1987 Davis Cup World Group

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1987 Davis Cup World Group
Date13 March – 20 December
Edition7th
Champions

Sweden
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The World Group was the highest level of Davis Cup competition in 1987.[1]

Australia were the defending champions, but were eliminated in the semifinals.

Sweden won the title, defeating India in the final, 5–0. The final was held at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 18 to 20 December.[2] It was the Swedish team's 4th Davis Cup title overall.

Participating teams[edit]

Participating teams

Argentina

Australia

Czechoslovakia

France

Great Britain

India

Israel

Italy

Mexico

Paraguay

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

United States

West Germany

Yugoslavia

Draw[edit]

  First Round
13–15 March
Quarterfinals
24–26 July
Semifinals
2–4 October
Final
18–20 December
                                     
Prato, Italy (clay)
  Sweden 3  
Fréjus, France (clay)
  Italy 2  
    Sweden 4  
Marcq-en-Barœul, France (indoor carpet)
    France 1  
  France 5
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
  South Korea 0  
    Sweden 3  
Asunción, Paraguay (clay)
    Spain 2  
  United States 2  
Caracas, Venezuela (clay)
  Paraguay 3  
    Paraguay 2
Barcelona, Spain (clay)
    Spain 3  
  West Germany 2
Gothenburg, Sweden (indoor clay)
  Spain 3  
    Sweden 5
New Delhi, India (grass)
    India 0
  India 3  
New Delhi, India (grass)
  Argentina 2  
    India 4
Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia (indoor carpet)
    Israel 0  
  Israel 3
Sydney, Australia (grass)
  Czechoslovakia 2  
    India 3
Mexico City, Mexico (clay)
    Australia 2  
  Great Britain 0  
Brisbane, Australia (grass)
  Mexico 5  
    Mexico 1
Adelaide, Australia (grass)
    Australia 4  
  Yugoslavia 1
  Australia 4  

First round[edit]

Italy vs. Sweden[edit]


Italy
2
Tennis Club Prato, Prato, Italy [3]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Italy
Sweden
Paolo Canè
Mikael Pernfors
1
6
6
2
6
3
6
4
   
2 Italy
Sweden
Simone Colombo
Mats Wilander
2
6
3
6
0
6
     
3 Italy
Sweden
Paolo Canè / Simone Colombo
Anders Järryd / Mats Wilander
1
6
2
6
2
6
     
4 Italy
Sweden
Simone Colombo
Anders Järryd
3
6
4
6
6
4
5
7
   
5 Italy
Sweden
Paolo Canè
Mats Wilander
6
3
2
6
7
5
     

France vs. South Korea[edit]


France
5
Salle de Sport, Marcq-en-Barœul, France [4]
13–15 March 1987
Carpet (indoors)

South Korea
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
South Korea
Thierry Tulasne
Kim Bong-soo
6
4
6
2
6
3
     
2 France
South Korea
Guy Forget
Yoo Jin-sun
6
3
5
7
6
3
6
3
   
3 France
South Korea
Tarik Benhabiles / Guy Forget
Song Dong-wook / Yoo Jin-sun
4
6
4
6
6
2
6
3
10
8
 
4 France
South Korea
Tarik Benhabiles
Yoo Jin-sun
6
3
4
6
6
3
     
5 France
South Korea
Guy Forget
Kim Bong-soo
6
4
7
5
       

Paraguay vs. United States[edit]


Paraguay
3
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Asunción, Paraguay [5]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

United States
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Paraguay
United States
Hugo Chapacú
Aaron Krickstein
7
5
3
6
1
6
6
4
4
6
 
2 Paraguay
United States
Víctor Pecci
Jimmy Arias
6
3
4
6
6
4
7
5
   
3 Paraguay
United States
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
7
5
11
9
2
6
5
7
4
6
 
4 Paraguay
United States
Hugo Chapacú
Jimmy Arias
6
4
6
1
5
7
3
6
9
7
 
5 Paraguay
United States
Víctor Pecci
Aaron Krickstein
6
2
8
6
9
7
     

Spain vs. West Germany[edit]


Spain
3
Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain [6]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

West Germany
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
West Germany
Emilio Sánchez
Boris Becker
4
6
5
7
7
5
6
3
3
6
 
