Players from around the planet celebrate.
An Aussie who’s coming into his own in his late 20s celebrates.
The Canadian junior Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams are in very good shape, after posting two more wins Tuesday in Madrid.
From Day 1 of Davis Cup in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER – Pospisil and Raonic were done. But the rest of the Canadian Davis Cup squad took to the court late Thursday afternoon.
A Frenchman, an engaged man and an Aussie prospect.
Doing a purge at Open Court headquarters, and came across some of these unforgettable moments from a zillion years ago.
The draw will be made in London on Tuesday at 11 a.m. (6 a.m. EDT) for the World Group playoff ties, which will be played right after the U.S. Open on Sept. 12-14.
(Above, construction on the new grass-court centre court in Stuttgart [From the ATP Tour])
The ATP has released its proposed calendar for 2015, with a few question marks and a few changes.
The first thing is that the Davis Cup weeks will change, with a new agreement between the ATP and ITF.
Here’s a handy guide to the other seven first-round ties around the tennis planet last weekend.
Canada’s Frank Dancevic retired with a left abdominal strain, down 6-2, 1-0 to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the fourth singles rubber of the first-round Davis Cup tie between the two countries in Tokyo Sunday.
It wasn’t a new injury, but it added insult to injury as the decimated Canadian team now faces a relegation tie to remain in the World Group.
The favorites on paper, the pickup team of Daniel Nestor and Frank Dancevic were upstaged, and upset, by the underdog Japanese in the key doubles rubber Saturday in Tokyo.
Kei Nishikori, a last-minute but not surprising addition, and 21-year-old partner Yasutaka Uchiyama beat the Canadians 6-3, 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-4 to give Japan a 2-1 lead in the World Group first-round tie.