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Encyclopedia > 1920 International Lawn Tennis Challenge
The 1920 finals, U.S. against Australia, "Little Bill" Johnston serving, "Big Bill" Tilden at the net, Gerald Patterson and Norman Brookes receiving
The 1920 finals, U.S. against Australia, "Little Bill" Johnston serving, "Big Bill" Tilden at the net, Gerald Patterson and Norman Brookes receiving

The 1920 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 15th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. The Netherlands joined the competition for the first time. "Big" Bill Tilden and "Little" Bill Johnston made their debut for the United States, and would not lose a rubber the entire tournament. In the challenge round, they reclaimed the cup from Australia. The final was played at the Domain Cricket Club in Auckland, New Zealand on 30 December - 1 January, 1921. Image File history File links Davis_Cup_1920_cropped. ... Image File history File links Davis_Cup_1920_cropped. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Gerald Leighton Patterson (December 17, 1895 - June 13, 1967) was an Australian male tennis player. ... Sir Norman Brookes, KBE (November 14, 1877 – September 28, 1968) was an Australian tennis champion and president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Schematic map of Auckland. ...

Contents

Playoff

Draw

  1st Round
June-July
Semifinal
16-19 July
Final
                           
 
    Canada  
   bye    
      Canada  
Arnhem, Netherlands (clay)     Netherlands w/o  
    South Africa 2
    Netherlands 3    
      Netherlands
  Eastbourne, England (grass)       United States w/o
    France 0  
    United States 3     Wimbledon, London, England (grass)
      United States 5
    Great Britain 0  
   bye
    Great Britain  

Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Arnhem is a municipality and a city in the east of the Netherlands, located on the Lower Rhine, and the capital of the Gelderland province. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... A walkover is the awarding of a victory to a contestant because there are no other contestants, or because the other contestants have been disqualified or have forfeited. ... Image File history File links South_Africa_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Shown within East Sussex Geography Status: Borough Region: South East England Historic County: Sussex Admin. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A walkover is the awarding of a victory to a contestant because there are no other contestants, or because the other contestants have been disqualified or have forfeited. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Wimbledon (pronounced ) is a suburb of London, part of the London Borough of Merton and located seven miles (11. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ...

Semifinal

Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain 0 5 United States Flag of United States
Warple Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
16 July - 19 July, 1920
grass
1 Flag of United Kingdom James Parke 4 4 6 6 2
Flag of United States Bill Johnston 6 6 2 3 6
2 Flag of United Kingdom Algernon Kingscote 6 1 3 1
Flag of United States Bill Tilden 4 6 6 6
3 Flag of United Kingdom Algernon Kingscote-James Parke 6 6 6 3 2
Flag of United States Bill Johnston-Bill Tilden 8 4 4 6 6
4 Flag of United Kingdom Algernon Kingscote 4 6 6 4 5
Flag of United States Bill Johnston 6 4 3 6 7
5 Flag of United Kingdom James Parke 2 3 5
Flag of United States Bill Tilden 6 6 7

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Wimbledon (pronounced ) is a suburb of London, part of the London Borough of Merton and located seven miles (11. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Algernon Kingscote (born December 3, 1888 in Bangalore, India) was a male tennis player from Great Britain. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Algernon Kingscote (born December 3, 1888 in Bangalore, India) was a male tennis player from Great Britain. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Algernon Kingscote (born December 3, 1888 in Bangalore, India) was a male tennis player from Great Britain. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ...

Challenge round

Flag of Australia Australia 0 5 United States Flag of United States
Domain Cricket Club, Auckland, New Zealand
30 December 1920 - 1 January 1921
grass
1 2 3 4 5
1 Flag of Australia
Flag of United States
Norman Brookes
Bill Tilden
8
10
4
6
6
1
4
6
   
