Davis Cup

April 08, 2018 - 2:03 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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April 08, 2018 - 11:24 am
VARAZDIN, Croatia (AP) — Marin Cilic put away Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 to send Croatia into the Davis Cup semifinals on Sunday. Cilic clinched the quarterfinal against Kazakhstan 3-1 on indoor clay after the two-hour match, the easiest of his three straight wins over Kukushkin. Cilic didn't...
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Italy's Fabio Fognini returns the ball to France's Lucas Pouille during a World Group Quarter final Davis Cup tennis match between Italy and France in Genoa, Italy, Sunday April 8, 2018. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 9:03 am
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Lucas Pouille kept his focus when Fabio Fognini began throwing his racket in frustration during a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory that put France into the Davis Cup semifinals Sunday. Defending champion France took an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series with Italy...
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Ryan Harrison, left, of the United States, and Jack Sock celebrate after winning a point during a Davis Cup quarterfinal doubles tennis match against Belgium Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 07, 2018 - 8:48 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jack Sock and Ryan Harrison put the United States in the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2012 by beating Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen 5-7, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4 Saturday to finish off an American sweep. The United States now will play either Croatia or...
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April 07, 2018 - 2:30 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Simmi Buttar at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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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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