1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Edition 27th
Achievements (singles)
1931
1933

The 1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 27th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 22 teams would enter the Europe Zone; while 8 would enter the Americas Zone, 5 in North America and 3 in South America.

The United States defeated Brazil in the American Zone, after Brazil received two walkovers in the South America Zone. The USA then defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off. France defeated the Americans in the Challenge Round, giving them their sixth straight title. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 29-31 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone[edit]

North/Central America draw[edit]

  Quarterfinals
28-30 April
Semifinals
13-15 May
Final
27-30 May
                           
  Chevy Chase, MD, United States (clay)
    United States 5  
    Canada 0     New Orleans, LA, United States (clay)
      United States 5  
    Mexico 0  
    Mexico
   bye     Philadelphia, PA, United States (clay)
      United States 5
        Australia 0
   bye  
    Australia     Havana, Cuba
      Australia 5
    Cuba 0  
   bye
    Cuba  

South America draw[edit]

  1st round
Final
                 
 
    Brazil w/o  
    Chile    
      Brazil w/o
    Paraguay
   bye
    Paraguay  

Americas Inter-Zonal round[edit]


United States
5
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States
9 June - 11 June 1932
clay

Brazil
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Brazil
Wilmer Allison
Nelson Cruz
6
3
6
2
6
3
     
2 United States
Brazil
Frank Shields
Ricardo Pernambuco
6
1
6
3
0
6
6
4
   
3 United States
Brazil
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
Ricardo Pernambuco / Ultimo Simone
6
1
6
1
6
2
     
4 United States
Brazil
Wilmer Allison
Ricardo Pernambuco
6
1
6
2
6
0
     
5 United States
Brazil
John Van Ryn
Ultimo Simone
6
2
6
0
6
0
     

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

1st round
3-12 May
  2nd round
11-23 May
  Quarterfinals
10-14 June
  Semifinals
8-10 July
  Final
15-17 July
  Denmark     Copenhagen, Denmark
 bye       Denmark 4  
  Yugoslavia     Yugoslavia 1     Copenhagen, Denmark
 bye         Denmark 0  
  Greece     Athens, Greece     Japan 5  
 bye       Greece 0
  Japan     Japan 5     Milan, Italy (clay)
 bye         Japan 2  
  Spain     Rome, Italy (clay)     Italy 3  
 bye       Spain 1  
  Italy 3     Italy 4     Montreux, Switzerland
  Egypt 2         Italy 3
  Norway 0     Lucerne, Switzerland      Switzerland 2  
  Monaco 5       Monaco 2
  Belgium 0      Switzerland 3     Milan, Italy (clay)
   Switzerland 5         Italy 0
  Czechoslovakia 2     Vienna, Austria     Germany 5
  Austria 3       Austria 2  
  Germany 5     Germany 3     Berlin, Germany
  India 0         Germany 4  
  Hungary 5     Dublin, Ireland (grass)     Ireland 1  
  Finland 0       Hungary 1
  Ireland     Ireland 4     Berlin, Germany (clay)
 bye         Germany 3
  Great Britain     Torquay, England (clay)     Great Britain 2  
 bye       Great Britain 5  
  Romania     Romania 0     Warsaw, Poland (clay)
 bye         Great Britain 4
  Poland     Warsaw, Poland     Poland 1  
 bye       Poland 4
  Netherlands     Netherlands 1  
 bye  

Final[edit]


Italy
0
Milan, Italy
15 July - 17 July 1932
clay

Germany
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Germany
Giovanni Palmieri
Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
4
6
0
6
     
2 Italy
Germany
Giorgio de Stefani
Daniel Prenn
1
6
4
6
6
1
2
6
   
3 Italy
Germany
Giorgio de Stefani / Alberto del Bono
Daniel Prenn / Gottfried von Cramm
3
6
3
6
2
6
     
4 Italy
Germany
Giovanni Palmieri
Gustav Jaenecke
3
6
6
0
1
6
6
2
1
6
 
5 Italy
Germany
Alberto del Bono
Gottfried von Cramm
6
8
3
6
6
3
1
6
   

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]


Germany
2
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
22 July - 24 July 1932
clay

United States
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Germany
United States
Gottfried von Cramm
Frank Shields
7
5
5
7
6
4
8
6
   
2 Germany
United States
Daniel Prenn
Ellsworth Vines
3
6
3
6
6
0
4
6
   
3 Germany
United States
Daniel Prenn / Gottfried von Cramm
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
3
6
4
6
1
6
     
4 Germany
United States
Gottfried von Cramm
Ellsworth Vines
6
3
3
6
7
9
3
6
   
5 Germany
United States
Daniel Prenn
Frank Shields
6
1
6
0
6
8
6
2
   

Challenge Round[edit]


France
3
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
29 July - 31 July 1932
clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
Jean Borotra
Ellsworth Vines
6
4
6
2
3
6
6
4
   
2 France
United States
Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison
5
7
7
5
7
5
6
2
   
3 France
United States
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn
3
6
13
11
5
7
6
4
4
6
 
4 France
United States
Jean Borotra
Wilmer Allison
1
6
3
6
6
4
6
2
7
5
 
5 France
United States
Henri Cochet
Ellsworth Vines
6
4
6
0
5
7
6
8
2
6
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1932 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. 384. ISBN 0047960426. 

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