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2023 Davis Cup Qualifiers preview: Part III

IN the third of four parts previewing the Davis Cup Qualifiers, we take a look at the next three matches taking place this weekend across the globe. There are 12 matches all up, with the winner of each match qualifying for the Davis Cup Finals in November, while the loser of each match goes into […]

Croatia, Serbia keep Davis Cup dreams alive

CROATIA and Serbia have kept their Davis Cup title dreams alive with important final round robin wins overnight. Croatia has won back-to-back matches since dropping its first game to Italy, and just needs Italy to win in order to progress to the next stage. Serbia needs Spain to lose to the winless Kazakhstan which seems […]

Aussies secure Davis Cup Finals knockout spot

AUSTRALIA has become the first nation to secure the Davis Cup Finals knockout spot, after a second straight win in Pool C. The Aussies defeated France leaving just Germany to come and determine who will top the Pool, while United States’ second win – defeating Kazakhstan – also moved the nation into prime position for […]

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 […]

2022 Davis Cup Group Finals preview

FRESH off the back of the US Open, 16 nations will compete across four cities as the 2022 Davis Cup Group Finals gets underway today. There will be a new champion crowned after reigning titleholder Russia will not be in attendance due to being suspended from the competition following the nations’ invasion of Ukraine. It […]

Davis Cup Qualifiers preview I: Top four seeds

DAVIS Cup qualifiers are set to get underway this weekend, with the traditional format – reverse singles and one doubles – in place for the matches. Over the next three days, we will preview the 12 World Group clashes, with the winners advancing to the Davis Cup Finals in November. FRANCE [1] vs ECUADOR Palais […]

2022 ATP Cup USA preview

THE United States was a late call-up to the ATP Cup, and are far from easy beats given their depth and a couple of Top 30 players. Though they enter the tournament as the lowest ranked nation in their group, they could pick up some second singles, and possibly doubles wins. 2022 USA TEAM Taylor […]

2022 ATP Cup Norway preview

NORWAY easily qualified for the 2022 ATP Cup on the back of a sizzing season from top ranked player Casper Ruud. The Norwegian finished inside the Top 10 and competed at the ATP Finals series, but now he will have to find a way to overcome the fact his nation has no depth and will […]

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 Finals Group E preview

AFTER previewing each of the 18 Davis Cup Finals nations, Rookie Me Central will now preview each of the six groups to determine how the early stages of the tournament might go. We continue by taking a look at Group E, where Italy will look to advance to the next stage in front of home […]

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