1982 Davis Cup

The 1982 Davis Cup was the 71st edition of the contest organized by the ITF for men's national teams in tennis. The discharged between December 26 to 28 final in Grenoble won the U.S. team to hosts France 4-1. The United States defended its title in order from the previous year. For France, it was after 49 years, the first final since 1933.

  • 2.1 World Group
  • 2.2 final
  • 2.3 Relegation
  • 4.1 References


World Group

In the World Group play 16 teams that were made up of the 8 best teams of the previous year and the winners of last year's relegation.

  • Argentina Argentina
  • Germany Germany BR BR
  • Soviet Union Soviet Union
  • Mexico Mexico
  • India India
  • Chile Chile
  • United States of America
  • Sweden Sweden
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • France France
  • Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  • Romania 1965 Romania

The tournament

World Group


Team Yannick Noah Henri Leconte

Captain Jean -Paul Loth

Date: 26 December to 28 December 1982 Location: Grenoble ( France) Surface: sand (Hall )

Result: 1:4

Team John McEnroe Gene Mayer Peter Fleming

Captain Arthur Ashe


The play-offs for World Group were held from 1st to 3rd of October. The winners played in the 1983 season back in the World Group, the losers were relegated in the continental zones.