1983 Davis Cup

The 1983 Davis Cup was the 72th edition of the competition organized by the ITF for men's national teams in tennis. The discharged between December 26 to 28 final in Melbourne Australia won against hosts Sweden 3-2. Australia won so its total of 25 titles in the Davis Cup. For Sweden, it was the second final since winning the title in 1975.

  • 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. For Indonesia and Ireland, it was the first participation in the World Group.

  • Argentina Argentina
  • Chile Chile
  • Soviet Union Soviet Union
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Paraguay Paraguay 1954
  • United States of America
  • Sweden Sweden
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • France France
  • Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  • Romania 1965 Romania

The tournament

World Group


Team Pat Cash John Fitzgerald Paul McNamee Mark Edmondson

Captain Neale Fraser

Date: 26 December to 28 December 1983 Location: Melbourne (Australia) Surface: grass

Result: 3:2

Team Mats Wilander Joakim Nyström Hans Simonsson Anders Järryd

Captain Hans Olsson


The play-offs for World Group were held from September 30 to October 2. The winners played in the 1984 season back in the World Group, the losers were relegated in the continental zones.