Kazakhstan beats Italy 3-2, squeeze into Davis Cup last eight
Kazakhstan beats Italy 3-2, squeeze into Davis Cup last eight

Aleksandr Nedovyesov won a marathon five-setter as hosts Kazakhstan squeezed into the Davis Cup quarter-finals with a tight 3-2 win over Italy on Sunday.

Davis Cup: Fabio Fognini, Paolo Lorenzi put Italy ahead against Kazakhstan
Davis Cup: Fabio Fognini, Paolo Lorenzi put Italy ahead against Kazakhstan

Fabio Fognini and Paolo Lorenzi gave Italy a crucial 2-1 lead over Kazakhstan in their Davis Cup World Group first round tie by winning the doubles rubber on Saturday.

Robin Haase calms his nerves in winning Gstaad start

Last year`s finalist Robin Haase had to fight through an extended case of first-match nerves to advance over Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3 on another rainy day at the Swiss Open on Tuesday.

Raonic hits the heights in Portugal

Altitude-averse second seed Milos Raonic on Monday found himself perched high up on the mast of a training vessel as the Canadian took his mind temporarily off of claycourt tennis prior to starting the Portugal Open.

Davis Cup Round Up: Murray's Britain on the brink of semis, while Federer's Swiss trail Kazakhs

Roger Federer`s hopes of adding a Davis Cup winners` medal to his vast collection of silverware were hanging by a thread on Saturday after Switzerland fell 2-1 behind to Kazakhstan in their World Group quarter-final tie.

Federer, Wawrinka slump in Davis Cup

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka slumped to a shock defeat in the Davis Cup on Saturday as minnows Kazakhstan opened a 2-1 lead in their quarter-final clash.

Somdev conquers Delhi Open in style with crushing victory

India`s top singles star Somdev Devvarman lifted his third ATP Challenge title as he outclassed top seed Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-3 6-1 in the final of the USD 100,000 ONGC-GAIL Open here on Sunday.

Somdev storms into Delhi Open final

Second-seed Somdev Devvarman marched into the men`s singles final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger with a convincing victory over fourth-seed Evgeny Donskoy here Friday.

Somdev outplayed by Donskoy to mark end of Indian challenge

The Indian challenge at the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tour ended on Friday after Russian third seed Evgeny Donskoy outplayed Somdev Devvarman to set up a final clash against a spirited Ilija Bozoljac of Serbia.

Somdev, Yuki top Indian draws in ATP Challenger Kolkata leg

Indian top two singles players Somdev Devvarman and in-form Yuki Bhambri will be the star attractions in the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tour to be held at the BTA Courts from February 10-15.

Ferrer out to rid `Nearly Man` tag

David Ferrer powered through a straight sets win in his opening match at the Australian Open on Monday as he strives to convince the doubters he can justify his top three ranking.

Wawrinka, Ferrer through to second round

World number three David Ferrer and Swiss top 10 player Stanislas Wawrinka led the top seeds into the men`s singles second round at the Australian Open Monday.