2 Spain
West Germany
Sergio Casal
Eric Jelen
6
4
6
8
7
9
6
3
6
4
 
3 Spain
West Germany
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
Boris Becker / Eric Jelen
5
7
6
4
4
6
3
6
   
4 Spain
West Germany
Emilio Sánchez
Eric Jelen
8
6
6
3
6
2
     
5 Spain
West Germany
Sergio Casal
Boris Becker
6
2
0
6
6
2
6
3
   

India vs. Argentina[edit]


India
3
New Delhi, India [7]
13–15 March 1987
Grass

Argentina
2
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Argentina
Vijay Amritraj
Horacio de la Peña
9
7
6
3
6
3
     
2 India
Argentina
Ramesh Krishnan
Martín Jaite
6
1
6
3
3
6
2
6
3
6
 
3 India
Argentina
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
3
6
4
6
6
3
6
8
   
4 India
Argentina
Vijay Amritraj
Martín Jaite
3
6
3
6
6
4
8
6
6
2
 
5 India
Argentina
Ramesh Krishnan
Horacio de la Peña
6
4
7
5
6
2
     

Czechoslovakia vs. Israel[edit]


Czechoslovakia
2
Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia [8]
13–15 March 1987
Carpet (indoors)

Israel
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czechoslovakia
Israel
Miloslav Mečíř
Amos Mansdorf
4
6
2
6
6
3
3
6
   
2 Czechoslovakia
Israel
Milan Šrejber
Shlomo Glickstein
5
7
4
6
6
3
6
4
2
3
retired
 
3 Czechoslovakia
Israel
Miloslav Mečíř / Tomáš Šmíd
Shlomo Glickstein / Amos Mansdorf
6
2
4
6
8
6
8
6
   
4 Czechoslovakia
Israel
Miloslav Mečíř
Shlomo Glickstein
6
3
6
1
6
2
     
5 Czechoslovakia
Israel
Karel Nováček
Amos Mansdorf
3
6
6
4
2
6
0
6
   

Mexico vs. Great Britain[edit]


Mexico
5
Estadio Federico Boehm, Mexico City, Mexico [9]
13–15 March 1987
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Mexico
United Kingdom
Francisco Maciel
Jeremy Bates
6
3
6
2
6
5
     
2 Mexico
United Kingdom
Leonardo Lavalle
Andrew Castle
6
2
3
6
6
2
6
4
   
3 Mexico
United Kingdom
Leonardo Lavalle / Jorge Lozano
Jeremy Bates / Andrew Castle
6
3
6
2
6
8
6
2
   
4 Mexico
United Kingdom
Agustín Moreno
Andrew Castle
9
7
6
1
       
5 Mexico
United Kingdom
Jorge Lozano
Jeremy Bates
6
4
6
3
       

Australia vs. Yugoslavia[edit]


Australia
4
Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide, Australia [10]
13–15 March 1987
Grass

Yugoslavia
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Pat Cash
Bruno Orešar
9
7
6
4
7
5
     
2 Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Wally Masur
Slobodan Živojinović
8
6
6
8
7
9
10
12
   
3 Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Pat Cash / Peter Doohan
Igor Flego / Slobodan Živojinović
9
11
7
5
6
3
6
4
   
4 Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Wally Masur
Bruno Orešar
8
6
6
2
6
1
     
5 Australia
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Pat Cash
Slobodan Živojinović
6
8
7
5
6
0
     

Quarterfinals[edit]

France vs. Sweden[edit]


France
1
Arènes de Fréjus, Fréjus, France [11]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Sweden
4
1 2 3 4 5
1 France
Sweden
Thierry Tulasne
Kent Carlsson
1
6
6
3
1
6
2
6
   
2 France
Sweden
Henri Leconte
Mats Wilander
3
6
4
6
2
6
     
3 France
Sweden
Guy Forget / Henri Leconte
Stefan Edberg / Anders Järryd
6
4
6
2
3
6
15
13
   
4 France
Sweden
Henri Leconte
Kent Carlsson
5
7
2
6
5
7
     
5 France
Sweden
Thierry Tulasne
Mats Wilander
4
6
3
6
       

Paraguay vs. Spain[edit]


Paraguay
2
Caracas, Venezuela [12]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Spain
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Paraguay
Spain
Víctor Pecci
Emilio Sánchez
1
6
4
6
9
11
     
