1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration19 April – 27 July
Edition25th
Champion
Winning Nation France
1929
1931

The 1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 25th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. For the silver anniversary, 24 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 4 would enter the America Zone.

The United States defeated Italy in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would lose to France in the Challenge Round, giving France their fourth straight title, in the sixth straight Challenge Round matchup between these teams. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 25-27 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  Semifinals
15–17 May
Final
22–24 May
                 
  Philadelphia, PA, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     Chevy Chase, MD, United States (clay)
      United States 5
      Mexico 0
    Cuba
    Mexico w/o  

Final[edit]

United States vs. Mexico


United States
5
Chevy Chase Lawn Tennis Club, Chevy Chase, MD, United States [4]
22–24 May 1930
Clay

Mexico
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Mexico
Wilmer Allison
Ricardo Tapia
6
3
3
6
6
8
6
2
7
5
 
2 United States
Mexico
George Lott
Ignacio de la Borbolla
6
0
6
0
6
0
     
3 United States
Mexico
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Manuel Llano / Alfonso Unda
6
0
6
1
6
3
     
4 United States
Mexico
John Doeg
Federico Sendel
6
1
6
0
6
2
     
5 United States
Mexico
John Van Ryn
Ricardo Tapia
6
2
6
3
6
1
     

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

First Round
19 April–6 May
  Second Round
9–20 May
  Quarterfinals
30 May–9 June
  Semifinals
14–16 June
  Final
11–13 July
  Norway    
Oslo, Norway (clay)
 bye       Norway 0  
  Austria     Austria 5    
 bye         Austria 2  
  Italy    
Rome, Italy (clay)
    Italy 3  
 bye       Italy 5
  Egypt     Egypt 0    
Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye         Italy 3  
  Great Britain 3         Australia 2  
  Germany 2       Great Britain 5  
  Poland 3     Poland 0    
  Romania 2         Great Britain 1
   Switzerland 0    
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
    Australia 4  
  Australia 5       Australia 4
  Ireland 4     Ireland 1    
Genoa, Italy (clay)
  Monaco 1         Italy 3
  Greece 2         Japan 2
  India 3       India 0  
  Hungary 0     Japan 5    
  Japan 4         Japan 4  
  Spain 4         Spain 1  
  Belgium 1       Spain 5
  Yugoslavia 5     Yugoslavia 0    
  Sweden 0         Japan 3
 bye         Czechoslovakia 2  
  Czechoslovakia       Czechoslovakia 3  
 bye     Denmark 2    
  Denmark         Czechoslovakia 3
 bye         Netherlands 2  
  Netherlands       Netherlands 4
 bye     Finland 1  
  Finland  

Final[edit]

Italy vs. Japan


Italy
3
Genoa, Italy [5]
11–13 July 1930
Clay

Japan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Japan
Uberto De Morpurgo
Takeichi Harada
4
6
3
6
5
7
     
2 Italy
Japan
Giorgio de Stefani
Yoshiro Ota
6
3
6
4
4
6
6
4
   
3 Italy
Japan
Uberto De Morpurgo / Giorgio de Stefani
Tamino Abe / Takeichi Harada
8
6
9
7
6
8
2
6
6
1
 
4 Italy
Japan
Giorgio de Stefani
Takeichi Harada
2
6
5
7
5
7
     
5 Italy
Japan
Uberto De Morpurgo
Yoshiro Ota
6
0
6
2
6
1
     

Inter-Zonal Final[edit]

United States vs. Italy


United States
4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France [6]
18–20 July 1930
Clay

Italy
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Italy
Wilmer Allison
Giorgio de Stefani
4
6
7
9
6
4
8
6
10
8
 
2 United States
Italy
George Lott
Uberto De Morpurgo
3
6
9
7
10
8
6
3
   
3 United States
Italy
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Placido Gaslini / Uberto De Morpurgo
5
7
6
2
6
4
1
6
6
3
 
4 United States
Italy
George Lott
Giorgio de Stefani
6
3
6
1
6
3
     
5 United States
Italy
Wilmer Allison
Uberto De Morpurgo
5
7
2
6
7
5
4
6
   

Challenge Round[edit]

France vs. United States


France
4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France [3]
25–27 July 1930
Clay

United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
Jean Borotra
Bill Tilden
6
2
5
7
4
6
5
7
   
2 France
United States
Henri Cochet
George Lott
6
4
6
2
6
2
     
3 France
United States
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
6
3
7
5
1
6
6
2
   
4 France
United States
Jean Borotra
George Lott
5
7
6
3
2
6
6
2
8
6
 
5 France
United States
Henri Cochet
Bill Tilden
4
6
6
3
6
1
7
5
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496, 499. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 383. ISBN 0047960426.
  3. ^ a b "France v United States". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "United States v Mexico". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Italy v Japan". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "United States v Italy". daviscup.com.

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