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USA claims inaugural United Cup

IN yet another whitewash, the United States have claimed the inaugural United Cup, downing Italy comprehensively 4-0. Though the deciding match ended up being the tightest of the lot, the American side was able to triumph and bring home the silverware. Despite Italy making the most of a second chance after losing in the City […]

Italy and United States to battle for United Cup

TWO nations remain in the United Cup, with Italy and United States to face off in the final to decide the title. After losing to Poland in the City Final, Italy gained a reprieve as the lucky fourth placed loser to secure a semi-finals spot. There, the Italians manage to take down Greece, as the […]

Greek stars reach final four

GREECE might only have a combined two players inside the Top 100 from both the ATP and WTA Rankings, but that pair was able to help book the Mediterranean nation’s spot in the United Cup semi-finals. Both Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari were able to win their respective singles against Croatian opponents, then team up […]

Italy clean sweeps Norway into Brisbane final

ITALY has made light work of lowly ranked Norway in the United Cup, with Matteo Berrettini downing world number three Casper Ruud to ensure a clean slate heading into the finals. Given the importance placed on the fourth semi-finalist to have the best overall record, Italy’s 5-0 effort against Norway will go a long way […]

Demon delight, rules over Rafa

FOR the first time in his ATP Tour career, Australian Alex de Minaur got the better of 22-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal to help the green and gold remain in contention to win a United Cup match. Though both Australia and Spain lost to Great Britain – and therefore could not advance to the […]

Sweet start for Swiss at United Cup

SWITZERLAND is in the box seat of its opening round United Cup tie against Kazakhstan following day one of action after wins to Belinda Bencic and Marc-Andrea Huesler. The world number 12 Bencic fought back from a 1-4 deficit in the opening set against Yulia Putintseva to grind out a tiebreak victory – to love […]

2022 United Cup preview: Group E

GROUP E continues our 2022 United Cup preview series, leading up the brand new event taking place across three Australian cities. Group A and Group F are in Perth, with Group B and Group E in Brisbane, and Group C and Group D are in Sydney. There are 18 teams battling it out for ultimate […]

Doubles delight as Canadians reach Davis Cup decider

CANADA will meet Australia in the 2022 Davis Cup Final after fighting through its semi-final against Italy overnight. Once again the incredible form of Felix Auger-Aliassime held up, with the rising star winning both his singles, and doubles alongside Vasek Pospisil, to sink the Italians for a 2-1 victory in Malaga. The Canadian success did […]

Italy and Canada win through to Davis Cup semis

ITALY and Canada will face off to determine which nation takes its place in the 2022 Davis Cup Final. Both teams won through in tough and tight circumstances, seeing off the United States and Germany respectively in 2-1 results. The doubles pairings won their respective matches to seal the ties, with the final four of […]

US spoil home nations party as Spain, Italy cleansweep opponents

A DECIDING doubles match win by the United States spoiled the party for home nation Great Britain in Glasgow, becoming the only Davis Cup Finals match to go the way of the visitor. The four home nations were in action across the globe in their respective Pools, with Italy and Spain winning 3-0, while Germany […]

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