1927 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1927 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Details
Edition 22nd
Champion
Winning Nation  France
1926
1928

The 1927 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 22nd edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 21 teams entered the Europe Zone, while 4 entered the America Zone.

France defeated Japan in the Inter-Zonal play-off. The French defeated the United States, capturing their first championship, and ending the USA's 6-year run. The final was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 8–10 September.[1][2][3]

America Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

  1st round
18–31 July
Final
18–20 August
                 
  St. Louis, Missouri, United States (grass)
    Japan 4  
    Mexico 1     Montreal, Quebec, Canada (grass)
      Japan 3
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (clay)     Canada 2
    Canada 3
    Cuba 2  

Final[edit]


Canada
2
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
18–20 August 1927
grass

Japan
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
Japan
Willard Crocker
Takeichi Harada
5
7
0
6
4
6
     
2 Canada
Japan
Jack Wright
Yoshiro Ota
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3 Canada
Japan
Willard Crocker / Jack Wright
Takeichi Harada / Teizo Toba
3
6
6
4
5
7
6
3
8
10
 
4 Canada
Japan
Jack Wright
Takeichi Harada
6
3
6
3
8
6
     
5 Canada
Japan
Willard Crocker
Yoshiro Ota
4
6
6
3
8
10
3
6
   

Europe Zone[edit]

Draw[edit]

1st round
29 April - 9 May
  2nd round
6–22 May
  Quarterfinals
9–13 June
  Semifinals
8–11 July
  Final
21–22 July
  France    
Paris, France (clay)
 bye       France 5  
  Romania     Romania 0    
Rome, Italy (clay)
 bye         France 3  
  Hungary         Italy 2  
 bye       Hungary 2
  Italy     Italy 3    
 bye         France 5  
  Portugal         South Africa 0  
 bye       Portugal 0  
  Germany     Germany 5    
 bye         Germany 1
  South Africa 5         South Africa 4  
  Ireland 0       South Africa 5
   Switzerland 3      Switzerland 0    
  Austria 2         France 3
  Denmark 4         Denmark 0
  Netherlands 1       Denmark 3  
  Sweden 1     Great Britain 2    
  Great Britain 4         Denmark 5  
  Spain 2         India 0  
  India 3       India 3
 bye     Yugoslavia 0    
  Yugoslavia         Denmark 3
 bye         Czechoslovakia 2  
  Czechoslovakia       Czechoslovakia 4  
 bye     Greece 1    
  Greece         Czechoslovakia 4
 bye         Belgium 1  
  Poland       Poland 0
 bye     Belgium 5  
  Belgium  

Second round[edit]


France
5
Racing Club de France, Paris, France
14–16 May 1927
clay

Romania
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Romania
Jean Borotra
Ghica Poulieff
6
1
6
2
6
2
     
2 France
Romania
René Lacoste
Nicolae Mişu
6
3
6
2
6
2
     
3 France
Romania
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
Nicolae Mişu / Ghica Poulieff
6
4
6
1
8
6
     
4 France
Romania
Jacques Brugnon
Ghica Poulieff
6
1
6
0
6
0
     
5 France
Romania
Jean Borotra
Nicolae Mişu
6
4
2
6
6
4
7
5
   

Final[edit]


Denmark
0
Copenhagen, Denmark
21–22 July 1927
clay

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Denmark
France
Einer Ulrich
Henri Cochet
7
9
7
9
4
6
     
2 Denmark
France
Axel Petersen
Jean Borotra
8
6
2
6
1
6
     
3 Denmark
France
Axel Petersen / Einer Ulrich
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
4
6
0
6
3
6
     
4 Denmark
France
Einer Ulrich
Jean Borotra
          not
played
5 Denmark
France
Axel Petersen
Henri Cochet
          not
played

Inter-Zonal Zone[edit]


Japan
0
Longwood Cricket Club, Boston, MA, United States
25–27 August 1927
grass

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Japan
France
Yoshiro Ota
Henri Cochet
0
6
3
6
2
6
     
2 Japan
France
Takeichi Harada
René Lacoste
1
6
1
6
2
6
     
3 Japan
France
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
7
9
1
6
2
6
     
4 Japan
France
Takeichi Harada
Henri Cochet
          not
played
5 Japan
France
Yoshiro Ota
René Lacoste
          not
played

Challenge Round[edit]


United States
2
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
8–10 September 1927
Grass

France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
France
Bill Johnston
René Lacoste
3
6
2
6
2
6
     
2 United States
France
Bill Tilden
Henri Cochet
6
4
2
6
6
2
8
6
   
3 United States
France
Frank Hunter / Bill Tilden
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
3
6
6
3
6
3
4
6
6
0
 
4 United States
France
Bill Tilden
René Lacoste
3
6
6
4
3
6
2
6
   
5 United States
France
Bill Johnston
Henri Cochet
4
6
6
4
2
6
4
6
   

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1927 Results". ITF. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  3. ^ David J. Walsh (September 11, 1927). "Two 'Bills' Fall Before French Tennis Stars". The Miami News. pp. 1, 11.

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