1985 Davis Cup
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1985 Davis Cup
1985 Davis Cup
Details
Duration8 March - 22 December
Edition74th
Teams62
Champion
Winning Nation Sweden
1984
1986

The 1985 Davis Cup (also known as the 1985 Davis Cup by NEC for sponsorship purposes) was the 74th edition of the Davis Cup, the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 63 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 27 in the Europe Zone, 12 in the Eastern Zone, and 8 in the Americas Zone. Cyprus made its first appearance in the tournament.

Sweden defeated West Germany in the final, held at the Olympiahalle in Munich, West Germany, on 20-22 December, to win their 2nd consecutive Davis Cup title and 3rd overall.[1][2]

World Group

Draw

  First Round
8-10 March
Quarterfinals
2-4 August
Semifinals
4-6 October
Final
20-22 December
                                     
Kyoto, Japan (indoor carpet)
  United States 5  
Hamburg, West Germany (clay)
  Japan 0  
    United States 2  
Sindelfingen, West Germany (indoor carpet)
    West Germany 3  
  Spain 2
Frankfurt, West Germany (indoor carpet)
  West Germany 3  
    West Germany 5  
Tbilisi, Soviet Union (indoor carpet)
    Czechoslovakia 0  
  Czechoslovakia 3  
Guayaquil, Ecuador (clay)
  Soviet Union 2  
    Czechoslovakia 5
Buenos Aires, Argentina (clay)
    Ecuador 0  
  Argentina 1
Munich, West Germany (indoor carpet)
  Ecuador 4  
    West Germany 2
Asunción, Paraguay (indoor carpet)
    Sweden 3
  Paraguay 3  
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  France 2  
    Paraguay 2
Split, Yugoslavia (indoor clay)
    Australia 3  
  Yugoslavia 2
Malmö, Sweden (indoor clay)
  Australia 3  
    Australia 0
Calcutta, India (grass)
    Sweden 5  
  India 3  
Bangalore, India (grass)
  Italy 2  
    India 1
Santiago, Chile (clay) [19-21 April]
    Sweden 4  
  Chile 1
  Sweden 4  

Final

West Germany vs. Sweden


West Germany
2
Olympiahalle, Munich, West Germany[2]
20-22 December 1985
Carpet (indoors)

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 West Germany
Sweden
Michael Westphal
Mats Wilander
3
6
4
6
8
10
     
2 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker
Stefan Edberg
6
3
3
6
7
5
8
6
   
3 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker / Andreas Maurer
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
4
6
2
6
1
6
     
4 West Germany
Sweden
Boris Becker
Mats Wilander
6
3
2
6
6
3
6
3
   
5 West Germany
Sweden
Michael Westphal
Stefan Edberg
6
3
5
7
4
6
3
6
   

Relegation play-offs

Date: 4-6 October

Home team Score Visiting team Location Door Surface
 Japan 0-3  Spain Tokyo Outdoor Clay
 Argentina 2-3  Soviet Union Buenos Aires Outdoor Clay
 Yugoslavia 4-1  France Belgrade Indoor Hard
 Italy 3-1  Chile Cagliari Outdoor Clay

Americas Zone


  Quarterfinals
8-10 March
Semifinals
2-4 August
Final
4-6 October
     
  Caracas, Venezuela (hard)
   Brazil 5
   Venezuela 0 Porto Alegre, Brazil (clay)
   Brazil 4
  Montevideo, Uruguay (clay)  Colombia 1
   Uruguay 2
   Colombia 3 Porto Alegre, Brazil (clay)
   Brazil 1
  Chicoutimi, Canada (indoor carpet)  Mexico 4
   Caribbean/West Indies 1
   Canada 4 Chicoutimi, Canada (clay)
   Canada 2
  Mexico City, Mexico (clay)  Mexico 3
   Peru 2
   Mexico 3

Eastern Zone

  First Round
18-20 January
Quarterfinals
8-10 March
Semifinals
10-12 May
Final
4-6 October
                                     
  New Zealand  
Auckland, New Zealand (hard)
 bye  
    New Zealand 5  
Taipei, Taiwan (indoor hard)
    Chinese Taipei 0  
  Chinese Taipei 5
Wellington, New Zealand (indoor hard)
  Sri Lanka 0  
    New Zealand 5  
    China 0  
  China  
Shanghai, China (clay)
 bye  
    China 3
Singapore (grass)
    Hong Kong 2  
  Hong Kong 4
Christchurch, New Zealand (grass)
  Singapore 1  
    New Zealand 4
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (grass)
    South Korea 0
  Philippines 5  
Bangkok, Thailand (hard)
  Malaysia 0  
    Philippines 4
    Thailand 1  
 bye
Manila, Philippines (hard)
  Thailand  
    Philippines 0
Seoul, South Korea (indoor carpet)
    South Korea 5  
  South Korea 5  
Islamabad, Pakistan (clay)
  Indonesia 0  
    South Korea 4
    Pakistan 1  
 bye
  Pakistan  

Europe Zone

Zone A

  First Round
10-12 May
Quarterfinals
14-16 June
Semifinals
2-4 August
Final
4-6 October
                                     
  Romania  
Istanbul, Turkey (clay)
 bye  
    Romania 5  
    Turkey 0  
  Turkey w/o
Bucharest, Romania (clay)
  Iran  
    Romania 4  
Casablanca, Morocco (clay)
    Egypt 1  
  Hungary 4  
Cairo, Egypt (clay)
  Morocco 1  
    Hungary 2
Cairo, Egypt (clay)
    Egypt 3  
  Egypt 4
Bucharest, Romania (clay)
  Algeria 1  
    Romania 2
Dakar, Senegal (hard)
    Denmark 3
  Senegal 1  
Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)
  Monaco 4  
    Monaco 3
Nicosia, Cyprus (clay)
    Ireland 2  
  Cyprus 1
Monte Carlo, Monaco (clay)
  Ireland 4  
    Monaco 0
Brussels, Belgium (clay)
    Denmark 5  
  Bulgaria 1  
Holte, Denmark (clay)
  Belgium 3  
    Belgium 0
    Denmark 5  
 bye
  Denmark  

Zone B

  First Round
10-12 May
Quarterfinals
14-16 June
Semifinals
2-4 August
Final
4-6 October
                                     
  Israel  
Ramat HaSharon, Israel (hard)
 bye  
    Israel 4  
Hilversum, Netherlands (clay)
    Netherlands 1  
  Finland 1
Hartberg, Austria (clay)
  Netherlands 4  
    Israel 3  
    Austria 2  
  Austria  
Athens, Greece (clay)
 bye  
    Austria 3
Athens, Greece (clay)
    Greece 2  
  Norway 1
Eastbourne, United Kingdom (grass)
  Greece 4  
    Israel 1
Warsaw, Poland (clay)
    Great Britain 4
  Poland 2  
Weggis, Switzerland (clay)
  Zimbabwe 3  
    Zimbabwe 0
Tunis, Tunisia (clay)
     Switzerland 5  
  Tunisia 0
Eastbourne, United Kingdom (grass)
   Switzerland 5  
     Switzerland 0
Lisbon, Portugal (clay)
    Great Britain 3  
  Portugal 5  
Nottingham, United Kingdom (grass)
  Luxembourg 0  
    Portugal 0
    Great Britain 5  
 bye
  Great Britain  

References

General
  • "World Group 1985". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 2020.
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 "West Germany v Sweden". daviscup.com.

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