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1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

The 1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 21st edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 19 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 5 would enter the America Zone.

France defeated Japan in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but would fall to the United States in a rematch of 1925's Challenge Round. The final was played at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 9–11 September.[1][2]

America Zone

Draw

  1st Round
11–13 June
Semifinals
June–July
Final
19–21 August
                           
  Mexico City, Mexico
   23x15px Mexico 1  
   Template:Country data JPN 4     San Francisco, CA, United States (grass)
     Template:Country data JPN 5  
   23x15px Philippines 0  
   bye
   23x15px Philippines     Montreal, Canada (grass)
     Template:Country data JPN 5
       23x15px Cuba 0
   23x15px Cuba  
   bye     Havana, Cuba (clay)
     23x15px Cuba 3
   23x15px Canada 2  
   bye
   23x15px Canada  

Final

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Cuba
0
Mount Royal Tennis Club, Montreal, Canada
19–21 August 1926
grass
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5
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
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Rogelio Paris
Takeichi Harada
5
7
0
6
3
6
     
2 23x15px
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Vicente Banet
Tsumio Tawara
7
9
1
6
2
6
     
3 23x15px
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Raúl Chacón / Rogelio Paris
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
4
6
3
6
2
6
     
4 23x15px
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Rogelio Paris
Tsumio Tawara
2
6
0
6
2
6
     
5 23x15px
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Vicente Banet
Tezio Toba
2
6
2
6
2
6
     

Europe Zone

Draw

First Round
27 April-9 May
Rome, Italy (clay)
 23x15px Italy 4
 23x15px Romania 0
Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)
 23x15px Netherlands 3
 23x15px Belgium 2
Sutton Coldfield, England (clay)
 23x15px South Africa 4
 23x15px Portugal 1
  Second Round
8–22 May
Quarterfinals
24 May-2 June
Semifinals
Final
24–26 July
                                     
Rome, Italy (clay)
 23x15px Italy 3  
Rome, Italy (clay)
 23x15px Netherlands 2  
   23x15px Italy 2  
Harrogate, England (clay)
   23x15px Great Britain 3  
 23x15px Great Britain 5
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
 23x15px Poland 0  
   23x15px Great Britain 4  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
   23x15px Spain 1  
 23x15px Hungary 2  
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
 23x15px Argentina 3  
   23x15px Argentina 1
Dublin, Ireland (grass)
   23x15px Spain 3  
 
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2
Cabourg, France (clay)
 23x15px Spain 3  
   23x15px Great Britain 0
   23x15px France 5
 23x15px South Africa w/o  
Kensington, London, England (clay)
 23x15px Austria  
   23x15px South Africa 1
Malmö, Sweden
   23x15px Sweden 4  
 23x15px Sweden 3
Stockholm, Sweden (clay)
 23x16px  Switzerland 2  
   23x15px Sweden 0
Prague, Czechoslovakia
   23x15px France 5  
 23x15px Czechoslovakia 4  
Prague, Czechoslovakia (clay)
 Template:Country data IND 1  
   23x15px Czechoslovakia 0
Copenhagen, Denmark (clay)
   23x15px France 3  
 23x15px Denmark 0
 23x15px France 5  

Final

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France
5
Garden Tennis Club, Cabourg, France
24–26 July 1926
clay
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Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Henri Cochet
Colin Gregory
7
5
4
6
7
9
7
5
6
0
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
René Lacoste
Noel Turnbull
6
4
6
4
6
4
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Jean Borotra / Jacques Brugnon
Gordon Crole Rees / Charles Kingsley
6
2
6
0
6
3
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Pierre Landry
Colin Gregory
6
3
6
2
6
1
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Jacques Brugnon
Noel Turnbull
4
6
1
6
6
2
6
4
6
0
 

Inter-Zonal Zone

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2
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States
26–28 August 1926
grass
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France
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Template:Country data Japan
23x15px
Tsumio Tawara
Henri Cochet
6
1
6
4
5
7
3
6
2
6
 
2 Template:Country data Japan
23x15px
Takeichi Harada
René Lacoste
6
4
4
6
6
3
9
7
   
3 Template:Country data Japan
23x15px
Takeichi Harada / Tsumio Tawara
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
0
6
0
6
2
6
     
4 Template:Country data Japan
23x15px
Tsumio Tawara
René Lacoste
1
6
3
6
2
6
     
5 Template:Country data Japan
23x15px
Takeichi Harada
Henri Cochet
6
1
6
3
0
6
6
4
   

Challenge Round

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United States
4
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
9–11 September 1926
grass
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France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Bill Johnston
René Lacoste
6
0
6
4
0
6
6
0
   
2 23x15px
23x15px
Bill Tilden
Jean Borotra
6
2
6
3
6
3
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Vincent Richards / Norris Williams
Jacques Brugnon / Henri Cochet
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Bill Johnston
Jean Borotra
8
6
6
4
9
7
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Bill Tilden
René Lacoste
6
4
4
6
6
8
6
8
   

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1926 Results". ITF. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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