1954 Davis Cup

The 1954 Davis Cup was the 43rd edition of the competition organized by the ITF for Mr. teams in tennis. The competition was held in two continental zones of Europe, and the Americas zone. The winners of the zones were playing for the final.

In the playoff, the U.S. put against Sweden 5-0 clear through, and defeated in the subsequent from December 27 to 29 held final defending champion Australia 3-2. It was the 18th title of the United States so far.

  • 2.1 Preliminary 2.1.1 Europe zone
  • 2.1.2 America zone
  • 3.1 References


Including the Defender 31 countries took part in the competition. The following teams played to a Final ticket against the defending champion.

Europe Zone

  • Egypt 1952 Egypt
  • Belgium
  • Brazil 1889 Brazil
  • Federal Republic of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • India India
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Italy Italy
  • Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Monaco Monaco
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Netherlands The Netherlands
  • Norway Norway
  • Austria Austria
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Spain 1945 Spain
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Hungary 1949 Hungary


America zone

  • Chile Chile
  • Japan Japan
  • Canada 1921 Canada
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Mexico 1934 Mexico
  • United States 48 United States


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


In the playoff between the winners of the continental zones, the U.S. triumphed over Sweden.

United States 48 5 Sweden 0

Venue: Brisbane ( Australia) Date: 16 bis December 18, 1954 Playing surface: Grass


In the final between defending champions Australia and the U.S., the USA was able to prevail 3-2. It was the eleventh final of the U.S. against Australia in series. The United States won the 18th title yet.

Team Lew Hoad Ken Rosewall Rex Hartwig

Captain Harry Hopman

Date: 28 bis December 31, 1953 Location: Sydney (Australia) Surface: grass

Result: 2:3

Team Vic Seixas Tony Trabert

Captain Bill Talbert