Davis Cup

April 05, 2018 - 3:32 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Isner will play Joris De Loore in the opening match of the U.S. Davis Cup quarterfinal against Belgium on Friday. Isner rose to ninth in the rankings with his victory at the Miami Open last weekend. He'll play the 319th-ranked player at Belmont University, according to...
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April 05, 2018 - 7:06 am
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Without the injured Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille will face Andreas Seppi to open France's visit to Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The 11th-ranked Pouille has a 4-3 record in the Davis Cup and won the decisive match over Belgium's Steve Darcis in last season's final...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:54 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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March 27, 2018 - 9:57 am
PARIS (AP) — Lucas Pouille will lead defending champion France against Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The 10th-ranked Pouille has been selected by France captain Yannick Noah alongside Adrian Mannarino and Jeremy Chardy. Doubles specialists Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut have also...
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March 27, 2018 - 7:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal is set to make his return from injury after being included on Spain's team for the Davis Cup quarterfinals against Germany next month. Nadal hasn't played since January, when a muscle injury in his left leg forced him to retire in the Australian Open quarterfinals. Spain...
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March 21, 2018 - 10:37 pm
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavs outscore Raptors UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers picked up a huge win as they try to secure home-court advantage in the first round of the NBA playoffs. LeBron James, Kevin Love and George Hill combined for 80 points and the Cavs ended Toronto's nine-game road winning...
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March 21, 2018 - 11:37 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Sock, Sam Querrey, John Isner, Ryan Harrison and Steve Johnson have been picked for the U.S. Davis Cup team that will face Belgium in the quarterfinals next month in Nashville, Tennessee. The U.S. Tennis Association announced captain Jim Courier's roster Wednesday...
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March 19, 2018 - 7:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Laver Cup was a hit last year, and now Roger Federer is hoping it proves popular on U.S. soil. The 20-time Grand Slam champion made his first-ever visit to Chicago on Monday to promote the second Laver Cup, a team competition that debuted last year in Prague. Federer, shaking off...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 file photo of the French captain Yannick Noah, center, holding the cup after France won the Davis Cup at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 16 years after beating Belgium 3-2. The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul of the international team event in men’s tennis. The International Tennis Federation says it has unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a new season-ending event in November starting in 2019. The World Cup of Tennis would be played over seven days in the traditional week of the David Cup final and comprise a round-robin format followed by a quarterfinal knockout stage. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 27, 2018 - 1:19 pm
The Australians are surprised. The Brits are skeptical. The French are downright angry. "They have just killed the Davis Cup," French tennis player Nicolas Mahut said in reaction to bold plans to transform the 118-year-old competition into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis. The...
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February 26, 2018 - 2:54 pm
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