Davis Cup

July 01, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Acclaimed tennis photographer Russ Adams has died after chronicling the sport for more than 50 years. He was 86. The International Tennis Hall of Fame said he died Friday. Adams was inducted into the Hall in 2007. He was known as the dean of modern tennis photography, spanning...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:11 am
NBA-KNICKS-JACKSON Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony. Days after Jackson reiterated his desire to trade Anthony and...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 file photo of the Czech Republic team captain Petr Pala, center, and players hold the trophy after their victory against France, during the Fed Cup final in Strasbourg, eastern France. The Davis Cup and Fed Cup are planning to combine forces into a World Cup of Tennis. A three-year deal starting in 2018 to combine the events was announced Wednesday June 28, 2017, by the International Tennis Federation. The changes still need to be approved at the federation’s annual general meeting in August in Vietnam. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias/File)
June 28, 2017 - 7:10 am
LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup and Fed Cup are planning to combine forces into a World Cup of Tennis. Starting in 2018, the finals of the men's and women's national team tournaments will be brought together under one roof in an effort to raise the profile of the competitions. For the first three years...
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June 28, 2017 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup and Fed Cup will stage their finals at the same indoor venue in Geneva starting in 2018. The three-year deal to combine the events into the World Cup of Tennis was announced Wednesday by the International Tennis Federation. The ITF says "the finals are the centerpiece of...
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Spectators leave the court under umbrellas as rain delays the play between France's Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 06, 2017 - 12:24 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. The French Open men's quarterfinals involving Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been postponed because of rain. Because of showers and heavy wind much of the afternoon, the two men's singles matches on Tuesday's schedule...
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June 06, 2017 - 10:33 am
MLB Rocket fuel UNDATED (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable Astros attempt to match a club record with their 12th consecutive win when they play at last-place Kansas City. The team won 12 straight in 1999 and 2004. Houston, with the best record (42-16) and longest winning streak in the majors this...
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June 06, 2017 - 9:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Change could be coming to the Davis Cup. Singles matches in the international competition would be reduced to best-of-three-sets, instead of the current best-of-five, under a proposal recommended by the International Tennis Federation board of directors and announced Tuesday. Davis...
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France's Kristina Mladenovic reacts as she plays Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 06, 2017 - 9:49 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Davis Cup singles matches would be reduced to best-of-three-sets instead of the current best-of-five under a proposal recommended by the International Tennis Federation board of directors. Davis Cup doubles matches will...
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