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Australia cops Davis Cup ‘Group of Death’

AUSTRALIA will need to be at its very best in the 2024 Davis Cup Finals to survive the group stage and reach back-to-back finals at the event. After coming runners-up to Italy last year, the Aussies will head to Valencia, Spain where they take the host nation as well as Czech Republic and France. The […]

Argentina survives mega Kazakhstan upset

ARGENTINA came back from the jaws of defeat to seal an incredible victory over a determined Kazakhstan and stamp its ticket into the Davis Cup Finals. The South American nation was playing at home on clay with three top 30 players compared to their opponents missing their top star Alexander Bublik, but it still went […]

Thiem overcomes raucous Irish crowd as Austria takes lead

IT was an atmosphere that Grand Slam champion Dominic Thiem was seldom used to, as he and his Austrian team faced off against surprise packets Ireland in Limerick for the Davis Cup World Group Qualifiers. The former world number three faced off against Irish world number 935 Michael Agwi in a thrilling contest, bouncing back […]

USA bound for Davis Cup finals

BECOMING the first nation to join Italy, Australia, Spain and Great Britain at the 2024 Davis Cup Finals, the United States made light work of Ukraine in a 4-0 whitewash. The nation’s met in Lithuania after Ukraine drew the homecourt advantage, but it did not stop the victors taking home the win without dropping a […]

PREVIEW | 2024 Davis Cup Qualifiers

HALF of the 24 nations doing battle in the 2024 Davis Cup Qualifiers this weekend will secure their spots in the Davis Cup Finals later this year. Four nations have already acquired safe passage into the 16-team finals series, with the remaining 12 to come from the winning nations of the qualifiers. We preview this […]

Italy secures second Davis Cup title

FOR the second successive year, Australia had to settle for runners-up as a powerful Italian unit continued its outstanding 2023 Davis Cup run to lift just its second men’s team trophy in history. Led by top five young gun Jannik Sinner – fresh off back-to-back victories against Novak Djokovic in singles and doubles last match […]

Aussies alive and into Davis Cup final four

AUSTRALIA’S hopes of a 29th Davis Cup title – and its first in two decades – remains alive after reaching the semi-finals of the knockout stage. The green and gold scraped into second of their round robin group stage to qualify for the eight-team finals series, then upstage Czech Republic in a come-from-behind victory. Despite […]

2023 Davis Cup Final 8 draw decided

EIGHT teams remain in the 2023 Davis Cup hunt following the group stage of the Finals that occurred over the weekend. Following the qualification from that, the eight sides who made it through – the top two from each pool – now know their respective roads to the ultimate nation glory. World numbers ones Canada […]

Finland survives Davis Cup ‘Group of Death’ as Aussies advance

IN one of the most incredible stories, heavy underdog Finland secured its place in the 2023 Davis Cup Finals after surviving what was predicted to be a ‘Group of Death’ for the nation Coming up against Croatia, United States and Netherlands who are all considered heavyweights in the tournament, Finland seemed the obvious choice for […]

2023 Davis Cup Finalists confirmed

ALL 12 Davis Cup Finalists have been confirmed for November’s massive event, with the remaining qualifying matches completed. On Monday, seven of the 12 teams had been locked in, with the remaining five teams now secured following their respective victories. Those five nations are Croatia, Chile, Netherlands, Finland and Czech Republic, who due to timezone […]

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