The Davis Cup tournament, which was started in 1900, is the main international team event in men’s tennis. It has a long history of fiercely contested matches, passionate fans and teammates alike, and some excellent tennis. Currently, there are 125 countries participating in the Davis Cup, with India amongst them. Although having finished runner-up on three occasions in 1966, 1974, and 1987 respectively, India is yet to win the title.
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India will host top seeds Czech Republic in a Davis Cup World Group Play-off tennis encounter to be played from September 18 to 20 at a yet to be decided venue. Davis Cup's official Twitter handle tweeted about the topic on Tuesday. Top seed Czech Republic will be away to India #DavisCup — Davis Cup (@DavisCup) July 21, 2015 For those asking when venues will be announced for the #DavisCup World Group
Steve Darcis of Belgium at his match on Sunday Brussels, July 20 (IANS) Belgium thumped Canada 5-0 to book place in Davis Cup semifinal, a media report said on Monday.With its victory over Canada on Sunday, Belgium will host four-time runner-up Argentina in the semifinal in September. Kimmer Coppejans rallied to beat Frank Dancevic 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 and Steve Darcis defeated Filip Peliwo 6-4, 6-3 in the World Group match, Xinhua news agency rep
Australian Hewitt returns the serve of Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan Darwin, July 19 (IANS) Veteran tennis player Lleyton Hewitt led Australia to a 3-2 victory over Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarter-finals here on Sunday, winning the deciding rubber over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 7-6 (7-2), 6-2, 6-3. "I love the backs-to-the-wall situation and we had to rally together to get the win," the 34-year-old Hewitt was quoted as saying
Yuki Bhambri won in straight sets India defeated New Zealand 3-2 in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie to progress through to the World Group Playoffs after Yuki Bhambri sealed the fifth rubber 6-2 6-2 6-3 against Michael Venus in Christchurch on Sunday. The opening set saw the Indian win 92% of the first serve points as compared to Venus’s 60 and also have a higher service percentages inside in both his first and second ser
Goffin, pictured at Wimbledon earlier this month Madrid, July 18 (IANS) Belgian tennis player David Goffin won against Canada's Filip Peliwo 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in the second match of the Davis Cup quarter-final clash between Belgium and Canada. The win brings Belgium one step closer to the semi-final, after Steve Darcis won the first match against the Canadian Frank Dancevic 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 6-3 on Friday, reports Efe. If Belgium advances, it
Conchita Martinez, captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team Vladivostok (Russia), July 18 (IANS) Spanish Davis Cup team captain Conchita Martinez applauded her team after leading them to a 2-0 lead against Russia on the first day of matches here. "You cannot start better... it gives us some comfort," Martinez said on Friday, stressing that Spain still needs one more win and hoped to win it in Saturday's doubles match, reports E
Rohan Bopanna(R) and doubles partner Saketh Myneni Christchurch, July 18 (IANS) India trailed 1-2 New Zealand in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Davis Cup Group I tie, after the doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni went down 3-6, 6-7(1), 3-6 against Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell here on Saturday. India went behind in the match early as Bopanna lost his serve in the sixth game to give the home team a 4-2 in the first set on the indo