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# Why is a Davis Cup match called a 'rubber'?

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According to Bill Kellogg - a committee member on the USA DAVIS CUP- the International Tennis Federation came up with another term to distinguish between a "match between nations" and the "individual match between the players". The term is a tie. For example USA vs France is a tie.
The term "rubber" is taken from other sports like cricket. Also used in Bridge to stand for 2 out of 3 games.

Rubber in tennis is the match between players. The dictionary definition says something like this: "a rubber is a deciding contest of 2 opponents who have previously won their same number of contests from each other."
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# How many countries play in Davis Cup?

In 2005, there were 134 countries represented in competition.

# In which sport do they compete for the Davis cup?

Tennis. It is the most important annual competition in mens tennis played between teams of male tennis players representing their country. Dwight F Davis purchased the ori

# What is a rubber match in wwe?

A rubber match is basically a tie breaker match. Whenever two guys  have each won one match against each other, the rubber match would  determine the winner of the series/th

# Davis cup is related to which game?

The Davis Cup is the annual international team competition for men's tennis.

Tennis

# How do they pick Ryder Cup matches?

For the Foursomes and Fourballs on the Friday and Saturday, 4 teams of 2 golfers are selected from each squad of 12. The captain then selects the order in which he will put th

Tennis

# Why is the third game called the 'rubber match'?

Usually a "rubber match" or "rubber game" of a 3 game series is  only played if no one has a chance to sweep the series. If team A  wins game 1 and team B wins game 2, it sh

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# Why is the third game called the rubber match?

  The term drives from contract bridge (the card game). There are two forms of bridge commonly played -- "duplicate", which is used in tournaments, and "rubber". A Rubber
In Tennis

# Where is the Davis Cup played?

Throughout the world, depending on the participants.
In Tennis

# Who is the captain of the Davis Cup team?

The Davis Cup is an international tennis event played between male players of those countries entering. Therefore, each country will have its own captain. In the US, for the

# Who won the davis cup in 1968?

The 1968 Davis cup is seen as the most important Global tournament  in men's tennis. America ended winning the tournament and won  against defending champions from Australia
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# What is the difference between a rubber and a tie in Davis Cup tennis?

a tie is the entire weekedns matches and a rubber is 1 of the matches played over that weekend

# What are the rubber wristbands called?

they are called sillyband and/or crazy bands. which ever one you would like.