Davis Cup is not fan friendly says GB captain Leon Smith

‘This is chaos!’ 3 v 1 at Davis Cup Great Britain’s Davis Cup captain Leon Smith says the competition’s format is not “fan or player friendly”.Reforms were endorsed in March to reduce the current five-set format to three sets played over two days.GB’s Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund both played best-of-three sets in their singles… Continue reading Davis Cup is not fan friendly says GB captain Leon Smith

Captain Smith positive despite GB Davis Cup defeat

Leon Smith took over as Great Britain’s Davis Cup captain in 2010. Great Britain’s Davis Cup captain Leon Smith says his squad “lack depth” but remained positive about their progress despite defeat in the quarter-finals.Britain – without world number one Andy Murray – were knocked out by France on Saturday, going down 3-0 in Rouen.It… Continue reading Captain Smith positive despite GB Davis Cup defeat

Australia beat US to reach Davis Cup semis

Nick Kyrgios won both his singles match against the USA Nick Kyrgios secured Australia’s Davis Cup quarter-final victory over the United States by beating Sam Querrey. With Australia 2-1 up going into the final day, Kyrgios won 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 6-4 to give the hosts an unassailable lead in Brisbane.USA’s John Isner beat Sam Groth… Continue reading Australia beat US to reach Davis Cup semis

France knock GB out of Davis Cup – report & highlights

GB out of Davis Cup after doubles defeat Great Britain are out of the Davis Cup after a 3-0 quarter-final defeat by France, as Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot lost in the doubles.Murray and Inglot were beaten 7-6 (9-7) 5-7 7-5 7-5 by Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau on day two in Rouen.On Friday, Kyle… Continue reading France knock GB out of Davis Cup – report & highlights

Andy Murray column on Novak Djokovic, beating Querrey and meeting Zverev

20 Jan From the section Tennis Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 16-29 JanuaryCoverage: Live radio and text commentary of every Andy Murray match on BBC Radio, the BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app. Watch highlights on BBC Two and online from 21 January.I thought I was pretty good in my win over Sam Querrey. I… Continue reading Andy Murray column on Novak Djokovic, beating Querrey and meeting Zverev

He bought own kit & was snubbed by Pietersen – meet GB’s new star

Evans: The Brit who bought his own kit marches on Four days ago, Dan Evans was not exactly a household name. The British tennis player had just reached his first ATP final and moved to number 51 in the world rankings.But that was not enough to get a photograph with former England cricket captain Kevin… Continue reading He bought own kit & was snubbed by Pietersen – meet GB’s new star