1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1932 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Duration28 April – 31 July
Edition27th
Champion
Winning Nation France
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 America Inter-Zonal Final, after Brazil received two walkovers in the South America Zone, and then defeated Germany in the Inter-Zonal play-off. France defeated the US 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 Zone[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 Zone[edit]

  Semifinals
Final
                 
 
    Brazil w/o  
    Chile    
      Brazil w/o
      Paraguay
   bye
    Paraguay  

Americas Inter-Zonal Final[edit]

United States vs. Brazil


United States
5
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States [4]
9–11 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]

First Round
3–12 May
  Second Round
11–23 May
  Quarterfinals
10–14 June
  Semifinals
8–10 July
  Final
15–17 July
  Denmark    
 bye       Denmark 4  
  Yugoslavia     Yugoslavia 1    
 bye         Denmark 0  
  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    
  Egypt 2         Italy 3
  Norway 0          Switzerland 2  
  Monaco 5       Monaco 2
  Belgium 0      Switzerland 3    
Milan, Italy (clay)
   Switzerland 5         Italy 0
  Czechoslovakia 2         Germany 5
  Austria 3       Austria 2  
  Germany 5     Germany 3    
  India 0         Germany 4  
  Hungary 5    
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
    Ireland 1  
  Finland 0       Hungary 1
 bye     Ireland 4    
Berlin, Germany (clay)
  Ireland         Germany 3
 bye         Great Britain 2  
  Great Britain       Great Britain 5  
 bye     Romania 0    
Warsaw, Poland (clay)
  Romania         Great Britain 4
 bye         Poland 1  
  Poland       Poland 4
 bye     Netherlands 1  
  Netherlands  

Final[edit]

Italy vs. Germany


Italy
0
Milan, Italy [5]
15–17 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
Alberto del Bono / Giorgio de Stefani
Gottfried von Cramm / Daniel Prenn
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]

United States vs. Germany


United States
3
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France [6]
22–24 July 1932
Clay

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

Challenge Round[edit]

France vs. United States


France
3
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France [3]
29–31 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. ^ 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. 384. ISBN 0047960426.
  3. ^ a b "France v United States". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "United States v Brazil". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Italy v Germany". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "United States v Germany". daviscup.com.

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