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UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Marin Cilic stays in control as Croatia wins Davis Cup

After an agonizing defeat in Croatia’s previous Davis Cup final, there was no letdown for Marin Cilic this time.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

Doubles win keeps French hopes alive in Davis Cup final

Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert kept French hopes alive in the Davis Cup final with a four-set win over Croatia’s Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic in the doubles in Lille. …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 11:37 a.m.

Davis Cup overhauled for 2019 with season-ending team event

The Davis Cup is getting a radical makeover. The top team event in men’s tennis will be decided with a season-ending, 18-team tournament beginning next year. The new format replaces …


Doubles’ win by Jack Sock, Ryan Harrison puts U.S. in Davis Cup semis

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), …


John Isner, Sam Querrey give U.S. 2-0 lead in Davis Cup quarterfinals

The United States has a big advantage at least in world rankings, and John Isner and Sam Querrey have given the Americans a 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup quarterfinals …


John Isner kicks off Davis Cup match against Belgium’s Joris De Loore

John Isner, fresh off winning the Miami Open, will play Joris De Loore in the opening match of the United States’ Davis Cup quarterfinal against Belgium. Isner rose to ninth …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:56 p.m.

Overhaul planned for Davis Cup tennis tournament

The Davis Cup could be transformed into a one-week, one-location, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul to entice more of the top men’s players. The International Tennis …


U.S. takes 2-0 lead over Serbia in 1st round of Davis Cup

Sam Querrey fought from a set down to defeat Laslo Djere and John Isner won a fifth-set tiebreaker over Dusan LaJovic to give the United States a 2-0 lead over …


France beats Belgium 3-2 to win its 10th Davis Cup title

Lucas Pouille ended a 16-year drought for France in the Davis Cup, winning the decisive match for the hosts to beat Belgium 3-2 in the final on Sunday. Pouille’s lopsided …


France wins doubles to lead Belgium 2-1 in Davis Cup final

Yannick Noah took a big gamble in the Davis Cup final and it paid off. When the France captain fielded an inexperienced pair for the doubles, many were perplexed. He …


Davis Cup: Australia and France lead 2-1 in semifinals

Two-time Grand Slam champions Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (3) for France to lead Serbia 2-1 in the Davis Cup semifinals …


Davis Cup: Belgium and Serbia lead in Davis Cup semifinals

Dusan Lajovic made the most of Lucas Pouille’s inconsistent display to give Serbia a 1-0 lead over France in their Davis Cup semifinal, while Belgium’s David Goffin produced a hard-fought …


Australia clinches 3-1 Davis Cup quarterfinal win over U.S.

Australia advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals after Nick Kyrgios beat late substitute Sam Querrey of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match on …


Davis Cup: U.S. wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Late substitute Jack Sock and partner Steve Johnson kept the United States alive in its Davis Cup quarterfinal with Australia, beating Sam Groth and John Peers 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, …


Davis Cup: Australia leads U.S. 2-0 in quarterfinal

Nick Kyrgios finished off John Isner with his 20th ace to give Australia a 2-0 lead over the United States in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Friday. Kyrgios won 7-5, …


Davis Cup: American Jack Sock to play Aussie Jordan Thompson to open QF

American No. 1 Jack Sock will play Australia’s Jordan Thompson to open their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Friday, followed by Nick Kyrgios’ match against John Isner. The match will be …


Davis Cup: Defending champ Argentina KO’ed by Italy

Defending champion Argentina was knocked out of the Davis Cup in the first round by Italy on Monday.


Player fined $7K for hitting umpire with ball in Davis Cup

Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov was fined $7,000 on Monday, a day after unintentionally striking umpire Arnaud Gabas in the eye and immediately ending the Davis Cup tie against Britain.


U.S. completes 5-0 Davis Cup sweep of Switzerland

Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson won their singles matches Sunday to complete the United States’ second straight Davis Cup sweep of Switzerland.


U.S. advances to Davis Cup quarters, 3-0 over Switzerland

Jack Sock and Steve Johnson won the doubles match in three sets Saturday and the United States advanced to the Davis Cup quarterfinals with a 3-0 victory over Switzerland. Sock …


Novak Djokovic to lead Serbia against Russia in Davis Cup

Novak Djokovic will lead his native Serbia against Russia in the first round of the Davis Cup next month.


Bryan brothers announce retirement from Davis Cup play

Bob and Mike Bryan are retiring from Davis Cup play after 14 years representing the United States.


Argentina beats Croatia 3-2 to win its 1st Davis Cup title

Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia. This was …


Croatia leads Argentina 2-1 in Davis Cup after doubles

Croatia needs one more point to win its second Davis Cup title after winning the doubles against Argentina in straight sets on Saturday. Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig defeated Juan …


Healed Juan Martin del Potro hopes to lead Argentina to Davis Cup win

Leaving behind two injury-hit years, Juan Martin del Potro is looking to cap his successful comeback by leading Argentina to its first Davis Cup title.


Andy Murray gives Britain Davis Cup title after 79 years

Andy Murray gave Britain its first Davis Cup title in 79 years when he beat Belgium’s David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first of reverse singles Sunday.


Andy Murray leads Britain’s Davis Cup bid against Belgium

Andy Murray ended a 77-year wait for a British man to win the Wimbledon title and he is on the verge of snapping an even longer drought in the Davis …


In brief: Jason Day runs in place at BMW, but still leads by 6 shots

Golf: Jason Day shot a 2-under 69 at the BMW Championship in Lake Forest, Illinois, good enough to take a six-stroke lead into the final round. Instead of running away …


In brief: Jason Day ties PGA Tour record for 36 holes

GOLF: A long day for Jason Day ended even better than it began, thanks to an eagle putt at the 18th that extended his lead to five shots at the …


John Isner, highest-ranked U.S. man, not on Davis Cup team

The highest-ranked American man, John Isner, is not part of the roster for the U.S. Davis Cup team that will play at Uzbekistan on Sept. 18-20. Captain Jim Courier announced …