1985 Davis Cup World Group

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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1985. The first-round losers went into the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs, and the winners progress to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinalists were guaranteed a World Group spot for 1986.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Chile

Czechoslovakia

Ecuador

France

India

Italy

Japan

Paraguay

Soviet Union

Spain

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First round
8-10 March
Quarterfinals
2-4 August
Semifinals
4-6 October
Final
20-22 December
                                     
Kyoto, Japan (indoor carpet)[1]
  United States 5  
Hamburg, West Germany (clay)[2]
  Japan 0  
    United States 2  
Sindelfingen, W. Germany (indoor carpet)[3]
    West Germany 3  
  Spain 2
Frankfurt, West Germany (indoor carpet)[4]
  West Germany 3  
    West Germany 5  
Tbilisi, Soviet Union (indoor carpet)[5]
    Czechoslovakia 0  
  Czechoslovakia 3  
Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)[6]
  Soviet Union 2  
    Czechoslovakia 5
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)[7]
    Ecuador 0  
  Argentina 1
Munich, West Germany (indoor carpet)[8]
  Ecuador 4  
    West Germany 2
Asunción, Paraguay (indoor carpet)[9]
    Sweden 3
  Paraguay 3  
Sydney, Australia (grass)[10]
  France 2  
    Paraguay 2
Split, Yugoslavia (indoor clay)[11]
    Australia 3  
  Yugoslavia 2
Malmö, Sweden (indoor clay)[12]
  Australia 3  
    Australia 0
Calcutta, India (grass)[13]
    Sweden 5  
  India 3  
Bangalore, India (grass)[14]
  Italy 2  
    India 1
Santiago, Chile (clay)[15]
    Sweden 4  
  Chile 1
  Sweden 4  

First round[edit]

Japan vs. United States[edit]


Japan
0
Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium, Kyoto, Japan[1]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (i)

United States
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
United States
Kaoru Maruyama
Eliot Teltscher
1
6
1
6
1
6
     
2 Japan
United States
Shozo Shiraishi
Aaron Krickstein
4
6
1
6
6
3
4
6
   
3 Japan
United States
Shigeyuki Nishio / Shinichi Sakamoto
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
2
6
3
6
1
6
     
4 Japan
United States
Kaoru Maruyama
Aaron Krickstein
1
6
1
6
       
5 Japan
United States
Shozo Shiraishi
Eliot Teltscher
3
6
2
6
       

West Germany vs. Spain[edit]


West Germany
3
Sindelfingen, West Germany[3]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (i)

Spain
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 West Germany
Spain
Michael Westphal
Sergio Casal
10
8
6
3
2
6
2
6
6
4
 
2 West Germany
Spain
Boris Becker
Juan Aguilera
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3 West Germany
Spain
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
4
6
6
3
1
6
6
3
6
4
 
4 West Germany
Spain
Boris Becker
Sergio Casal
4
6
6
1
5
7
     
5 West Germany
Spain
Michael Westphal
Juan Aguilera
4
6
6
3
3
6
     

Soviet Union vs. Czechoslovakia[edit]


Soviet Union
2
Tbilisi, Soviet Union[5]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (i)

Czechoslovakia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia
Konstantin Pugaev
Miloslav Mečíř
4
6
3
6
7
9
     
2 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia
Alexander Zverev
Tomáš Šmíd
3
6
4
6
3
6
     
3 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia
Sergey Leonyuk / Alexander Zverev
Libor Pimek / Tomáš Šmíd
3
6
4
6
11
9
8
6
7
5
 
4 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia
Alexander Zverev
Miloslav Mečíř
3
6
6
8
6
0
6
8
   
5 Soviet Union
Czechoslovakia
Konstantin Pugaev
Libor Pimek
8
6
6
2
       

Argentina vs. Ecuador[edit]


Argentina
1
Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina[7]
8–10 March 1985
Clay

Ecuador
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Argentina
Ecuador
José Luis Clerc
Andrés Gómez
6
4
4
6
11
13
3
6
   
