1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

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1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
Davis Cup 1913 quarterfinal at the West Side Tennis Club, New York - Rice (Australasia) against McLoughlin (United States)
Davis Cup 1913 quarterfinal at the West Side Tennis Club, New York - Rice (Australasia) against McLoughlin (United States)
Details
Edition 12th
Champion
Winning Nation  Canada
1912
1914

The 1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 12th edition of what would be called the Davis Cup. With the British Isles winning in 1912, the competition stayed in Europe with seven teams competing in the competition with Canada, Germany and South Africa joining for the first time. In the end, Canada shocked the tennis world by defeating the British Isles 3-2 which was played at Worple Road, London.

Playoff[edit | edit source]

Canada, Germany and South Africa all competed for the first time. Belgium returned to the competition for the first time since 1904.

Quarterfinals
June
Semifinals
10–12 July
Final
17–19 July
                   
         
  Belgium   
 
 bye     
  Belgium  0
 
    Canada  4  
  Canada  5
 
  South Africa  0  
  Canada  3
 
    France  1
  France  3
 
  Germany  2  
  France  3
 
    United States  2  
  United States  3
  Australia  2
 

Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]


Canada
5
Queen's Club, London, United Kingdom
19-21 June 1913
grass

South Africa
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
South Africa
Robert Powell
R.F. le Sueur
6
3
6
4
4
6
3
6
7
5
 
2 Canada
South Africa
Bernard Schwengers
Victor Gauntlett
11
9
4
6
6
2
6
0
   
3 Canada
South Africa
Robert Powell / Bernard Schwengers
Victor Gauntlett / R.F. le Sueur
7
5
6
3
4
6
6
3
   
4 Canada
South Africa
Robert Powell
Victor Gauntlett
          w/o
 
5 Canada
South Africa
Bernard Schwengers
R.F. le Sueur
6
2
6
1
6
3
     


France
3
Wiesbaden, Germany
3-5 June 1913
clay

Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Germany
André Gobert
Oscar Kreuzer
6
1
2
6
2
6
3
6
   
2 France
Germany
Max Decugis
Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
2
6
6
4
2
6
9
7
7
5
 
3 France
Germany
Max Decugis / Maurice Germot
Heinrich Kleinschroth / Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
5
7
4
6
6
4
9
7
6
3
 
4 France
Germany
Max Decugis
Oscar Kreuzer
6
3
6
2
2
6
7
5
   
5 France
Germany
André Gobert
Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
1
6
1
6
1
6
     


United States
3
West Side Tennis Club, 238th Street, New York City, United States
6-9 June 1913
grass

Australasia
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
Australasia
Maurice McLoughlin
Horace Rice
6
0
6
3
6
3
     
2 United States
Australasia
R. Norris Williams
Stanley Doust
6
4
6
4
1
6
9
7
   
3 United States
Australasia
Harold Hackett / Maurice McLoughlin
Stanley Doust / Alfred Jones
6
2
2
6
5
7
2
6
   
4 United States
Australasia
Maurice McLoughlin
Stanley Doust
6
4
6
4
6
2
     
5 United States
Australasia
R. Norris Williams
Horace Rice
1
6
4
6
7
9
     

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]


Belgium
0
Pleasure Gardens, Folkestone, United Kingdom
10-12 July 1913
grass

Canada
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 Belgium
Canada
Paul de Borman
Robert Powell
2
6
1
6
1
6
     
2 Belgium
Canada
Georges Watson
Bernard Schwengers
2
6
1
6
0
6
     
3 Belgium
Canada
William du Vivier / Georges Watson
Robert Powell / Bernard Schwengers
1
6
2
6
1
6
     
4 Belgium
Canada
Paul de Borman
Bernard Schwengers
5
7
4
6
2
6
     
5 Belgium
Canada
Georges Watson
Robert Powell
          not
played


France
3
Nottingham LTC, Nottingham, United Kingdom
10-12 July 1913
grass

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
United States
André Gobert
R. Norris Williams
6
4
2
6
7
5
0
6
0
6
 
2 France
United States
Max Decugis
Maurice McLoughlin
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
3 France
United States
Max Decugis / Maurice Germot
Harold Hackett / Maurice McLoughlin
4
6
2
2
3
6
     
4 France
United States
Max Decugis
R. Norris Williams
7
5
1
6
3
6
1
6
   
5 France
United States
André Gobert
Wallace Johnson
7
5
8
6
6
3
     

Final[edit | edit source]


Canada
3
Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
17-19 July 1913
grass

France
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Canada
France
Robert Powell
André Gobert
6
3
6
4
5
7
6
8
6
2
 
2 Canada
France
Bernard Schwengers
Max Decugis
3
6
2
6
2
6
     
3 Canada
France
Robert Powell / Bernard Schwengers
Max Decugis / Maurice Germot
4
6
8
6
9
7
2
6
7
5
 
4 Canada
France
Bernard Schwengers
André Gobert
6
1
6
3
6
4
     
5 Canada
France
Robert Powell
Max Decugis
          not
played

Challenge Round[edit | edit source]


Great Britain
2
Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
25-28 July 1913
grass

Canada
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United Kingdom
Canada
James Parke
Robert Powell
4
6
8
6
10
8
3
6
7
5
 
2 United Kingdom
Canada
Charles Dixon
Bernard Schwengers
4
6
8
6
2
6
5
7
   
3 United Kingdom
Canada
Charles Dixon / Herbert Roper-Barrett
Robert Powell / Bernard Schwengers
7
5
6
2
3
6
4
6
7
9
 
4 United Kingdom
Canada
James Parke
Bernard Schwengers
9
7
6
3
7
9
10
8
   
5 United Kingdom
Canada
Charles Dixon
Robert Powell
5
7
3
6
8
10
     

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