1947 Davis Cup

The 1947 Davis Cup was the 36th edition of the competition organized by the ITF for men's national teams in tennis. The competition was held in two continental zones of Europe and the Americas zone. The winners of the two zones played a playoff for the final.

In continental playoff to Australia prevailed against Czechoslovakia, but was defeated in the subsequent from August 30 to September 1 held final defending champion United States clearly with 1:4. It was the 15th title of the United States so far.

  • 2.1 Europe zone
  • 2.2 America zone
  • 2.3 playoff
  • 4.1 References


Including the Defender 23 countries took part in the competition. The following teams played to a Final ticket against the defending champion.

Europe Zone

  • Egypt 1922 Egypt
  • Belgium
  • British India British India
  • Denmark Denmark
  • France France
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Monaco Monaco
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Netherlands The Netherlands
  • Norway Norway
  • Poland Poland
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Spain 1945 Spain
  • South Africa Union of South Africa 1928
  • Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia

America zone

  • Australia Australia
  • Canada 1921 Canada

The tournament

In the following illustrations the host of a given lot in italics, and the winner is in bold. Without labeled host games took place on neutral ground.

Europe Zone

America zone


In the playoff between the two winners of the continental zones Australia triumphed over Czechoslovakia.

Australia 4 Czechoslovakia 1

Venue: Montreal ( Canada ) Date: 14 bis August 16, 1947 Playing surface: Grass


In the final between defending champion United States and Australia, the United States could clearly prevail 4-1. It was the 15th title of the United States so far.

Captain Alrick Man

Date: August 30 bis September 1, 1947 Location: Forest Hills (New York City, USA) Surface: grass

Result: 4:1

Team John Bromwich Colin Long Dinny Pails

Captain Roy Cowling