2 Paraguay
Spain
Hugo Chapacú
Sergio Casal
2
6
7
5
6
1
6
3
   
3 Paraguay
Spain
Francisco González / Víctor Pecci
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
2
6
18
16
3
6
12
14
   
4 Paraguay
Spain
Víctor Pecci
Sergio Casal
2
6
6
3
6
2
6
2
   
5 Paraguay
Spain
Hugo Chapacú
Emilio Sánchez
1
6
3
6
0
6
     

India vs. Israel[edit]


India
4
New Delhi, India [13]
24–26 July 1987
Grass

Israel
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 India
Israel
Ramesh Krishnan
Shlomo Glickstein
7
5
6
1
6
2
     
2 India
Israel
Vijay Amritraj
Amos Mansdorf
6
4
6
4
7
5
     
3 India
Israel
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
Gilad Bloom / Shlomo Glickstein
6
2
6
2
7
5
     
4 India
Israel
Ramesh Krishnan
Amos Mansdorf
10
8
6
0
       
5 India
Israel
Srinivasan Vasudevan
Shlomo Glickstein
10
8
        not
completed

Australia vs. Mexico[edit]


Australia
4
Milton Courts, Brisbane, Australia [14]
24–26 July 1987
Grass

Mexico
1
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
Mexico
Wally Masur
Jorge Lozano
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
2 Australia
Mexico
Pat Cash
Leonardo Lavalle
6
2
6
1
6
0
     
3 Australia
Mexico
Peter Doohan / Wally Masur
Leonardo Lavalle / Jorge Lozano
3
6
6
4
4
6
8
6
13
11
 
4 Australia
Mexico
Pat Cash
Jorge Lozano
6
3
6
4
       
5 Australia
Mexico
Wally Masur
Leonardo Lavalle
5
7
4
6
       

Semifinals[edit]

Spain vs. Sweden[edit]


Spain
2
Real Club de Tenis Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain [15]
2–5 October 1987
Clay

Sweden
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Spain
Sweden
Emilio Sánchez
Mats Wilander
6
8
6
3
0
6
2
6
   
2 Spain
Sweden
Javier Sánchez
Stefan Edberg
4
6
2
6
4
6
     
3 Spain
Sweden
Sergio Casal / Emilio Sánchez
Anders Järryd / Mats Wilander
6
0
6
3
2
6
6
4
   
4 Spain
Sweden
Emilio Sánchez
Stefan Edberg
4
6
6
8
4
6
     
5 Spain
Sweden
Javier Sánchez
Jan Gunnarsson
6
3
3
6
6
3
     

Australia vs. India[edit]


Australia
2
White City Stadium, Sydney, Australia [16]
2–4 October 1987
Grass

India
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 Australia
India
John Fitzgerald
Ramesh Krishnan
1
6
2
6
6
3
6
8
   
2 Australia
India
Wally Masur
Vijay Amritraj
6
1
3
6
10
12
4
6
   
3 Australia
India
Pat Cash / Peter Doohan
Anand Amritraj / Srinivasan Vasudevan
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
4 Australia
India
John Fitzgerald
Vijay Amritraj
7
5
6
3
6
3
     
5 Australia
India
Wally Masur
Ramesh Krishnan
6
8
4
6
4
6
     

Final[edit]

Sweden vs. India[edit]


Sweden
5
Scandinavium, Gothenburg, Sweden [2]
18–20 December 1987
Clay (indoors)

India
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Sweden
India
Mats Wilander
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
1
6
3
     
2 Sweden
India
Anders Järryd
Vijay Amritraj
6
3
6
3
6
1
     
3 Sweden
India
Joakim Nyström / Mats Wilander
Anand Amritraj / Vijay Amritraj
6
2
3
6
6
1
6
2
   
4 Sweden
India
Anders Järryd
Ramesh Krishnan
6
4
6
3
       
5 Sweden
India
Mats Wilander
Vijay Amritraj
6
2
6
0
       

Relegation play-offs[edit]

The first-round losers played in the Relegation Play-offs. The winners of the play-offs advanced to the 1988 Davis Cup World Group, and the losers were relegated to their respective Zonal Regions.

