Tag Archive: Davis Cup

Sep 22

Defending the Davis Cup

The Davis Cup. Heavyweight, in terms of tradition, and the trophy. Have you seen the size of the thing? On a less flippant note, substantial changes to the venerable competition appear imminent under the radically sweeping broom (or moustache) of the new ITF President David Haggerty. The former head of the USTA has broadly presented …

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May 06

Tennis News and Tittle Tattle – Week 18

It was a week where youth and drugs both had their way but not, unusually, together after some rock concert. Firstly, the conclusion of the trial of Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes caused much disquiet. The man who helped dope a number of cyclists got a one-year suspended prison sentence. But having teased people like a …

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Jan 30

Davis Cup 2013 – the usual mayhem

Barely has the sexy presence of Radek Stepanek finished taking his shirt off than the Davis Cup is back with us for 2013. While a combination of injuries/scheduling/fall outs and squabbles has deprived us of (in ranking order), Roger Federer, David Ferrer, Juan Martin Del Potro, Janko Tipsarevic, Nicolas Almagro, Tommy Haas and Kei Nishikori …

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