1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge (Davis Cup) finals match between Australasia and the British Isles played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November. Players shown on the near side are Alfred Dunlop (left) and Norman Brookes (right) for Australasia and on the far side James Parke (left) and Alfred Beamish (right) for the British Isles.

The 1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 11th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. After a six-year hiatus, France rejoined the competition; however, the United States pulled out of the competition. In the final, the British Isles would regain the Cup from Australasia. The final was played at the Albert Ground in Melbourne, Australia on 28–30 November.

Draw[edit]

Semifinals[1][2]
11–13 July
Final
           
1  United States  
4 bye  
 United States  
 British Isles w/o1 [3]
3  France 1
2  British Isles 4

1 The final was scratched and the British Isles were granted the right to play Australasia in the Challenge Round as the United States were unable to field a team.

Semifinal[edit]


British Isles
4
Pleasure Gardens, Folkestone, England[1]
11–13 July 1912[1][2]

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
France
Charles Dixon
Max Décugis
6
3
6
2
6
4
     [1]
2 United Kingdom
France
Arthur Gore
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
3
6
3
6
   [1]
3 United Kingdom
France
Charles Dixon / Herbert Roper-Barrett
André Gobert / William Laurentz
3
6
6
4
6
1
6
1
   [4]
4 United Kingdom
France
Charles Dixon
André Gobert
4
6
6
4
6
2
6
3
   [2]
5 United Kingdom
France
Arthur Gore
Max Décugis
6
3
6
0
       
retired[2]

Challenge round[edit]


Australasia
2
Albert Ground, Melbourne, Australia[5]
28–30 November 1912[5][6]

British Isles
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australasia
United Kingdom
Norman Brookes
James Parke
6
8
3
6
7
5
2
6
   [5]
2 Australasia
United Kingdom
Rodney Heath
Charles Dixon
7
5
4
6
4
6
4
6
   [5]
3 Australasia
United Kingdom
Norman Brookes / Alfred Dunlop
Alfred Beamish / James Parke
6
4
6
1
7
5
     [7]
4 Australasia
United Kingdom
Norman Brookes
Charles Dixon
6
2
6
4
6
4
     [6]
5 Australasia
United Kingdom
Rodney Heath
James Parke
2
6
4
6
4
6
     [6]

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