|Duration||28 April – 28 August|
|Winning Nation||United States|
The 1949 Davis Cup was the 38th edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 24 teams would enter the Europe Zone, and 4 teams would enter the America Zone. Israel made its first appearance in the competition.
Australia defeated Mexico in the America Zone final, and Italy defeated France in the Europe Zone final. Australia defeated Italy in the Inter-Zonal play-off, but fell to defending champions the United States in the Challenge Round, giving the Americans their 4th straight title and 16th overall. The final was played at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York, United States on 26–28 August.
|Montreal, Canada (grass)|
|Canada||1||Wilmington, DE, United States (grass)|
Australia vs. Mexico
|Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington, DE, United States
29–31 July 1949
28 April–3 May
|Great Britain||5||Great Britain||1|
|South Africa||5||South Africa||1|
France vs. Italy
|Stade Roland Garros, Paris, France
23–25 July 1949
Australia vs. Italy
|Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY, United States
12–15 August 1949
United States vs. Australia
|West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, NY, United States
26–28 August 1949
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