Davis Cup

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017, file photo, members of the French team lift up their trophies after France won the Davis Cup final at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. The Davis Cup will be decided with a season-ending, 18-team tournament beginning next year. The new format replaces the one in which the Davis Cup is played over four weekends throughout the year. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
August 16, 2018 - 2:36 pm
The Davis Cup is getting a radical makeover in hopes of reviving an event that has lost some luster. Beginning next year, the top team event in men's tennis will be decided with a season-ending, 18-team tournament at a neutral site. The International Tennis Federation believes this format will be...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Steve Johnson in the first round at the Western & Southern Open, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 14, 2018 - 7:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new Davis Cup format that tennis' governing body believes is more enticing for players and more lucrative for nations will be voted on this week. The proposal to overhaul the current calendar-year format of the 118-year-old event is being discussed this week at the International...
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Andy Murray, of Britain, returns the ball against Kyle Edmund, of Britain, during the Citi Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 07, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Tennis leaders are offering to lob more cash at countries to persuade them to back plans for a $3 billion revamp of the Davis Cup. But the International Tennis Federation will be ceding some control of the final of its flagship men's event to investors bankrolling the World Cup of Tennis project,...
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In this July 16, 2016 photo, Amelie Mauresmo, of France, speaks during an interview at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. prior to her induction ceremony. Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 23, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — Former top-ranked Amelie Mauresmo will become the first woman to captain France's Davis Cup men's team when she replaces Yannick Noah next season. "I'm obviously very proud of the trust put in me," said Mauresmo, who has also coached Andy Murray. The 38-year-old Frenchwoman is a two-...
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El británico Andy Murray trata de responder un disparo del australiano Nick Kyrgios en su choque en la primera ronda del torneo de Queen's en Londres, el martes 19 de junio de 2018. (AP Foto/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 22, 2018 - 1:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray will continue his comeback next week after asking for a wildcard into the pre-Wimbledon Eastbourne International event. The three-time Grand Slam champion returned after nearly a year out with hip problems when he played at the Queen's Club in London on Tuesday, losing to...
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France Pierre-Hughes Herbert, right, and Nicolas Mahut, left, play a shot against Austria's Oliver Marach and Croatia's Mate Pavic in the men's doubles final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, June 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 09, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 7:50 p.m. French players Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut have won the doubles title at Roland Garros for the first time. With their Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah watching from the stands, Herbert and Mahut claimed their...
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May 04, 2018 - 10:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion France will return to the city of Lille to face Spain in the Davis Cup semifinals in September. The French tennis federation says the Sept. 14-16 matches will be played on an indoor hard court at the 27,500-capacity Pierre Mauroy Stadium, with the roof closed. France...
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Japan's Kei Nishikori celebrates after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April, 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 20, 2018 - 3:20 pm
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal's bid for a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title is proving more comfortable than he imagined after his latest return from injury. Others may not be so surprised, given how the top-ranked Spaniard won nine straight games while beating fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem...
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FILE - In this Sunday April 8, 2018 file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Germany's Alexander Zverev during a World Group quarterfinal Davis Cup tennis match between Spain and Germany at the bullring in Valencia, Spain. Rafael Nadal is wary of saying he’s fully recovered from a troublesome right thigh injury as he defends his Monte Carlo Masters title. The top-ranked Spaniard only recently returned to action at the Davis Cup, after a recurrence of the injury forced him out of the Mexico Open and then Masters tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami last month. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz, File)
April 15, 2018 - 2:37 pm
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal is wary of saying he's fully recovered from a troublesome right thigh injury as he defends his Monte Carlo Masters title. The top-ranked Spaniard only recently returned to action at the Davis Cup, after a recurrence of the injury forced him out of the Mexico Open and then...
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Ryan Harrison, of the United States, celebrates with teammates after beating Ruben Bemelmans, of Belgium, in a Davis Cup quarterfinal singles tennis match Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The United States clinched the series Saturday to move on to the semifinals. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 08, 2018 - 5:01 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United States is off to a perfect start in Davis Cup play this year, and the Americans now have to wait and see if they can continue this momentum when they play in the semifinals for the first time since 2012. Ryan Harrison had the honors Sunday wrapping up a 4-0...
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