Davis Cup

September 16, 2017 - 10:19 am
LILLE, France (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champions Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (3) to give France a 2-1 lead over Serbia in the Davis Cup semifinals on Saturday. Apart from a scare in the third set when the Serb pair won four games...
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September 16, 2017 - 8:16 am
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan is on the verge of sending last year's Davis Cup champion Argentina out of the top-tier World Group after winning Saturday's doubles rubber. Timur Khabibulin and Alexander Nedovesov recovered from losing the first set to beat Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez and...
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September 15, 2017 - 6:24 am
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan leads Argentina 1-0 in their Davis Cup World Group playoff. Kazakh veteran leader Mikhail Kukushkin lost the first set against Guido Pella but responded strongly to win the opening singles 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 6-2, 6-4 in nearly four hours on Friday. Pella was...
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September 14, 2017 - 5:32 pm
MADRID (AP) — Conchita Martinez called the Spanish Tennis Federation's decision to fire her as the Fed Cup and Davis Cup captain as unfair and disrespectful on Thursday. Martinez lashed out after the federation announced that its board of directors unanimously decided to "make a change in the...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:14 am
PARIS (AP) — With Novak Djokovic out of the Davis Cup semifinals, even a French lineup struggling for form is heavily favored to reach the team event final for the 18th time. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille lead France in singles play this weekend on clay against Serbia at Stade Pierre Mauroy...
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September 12, 2017 - 1:58 pm
All Times EDT Saturday BASEBALL L.A. Dodgers at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 1:05 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m. Kansas City at Cleveland, 4:10 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at...
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German tennis legend Boris Becker waits for the beginning of a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.As 'Head of Tennis' Becker now is responsible for the men's tennis of the German Tennis Federation. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
August 23, 2017 - 4:45 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Boris Becker has been hired for the new position of head of men's tennis by the German tennis federation. The six-time Grand Slam champion will advise all top male players from the country and help its Davis Cup team. The federation announced Becker's appointment Wednesday...
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August 04, 2017 - 11:09 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Darvish to make Dodgers debut UNDATED (AP) — Yu Darvish makes his Los Angeles Dodgers debut when the top team in the majors takes on Jacob deGrom (12-4, 3.29 ERA) and the New York Mets in a marquee pitching matchup at Citi Field. The Dodgers acquired Darvish from Texas just before...
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August 04, 2017 - 8:49 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Red Sox, Indians win UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Red Sox were able to add a game to their lead in the American League East, thanks to a little help from the AL Central leaders. Rafael Devers and Mookie Betts belted two-run homers as the Red Sox won their third in a row, 9-5 over the...
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August 04, 2017 - 4:23 am
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Davis Cup singles matches will remain best-of-five sets after a proposal for them to be played as best-of-three tiebreak sets was rejected at an annual general meeting of the International Tennis Federation on Friday. The motion received 63.54 percent support from...
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