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World Group Challenge Round

27 Jul - 29 Jul 1928, Roland Garros, Auteuil, Paris, France, Clay, Outdoor

Team nominations

    • Jean BOROTRA
    • Date of birth:  13 Aug 1898
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    • Henri COCHET
    • Date of birth:  14 Dec 1901
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    • Rene LACOSTE
    • Date of birth:  02 Jul 1904
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    • Jacques BRUGNON
    • Date of birth:  11 May 1895
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  • Team captain
    • John HENNESSEY
    • Date of birth:  27 Oct 1900
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    • Frank HUNTER
    • Date of birth:  28 Jun 1894
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    • William T. TILDEN
    • Date of birth:  10 Feb 1893
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    • George LOTT
    • Date of birth:  16 Oct 1906
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  • Team captain

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Photos

  • Building centre court at the Stade Roland Garros for the 1928 final between France and USA. This was the first Davis Cup final to be played on clay
  • Stade Roland Garros built for the 1928 Final, France's first time hosting the Davis Cup challenge round
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