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1973 Davis Cup

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Edition  62nd

The 1973 Davis Cup was the 62nd edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 53 teams would enter the competition, 31 in the Europe Zone, 12 in the Americas Zone, and 10 in the Eastern Zone. For the first time, preliminary rounds were used in every zone, effectively giving byes through the first two rounds of competition to the previous year's finalists from the American and Eastern zones, and to the previous year's semifinalists from the European zones.

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The United States defeated Chile in the Americas Zone final, Australia defeated India in the Eastern Zone final, and Romania and Czechoslovakia won the Europe Zones. In the Inter-Zonal Zone, the USA defeated Romania and Australia defeated Czechoslovakia. Australia defeated the USA in the final, which was held at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, OH, United States, on 30 November-2 December. It marked the first time the final was held indoors.

Preliminary Rounds

Participating Teams
  •  Canada
  •  Caribbean/West Indies
  •  Colombia — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Mexico — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Venezuela
  • Main draw

    Participating Teams
  •  Colombia
  •  Mexico
  •  United States — advanced to Americas Inter-Zonal Final
  • Preliminary Rounds

    Participating Teams
  •  Argentina — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Brazil
  •  Ecuador
  •  South Africa — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Uruguay
  • Main draw

    Participating Teams
  •  Argentina
  •  Chile — advanced to Americas Inter-Zonal Final
  •  South Africa
  • Americas Inter-Zonal Final

  • United States advance to Inter-Zonal Zone
  • Note:The 39-37 set in the doubles rubber set the Davis Cup record for most games in a set (76). [1]

    Preliminary Rounds

    Participating Teams
  •  Hong Kong
  •  Indonesia — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Japan — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Malaysia
  •  Pakistan — advanced to Main Draw
  •  South Korea
  •  South Vietnam — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Sri Lanka
  • Main draw

    Participating Teams
  •  Australia
  •  India
  •  Indonesia
  •  Japan
  •  Pakistan
  •  South Vietnam
  • Final

  • Australia advance to Inter-Zonal Zone
  • Preliminary Rounds

    Participating Teams
  •  Bulgaria — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Egypt — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Iran
  •  Luxembourg
  •  Morocco — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Portugal
  •   Switzerland — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Turkey
  • Main draw

    Participating Teams
  •  Belgium
  •  Bulgaria
  •  Czechoslovakia
  •  Egypt
  •  Great Britain
  •  Italy
  •  Morocco
  •  Poland
  •  Spain
  •  Sweden
  •   Switzerland
  •  West Germany
  • Final

  • Czechoslovakia advance to Inter-Zonal Zone
  • Preliminary Rounds

    Participating Teams
  •  Austria — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Finland
  •  Greece — advanced to Main Draw
  •  Ireland
  •  Monaco
  •  Norway — advanced to Main Draw
  • Main draw

    Participating Teams
  •  Austria
  •  Denmark
  •  France
  •  Greece
  •  Hungary
  •  Israel
  •  Netherlands
  •  New Zealand
  •  Norway
  •  Romania
  •  Soviet Union
  •  Yugoslavia
  • Final

  • Romania advance to Inter-Zonal Zone
  • References

    1973 Davis Cup Wikipedia


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