1982 Davis Cup
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1982 Davis Cup
1982 Davis Cup
Details
Duration5 March - 28 November
Edition71st
Teams57
Champion
Winning Nation United States
1981
1983

The 1982 Davis Cup (also known as the 1982 Davis Cup by NEC for sponsorship purposes) was the 71st edition of the Davis Cup, the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 58 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 22 in the Europe Zone, 10 in the Americas Zone, and 10 in the Eastern Zone. Tunisia made its first appearance in the tournament.

The United States defeated France in the final, held at the Palais des Sports in Grenoble, France, on 26-28 November, to win their 28th title overall.[1][2]

World Group

Draw

  First Round
5-7 March
Quarterfinals
9-11 July
Semifinals
1-3 October
Final
26-28 November
                                     
Carlsbad, CA, United States (hard)
  United States 4  
St. Louis, MO, United States (indoor carpet)
  India 1  
    United States 3  
Stockholm, Sweden (indoor carpet)
    Sweden 2  
  Sweden 4
Perth, Australia (indoor carpet)
  Soviet Union 1  
    United States 5  
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
    Australia 0  
  Australia 3  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
  Mexico 2  
    Australia 4
Santiago, Chile (clay)
    Chile 1  
  Romania 1
Grenoble, France (indoor clay)
  Chile 3  
    United States 4
Christchurch, New Zealand (grass)
    France 1
  Spain 2  
Cervia, Italy (clay)
  New Zealand 3  
    New Zealand 3
Rome, Italy (clay)
    Italy 2  
  Italy 3
Aix-en-Provence, France (clay)
  Great Britain 2  
    New Zealand 2
Prague, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
    France 3  
  West Germany 0  
Paris, France (clay)
  Czechoslovakia 5  
    Czechoslovakia 2
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    France 3  
  France 3
  Argentina 2  

Final

France vs. United States


France
1
Palais des Sports, Grenoble, France [2]
26-28 November 1982
Clay (indoors)

United States
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
Yannick Noah
John McEnroe
10
12
6
1
6
3
2
6
3
6
 
2 France
United States
Henri Leconte
Gene Mayer
2
6
2
6
9
7
4
6
   
3 France
United States
Henri Leconte / Yannick Noah
Peter Fleming / John McEnroe
3
6
4
6
7
9
     
4 France
United States
Yannick Noah
Gene Mayer
6
1
6
0
       
5 France
United States
Henri Leconte
John McEnroe
2
6
3
6
       

Relegation play-offs

Date: 1-3 October

Home team Score Visiting team Location Surface
 Soviet Union 4-1  India Donetsk Clay
 Mexico 2-3  Romania Mexico City Clay
 Spain 2-3  Great Britain Barcelona Clay
 Argentina 3-2  West Germany Buenos Aires Clay

Americas Zone

  Sub-Zonal Quarterfinals
8-10 January
Sub-Zonal Semifinals
15-24 January
Sub-Zonal Finals
5-7 March
Inter-Zonal Final
7-9 May
                                     
  Colombia  
Bogotá, Colombia (clay)
 bye  
    Colombia 5  
    Caribbean/West Indies 0  
 bye
Montreal, Canada (indoor hard)
  Caribbean/West Indies  
    Colombia 1  
    Canada 3  
  Canada  
Caracas, Venezuela (hard)
 bye  
    Canada 4
    Venezuela 1  
 bye
Laval, Canada (indoor hard)
  Venezuela  
    Canada 1
    Paraguay 4
  Brazil  
Fortaleza, Brazil (clay)
 bye  
    Brazil 0
La Paz, Bolivia (clay)
    Ecuador 5  
  Ecuador 5
Asunción, Paraguay (indoor carpet)
  Bolivia 0  
    Ecuador 2
Asunción, Paraguay (clay)
    Paraguay 3  
  Paraguay 3  
Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)
  Peru 2  
    Paraguay 3
    Uruguay 2  
 bye
  Uruguay  

Eastern Zone

  First Round
8-10 January
Quarterfinals
22-24 January
Semifinals
5-7 March
Final
7-9 May
                                     
  Malaysia  
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (indoor carpet)
 bye  
    Malaysia 1  
    Indonesia 4  
 bye
Jakarta, Indonesia (clay)
  Indonesia  
    Indonesia 3  
    South Korea 2  
  South Korea  
Manila, Philippines (indoor clay)
 bye  
    South Korea 4
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (hard)
    Philippines 1  
  Hong Kong 2
Jakarta, Indonesia (clay)
  Philippines 3  
    Indonesia 4
    Japan 1
  Chinese Taipei w/o  
Taipei, Taiwan (indoor hard)
  Pakistan  
    Chinese Taipei 1
    Japan 4  
 bye
Tokyo, Japan (clay)
  Japan  
    Japan 5
    Thailand 0  
  Sri Lanka  
Colombo, Sri Lanka (clay)
 bye  
    Sri Lanka 1
    Thailand 3  
 bye
  South Korea  

Europe Zone

Zone A

  First Round
7-9 May
Quarterfinals
11-13 June
Semifinals
9-11 July; 6-8 August
Final
1-3 October
                                     
Dublin, Ireland (indoor hard)
  Ireland 5  
Dublin, Ireland (hard)
  Luxembourg 0  
    Ireland 4  
    Monaco 1  
 bye
Dublin, Ireland (hard)
  Monaco  
    Ireland 4  
Ankara, Turkey (clay)
    Finland 1  
  Turkey 0  
Athens, Greece (clay)
  Greece 5  
    Greece 2
    Finland 3  
 bye
Dublin, Ireland (hard)
  Finland  
    Ireland 4
     Switzerland 1
  Austria  
Vienna, Austria (clay)
 bye  
    Austria 5
    Algeria 0  
 bye
Pörtschach, Austria (clay)
  Algeria  
    Austria 0
Casablanca, Morocco (clay)
     Switzerland 4  
  Morocco 3  
Casablanca, Morocco (clay)
  Poland 2  
    Morocco 0
     Switzerland 5  
 bye
   Switzerland  

Zone B

  First Round
7-9 May
Quarterfinals
11-13 June
Semifinals
9-11 July
Final
1-3 October
                                     
  Hungary  
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
 bye  
    Hungary 3  
Vara?din, Yugoslavia (clay)
    Yugoslavia 2  
  Norway 0
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
  Yugoslavia 5  
    Hungary 4  
    Israel 1  
  Israel  
Eupen, Belgium (clay)
 bye  
    Israel 3
    Belgium 0  
 bye
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
  Belgium  
    Hungary 2
Porto, Portugal (clay)
    Denmark 3
  Portugal 5  
Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
  Tunisia 0  
    Portugal 0
    Egypt 5  
 bye
Aarhus, Denmark (clay)
  Egypt  
    Egypt 1
Sofia, Bulgaria (clay)
    Denmark 4  
  Denmark 4  
Hørsholm, Denmark (clay)
  Bulgaria 1  
    Denmark 3
    Netherlands 0  
 bye
  Netherlands  

References

General
  • "World Group 1982". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 2019.
Specific
  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495-496, 499. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ a b "France v United States". daviscup.com.

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