Nov 29, 2015

Britain closes in on Davis Cup glory

Britain was one point away from lifting the Davis Cup title for the first time in 79 years after winning the doubles against Belgium on Saturday. Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray beat David Goffin and Steve Darcis 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Britain ...

Murray lifts Brits in final

Nov 28, 2015

Murray lifts Brits in final

Andy Murray kept Britain in contention in the Davis Cup final when he beat Belgium’s Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets to leave the two nations level at 1-1 after the opening singles Friday. Murray, ranked No. 2 in the world, made a smooth transition ...

Nov 27, 2015

Edmund faces big test in Davis Cup

Unheralded British youngster Kyle Edmund was to face a Davis Cup baptism of fire when he was scheduled to make his debut in the final on Friday against Belgium’s David Goffin in the opening rubber. The 20-year-old, ranked 100th in the world, will join ...

Nov 24, 2015

Davis Cup remains on schedule in Ghent

The Davis Cup final is set to go ahead as planned in Ghent this weekend with increased security measures because of the ongoing terror alert in Belgium, the International Tennis Federation said Monday. After delaying the trip by a day, Britain’s team flew into ...

ATP expects Murray at season finale

Sep 23, 2015

ATP expects Murray at season finale

Andy Murray will be expected to play in the World Tour Finals in London in November, despite suggesting he may miss the event to prepare for Britain’s Davis Cup final against Belgium. The Association of Tennis Professionals say Murray is obliged to feature in ...

Japan on brink in Davis Cup playoff

Sep 20, 2015

Japan on brink in Davis Cup playoff

The inexperienced duo of Yasutaka Uchiyama and Yoshihito Nishioka dropped Saturday’s doubles rubber in four sets to leave Japan one loss from elimination in its Davis Cup World Group Playoff against Colombia. Uchiyama and 19-year-old Davis Cup debutant Nishioka, who have never played together ...

Nishikori helps Japan earn split

Sep 19, 2015

Nishikori helps Japan earn split

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori defeated Alejandro Falla in three sets to pull Japan level at 1-1 after the opening-day singles matches in its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Colombia on Friday. After Taro Daniel succumbed to Santiago Giraldo in the first match, ...

Sep 8, 2015

Japan calls up Nishikori for Davis Cup showdown

Kei Nishikori will carry Japan’s hopes of remaining in the Davis Cup World Group as the Japan Tennis Association on Tuesday named the world No. 4 to the team for a playoff against Colombia later this month. Nishikori, who suffered a shock first-round defeat ...

Jul 21, 2015

Japan to meet host Colombia in Davis Cup World Group playoffs

Japan will travel to Colombia for its Davis Cup World Group playoffs tie in September, organizers announced after Tuesday’s draw in London. Japan, which defeated Columbia when the teams met in the playoffs in Tokyo in 2013, is among the seven seeded teams in ...

Jul 21, 2015

Hewitt not a lock for Davis Cup captaincy: report

Tennis Australia will not guarantee Lleyton Hewitt the Davis Cup captaincy on his retirement next year and will instead open up the process to a group of applicants, a report said Tuesday. The head body announced in January that the two-time Grand Slam champion ...