2 Flag of Australia
Flag of United States
Gerald Patterson
Bill Johnston
3
6
1
6
1
6
     
3 Flag of Australia
Flag of United States
Norman Brookes / Gerald Patterson
Bill Johnston / Bill Tilden
6
4
4
6
0
6
4
6
   
4 Flag of Australia
Flag of United States
Gerald Patterson
Bill Tilden
7
5
2
6
3
6
3
6
   
5 Flag of Australia
Flag of United States
Norman Brookes
Bill Johnston
7
5
5
7
3
6
3
6
   

Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Schematic map of Auckland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sir Norman Brookes, KBE (November 14, 1877 – September 28, 1968) was an Australian tennis champion and president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gerald Leighton Patterson (December 17, 1895 - June 13, 1967) was an Australian male tennis player. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sir Norman Brookes, KBE (November 14, 1877 – September 28, 1968) was an Australian tennis champion and president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia. ... Gerald Leighton Patterson (December 17, 1895 - June 13, 1967) was an Australian male tennis player. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gerald Leighton Patterson (December 17, 1895 - June 13, 1967) was an Australian male tennis player. ... Bill Tilden running for a backhand in the 1920s William Tatem Tilden II (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953), often called Big Bill, was an American tennis player who was the World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sir Norman Brookes, KBE (November 14, 1877 – September 28, 1968) was an Australian tennis champion and president of the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia. ... William (Little Bill) Johnston (2 November 1894 - 1 May 1946) was an American tennis champion. ...

See also

Argentina | Australia | Austria | Belarus | Belgium | Chile | Croatia | Czech Republic |
France | Germany | Romania | Russia | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | United States The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... Main article: 2007 Davis Cup //      2007 in tennis Grand Slams: Australian Open • French Open • Wimbledon Championships • U.S. Open Tours: Men: ATP Tour • ATP Masters Cup • ATP Masters Series Women: WTA Tour • WTA Tour Championships • WTA Tier I Series National teams: Davis Cup (World Group) • Fed Cup (World Group) • Hopman... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Editions of the Davis Cup

1900 | 1901 | 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909 | 1910 | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928 | 1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 The 1900 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the first edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1902 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the second edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1903 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the third edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1904 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the fourth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup, and the first edition to be played outside of American soil. ... The 1905 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the fifth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1906 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the sixth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1907 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the seventh edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1908 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the eighth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1909 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the ninth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1911 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the tenth edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 11th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 12th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1914 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 13th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1919 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 14th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... The 1924 International Lawn Tennis Challenge was the 19th edition of what is now known as the Davis Cup. ... // S-Seeded U-Unseeded *Choice of ground Davis Cup Davis Cup Davis Cup Teams Australia | USA Editions of the Davis Cup 1900 |  1901 | 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909   1910  | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 |  1915 |  1916  |  1917  |  1918  |  1919   1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928... The 2000 Davis Cup is the 89th edition of the most important tournament between nations in mens tennis. ... The 2001 Davis Cup is the 90th edition of the most important tournament between nations in mens tennis. ... S-Seeded U-Unseeded *Choice of ground Davis Cup Davis Cup Davis Cup Teams Australia | USA Editions of the Davis Cup 1900 |  1901 | 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909   1910  | 1911 | 1912 | 1913 | 1914 |  1915 |  1916  |  1917  |  1918  |  1919   1920 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1924 | 1925 | 1926 | 1927 | 1928... The 2003 Davis World Cup was the 2003 round of the international tennis tournament known as the Davis Cup. ... // S-Seeded U-Unseeded *Choice of ground Date: 24 Sep - 26 Sep First Round Second Round Paraguay and Chile promoted to World Group Playoffs First Round Second Round Germany, Great Britain, Belgium and Slovakia promoted to World Group Playoffs First Round Second Round Thailand and Japan promoted to World Group... // S-Seeded U-Unseeded *Choice of ground Date: 23 Sep - 25 Sep 2005 First Round Second Round Canada and Ecuador promoted to World Group Playoffs First Round Second Round Great Britain, Belgium, Italy and Germany promoted to World Group Playoffs First Round Second Round Pakistan and India promoted to World... The 2006 Davis Cup is the 95th edition of the most important tournament between nations in mens tennis. ... The 2007 Davis Cup is the 96th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in mens tennis. ...


 
 

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