Samiksha Jaiswal

1958 Davis Cup

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Edition  47th
1958 Davis Cup

The 1958 Davis Cup was the 47th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 36 teams would enter the competition, 24 in the Europe Zone, 7 in the Americas Zone, and 5 in the Eastern Zone.

The United States defeated Argentina in the Americas Zone final, the Philippines defeated Ceylon in the Eastern Zone final, and Italy defeated Great Britain in the Europe Zone final. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, Italy defeated the Philippines, and then fell to the USA. The USA then defeated defending champions Australia in the Challenge Round. The final was played at the Milton Courts in Brisbane, Australia on 29–31 December. The US team was composed of Alex Olmedo, Ham Richardson, and Barry MacKay, captained by Perry T. Jones. Jack Kramer and Pancho Gonzales acted as advisors to Jones.

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1958 Davis Cup Wikipedia


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