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November 28th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro Suffered A Broken Finger During His Epic Davis Cup Win Over Marin Cilic

What a way for Juan Martin del Potro to cap an incredible 2016 comeback season.

Posted by Staff @ 8:05 pm in Davis Cup | 21 Comments »

November 27th, 2016

Argentina Wins Davis Cup After Improbable Comeback Led By Juan Martin Del Potro

“It is a great honor to be a team captain to this group of professionals,” Argentina captain Daniel Orsanic told reporters. “What Del Potro did was amazing. He represents his country with so much pride and he also showed how good a player he is. His achievement borders the impossible, while Federico played a perfect match and was on top of every ball throughout the contest.”

Posted by Staff @ 9:32 pm in Davis Cup | 10 Comments »

November 25th, 2016

Juan Martin Del Potro, Argentina Seek First Davis Cup Title In Croatia This Weekend

Will Argentina finally break through and win the Davis Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 12:21 am in Davis Cup | 99 Comments »

September 22nd, 2016

Davis Cup 2017 Draw: USA To Host Swiss, England Goes To Canada

The 2017 Davis Cup draw is out.

Posted by Staff @ 12:10 pm in Davis Cup | No Comments »

September 21st, 2016

ITF Announces New Plan For Revamping Davis Cup And Fed Cup

Neutral sites for finals? Best-of-3 Davis Cup matches? What fun is that?

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 am in Davis Cup, Fed Cup | 21 Comments »

September 19th, 2016

Andy Murray: I Need A Break And I Need It Now

Andy Murray says he needs a rest.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:30 am in Davis Cup | 50 Comments »

September 18th, 2016

Cilic and Croatia, Del Potro and Argentina Advance to Underdogs Davis Cup Final

“It’s been a great weekend and I am at a loss for words to describe how I feel,” said Cilic. “I was really motivated for today’s match, having played with a lot of intensity all three days. I was aggressive and served very well, which I needed to in order to dictate the rallies. The crowd helped me stay focused throughout the match.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 13 Comments »

September 17th, 2016

Murray Bros Close Gap v Argentina, Will Del Potro Be Fit Sunday? Cilic Looks To Close Out France

Great Britain will have to win both matches Sunday in Davis Cup.

Posted by Staff @ 6:16 pm in Davis Cup | 21 Comments »

September 15th, 2016

Davis Cup SFs: Andy Murray v Juan Martin Del Potro Friday; Rafael Nadal Travels To India

The Davis Cup semifinals get underway this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 6:32 pm in Davis Cup | 46 Comments »

July 18th, 2016

Davis Cup Quarterfinal Capsules: Heroics from Britain, Croatia

“It’s not easy to play in a fifth match obviously,” said Coric, who saw Croatia back from an 0-2 brink for the first time ever, and to 4-0 all time against the U.S. “I have to be honest, I like that kind of situation.”

Posted by Staff @ 2:37 am in Davis Cup, Tennis | 12 Comments »

July 15th, 2016

Marin Cilic, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, John Isner Among Stars In Davis Cup QFs This Weekend

Davis Cup quarterfinals get underway Friday.

Posted by Staff @ 12:19 am in Davis Cup | 47 Comments »

March 6th, 2016

Heroics by Djokovic, Murray Set Up Clash; Davis Cup Wrap

“The crowd helped for sure,” Murray told BBC Sport. “Physically I struggled a little at the end of the third set and a little in fourth.” Brit captain Leon Smith said, “I am lost for words at this stage — he is a man of steel isn’t he? What Andy managed to do was astonishing since he hasn’t played since the Australian Open final.” Britain will next travel to Serbia to face world No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

Posted by Staff @ 3:14 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 49 Comments »

March 6th, 2016

Bernard Tomic, Nick Kyrgios In Feud Over “Fake Injury”

Bernard Tomic blasts Nick Kyrgios over Davis Cup miss; Kyrgios fires back.

Posted by Staff @ 11:07 am in Davis Cup | 16 Comments »

March 3rd, 2016

Davis Cup First Round Preview: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori In Action

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are in first round Davis Cup action. If they win, their countries will meet in the next round.

Posted by Staff @ 10:23 pm in Davis Cup | 123 Comments »

March 2nd, 2016

Tennis-X Davis Cup Picks and Pans for This Weekend

Belgium took advantage of a dream draw and opponents’ injuries to reach the final last year. This year they’re out first round.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:35 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 62 Comments »