Tagged with Davis Cup

Britain poised for USA challenge

Britain poised for USA challenge

This weekend’s mouth-watering tie on the clay of San Diego is sure to be an interesting watch. The USA, giants of the sport but no longer among the top dogs, entertain Great Britain, back in the Davis Cup World Group. There will be some big-hitting on the clay, which makes for tantalisingly good tie. I, … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

Classic Match of the Week

In Great Britain’s next Davis Cup tie they’ll face the USA, who lost their most recent match to Serbia 3-1. The team was Sam Querrey, John Isner and of course the Brian brothers, and personally I can’t see that changing. The last time Britain faced the most successful team in Davis Cup history (although they’re … Continue reading

Classic Match of the Week

In Great Britain’s previous Davis Cup tie against Russia earlier this year, they lacked a double Grand Slam champion, and lost their opening two rubbers. However, they turned it around t win 3-2! Below are the final points (2 mins, poor quality) of Dan Evans beating Evgeny Donksoy in the final rubber in straight sets. … Continue reading

Croatia V Britain: Davis Cup Preview

Croatia V Britain: Davis Cup Preview

This week Great Britain’s tennis stars will travel to Umag, Croatia for a world group play-off encounter with the Croats in the Davis Cup. It’s their first chance to return to the World Group since 2008. GB’s captain, Leon Smith, named a four-man squad of Andy Murray, Dan Evans, James Ward and Colin Fleming for … Continue reading

The Davis Cup – From a British Perspective

The Davis Cup – From a British Perspective

In the second round of this year’s Davis Cup (GB got a bye through the first), Great Britain met Russia at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry – West Midlands of the UK. The two sides are quite evenly matched in a way, with Russia having a huge singles advantage, yet not one ‘officially’ doubles player … Continue reading

Ankle Agony for Novak

Ankle Agony for Novak

World number 1 Novak Djokovic has been forced to admit his concerns about an ankle injury he sustained whilst on Davis Cup duty with Serbia. He picked up the injury early on in his Davis Cup match against the USA’s Sam Querrey, despite that the Australian Open champion battled through the pain to win 7-5 … Continue reading