Traditionally, tennis was viewed as a game to be played mainly on the lawn.
As a result, most earlier tennis clubs or associations were named as 'Lawn tennis associations".
In Australia, for instance, the tennis association, not so long ago, was named, the LTAA or the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia.
Originally, the Davis Cup was seen as mainly a lawn tennis tournament, but it has now moved along with the times, and can be played on various surfaces.
Tennis is the sport associated with the Davis Cup.
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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 original Cup from his own funds and so the event was eventually named in his honour.
Tennis- the cup is awarded for a men's team tennis event
Tennis - men's tennis.
Awarded in polop in the Davis Cup Award, and in tennis is awarded in the international matches award for the winner. Or so is how it seems to me to be awarded.