Finals of Davis Cup, Fed Cup delayed to 2021 because of COVID-19

Tennis Jun 27, 2020

Finals of Davis Cup, Fed Cup delayed to 2021 because of COVID-19

The Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals were scrapped for 2020 by the International Tennis Federation on Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and both competitions will resume next year. The Davis Cup men’s competition was supposed to have qualifying matches for future finals this ...

Tennis Feb 26, 2020

Virus forces Japan Davis Cup tie behind closed doors

Japan's home Davis Cup tie against Ecuador next week will be played behind closed doors, organizers said Wednesday, the latest sporting event in the country to be affected by COVID-19 fears, five months before the Tokyo Olympics. The Davis Cup decision comes a day after ...

Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Tennis Nov 21, 2019

Novak Djokovic helps Serbia knock Japan out of Davis Cup

Japan bowed out of the Davis Cup Finals on Wednesday, going down to Serbia a day after opening its Group A campaign with a loss to France. Filip Krajinovic beat Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 6-4 in the opening singles rubber at Madrid's La Caja Magica before ...

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

Tennis Aug 11, 2019

India wants Davis Cup tie moved from Pakistan over Kashmir tensions

India have asked the International Tennis Federation to shift their upcoming Davis Cup tie from Pakistan to a neutral venue due to escalating political tensions between the two nations. The Indian team are scheduled to tour Pakistan's capital Islamabad for the Asia/Oceania Group 1 tie ...

Tennis Feb 15, 2019

Japan drawn against France, Serbia in Davis Cup finals

Japan was drawn Thursday against top-seeded France and Serbia in Pool A for November's Davis Cup finals. The International Tennis Federation's new format for the competition divides 18 teams into six pools. The six winners and the two best second-place teams will advance to the ...

Japan rallies to beat China in Davis Cup qualifying

Tennis Feb 2, 2019

Japan rallies to beat China in Davis Cup qualifying

Taro Daniel completed a comeback by Japan in a Davis Cup qualifier with a 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win over China's Li Zhe in the final singles match Saturday, securing a 3-2 aggregate victory. By winning the tie at the Guangdong Olympic Tennis Centre, Japan ...