The 1982 Davis Cup was the 71st edition of the most important tournament between national teams in men's tennis. 60 teams would enter the competition, 16 in the World Group, 22 in the Europe Zone, 10 in the Americas Zone, and 10 in the Eastern Zone. The United States defeated France in the final, which was held at the Palais des Sports in Grenoble, France, on 26-28 November.
First round losers play in World Group Relegation Play-off.
World Group Relegation Play-offs
Date: 1-3 October
Argentina, Great Britain, Romania, and Soviet Union remain in World Group in 1983.
India (EAS), Mexico (AME), Spain (EUR), and West Germany (EUR) relegated to Zonal competition in 1983.