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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. 60 teams entered 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.

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

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 GroupEdit

Participating teams
 
Argentina
 
Australia
 
Chile
 
Czechoslovakia
 
France
 
Great Britain
 
India
 
Italy
 
Mexico
 
New Zealand
 
Romania
 
Spain
 
Soviet Union
 
Sweden
 
United States
 
West Germany

DrawEdit

  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  

FinalEdit

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

World Group Relegation Play-offsEdit

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 ZoneEdit

  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 ZoneEdit

  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 ZoneEdit

Zone AEdit

  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 BEdit

  First Round
7–9 May
Quarterfinals
11–13 June
Semifinals
9–11 July
Final
1–3 October
                                     
   Hungary  
Budapest, Hungary (clay)
 bye  
     Hungary 3  
Varaždin, 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  

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "World Group 1982". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 15 November 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.