Davis Cup

Australia's Lleyton Hewitt celebrates with compatriot John-Patrick Smith during their first round doubles match against New Zealand's Marcus Daniels and Wesly Koolhof of the Netherlands at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 17, 2019 - 3:46 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The feud between Australia's Davis Cup captain and an exiled player escalated at the season-opening major when Lleyton Hewitt said Bernard Tomic threatened him and his family. Tomic, a Wimbledon quarterfinalist in 2011, followed his first-round loss at the Australian...
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Spain's Garbine Muguruza reacts after winning a point against Britain's Johanna Konta during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 17, 2019 - 11:18 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 3:12 a.m. An Australian Open match that began after midnight is finally over — and didn't end until past 3 a.m. In what is believed to be the latest start in tournament history, Garbine Muguruza and Johanna...
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Australia's Bernard Tomic gestures as he leaves the court following his first round loss to Croatia's Marin Cilic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 14, 2019 - 9:03 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying LLeyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced. Tomic, who was beaten 6-2 6-4, 7-6 (...
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Britain's Andy Murray wipes tears from his face during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. A tearful Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)
January 11, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The outpouring of sadness and respect in Britain over the news of Andy Murray's imminent retirement makes it easy to forget the emotional barrier that existed for so long between the Scottish tennis great and sports fans in his own country. Grumpy, sulky, petulant, cold. That was the initial view...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 file photo, Mardy Fish reacts after defeating Marco Cecchinato, of Italy, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Former top-10 player Mardy Fish has been selected as the new captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team. A person familiar with the U.S. Tennis Association's choice tells The Associated Press that Fish will replace former captain Jim Courier. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
January 09, 2019 - 12:30 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Tennis Association says former top-10 player Mardy Fish is the country's new Davis Cup captain. Fish's appointment to succeed Jim Courier was announced Wednesday. Courier stepped down in September. The 37-year-old Fish won six titles in singles and eight in...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 file photo, Mardy Fish reacts after defeating Marco Cecchinato, of Italy, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Former top-10 player Mardy Fish has been selected as the new captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team. A person familiar with the U.S. Tennis Association's choice tells The Associated Press that Fish will replace former captain Jim Courier. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
January 08, 2019 - 6:43 pm
Former top-10 player Mardy Fish will be the new captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, taking over the job as the event shifts to a drastically different setup. A person familiar with the U.S. Tennis Association's choice told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Fish will replace former captain Jim...
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December 17, 2018 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — The French tennis federation says Sebastien Grosjean has been appointed as the country's Davis Cup captain. Grosjean takes over from Yannick Noah after Amelie Mauresmo pulled out to focus on her new coaching job with French player Lucas Pouille. The French federation says Grosjean will...
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December 06, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Amelie Mauresmo won't be captaining France's Davis Cup team after all because the two-time major winner is going back to coaching to help Lucas Pouille. The French Tennis Federation announced Thursday it was searching for a new captain, who will also look after the national team at the...
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Members of Croatia's Davis Cup team greet supporters as they are welcomed by thousands at the central square in Zagreb, Croatia, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Croatia defeated France and claimed a second title in the team event following its maiden win in 2005. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
November 28, 2018 - 6:26 pm
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Australia will play Bosnia and Herzegovina on hard courts at Memorial Drive in Adelaide in the first round of next year's revamped Davis Cup competition on Feb. 1-2. The two teams will meet for the first time when they play for one of 12 spots in the finals. The winners...
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The Croatia's team captain Zeljko Krajan, left, and players lift up the cup after the team won the Davis Cup final between France and Croatia Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 in Lille, northern France. Croatia claimed a second title in the team event following its maiden win in 2005. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
November 27, 2018 - 1:42 pm
MADRID (AP) — Despite renewed complaints from France's players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup, the organizers of the revamped tennis tournament are adamant that everything will soon be better. Javier Alonso, the CEO of the company behind the new competition, spoke to The Associated...
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