Davis Cup

India announce women's tennis squad for Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1

India announce women's tennis squad for Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1

Ankita Raina, Karman Kaun Thandi, Pranjala Yadlapalli and Prarthana Thombare are part of the squad that will compete in the event, to be held from February 7 to 10 at the RK Khanna Tennis Stadium.

Jan 06, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Concerned about Indian tennis, says Vijay Amritraj

Concerned about Indian tennis, says Vijay Amritraj

In the Davis Cup, India have not able to go past the playoffs in last four years, losing to Serbia, the Czech Republic, Spain and Canada in last four years. These were today highlighted by Amritraj, an Indian member of the Davis Cup team who made the finals in 1974 and 1987.

Dec 16, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Yannick Noah stays on as France Davis Cup skipper

Yannick Noah stays on as France Davis Cup skipper

Noah, 57, guided France to a tenth title but first since 2001 with a 3-2 triumph over Belgium in Lille.

Nov 30, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Lucas Pouille powers France to 10th Davis Cup title

Lucas Pouille powers France to 10th Davis Cup title

Belgian ace Goffin levelled the final at 2-2 after beating Tsonga in straight sets in Sunday's opening reverse singles but a revitalised Pouille throttled Darcis 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday's decisive fifth rubber.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
David Goffin beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

David Goffin beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, sends Davis Cup into deciding match

Tsonga hoped to become a national hero on Sunday but instead lost his composure in a bitter end to the match after a disputed call in the third set, triggering huge boos from the 27,000 crowd.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:41 PM IST
France drop Julien Benneteau, Nicolas Mahut for Davis Cup final against Belgium

France drop Julien Benneteau, Nicolas Mahut for Davis Cup final against Belgium

Belgium will be led by David Goffin and Steve Darcis, with Joris De Loore and Ruben Bemelmans down to play Saturday`s doubles.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Davis Cup Final: France, Belgium captains face selection quandary over doubles

Davis Cup Final: France, Belgium captains face selection quandary over doubles

France and Belgium reached the Davis Cup final by quite different routes, but both captains face similar decisions ahead of the draw at noon on Thursday in Lille.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
David Goffin aims to ride the wave to Davis Cup glory

David Goffin aims to ride the wave to Davis Cup glory

The hosts are favourites but Goffin, who will grab the chance to recharge batteries run down by his heroics at the O2 Arena, will on the current form be the best player on show at the three-day final, which begins on Friday.

Nov 20, 2017, 22:29 PM IST
Czech Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek retires at 38

Czech Davis Cup winner Radek Stepanek retires at 38

Alongside Tomas Berdych, Stepanek was also part of the Davis Cup teams triumphed in 2012 and 2013.

Nov 15, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
John McEnroe wants new Laver Cup to spark Davis Cup reform

John McEnroe wants new Laver Cup to spark Davis Cup reform

Swiss legend Roger Federer, who snubbed his country`s Davis Cup play-off tie against Belarus last weekend, declined to draw comparisons between the two competitions "because they`re very different".

Sep 22, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
India gets bye in first round for next year's Davis Cup

India gets bye in first round for next year's Davis Cup

Featuring in the top half of the draw, China will hosts New Zealand in their first round and India will take on the winner of the February 2-4 tie in the second round.

Sep 20, 2017, 22:09 PM IST
Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Belgium defeat Australia, face France in Davis Cup final

Nine-time champions France had booked their place in the November 24-26 final, which they will now host, by seeing off Serbia in their semi-final in Lille.

Sep 18, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stars as France beat Serbia to enter Davis Cup final

They will face either Belgium or Australia in the final, with Lleyton Hewitt`s visitors leading 2-1 in Brussels.

Sep 17, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
India trail 2-1 after Day 2 of Davis Cup tie versus Canada

India trail 2-1 after Day 2 of Davis Cup tie versus Canada

The Indians lost 5-7, 5-7, 7-5, 3-6. Eventually, it is down to the reverse singles matches on Sunday where India will need two wins out of two to win the tie.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
Davis Cup: Australia, France on brink of final after identical 2-1 leads in respective semis

Davis Cup: Australia, France on brink of final after identical 2-1 leads in respective semis

Lleyton Hewitt`s Australia last won the Davis Cup in 2003 when they beat Spain in the final.

Sep 17, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Day 1 of Davis Cup tie ends on even terms between India and Canada

Day 1 of Davis Cup tie ends on even terms between India and Canada

Canada are the favourites in the ongoing World Group play-off tie considering they have the home advantage as well as more fancied players in their team.

Sep 16, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

Davis Cup: France take on depleted Serbia, Belgium host Australia in semis

In the absence of Djokovic, who ended his season prematurely because of an elbow injury, world number 80 Lajovic is Serbia`s best-ranked player.

Sep 15, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Davis Cup team spirit fires Nick Kyrgios up again

Davis Cup team spirit fires Nick Kyrgios up again

Australia play Belgium in the semi-final in Brussels this weekend, looking to secure their first trip to the decider since their 2003 win over Spain.

Sep 12, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
Denis Shapovalov leads Canadian challenge against India in Davis Cup World Group Play-off

Denis Shapovalov leads Canadian challenge against India in Davis Cup World Group Play-off

The 18-year-old Shapovalov is in red-hot form as he scalped French star Jo-Wilfred Tsonga en route the US Open fourth round before losing to Pablo Carreno Busta in the pre- quarterfinals.

Sep 05, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Apart from Bhambri and Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna made the squad, captained by Mahesh Bhupathi.

Aug 14, 2017, 12:25 PM IST