1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Edition 9th
Champion
Winning Nation  Australasia
1908
1911

The 1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the ninth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. For the second straight year, only the British Isles and the United States would challenge Australasia for the Cup. After defeating the British in Philadelphia, the US traveled to Sydney, but was defeated again by the Australasian team. The final was played at the Double Bay Grounds on 27–30 November.

Final[edit]


United States
5
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, United States[1]
11–14 September 1909[1][2]

British Isles
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
United Kingdom
William Larned
Charles Dixon
6
3
6
2
6
0
     [1]
2 United States
United Kingdom
William Clothier
James Parke
6
4
6
3
8
6
     [1]
3 United States
United Kingdom
Harold Hackett / Raymond D. Little
Walter Crawley / James Parke
3
6
6
4
6
4
4
6
8
6
 [3]
4 United States
United Kingdom
William Larned
James Parke
6
3
6
2
6
3
     [2]
5 United States
United Kingdom
William Clothier
Charles Dixon
6
3
6
1
6
4
     [2]

Challenge round[edit]

1909 Davis Cup Challenge Round match between Australasia and the United States at the Double Bay Grounds, Sydney, Australia on 27–30 November 1909

Australasia
5
Double Bay Grounds, Sydney, Australia[4]
27–30 November 1909[4][5]

United States
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes
Maurice McLoughlin
6
2
6
2
6
4
     [4]
2 Australasia
United States
Anthony Wilding
Melville H. Long
6
2
7
5
6
1
     [4]
3 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes / Anthony Wilding
Melville H. Long / Maurice McLoughlin
12
10
9
7
6
3
     [6]
4 Australasia
United States
Norman Brookes
Melville H. Long
6
4
7
5
8
6
     [5]
5 Australasia
United States
Anthony Wilding
Maurice McLoughlin
3
6
8
6
6
2
6
3
   [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "American Tennis Men Beat Britons; Larned and Clothier Take Singles Matches from Dixon and Parke. Preliminary for Davis Cup Winners' Victory of Every Set Was a Surprise to the Three Thousand Spectators at Philadelphia" (PDF). The New York Times. September 11, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Davis Cup Tennis Sweep for America; British Contestants Outclassed Again by Larned and Clothier. Could Not Win a Match. Larned Steady and Accurate Against. Parke, While Clothier Excelled Dixon in Every Style of Play" (PDF). The New York Times. September 11, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  3. ^ "Lawn Tennis". Taranaki Herald. September 14, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d "Lawn Tennis. Davis Cup Competitions". Dublin Evening Mail. November 29, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  5. ^ a b c "Lawn Tennis. Davis Cup Matches. Concluding Games". Colonist. December 1, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.
  6. ^ "Lawn Tennis. The Davis Cup Won by Australasia". Ashburton Guardian. November 30, 1909. Retrieved February 24, 2011.