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Canada gets revenge over Spain in ATP Cup

CANADA’s rising stars have taken the world by storm over the past couple of years, and now they have some silverware to go with it. After going down to Spain in the 2019 Davis Cup Final, the North American nation has achieved some retribution with the 2022 ATP Cup title. Though there was no Rafael […]

Canada scrapes into ATP Cup final

CANADA has claimed the narrowest of victories over Russia to secure its place in the 2022 ATP Cup final. The Top 20 duo of Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov were able to overcome Russian world number two Daniil Medvedev and Roman Safiullin in the deciding doubles match. It was even throughout the day, with Medvedev […]

Russia and Canada secure ATP Cup semis spots

RUSSIA and Canada survived the last day of the group stage to post 2-1 wins over their respective opponents and set up a mouth-watering semi-finals clash tomorrow. In a day that would ultimately decide the final standings, only France did not come away with a group win throughout the three rounds, indicating the closeness of […]

Spain and Poland secure semis spots

POLAND has caused an upset over Argentina to book its semi-finals spot against Spain after a stunning clean sweep on day five of the ATP Cup. At Qudos Bank Arena, the Polish got through with a 3-0 whitewash of the Argentinians in a result that very few saw coming. They will now take on Spain […]

Germany and Canada square Group C ledger

REMARKABLY, the evenness in Group C was on show following the second round of the ATP Cup’s round robin stage. Following the United States’ first round win over Canada and Great Britain’s victory over Germany, it was the losers that stood tall in the reverse matchups. Germany triumphed over the United States, and Canada got […]

Spain closes in on ATP Cup semi-finals spot

SPAIN is closing in on being the first nation through to the ATP Cup semi-finals following yet another 3-0 victory in the group stage. The always-strong European nation disposed of Norway this time, and kept its unbeaten streak following its flushing win over Chile two days prior. With Chile defeating Serbia, it left Spain as […]

Aussies upset Italy in huge ATP Cup win

AUSTRALIA has stunned one of the ATP Cup favourites in Italy on day two, coming from a match down to win the tie 2-1. Following a withdrawal from James Duckworth, and Max Purcell having to step in, it took a monumental effort from Alex de Minaur and a near-perfect doubles performance from John Peers and […]

No Djoke, Serbia edge past Norway

DESPITE missing world number one Novak Djokovic, Serbia did enough to get past its first ATP Cup opponent on the opening day of the tournament yesterday. The Serbs, led by Filip Krajinovic defeated Norway 2-1 in easily the closest tie of the day. In fact, the Group A clash was the only one of the […]

2022 ATP Cup predictions: Withdrawals shake up draw

A HOST of late withdrawals has shaken up the 2022 ATP Cup, to the point of where there is a whole new nation competing in the tournament starting tomorrow. The final squad listings occured on Wednesday, and France has come into the tournament replacing Austria after Dennis Novak joined Dominic Thiem as withdrawals from the […]

2022 ATP Cup: Group D preview

WITH the exception of Argentina, Group D of the 2022 ATP Cup features nations with a star player, but no other Top 100 talents. Even the South American nation has not had its strongest side in recent years, with just one Top 40 player, and the remaining two singles players between 40th and 70th. Regardless, […]

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