Davis Cup

February 04, 2018 - 5:54 am
MORIOKA, Japan (AP) — Fabio Fognini powered Italy through to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup World Group, beating Japan's Yuichi Sugita 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-5 in the first reverse singles on Sunday. Italy went into Sunday's play leading 2-1 after a doubles win on Saturday and Fognini's five-...
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Alexander Zverev of Germany reacts after winning a point in his match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at the Davis Cup World Group first round in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
February 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Alexander Zverev has beaten Australia's Nick Kyrgios 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in the first reverse singles Sunday to advance Germany to the Davis Cup World Group quarterfinals. Germany went into Sunday's play leading 2-1 after a doubles win Saturday. A fifth best-of-three...
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United States' Steve Johnson hits a forehand to Serbia's Nikola Milojevic and Miljan Zekic during their Davis Cup World Group first round tennis match in Nis, Serbia, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. At right is United States' Ryan Harrison. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
February 03, 2018 - 6:10 pm
The United States advanced to the Davis Cup quarterfinals after beating Serbia for the first time thanks to a four-set doubles win on Saturday. The U.S. ran into Novak Djokovic in the previous losses, but without him Serbia was eliminated 3-0 and a day early in Nis. Switzerland, without Roger...
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February 03, 2018 - 3:04 pm
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February 03, 2018 - 12:40 pm
ALBERTVILLE, France (AP) — Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Robin Haase and Jean-Julien Rojer 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2) to give defending champion France a 2-1 lead against the Netherlands in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group on Saturday. France clinched victory on its...
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February 03, 2018 - 11:31 am
MARBELLA, Spain (AP) — Spain led Britain 2-1 in the Davis Cup World Group after Pablo Carreno-Busta and Feliciano Lopez beat Dominic Inglot and Jamie Murray 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in doubles on Saturday. The Spanish pair forced 35 errors to win the match in just under 2 1/2 hours on the outdoor clay at...
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February 03, 2018 - 6:57 am
MORIOKA, Japan (AP) — Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini defeated Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama in Saturday's doubles as Italy took a 2-1 lead over Japan in the first round of the Davis Cup. After splitting Friday's opening singles, Italy gained the advantage after a 7-5, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 7-5...
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Germany's Tim Puetz, right, plays a shot past Australia's Matt Ebden, left, in the doubles match between Germany and Australia at the Davis Cup World Group first round in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Feb.3, 2018. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
February 03, 2018 - 1:58 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Tim Puetz and late call-up Jan-Lennard Struff gave Germany a 2-1 lead over Australia in their first-round Davis Cup World Group match, beating Matt Ebden and John Peers 6-4, 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4 in doubles on Saturday. Puetz and Struff broke the Australians' service...
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United States' Sam Querrey celebrates winning a point against Serbia's Laslo Djere during their Davis Cup World group first round tennis match in Nis, Serbia, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
February 02, 2018 - 8:03 pm
Sam Querrey fought from a set down to defeat Laslo Djere and John Isner won a fifth-set tiebreaker over Dusan LaJovic to give the United States a 2-0 lead over Serbia in the first round of the Davis Cup World Group on Friday. Querrey had 20 aces in a 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 win in the opening...
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February 02, 2018 - 11:08 am
ALBERTVILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion France lost the opening singles to the Netherlands in the Davis Cup World Group on Friday when Adrian Mannarino was upset in straight sets by a player more than 300 places below him in the rankings. Thiemo de Bakker, ranked 369th, beat Mannarino 7-6 (4...
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