Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Davis Cup

Davis Cup

DAVIS CUP TENNIS – FRANCE THROUGH TO ANOTHER FINAL

Veteran pairing Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut booked France’s place in another Davis Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the champions’ 3-0 victory over Spain in their World Group semi-final on Saturday. The two 36-year-olds defeated another...

UMPIRES THREATEN TO BOYCOTT SERENA WILLIAMS MATCHES

The Serena Williams US Open controversy rages on. After Serena Williams lost in the final to Naomi Osaka on Saturday, all anyone could talk about was Williams' altercation with umpire Carlos Ramos that led to her being fined $17,000....

NEW DAVIS CUP FORMAT EXPLAINED

  At the ITF AGM in Orlando on Thursday, members voted in favour of the proposed overhaul of the 118-year-old Davis Cup format. From 2019, the men’s national team competition will undergo a change. The change will not only see...

ITF VOTE IN FAVOUR OF COMPLETE OVERHAUL OF 118-YEAR-OLD DAVIS CUP

International Tennis Federation (ITF) members voted in favour of complete overhaul of the Davis Cup at tennis organisation’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Orlando, Florida on Thursday morning. Needing two-thirds majority to implement proposed World Cup-style event, 71% of...

DAVIS CUP – NOVAK DJOKOVIC BACKS REFORM

Wimbledon 2018 Champion Novak Djokovic on Thursday said he supports the decision to revamp Davis tournament. Speaking to reporters in Toronto, after defeating Peter Polansky 6-4, 6-3 to reach the third round of the Rogers Cup, the Serbian tennis...

TENNIS – AMELIE MAURESMO TAKES OVER FRANCE’S DAVIS CUP MEN’S TEAM

Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France’s Davis Cup men’s team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season(Noah is currently in charge of both France’s Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams. Julien Benneteau will...

TODAY IN HISTORY – HAPPY BIRTHDAY IVAN LENDL

Ivan Lendl was born March 7, 1960) is a retired professional tennis player. Originally from Czechoslovakia, he became a United States citizen in 1992. He is often considered among the greatest in the sport's history.He was the world No. 1 for 270 weeks in the 1980s...

GERARD PIQUE’S COMPANY BACKED WORLD CUP OF TENNIS .

The Kosmos Investor Group (KIG) having agreed a deal to reform the tournament. Pique owns KIG and has strong background in business as his father is a businessman while his grandfather, Amador Bernabeu, is a former vice president of...

SERBIA LOSES TO UNITED STATES IN DAVIS CUP WORLD GROUP

The United States gained a third decisive point in doubles match on Sunday, ensuring a Davis Cup triumph as guests against Serbia at the Cair sports center in Nis in the first round of the World Group of the competition. Serbia, 7th...

HOT NEWS

Livescore.in