Davis Cup

April 07, 2018 - 2:30 pm
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German players Jan-Lennard Struff and Tim Puetz react during their game against Spanish Marc Lopez and Feliciano during a World Group Quarter final Davis Cup tennis match between Spain and Germany at the bullring in Valencia, Spain, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
April 07, 2018 - 1:16 pm
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Germany pair Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff held off Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez to win 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 7-5 and take a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Saturday. Puetz served out the final game of the doubles rubber after 4 hours, 40 minutes on...
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April 07, 2018 - 1:02 pm
VARAZDIN, Croatia (AP) — Ivan Dodig and Nikola Mektic won their second Davis Cup doubles together from an early setback to put Croatia ahead of Kazakhstan 2-1 in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Dodig and Mektic beat Timur Khabibulin and Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 in three hours on...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:42 am
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut beat Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 to give France a 2-1 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Saturday. Herbert and Mahut's constant net rushing proved too much to handle for the Italian pair, which fell apart...
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John Isner, of the United States, celebrates with his team after defeating Joris De Loore, of Belgium, in a Davis Cup quarterfinal singles tennis match Friday, April 6, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 06, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Isner beat Joris De Loore 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4 Friday night giving the United States a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Isner, who moved up to ninth in the world after winning the Miami Open last weekend, kicked off the quarterfinals at...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:20 pm
All Times EDT Saturday BASEBALL Tampa Bay at Boston, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Arizona at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:20 pm
All Times EDT Saturday BASEBALL Tampa Bay at Boston, 1:05 p.m. Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Arizona at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San...
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April 06, 2018 - 3:05 pm
VARAZDIN, Croatia (AP) — Mikhail Kukushkin beat Borna Coric in 3 1/2 hours for Kazakhstan to tie with Croatia 1-1 in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday. Despite a much lower ranking, Kukushkin improved his record against Coric to 3-0 after winning 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2. Marin Cilic earned...
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Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his World Group Quarter final Davis Cup tennis match against Spain's David Ferrer at the bullring in Valencia, Spain, Friday April 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
April 06, 2018 - 9:04 am
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Alexander Zverev cruised past David Ferrer 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to give Germany a 1-0 lead against host Spain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday. Zverev was in control from the start at the bullring staging the tie in Valencia. The world No. 4 had four aces and 27 winners...
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France's Lucas Pouille returns the ball against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal match in Genoa, Italy, Friday, April 6, 2018. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 9:01 am
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Lucas Pouille wasted a two-set advantage before eventually beating Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-1 to give France a 1-0 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Friday. The 11th-ranked Pouille stepped up his game in the fifth after the home crowd support helped...
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