2 Argentina
Ecuador
Martín Jaite
Raul Viver
6
4
5
7
5
7
6
2
6
3
 
3 Argentina
Ecuador
José Luis Clerc / Martín Jaite
Andrés Gómez / Ricardo Ycaza
11
13
3
6
6
3
4
6
   
4 Argentina
Ecuador
Martín Jaite
Andrés Gómez
1
6
4
6
4
6
     
5 Argentina
Ecuador
Roberto Argüello
Raul Viver
1
6
6
4
3
6
     

Paraguay vs. France[edit]


Paraguay
3
Stroessner Stadium, Asunción, Paraguay[9]
8–10 March 1985
Carpet (i)

France
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Paraguay
France
Víctor Pecci
Yannick Noah
6
8
15
13
2
6
8
6
10
8
 
2 Paraguay
France
Francisco González
Henri Leconte
4
6
6
3
3
6
6
3
6
4
 
3 Paraguay
France
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Henri Leconte / Yannick Noah
2
6
6
3
6
8
5
7
3
6
 
4 Paraguay
France
Francisco González
Yannick Noah
6
3
3
6
15
17
4
6
   
5 Paraguay
France
Víctor Pecci
Henri Leconte
6
3
6
4
3
6
7
5
   

Yugoslavia vs. Australia[edit]


Yugoslavia
2
Split, Yugoslavia[11]
8–10 March 1985
Clay (i)

Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Australia
Marko Ostoja
Paul McNamee
6
3
6
3
8
10
0
6
4
6
 
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Australia
Slobodan Živojinović
Pat Cash
7
5
5
7
10
8
6
4
   
3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Australia
Goran Prpić / Slobodan Živojinović
Pat Cash / John Fitzgerald
5
7
12
10
8
6
4
6
4
6
 
4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Australia
Marko Ostoja
Pat Cash
2
6
0
6
2
6
     
5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Australia
Slobodan Živojinović
Paul McNamee
3
6
6
3
6
3
     

India vs. Italy[edit]


India
3
Calcutta, India[13]
8–10 March 1985
Grass

Italy
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Italy
Ramesh Krishnan
Francesco Cancellotti
6
3
11
9
4
6
3
6
6
4
 
2 India
Italy
Vijay Amritraj
Claudio Panatta
6
1
6
4
5
7
3
6
6
3
 
3 India
Italy
Anand Amritraj / Sashi Menon
Gianni Ocleppo / Claudio Panatta
3
6
3
6
7
9
     
4 India
Italy
Vijay Amritraj
Francesco Cancellotti
5
7
6
4
6
3
8
6
   
5 India
Italy
Ramesh Krishnan
Claudio Panatta
8
6
4
6
1
6
     

Chile vs. Sweden[edit]


Chile
1
Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile[15]
8–10 March 1985
Clay

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Chile
Sweden
Hans Gildemeister
Stefan Edberg
6
3
2
6
6
4
7
5
   
2 Chile
Sweden
Pedro Rebolledo
Henrik Sundström
9
7
2
6
0
6
7
9
   
3 Chile
Sweden
Ricardo Acuña / Hans Gildemeister
Stefan Edberg / Jan Gunnarsson
1
6
6
1
3
6
3
6
   
4 Chile
Sweden
Hans Gildemeister
Henrik Sundström
1
6
6
3
5
7
2
6
   
5 Chile
Sweden
Pedro Rebolledo
Stefan Edberg
4
6
6
4
2
6
     

Quarterfinals[edit]

West Germany vs. United States[edit]


West Germany
3
Rothenbaum Club, Hamburg, West Germany[2]
2–4 August 1985
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 West Germany
United States
Boris Becker
Eliot Teltscher
6
2
6
2
6
3
     
2 West Germany
United States
Hans Schwaier
Aaron Krickstein
2
6
6
1
2
6
6
1
8
6
 
3 West Germany
United States
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
2
6
8
6
1
6
6
4
5
7
 
4 West Germany
United States
Hans Schwaier
Eliot Teltscher
4
6
6
2
7
5
4
6
2
6
 
5 West Germany
United States
Boris Becker
Aaron Krickstein
6
2
6
2
6
1
     

Ecuador vs. Czechoslovakia[edit]


