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July 12th, 2009

Davis Cup Wrap: Czechs at Croatia, Israel at Spain in Semis

Israel had clinched by Saturday after Harel Levy defeated Igor Andreev and Dudi Sela decimated Mikhail Youzhny in the singles, and the standout doubles tandem of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram edged Igor Kunitsyn and former No. 1 Marat Safin in five in Safin’s final Davis Cup appearance.

Posted by Staff @ 3:03 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 26 Comments »

November 23rd, 2008

Verdasco Seals Spanish Davis Cup Victory After Nervy 5-Set Win

No Rafael Nadal. No problem for Spain who still captured the Davis Cup title over home favorite Argentina.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:14 pm in Davis Cup | 67 Comments »

November 21st, 2008

Spain Surprises Argentina in Davis Cup Final Day One

Spain was the slight favorite entering the encounter behind world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, but after Rafa pulled with a knee injury, the betting swung heavily toward the Argentine side. Spain’s David Ferrer has had a disastrous second half of the season and enters the tie with little confidence, while Feliciano “F-Lo” Lopez does not have a history as a big-match winner.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 4:56 pm in Davis Cup, Tennis | 37 Comments »