1987 Davis Cup

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1987 Davis Cup
Details
Edition 76th
Achievements
1986
1988

The 1987 Davis Cup was the 76th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 71 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 32 in the European Zone (including 11 in the Africa Zone), 13 in the Eastern Zone, and 11 in the American Zone. Sweden defeated India in the final, which was held at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 18-20 December.

World Group[edit]

Participating Teams

Argentina

Australia

Czechoslovakia

France

Great Britain

India

Israel

Italy

Mexico

Paraguay

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First round
13-15 March
Quarterfinals
24-26 July
Semifinals
2-4 October
Final
18-20 December
                                     
Prato, Italy (clay)
  Sweden 3  
Fréjus, Cannes, France (clay)
  Italy 2  
    Sweden 4  
Lille, France (indoor carpet)
    France 1  
  France 5
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  South Korea 0  
    Sweden 3  
Asunción, Paraguay (clay)
    Spain 2  
  United States 2  
Caracas, Venezuela (clay)
  Paraguay 3  
    Paraguay 2
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
    Spain 3  
  West Germany 2
Gothenburg, Sweden (indoor clay)
  Spain 3  
    Sweden 5
New Delhi, India (grass)
    India 0
  India 3  
New Delhi, India (grass)
  Argentina 2  
    India 4
Hradec Králové, Czech. (indoor carpet)
    Israel 0  
  Israel 3
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Czechoslovakia 2  
    India 3
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
    Australia 2  
  Great Britain 0  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
  Mexico 5  
    Mexico 1
Adelaide, Australia (grass)
    Australia 4  
  Yugoslavia 1
  Australia 4  

First round losers play in World Group Relegation Play-off.

Final[edit]


Sweden
5
Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden
18 December - 20 December 1987
clay (indoors)

India
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
India
Mats Wilander
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
1
6
3
     
2 Sweden
India
Anders Järryd
Vijay Amritraj
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
3 Sweden
India
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
6
2
3
6
6
1
6
2
   
4 Sweden
India
Anders Järryd
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
3
       
5 Sweden
India
Mats Wilander
Vijay Amritraj
6
2
6
0
       

World Group Relegation Play-offs[edit]

Date: 24-26 July

Venue Home Team Score Visiting Team
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)  Czechoslovakia 5-0  Argentina
Zagreb, Yugoslavia (clay)  Yugoslavia 3-0  Great Britain
Hartford, CT, United States (indoor carpet)  United States 2-3  West Germany
Seoul, South Korea (hard)  South Korea 2-3  Italy
  • Czechoslovakia, Italy, West Germany, and Yugoslavia remain in World Group in 1988.
  • Argentina (AME), Great Britain (EUR), South Korea (EAS), and United States (AME) relegated to Zonal competition in 1988.

Americas Zone[edit]

The winning team of the Americas Zone bracket was promoted to the 1988 World Group.

First round

January 30 - February 1
Nassau (clay), Bogotá (clay), Caracas (hard)

Quarterfinals

March 13-15
Nassau (hard), Montevideo (clay), Lima (clay), Guayaquil (clay)

Semifinals

July 24-27
Santiago (clay), Edmonton (hard)

Final

October 2-4
Sao Paolo (clay)

 Caribbean/West Indies 3  
  Cuba 2      Caribbean/West Indies 2  
           Chile 3  
             Chile 2  
  Colombia 0         Brazil 3  
  Uruguay 5       Uruguay 2  
           Brazil 3  
             Brazil 4
             Ecuador 1
           Peru 2  
  Venezuela 1       Canada 3  
  Canada 4         Canada 2  
             Ecuador 3  
           Ecuador 5       
           Bolivia 0       
      

Eastern Zone[edit]

The winning team of the Eastern Zone bracket was promoted to the 1988 World Group.

First round

March 13-15
Kunming (clay), Colombo (clay), Hong Kong (hard), Dhaka (hard), Taipei (hard)

Quarterfinals

May 8-10
Wuhan (clay), Toyama City (carpet), Bangkok (hard), Taipei (hard)

Semifinals

July 24-26
Tianjin (carpet), Bangkok (hard)

Final

October 2-4
Shanghai (clay)

  China 4  
  Indonesia 1       China 4  
  Sri Lanka 0       Philippines 1  
  Philippines 5         China 3  
             Japan 2  
           Japan 4  
  Hong Kong 5       Hong Kong 1  
  Malaysia 0         China 1
             New Zealand 4
           Thailand 3  
  Bangladesh 0       Pakistan 2  
  Pakistan 5         Thailand 1  
  Chinese Taipei 5         New Zealand 4  
  Singapore 0       Chinese Taipei 0       
           New Zealand 5       
      

European Zone[edit]

The winning team from each of the main European brackets was promoted to the 1988 World Group.

Africa Zone[edit]

No final round was disputed, since both semifinals winners advanced to the main European draws.

First round

January 30 - February 1
Dakar (hard), Abidjan (carpet)

Quarterfinals

March 13-22
Dakar (hard), Nairobi (clay), Abidjan (carpet)

Semifinals

April 3-5
Dakar (hard), Harare (hard)

Final
  Senegal 3  
  Morocco 2       Senegal 4  
           Algeria 1  
             Senegal 3  
             Egypt 2  
           Egypt W/O  
           Libya  
               
  Kenya W/O           
  Djibouti       Kenya 0  
           Zimbabwe 5  
             Zimbabwe 3  
  Ivory Coast 5         Nigeria 2  
  Tunisia 0       Ivory Coast 2       
           Nigeria 3       
      

Zone A[edit]

First round

May 6-8
Marsa (hard), Damascus (hard), Bergen (carpet)

Quarterfinals

June 12-14
Dublin (hard), Istanbul (clay), Haskovo (clay), Lugano (clay)

Semifinals

July 24-26
Valkenswaard (carpet), Haskovo (clay)

Final

October 2-4
Donetsk (clay)

  Malta 1  
  Ireland 4       Ireland 1  
           Netherlands 4  
             Netherlands 1  
  Syria 0         Soviet Union 4  
  Turkey 5       Turkey 1  
           Soviet Union 4  
             Soviet Union 2
              Switzerland 3
           Bulgaria 5  
  Norway 2       Senegal 0  
  Senegal 3         Bulgaria 0  
              Switzerland 5  
            Switzerland 5       
           Belgium 0       
      

Zone B[edit]

First round

May 8-10
Helsinki (carpet), Harare (hard), Monte Carlo (clay), Rhodes (clay)

Quarterfinals

June 12-14
Helsinki (carpet), Brasov (clay), Lisbon (clay), Bad Kleinkirchheim (clay)

Semifinals

July 24-26
Aarhus (clay), Oporto (clay)

Final

October 2-4
Copenhagen (carpet)

  Finland 5  
  Cyprus 0       Finland 0  
           Denmark 5  
             Denmark 3  
             Romania 2  
           Romania 4  
  Zimbabwe 2       Poland 1  
  Poland 3         Denmark 3
  Monaco 2         Austria 2
  Portugal 3       Portugal 5  
           Hungary 0  
             Portugal 1  
             Austria 4  
           Austria 4       
  Greece 5       Greece 1       
  Luxembourg 0