Ecuador
0
Guayaquil TC, Guayaquil, Ecuador[6]
2–4 August 1985
Clay

Czechoslovakia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ecuador
Czechoslovakia
Andrés Gómez
Ivan Lendl
3
5
         
retired
2 Ecuador
Czechoslovakia
Raul Viver
Miloslav Mečíř
0
6
1
6
3
6
     
3 Ecuador
Czechoslovakia
Martin Aguirre / Ricardo Ycaza
Ivan Lendl / Tomáš Šmíd
5
6
4
6
4
6
     
4 Ecuador
Czechoslovakia
Ricardo Ycaza
Miloslav Mečíř
4
6
3
6
       
5 Ecuador
Czechoslovakia
Martin Aguirre
Tomáš Šmíd
0
6
1
6
       

Australia vs. Paraguay[edit]


Australia
3
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia[10]
2–4 August 1985
Grass

Paraguay
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Paraguay
Paul McNamee
Francisco González
3
6
6
0
6
3
6
1
   
2 Australia
Paraguay
John Fitzgerald
Víctor Pecci
2
6
3
6
6
1
4
6
   
3 Australia
Paraguay
Mark Edmondson / Paul McNamee
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
3
6
10
8
3
6
6
1
3
6
 
4 Australia
Paraguay
Paul McNamee
Víctor Pecci
6
8
7
5
6
2
9
7
   
5 Australia
Paraguay
John Fitzgerald
Francisco González
6
3
9
7
7
5
     

India vs. Sweden[edit]


India
1
Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India[14]
2–4 August 1985
Grass

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Sweden
Vijay Amritraj
Anders Järryd
6
3
5
7
6
2
3
6
4
6
 
2 India
Sweden
Ramesh Krishnan
Mats Wilander
3
6
3
6
2
6
     
3 India
Sweden
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
19
21
6
2
3
6
4
6
   
4 India
Sweden
Vijay Amritraj
Mats Wilander
8
6
9
7
       
5 India
Sweden
Ramesh Krishnan
Anders Järryd
3
6
6
4
1
6
     

Semifinals[edit]

West Germany vs. Czechoslovakia[edit]


West Germany
5
Frankfurt, West Germany[4]
4–6 October 1985
Carpet (i)

Czechoslovakia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Boris Becker
Miloslav Mečíř
6
3
7
5
6
4
     
2 West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Michael Westphal
Tomáš Šmíd
6
8
1
6
7
5
11
9
17
15
 
3 West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Ivan Lendl / Tomáš Šmíd
6
1
7
5
6
4
     
4 West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Boris Becker
Libor Pimek
6
1
6
4
       
5 West Germany
Czechoslovakia
Michael Westphal
Miloslav Mečíř
6
3
6
4
       

Sweden vs. Australia[edit]


Sweden
5
Baltic Hall, Malmö, Sweden[12]
4–6 October 1985
Clay (i)

Australia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
Australia
Anders Järryd
Peter McNamara
6
4
6
4
13
11
     
2 Sweden
Australia
Mats Wilander
Wally Masur
6
1
6
1
6
0
     
3 Sweden
Australia
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
Mark Edmondson / John Fitzgerald
6
4
6
3
6
4
     
4 Sweden
Australia
Mats Wilander
Peter McNamara
6
4
6
3
       
5 Sweden
Australia
Anders Järryd
Wally Masur
6
1
6
2
       

Final[edit]

West Germany vs. Sweden[edit]


West Germany
2
Olympiahalle, Munich, West Germany[8]
20–22 December 1985
Carpet (i)

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 West Germany
Sweden
Michael Westphal
Mats Wilander
3
6
4
6
8
10
     
2 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker
Stefan Edberg
6
3
3
6
7
5
8
6
   
3 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
4
6
2
6
1
6
     
4 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker
Mats Wilander
6
3
2
6
6
3
6
3
   
5 West Germany
Sweden
Michael Westphal
Stefan Edberg
6
3
5
7
4
6
3
6
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Japan v United States". daviscup.com.
  2. ^ a b "West Germany v United States". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "West Germany v Spain". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "West Germany v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ a b "Soviet Union v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ a b "Ecuador v Czechoslovakia". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ a b "Argentina v Ecuador". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ a b "West Germany v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ a b "Paraguay v France". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ a b "Australia v Paraguay". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ a b "Yugoslavia v Australia". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ a b "Sweden v Australia". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ a b "India v Italy". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ a b "India v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ a b "Chile v Sweden". daviscup.com.