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1928 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

The 1928 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 23rd edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. 26 teams would enter the Europe Zone, while 6 would enter the America Zone. Chile, Finland, and Norway made their first appearances in the competition.

The United States defeated Italy in the Inter-Zonal play-off. The USA would lose to France in the Challenge Round, giving France their second straight title. The final was played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France on 27–29 July.[1][2][3]

America Zone

Draw

  1st Round
Semifinals
25–28 May
Final
1–3 June
                           
 
   23x15px China  
   bye     Kansas City, MO, United States (clay)
     23x15px China 0  
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)    23x15px United States 5  
   23x15px United States 5
   23x15px Mexico 0     Chicago, IL, United States (clay)
     23x15px United States 5
  Havana, Cuba      Template:Country data JPN 0
   Template:Country data JPN 3  
   23x15px Cuba 0     Montreal, Canada (grass)
     Template:Country data JPN 3
   23x15px Canada 1  
   bye
   23x15px Canada  

Final

45x32px
United States
5
Town & Tennis Club, Chicago, IL, United States
1–3 June 1928
clay
Template:Country data Japan
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
Template:Country data Japan
Bill Tilden
Tamino Abe
6
2
6
3
6
0
     
2 23x15px
Template:Country data Japan
John Hennessey
Yoshiro Ota
8
6
6
3
6
3
     
3 23x15px
Template:Country data Japan
George Lott / Bill Tilden
Tamino Abe / Teizo Toba
6
1
10
8
6
2
     
4 23x15px
Template:Country data Japan
Wilbur Coen
Tamino Abe
7
9
6
2
6
4
7
5
   
5 23x15px
Template:Country data Japan
Bill Tilden
Yoshiro Ota
6
8
6
3
6
1
6
0
   

Europe Zone

Draw

1st round
7 April-12 May
  2nd round
11–26 May
  Quarterfinals
7–11 June
  Semifinals
20–24 June
  Final
13–15 July
 23x16px  Switzerland     Zürich, Switzerland
 bye      23x16px  Switzerland 2  
 Template:Country data IND    Template:Country data IND 3     Turin, Italy (clay)
 bye        Template:Country data IND 1  
 23x15px Romania 5     Rome, Italy (clay)    23x15px Italy 4  
 23x15px Belgium 0      23x15px Romania 0
 23x15px Italy 4    23x15px Italy 4     Felixstowe, England (grass)
 23x15px Australia 1        23x15px Italy 4  
 23x15px Yugoslavia 1     Helsinki, Finland (clay)    23x15px Great Britain 1  
 23x15px Finland 4      23x15px Finland 0  
 23x15px Great Britain 4    23x15px Great Britain 5     Birmingham, England (grass)
 23x15px Argentina 1        23x15px Great Britain 4
 23x15px Germany 4     Berlin, Germany (clay)    23x15px Germany 1  
 23x15px Greece 1      23x15px Germany 3
 23x15px Spain 3    23x15px Spain 2     Milan, Italy (clay)
 23x15px Chile 2        23x15px Italy 3
 23x15px Poland 0     Copenhagen, Denmark    23x15px Czechoslovakia 2
 23x15px Denmark 5      23x15px Denmark 1  
 23x15px Austria 4    23x15px Austria 4     The Hague, Netherlands (clay)
 23x15px Philippines 1        23x15px Austria 0  
 23x15px Norway 0     Noordwijk, Netherlands (clay)    23x15px Netherlands 3  
 23x15px Hungary 5      23x15px Hungary 2
 
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0    23x15px Netherlands 3     Prague, Czechoslovakia
 23x15px Netherlands 5        23x15px Netherlands 2
 23x15px Sweden w/o     Stockholm, Sweden    23x15px Czechoslovakia 3  
 23x15px South Africa      23x15px Sweden 1  
 23x15px Czechoslovakia    23x15px Czechoslovakia 4    
 bye        23x15px Czechoslovakia w/o
 23x15px Portugal     Lisbon, Portugal (clay)    23x15px New Zealand  
 bye      23x15px Portugal 1
 23x15px New Zealand    23x15px New Zealand 4  
 bye  

Final

45x32px
Italy
3
Milan, Italy
13–15 July 1928
clay
45x32px
Czechoslovakia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo
Pavel Machenauer
6
3
6
3
6
4
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Placido Gaslini
Jan Koželuh
1
6
7
9
6
3
4
6
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo / Placido Gaslini
Jan Koželuh / Pavel Machenauer
6
8
6
4
4
6
4
6
   
4 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo
Jan Koželuh
6
1
6
2
6
0
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
Placido Gaslini
Pavel Machenauer
0
6
6
4
6
4
6
3
   

Inter-Zonal Zone

45x32px
Italy
1
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
20–22 July 1928
clay
45x32px
United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo
John Hennessey
4
6
5
7
2
6
     
2 23x15px
23x15px
Placido Gaslini
Frank Hunter
1
6
1
6
0
6
     
3 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo / Placido Gaslini
John Hennessey / George Lott
2
6
3
6
1
6
     
4 23x15px
23x15px
Umberto de Morpurgo
Frank Hunter
6
4
6
8
6
3
3
6
6
3
 
5 23x15px
23x15px
Placido Gaslini
John Hennessey
5
7
3
6
4
6
     

Challenge Round

45x32px
France
4
Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
27–29 July 1928
clay
45x32px
United States
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 23x15px
23x15px
René Lacoste
Bill Tilden
6
1
4
6
4
6
6
2
3
6
 
2 23x15px
23x15px
Henri Cochet
John Hennessey
5
7
9
7
6
3
6
0
   
3 23x15px
23x15px
Jean Borotra / Henri Cochet
Frank Hunter / Bill Tilden
6
4
6
8
7
5
4
6
6
2
 
4 23x15px
23x15px
Henri Cochet
Bill Tilden
9
7
8
6
6
4
     
5 23x15px
23x15px
René Lacoste
John Hennessey
4
6
6
1
7
5
6
4
   

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup – 1928 Results". ITF. 
  2. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  3. ^ Max Robertson (1974). The Encyclopedia of Tennis. London: Allen & Unwin. p. 383. ISBN 0047960426. 

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