
Colombo (clay), Kuwait City (hard), Kuala Lumpur (indoor hard), Dhaka (hard)

Semifinals

June 15-17
Colombo (clay), Kowloon (hard)

Final

July 20-22
Bangkok (hard)

      
           Sri Lanka 4  
  Bahrain 3       Bahrain 1  
  Iraq 2         Sri Lanka 1  
  Kuwait 4         Thailand 4  
  Syria 1       Kuwait 0  
           Thailand 5  
             Thailand 3
  Jordan 0         Hong Kong 2
  Malaysia 5       Malaysia 1  
           Hong Kong 4  
             Hong Kong 4  
             Chinese Taipei 1  
           Bangladesh 0       
  Singapore 0       Chinese Taipei 5       
  Chinese Taipei 5  

Europe/Africa Zone[edit]

Four teams from the Group I brackets advanced to the World Group Play-offs for a chance to compete in the World Group the following year. First round losers competed for relegation to Group II. The two winning teams of the Group II sub-zones were promoted to Group I play in 1991.

Group I[edit]

  2nd round play-offs
5–7 May
1st round play-offs
-
1st round
2–4 February
2nd round
4–6 May
                                     
 
      Soviet Union  
     bye     Kiev, Soviet Union (indoor clay)
   bye         Soviet Union 4
    Ghana   Accra, Ghana (hard)     Portugal 1
    Ghana 0
  Accra, Ghana (hard)       Portugal 5  
    Ghana 2  
    Ireland 3     Dublin, Ireland (indoor carpet)
      Ireland 2  
      Romania 3     Bucharest, Romania (clay)
  Ireland         Romania 2
   bye       Great Britain 3
   bye
      Great Britain  
 
      Belgium  
     bye     Brussels, Belgium (clay)
            Belgium 4
          Hungary 1
    Hungary
       bye  
     
    Nigeria    
      Denmark  
     bye     Aarhus, Denmark (indoor carpet)
 bye         Denmark 2
    Nigeria   Lagos, Nigeria (hard)     Finland 3
    Nigeria 1
      Finland 4  
 Ghana and  Nigeria
relegated to Group II in 1991.
 Soviet Union,  Great Britain,
 Belgium, and  Finland
advance to World Group Play-off.

Group II[edit]

Africa Zone[edit]

First round

February 1-3
Algiers (clay), Abidjan (hard)

Quarterfinals

March 23-25
Cairo (clay), Lomé (hard), Lusaka (hard), Abidjan (hard)

Semifinals

June 15-17
Casablanca (clay), Harare (indoor hard)

Final

July 20-22
Casablanca (clay)

  Algeria 1  
  Egypt 4       Egypt 0  
           Morocco 5  
             Morocco 5  
  Togo W/O         Togo 0  
  Libya       Togo 5  
           Senegal 0  
             Morocco 4
             Zimbabwe 1
           Zambia 1  
           Zimbabwe 4  
             Zimbabwe 5  
  Ivory Coast 4         Ivory Coast 0  
  Kenya 1       Ivory Coast 5       
           Cameroon 0       
      

Europe Zone[edit]

First round

March 30 - April 1
Nicosia (clay)

Quarterfinals

May 4-6
Luxembourg (indoor hard), Sofia (clay), İzmir (clay), Monte Carlo (clay)

Semifinals

June 15-17
Warsaw (clay), İzmir (clay)

Final

July 20-22
Warsaw (clay)

      
           Poland 4  
           Luxembourg 1  
             Poland 4  
  Cyprus 0         Bulgaria 1  
  Bulgaria 5       Bulgaria 5  
           Greece 0  
             Poland 4
             Norway 1
           Turkey 3  
           Malta 2  
             Turkey 2  
             Norway 3  
           Monaco 1       
           Norway 4       
      

References[edit]

  1. ^ "United States v Australia". daviscup.com.