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Russia seals first Davis Cup title in 15 years

RUSSIA saluted in the 2021 Davis Cup Final after defeating Croatia 2-0 overnight. The Russian singles pairing of Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev proved too strong for opponents Borna Gojo and Marin Cilic, not dropping a set in either match. With world number two Medvedev expected to win his singles, and the Croatian world number […]

Russia sets up Croatia decider with win over Germany

RUSSIA has cemented its spot in the 2021 Davis Cup decider after defeating Germany 2-1 in the semi-final overnight. The Russians wrapped up the tie without dropping a set in the singles, before getting court time into their other players saw the doubles go ahead, but the experienced German doubles pairing taking the win. Led […]

Russia clean-sweeps Sweden to book Davis Cup semis spot

RUSSIA has reached the semi-finals of the 2021 Davis Cup Finals after cleaning up against Sweden overnight. One of the tournament favourites, they won 2-0 and had no need for a doubles decider, with Andrey Rublev and Daniil Medvedev securing wins in their respective matches. Sweden came in as one of only two second placed […]

No Zverev? No worries, Germany reach Davis Cup semis

GERMANY might not have top-ranked star Alexander Zverev, but the European nation has now reached the final four of the Davis Cup finals. In what was a fitting end to the tie against Great Britain, the German doubles pairing of Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz won in two tiebreakers, coming from behind to win the […]

Croatia topple Italy in Davis Cup quarter final

CROATIA is through to the semi-finals of the 2021 Davis Cup Finals after defeating Italy in Turin overnight. The Croatians sealed the deal courtesy of their number one doubles combination in the deciding match, after Borna Gojo produced a huge upset to defeat Lorenzo Sonego in three sets. Facing a straight sets exit, Jannik Sinner […]

2021 Davis Cup Finals day four wrap: Round Robin stage complete

ALL eight quarter finalists for the 2021 Davis Cup Finals have been decided after the fourth day of action. In Rookie Me Central’s day four wrap, we run through the six matches, and what is next for the nations as they strive for Davis Cup glory. RUSSIA (2) defeated SPAIN (1) Russia has topped Group […]

2021 Davis Cup Finals day three wrap: All groups in action

ALL six groups were in action a the 2021 Davis Cup Finals day three, with a number of sides taking pole position to top their group, and others looking to remain alive ahead of the last round robin stage. RUSSIA (3) defeated ECUADOR (0) Russia has predictably rolled Ecuador in a sweep to hand the […]

2021 Davis Cup Finals day two wrap: Italy get home as Serbia, Spain sweep opponents

ITALY has battled to a 2-1 win over the United States, whilst Spain and Serbia have cleaned up with 3-0 victories despite some close contests. Here is our 2021 Davis Cup Finals day two wrap. ITALY (2) defeated USA (1) Italy got its group stage campaign off to the perfect start at home in Turin, […]

2021 Davis Cup wrap: Croatia and Sweden sweep opponents

LATE withdrawals rocked one of the tournament favourites at the 2021 Davis Cup Finals, allowing a serious underdog to produce a boilover, whilst it was painful for the green and gold army. In today’s day one 2021 Davis Cup wrap, we see Sweden destroying an understrength Canada, Croatia rolling Australia with ease, whilst France had […]

2021 Davis Cup Finals preview hub

OVER the past few weeks, Rookie Me Central has previewed each of the six groups, and the 18 teams at the Davis Cup Finals to bring you the best possible previews. Here’s a hub of all our previews: [ GROUP A PREVIEW ] >> Spain preview >> Russia preview >> Ecuador preview [ GROUP B […]

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