Latest Davis Cup News

US Olympic board member pushes quiet diplomacy in Peng case

Dec. 08, 2021 09:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — A member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's board of directors is among those echoing the IOC's call for behind-the-scenes negotiations to ensure the well-being of tennis player Peng Shuai. International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty, who...

Medvedev-led Russia wins Davis Cup after 15-year wait

Dec. 05, 2021 16:41 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Russia's 15-year wait for a Davis Cup title ended Sunday after another clutch performance from Daniil Medvedev. Medvedev capped his amazing year with a 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Marin Cilic in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead...

Russia beats Croatia to win first Davis Cup title since 2006

Dec. 05, 2021 13:36 PM EST
MADRID (AP) — Russia beats Croatia to win first Davis Cup title since 2006.

Davis Cup Finals to add hosts cities, reduce teams next year

Dec. 05, 2021 11:26 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — There will be more host cities and fewer nations playing in the Davis Cup Finals next season in an attempt to increase fan engagement and keep the revamped team event sustainable, organizers said Sunday. The International Tennis Federation and the Kosmos...

US eliminated from Davis Cup Finals after loss to Colombia

Nov. 28, 2021 19:25 PM EST

U.S. captain Mardy Fish hinted at a lack of passion within his team after the record 32-time champion Americans were eliminated from the Davis Cup Finals by following up a lopsided loss to host Italy with a humbling defeat to Colombia on Sunday. The Americans left Turin...

Ymer brothers help Sweden stun Canada in Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 25, 2021 18:00 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Before any matches were played, Elias Ymer didn’t hesitate to say Sweden could succeed at the Davis Cup Finals despite being one of the lowest-ranked nations in the competition. He backed up his words with a great opening win on Thursday, then cheered on...

Austria's lockdown affects return of Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 22, 2021 07:25 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — No Davis Cup tennis fans will be allowed in Innsbruck as Austria goes back into lockdown. Capacity will be at 60% in Turin, where Italian children will be occupying vast portions of the stands amid slow ticket sales. Attendance in Madrid will be at a maximum of 75%. ...

Gaston rewarded with 1st call up to France's Davis Cup team

Nov. 10, 2021 09:24 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Hugo Gaston has been rewarded for some impressive performances at last week's Paris Masters with a first call up to France's Davis Cup team on Wednesday. Gaston reached the quarterfinals at the indoor event and lost to No. 2 Daniil Medvedev after having set...