1952 Davis Cup

The 1952 Davis Cup was the 41st edition of the contest organized by the ITF for men's national teams in tennis. The competition was divided into three continental zones of Europe, the discharged America and the newly established Eastern zone. The winners of the zones played a qualifier to win the final.

In the playoff tournament, the USA against Italy and India prevailed, but failed in subsequent from December 29 to 31 taking place at the final defending champion Australia clearly with 1:4. It was the most tenth title in Australia.

  • 2.1 Preliminary 2.1.1 Europe zone
  • 2.1.2 America zone
  • 2.1.3 Eastern Zone
  • 2.2.1 playoff finals
  • 3.1 References


Including the Defender 29 countries took part in the competition. The following teams played to a Final ticket against the defending champion.

Europe Zone

  • Egypt 1952 Egypt
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Federal Republic of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
  • Brazil 1889 Brazil
  • Chile Chile
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Italy Italy
  • Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Netherlands The Netherlands
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Norway Norway
  • Austria Austria
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Hungary 1949 Hungary

America zone

  • Japan Japan
  • Canada 1921 Canada
  • Cuba Cuba


  • Mexico 1934 Mexico


  • United States 48 United States


Eastern zone

  • India India




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.

Preliminary round

Europe Zone

America zone

Eastern zone

India was the only participant of the zone, by definition, are the winners.


In the playoff tournament between the winners of the continental zones, the U.S. triumphed over Italy and India.

Playoff Finals

United States 48 5 Italy 0

Venue: White City Stadium ( Sydney, Australia) Date 18 bis December 20, 1952 Playing surface: Grass


In the final between defending champions Australia and the United States, Australia prevailed 4-1. It was the ninth final of the U.S. against Australia in series. Australia won the tenth title so far.

Team Ken McGregor Frank Sedgman

Captain Harry Hopman

Date: 29 bis December 31, 1952 Location: Adelaide (Australia) Surface: grass

Result: 4:1

Team Vic Seixas Tony Trabert

Captain Vic Seixas