1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration8 May – 11 September
Edition21st
Champion
Winning Nation United States
1925
1927

The 1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 21st edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 19 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 5 would enter the America Zone.

France defeated Japan in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would fall to the United States in a rematch of 1925's Challenge Round. The final was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 9–11 September.[1][2]

America Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
11–13 June
Semifinals
25–27 June; 16–18 July
Final
19–21 August
                           
  Mexico City, Mexico
    Mexico 1  
    Japan 4     San Francisco, CA, United States (grass)
      Japan 5  
      Philippines 0  
   bye
    Philippines     Montreal, Canada (grass)
      Japan 5
        Cuba 0
    Cuba  
   bye     Havana, Cuba (clay)
      Cuba 3
      Canada 2  
   bye
    Canada  

Final[edit]

Japan vs. Cuba


Japan
0
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Canada [3]
19–21 August 1926
Grass

Cuba
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
Cuba
Takeichi Harada
Rogelio Paris
7
5
6
0
6
3
     
2 Japan
Cuba
Tsumio Tawara
Vicente Banet
9
7
6
1
6
2
     
3 Japan
Cuba
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
Raúl Chacón / Rogelio Paris
6
4
6
3
6
2
     
4 Japan
Cuba
Tsumio Tawara
Rogelio Paris
6
2
6
0
6
2
     
5 Japan
Cuba
Tezio Toba
Vicente Banet
6
2
6
2
6
2
     

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  First Round
27 April-9 May
       
  Rome, Italy (clay)
    Italy 5
    Romania 0
  Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
    Netherlands 3
    Belgium 2
  Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom (clay)
    South Africa 4
    Portugal 1
  Second Round
8–22 May
Quarterfinals
24 May-2 June
Semifinals
Final
24–26 July
                                     
Rome, Italy (clay)
  Italy 3  
Rome, Italy (clay)
  Netherlands 2  
    Italy 2  
Harrogate, United Kingdom (clay)
    Great Britain 3  
  Great Britain 5
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  Poland 0  
    Great Britain 4  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
    Spain 1  
  Hungary 2  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  Argentina 3  
    Argentina 1
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
    Spain 3  
  Ireland 2
Cabourg, France (clay)
  Spain 3  
    Great Britain 0
    France 5
  South Africa w/o  
Kensington, United Kingdom (clay)
  Austria  
    South Africa 1
Malmö, Sweden
    Sweden 4  
  Sweden 3
Stockholm, Sweden (clay)
   Switzerland 2  
    Sweden 0
Prague, Czechoslovakia
    France 5  
  Czechoslovakia 4  
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)
  India 1  
    Czechoslovakia 0
Copenhagen, Denmark (clay)
    France 3  
  Denmark 0
  France 5  

Final[edit]

France vs. Great Britain


France
5
Garden Tennis Club, Cabourg, France [4]
24–26 July 1926
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United Kingdom
Henri Cochet
Colin Gregory
7
5
4
6
7
9
7
5
6
0
 
2 France
United Kingdom
René Lacoste
Noel Turnbull
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
3 France
United Kingdom
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
Gordon Crole-Rees / Charles Kingsley
6
2
6
0
6
3
     
4 France
United Kingdom
Pierre Henri Landry
Colin Gregory
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
5 France
United Kingdom
Jacques Brugnon
Noel Turnbull
4
6
1
6
6
2
6
4
6
0
 

Inter-Zonal Final[edit]

France vs. Japan


France
3
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [5]
26–28 August 1926
Grass

Japan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Japan
Henri Cochet
Tsumio Tawara
1
6
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
2
 
2 France
Japan
René Lacoste
Takeichi Harada
4
6
6
4
3
6
7
9
   
3 France
Japan
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
6
0
6
0
6
2
     
4 France
Japan
René Lacoste
Tsumio Tawara
6
1
6
3
6
2
     
5 France
Japan
Henri Cochet
Takeichi Harada
1
6
3
6
6
0
4
6
   

Challenge Round[edit]

United States vs. France


United States
4
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, PA, United States [2]
9–11 September 1926
Grass

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
France
Bill Johnston
René Lacoste
6
0
6
4
0
6
6
0
   
2 United States
France
Bill Tilden
Jean Borotra
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
3 United States
France
Vincent Richards / Richard Norris Williams
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
4 United States
France
Bill Johnston
Jean Borotra
8
6
6
4
9
7
     
5 United States
France
Bill Tilden
René Lacoste
6
4
4
6
6
8
6
8
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ a b "United States v France". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Japan v Cuba". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "France v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "France v Japan". daviscup.com.

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