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 ...

Rafael Nadal prevails in return

More Sports / Tennis Apr 7, 2018

Rafael Nadal prevails in return

Spain's Rafael Nadal returned to action with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 Davis Cup win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber on Friday to set a record for the longest winning streak in the competition's history. World No. 1 Nadal had not played since he retired from his ...

Uchiyama wins to help Japan avoid 5-0 sweep

More Sports / Tennis Feb 5, 2017

Uchiyama wins to help Japan avoid 5-0 sweep

Yasutaka Uchiyama scored a consolation win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the final reverse singles on Sunday to prevent a whitewash for Japan in its Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against France. The Japanese team had only pride to play for after France built an ...