Davis Cup World Group Playoffs

A Round-up of Davis Cup World Group Playoffs 2017

 October 4, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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The 2017 Davis Cup World Group Playoffs was a wonderful tennis contest between 15 to 17 September. These were the main play-offs of the 2017 Davis Cup. The winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2018 Davis Cup World Group and the losers got back to their respective Zonal Regions I. At the start of playoffs, there were 16 teams […]

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Davis Cup World Group First-Round Ties

All Quarterfinalists Decided at the Conclusion of Davis Cup World Group First-Round Ties

 February 8, 2017   R K Gupta

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The quarterfinal line-up for Davis Cup matches beginning April 7, 2017 has emerged with clarity as Italy, Belgium, USA, Great Britain, Serbia and Spain joined Australia and France. USA were the only team to complete a clean sweep of Switzerland but the most notable result was delivered by Italy in defeating 2016 champions Argentina, who […]

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Australia and France Seal Quarterfinal Spots at Melbourne & Tokyo

 February 4, 2017   R K Gupta

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Playing in front of jubilant home supporters, Australia literally outplayed Czech Republic and ensured their place in 2017 Davis Cup quarterfinals. After Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson gave an early 2-0 lead to Australia on Friday, John Peers and Sam Groth won the doubles rubber against Czechs Jiri Vesely and Jan Satral for an assailable […]

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It Is Now Time for Davis Cup Action after Australian Open

It Is Now Time for Davis Cup Action after Australian Open

 February 3, 2017   R K Gupta

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While ATP tour-level matches are individual events, Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Hopman Cup and Olympic Games are team events, where participants play for national honor. Davis Cup is the most prestigious men’s annual team event, controlled by International Tennis Federation and all its 130-plus members are eligible for participation. The tournament’s 106th edition got underway […]

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Del Potro and Delbonis Lead Argentina to a Dramatic Davis Cup Victory Over Croatia

 November 30, 2016   R K Gupta

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After winning the crucial doubles in the 2016 Davis Cup final on Saturday, Croatia led Argentina 2-1 with Sunday’s two reverse singles remaining.  In the first match, when Marin Cilic took a 2 sets lead over Juan Martin del Potro, the Croats were at Argentina’s throats. One more set and the Davis Cup was Croatia’s. […]

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Argentina & Croatia Reach Davis Cup Finals

 September 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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At Glasgow, Andy Murray did his job well by winning the first reverse singles on Sunday to make it 2-2 between Great Britain and Argentina. Now it was the final rubber between Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer and Britain’s Daniel Evans that had to decide the 2016 finalist. Mayer then ensured that Argentina go to the 2016 […]

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Davis Cup

Davis Cup Ties at Glasgow and Zadar Are Intriguingly Poised After Saturday’s Doubles

 September 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro are the two key figures for their national Davis Cup teams in the ongoing semifinal at Glasgow. Both of them have spent more than 8 hours each on the court over first two days. When the tie is over, one of them will emerge as the hero of […]

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Juan Martin Del Potro Beats Andy Murray to Pay Back for His Rio Olympic Loss to the Brit

 September 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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The first day of 2016 Davis Cup semifinals ended with Great Britain losing both their opening singles matches to Argentina, while France and Croatia shared one win each. Expectedly, the thrill was provided by the grueling opening rubber between Great Britain’s Andy Murray and Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro. The two warriors were locked in […]

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With Year’s All Grand Slams Gone Its Time for Davis Cup Action All Around

 September 16, 2016   R K Gupta

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Close on the heels of the 2016 US Open, comes Davis Cup matches beginning September 16. The Davis Cup is the most prestigious global team event in men’s tennis run by International Tennis Federation on a grand scale with matches played all across the world simultaneously. Unlike ATP and Grand Slam tournaments, where individual superiority […]

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Davis Cup World-Group

Borna Coric Emerges as Undisputed Hero on Last Day of Davis Cup World-Group Matches

 July 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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Trailing 0-2 to USA on the opening day, Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic brought Croatia back into the match on Saturday with their doubles victory over Mike and Bob Bryan. But that left Croatia with a tough job of winning both the reverse singles on Sunday. In the fourth rubber, Marin Cilic defeated John Isner […]

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