Results summary[edit]

Date: 24–26 July

Home team Score Visiting team Location Door Surface Ref.
 South Korea 2–3  Italy Seoul Outdoor Hard [17]
 United States 2–3  West Germany Hartford, CT Indoor Carpet [18]
 Czechoslovakia 5–0  Argentina Prague Outdoor Clay [19]
 Yugoslavia 3–2  Great Britain Zagreb Outdoor Clay [20]

South Korea vs. Italy[edit]


South Korea
2
Seoul, South Korea [17]
24–26 July 1987
Hard

Italy
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 South Korea
Italy
Song Dong-wook
Paolo Canè
10
8
3
6
6
4
6
4
   
2 South Korea
Italy
Yoo Jin-sun
Claudio Panatta
6
2
4
6
4
6
9
7
10
12
 
3 South Korea
Italy
Song Dong-wook / Yoo Jin-sun
Paolo Canè / Simone Colombo
2
6
4
6
4
6
     
4 South Korea
Italy
Song Dong-wook
Claudio Panatta
6
1
6
8
3
6
6
2
6
2
 
5 South Korea
Italy
Kim Bong-soo
Paolo Canè
3
6
1
6
6
8
     

United States vs. West Germany[edit]


United States
2
Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT, United States [18]
24–26 July 1987
Carpet (indoors)

West Germany
3
1 2 3 4 5
1 United States
West Germany
Tim Mayotte
Eric Jelen
8
6
2
6
6
1
3
6
2
6
 
2 United States
West Germany
John McEnroe
Boris Becker
6
4
13
15
10
8
2
6
2
6
 
3 United States
West Germany
Ken Flach / Robert Seguso
Eric Jelen / Ricki Osterthun
6
3
8
6
14
12
     
4 United States
West Germany
John McEnroe
Eric Jelen
7
5
6
2
6
1
     
5 United States
West Germany
Tim Mayotte
Boris Becker
2
6
3
6
7
5
6
4
2
6
 

Czechoslovakia vs. Argentina[edit]


Czechoslovakia
5
Prague, Czechoslovakia [19]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Argentina
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Karel Nováček
Martín Jaite
6
3
2
6
6
3
6
1
   
2 Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Miloslav Mečíř
Horacio de la Peña
8
6
4
6
6
3
6
4
   
3 Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Miloslav Mečíř / Tomáš Šmíd
Javier Frana / Christian Miniussi
6
1
4
6
6
3
6
2
   
4 Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Karel Nováček
Horacio de la Peña
6
4
7
5
       
5 Czechoslovakia
Argentina
Miloslav Mečíř
Martín Jaite
9
7
6
2
       

Yugoslavia vs. Great Britain[edit]


Yugoslavia
3
Zagreb, Yugoslavia [20]
24–26 July 1987
Clay

Great Britain
0
1 2 3 4 5
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
United Kingdom
Bruno Orešar
Jeremy Bates
6
1
6
0
1
6
6
3
   
2 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
United Kingdom
Slobodan Živojinović
Steve Shaw
6
3
6
4
6
4
     
3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
United Kingdom
Bruno Orešar / Slobodan Živojinović
Jeremy Bates / Andrew Castle
10
8
11
9
12
10
     
4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
United Kingdom
Slobodan Živojinović
Jeremy Bates
4
6
6
3
4
0
    not
completed
5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
United Kingdom
Bruno Orešar
Steve Shaw
          not
played

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Group 1987". DavisCup.com. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Sweden v India". daviscup.com.
  3. ^ "Italy v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  4. ^ "France v South Korea". daviscup.com.
  5. ^ "Paraguay v United States". daviscup.com.
  6. ^ "Spain v West Germany". daviscup.com.
  7. ^ "India v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  8. ^ "Czechoslovakia v Israel". daviscup.com.
  9. ^ "Mexico v Great Britain". daviscup.com.
  10. ^ "Australia v Yugoslavia". daviscup.com.
  11. ^ "France v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  12. ^ "Paraguay v Spain". daviscup.com.
  13. ^ "India v Israel". daviscup.com.
  14. ^ "Australia v Mexico". daviscup.com.
  15. ^ "Spain v Sweden". daviscup.com.
  16. ^ "Australia v India". daviscup.com.
  17. ^ a b "South Korea v Italy". daviscup.com.
  18. ^ a b "United States v West Germany". daviscup.com.
  19. ^ a b "Czechoslovakia v Argentina". daviscup.com.
  20. ^ a b "Yugoslavia v Great Britain". daviscup.com.

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