Davis Cup Final

  • Decision to keep Djokovic out of doubles cost Serbia, feels Stepanek November 18, 2013

    Serbia's decision to leave Novak Djokovic out of the doubles rubber of their Davis Cup final against Czech Republic was "like leaving a Ferrari in the garage", victorious opponent Radek Stepanek said on Sunday. The Czechs wrapped up a 3-2 win to retain their title thanks to Stepanek's crushing straight-sets demolition...
  • Czechs win doubles to take 2-1 lead in Davis Cup final November 17, 2013

    Holders Czech Republic took a 2-1 lead over hosts Serbia in the Davis Cup final after Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek romped to a 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac in Saturday's doubles. The result put the Czechs firmly in the driving seat with Berdych facing...
  • Serbia beat Canada to reach Davis Cup final September 15, 2013

    Belgrade: Serbia reached the Davis Cup final Sunday after Janko Tipsarevic won the decisive singles match against Vasek Pospisil to clinch a 3-2 victory over Canada. Tipsarevic beat Pospisil 7-6 (3), 6-2, 7-6 (6) to send Serbia into the final against the Czech Republic, which beat Argentina at home. Earlier Sunday, top-ranked...
  • Davis Cup final: Berdych beats Almagro November 17, 2012

    Prague: The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych brought the hosts level at 1-1 with holders Spain in the Davis Cup final with a battling five-set victory over Nicolas Almagro on Friday. The first day split leaves everything to play for in the reverse singles on Sunday. Spain, without the injured Rafa...
  • Spain win Davis Cup as Nadal beats Del Potro December 4, 2011

    Seville: Spain won their fifth Davis Cup title after Rafael Nadal recovered from a terrible start, holding on to beat Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 (0) to give the hosts an insurmountable 3-1 lead. Nadal endured his most lopsided set defeat in the competition as Del Potro...
  • Ferrer wins to give Spain 2-0 Davis Cup lead December 3, 2011

    Seville: Rafael Nadal barely needed to break a sweat in another dominant performance on clay. David Ferrer then needed one of the best matches of his life to put Spain on the brink of another Davis Cup title. Ferrer rallied for a grueling 6-2, 6-7 (2), 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over...
  • Spain will be favourites in Davis Cup final: Arg November 30, 2011

    Seville: Argentina are already putting the pressure on Spain, calling the defending champions the favorites on home soil in the Davis Cup final. Led by second-ranked Rafael Nadal and No 5 David Ferrer, Spain are vying for their third title in four years while the South Americans are looking for their...
  • Nadal to lead Spain in Davis Cup final vs Arg November 23, 2011

    Madrid: World number two Rafael Nadal will lead favourites Spain in the Davis Cup final against Argentina next month, captain Albert Costa said on Tuesday. Nadal will be joined by world number five David Ferrer, Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco, the same quartet that beat France 4-1 in the semi-finals in...
  • Serbia captures first ever Davis Cup title December 5, 2010

    Belgrade: Serbia celebrated their first Davis Cup title after Viktor Troicki thrashed France's Michael Llodra to secure a memorable 3-2 victory inside a rocking Belgrade Arena on Sunday. Chants of "Viktor" and "Serbia" reverberated around the imposing 17,000-capacity venue as Troicki, a late swap for the deciding rubber, won 6-2,...
  • Djokovic's win takes Davis Cup final to decider December 5, 2010

    Belgrade: Novak Djokovic swept past Gael Monfils on Sunday as Serbia leveled the Davis Cup final against France at 2-2. Djokovic won 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 in the first reverse singles of the best-of-five series. Viktor Troicki of Serbia plays Michael Llodra in the decisive match later Sunday. Both players are reserve...
  • France leads Serbia 2-1 in Davis Cup final December 5, 2010

    Belgrade: France rallied from two sets down to stun host Serbia in the doubles match on Saturday and take a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup final. Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra defeated Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki 3-6, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. Clement lost his serve in both sets that...
  • Davis Cup Final: Monfils wins, France 1-0 up December 4, 2010

    Belgrade: Gael Monfils thrashed Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 6-1, 7-6, 6-0 on Friday to give France a dream start to the Davis Cup final. Monfils predicted after Thursday's draw that Tipsarevic would be nervous and those words proved prophetic as Serbia's hero from their semifinal victory over the Czech Republic produced a...
  • Russia beat Argentina, lift Davis Cup June 21, 2007

    Moscow: Russia won their second Davis Cup title on Sunday, with Marat Safin beating Jose Acasuso of Argentina 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the fifth and deciding match. The Russians beat Argentina 3-2 in the best-of-five series. David Nalbandian had evened the score at 2-2 earlier in the day by beating...