1971 Davis Cup Eastern Zone

The Eastern Zone was one of the three regional zones of the 1971 Davis Cup.

9 teams entered the Eastern Zone, competing across 2 sub-zones. The winner of each sub-zones would play against each other to determine who would compete in the Inter-Zonal Zone against the winners of the Americas Zone and Europe Zone.[1]

Japan defeated Australia in the Zone A final, and India received a walkover in the Zone B final after Pakistan withdrew.[2][3] In the Inter-Zonal final India defeated Japan and progressed to the Inter-Zonal Zone.[4]

Zone AEdit

DrawEdit

Quarterfinals
27–29 March
Semifinals
2–5 April
Final
23–25 April
Hong Kong
  Australia5
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Hong Kong0
  Australia3
  Indonesia2
  Indonesia
Tokyo, Japan
bye
  Australia2
  Japan3
bye
Manila, Philippines
  Philippines
  Philippines1
  Japan4
bye
  Japan

QuarterfinalsEdit

Hong Kong vs. Australia

 
Hong Kong
0
Hong Kong[5]
27–29 March 1971
 
Australia
5
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Louis Hsu
Colin Dibley
1
6
2
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Kenneth Tsui
John Cooper
2
6
4
6
2
6
     
3  
 
Ling Fong / Kenneth Tsui
Colin Dibley / Bob Giltinan
2
6
3
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Louis Hsu
John Cooper
3
6
1
6
0
6
     
5  
 
Charles Chang
Colin Dibley
2
6
2
6
1
6
     

SemifinalsEdit

Indonesia vs. Australia

 
Indonesia
2
Jakarta, Indonesia[6]
3–5 April 1971
 
Australia
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Atet Wijono
Ross Case
2
6
6
2
6
4
3
6
3
6
 
2  
 
Gondo Widjojo
Bob Giltinan
6
8
4
6
6
0
4
6
   
3  
 
Budiman Aznar / Jacky Wulur
John Cooper / Colin Dibley
2
6
0
6
1
6
     
4  
 
Atet Wijono
John Cooper
6
4
6
4
10
8
     
5  
 
Gondo Widjojo
Colin Dibley
6
1
4
6
7
5
6
1
   

Philippines vs. Japan

 
Philippines
1
Manila, Philippines[7]
2–4 April 1971
 
Japan
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Raymundo Deyro
Jun Kuki
1
6
4
6
2
6
     
2  
 
Eduardo Cruz
Toshiro Sakai
7
5
6
1
5
7
8
6
   
3  
 
Eduardo Cruz / Raymundo Deyro
Junzo Kawamori / Takeshi Koura
2
6
6
8
6
3
6
8
   
4  
 
Eduardo Cruz
Jun Kuki
0
6
6
3
2
6
1
6
   
5  
 
Raymundo Deyro
Toshiro Sakai
4
6
2
6
3
6
     

FinalEdit

Japan vs. Australia

 
Japan
3
Tokyo, Japan[2]
23–25 April 1971
 
Australia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Keishiro Yanagi
John Cooper
6
3
6
4
2
6
1
6
6
3
 
2  
 
Toshiro Sakai
Colin Dibley
5
7
8
6
6
3
6
2
   
3  
 
Junzo Kawamori / Takeshi Koura
Colin Dibley / Bob Giltinan
1
6
6
3
9
11
1
6
   
4  
 
Keishiro Yanagi
Colin Dibley
3
6
4
6
7
5
6
3
6
8
 
5  
 
Toshiro Sakai
John Cooper
6
1
15
13
8
6
     

Zone BEdit

DrawEdit

Semifinals
30 March–4 April
Final
Colombo, Ceylon (clay)
  India4
  Ceylon0
  Indiaw/o
Lahore, Pakistan
  Pakistan
  Malaysia0
  Pakistan5

SemifinalsEdit

Ceylon vs. India

 
Ceylon
0
Ceylon Lawn Tennis Association, Colombo, Ceylon[8]
2–4 April 1971
Clay
 
India
4
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Senaka Kumara
Gaurav Misra
2
6
11
13
2
6
     
2  
 
Bernard Pinto
Jaidip Mukerjea
5
7
6
8
5
7
     
3  
 
Bernard Pinto / Ranjan Wattegedera
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
2
6
3
6
4
6
     
4  
 
Ranjan Wattegedera
Gaurav Misra
6
4
3
6
2
6
2
6
   
5  
 
Neville Senaratne
Anand Amritraj
2
6
1
6
      not
completed

Pakistan vs. Malaysia

 
Pakistan
5
Lahore, Pakistan[9]
30 March–1 April 1971
 
Malaysia
0
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Haroon Rahim
Sultan-Aman Azman
6
2
6
2
6
2
     
2  
 
Munawar Iqbal
Song-Kean Tan
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
3  
 
Munawar Iqbal / Haroon Rahim
Sultan-Aman Azman / Song-Kean Tan
6
2
6
1
6
3
     
4  
 
Meer Mohammed Khan
Song-Kean Tan
7
5
7
5
7
5
     
5  
 
Munawar Iqbal
Sultan-Aman Azman
6
1
6
3
6
0
     

FinalEdit

India defeated Pakistan by walkover.[3]

Eastern Inter-Zonal FinalEdit

Japan vs. India

 
Japan
2
Denen Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan[4]
15–17 May 1971
Clay
 
India
3
1 2 3 4 5
1  
 
Toshiro Sakai
Jaidip Mukerjea
0
6
0
6
4
6
     
2  
 
Keishiro Yanagi
Premjit Lall
3
6
6
3
6
1
6
2
   
3  
 
Jun Kamiwazumi / Toshiro Sakai
Premjit Lall / Jaidip Mukerjea
9
7
1
6
6
3
1
6
6
8
 
4  
 
Toshiro Sakai
Premjit Lall
2
6
2
6
4
6
     
5  
 
Keishiro Yanagi
Jaidip Mukerjea
6
4
6
3
6
0
     

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 495–506. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ a b "Japan v Australia". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ a b "India v Pakistan". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ a b "Japan v India". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Hong Kong v Australia". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Indonesia v Australia". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "Philippines v Japan". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Ceylon v India". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Pakistan v Malaysia". daviscup.com.

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