1930 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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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. The USA 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]

  1st round
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
5
Chevy Chase Lawn Tennis Club, Chevy Chase, MD, United States
22 May - 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]

1st round
19 April-6 May
  2nd 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     Vienna, Austria
 bye         Austria 2  
  Italy     Rome, Italy (clay)     Italy 3  
 bye       Italy 5
  Egypt     Egypt 0     Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye         Italy 3  
  Great Britain 3     Torquay, England (clay)     Australia 2  
  Germany 2       Great Britain 5  
  Poland 3     Poland 0     Eastbourne, England (grass)
  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     London, England (clay)     Japan 2
  India 3       India 0  
  Hungary 0     Japan 5     Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  Japan 4         Japan 4  
  Spain 4     Zagreb, Yugoslavia     Spain 1  
  Belgium 1       Spain 5
  Yugoslavia 5     Yugoslavia 0     Prague, Czechoslovakia
  Sweden 0         Japan 3
 bye     Prague, Czechoslovakia     Czechoslovakia 2  
  Czechoslovakia       Czechoslovakia 3  
 bye     Denmark 2     Scheveningen, Netherlands (clay)
  Denmark         Czechoslovakia 3
 bye     Amsterdam, Netherlands (clay)     Netherlands 2  
  Netherlands       Netherlands 4
 bye     Finland 1  
  Finland  

Final[edit]


Italy
3
Genoa, Italy
11 July - 13 July 1930
clay

Japan
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Japan
Umberto 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
Umberto 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
Umberto de Morpurgo
Yoshiro Ota
6
0
6
2
6
1
     

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]


Italy
1
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
18 July - 20 July 1930
clay

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

Challenge Round[edit]


France
4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
25 July - 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. ^ "Davis Cup – 1930 Results". ITF. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–496,499. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 383. ISBN 0047960426. 

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