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14th Week – Davis Cup (QF)

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World Group – first round Vancouver (indoor-hard): Canada – Italy 3:1 Canadians were the favorites and their No. 1 player didn’t disappoint: Raonic displayed awesome service performance in both singles rubbers, serving 25 aces against Fognini and 35 (career second … Continue reading

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5th Week – Davis Cup (1R)

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First round 2012 Three notable players who had been nominated (Janko Tipsarevic, Nicolas Almagro, Radek Stepanek), skipped the weekend (injuries). Serbian fans should be happy Novak Djokovic didn’t follow suit despite his effort in Melbourne, last year he’d pulled out … Continue reading

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46th Week – Davis Cup (final)

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Prague (indoor-hard):   Czech Republic – Spain    3:2 From left: Jaroslav Navratil (cpt.), R.Stepanek, T.Berdych, L.Rosol, I.Minar… Pavel Korda, Jan Kodes,  Pavel Slozil, Tomas Smid & Ivan Lendl The Czechs become the first nation to win Hopman Cup, Fed … Continue reading

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37th Week – Davis Cup (SF + play-offs)

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World Group – semifinals Gijon (clay): Spain – USA 3:1 Rafael Nadal announced before the US Open that he would come back at this semifinal tie. He skipped it though, and it’s tough to say when he might play first … Continue reading

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14th Week – Davis Cup (QF)

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For the first time in the history of Davis Cup all four World Group quarterfinals have been played on clay which suits beautifully to the spring season of the year when all best players in the world after Indian Wells-Miami … Continue reading

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6th Week – Davis Cup (1R)

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The most beleaguered players in January (Djokovic, Nadal & Murray) are tired and skipped the first weekend of the Davis Cup 2012. Interestingly, all ties in the World Group were held indoors (three of them on clay). Although Murray didn’t … Continue reading

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Davis Cup – final

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Seville (clay indoors): Spain def. Argentina   3:1 Friday Rafael Nadal d. Juan Monaco         6-1, 6-1, 6-2           [ 2:27 h ]            H2H: 3-1 I assume the … Continue reading

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37th WEEK – Davis Cup (SF)

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Belgrade (indoor-hard): Serbia – Argentina 2:3 As I expected on Monday, a 3-day rest couldn’t be long enough for Djokovic to recover after an extremely difficult finish of the US Open. It’s tough to blame him or the team captain Bogdan Obradovic for … Continue reading

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27th WEEK – Davis Cup (QF)

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Halmstad (indoor-hard): Sweden – Serbia 1:4 — If Swedes had appointed a team, which won the first round clash with Russia, they would have defeated Serbia deprived a slightly injured Djokovic (played only doubles). Unfortunately for the Scandinavians, “Pim-Pim” Johansson … Continue reading

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9th WEEK – Davis Cup (1R)

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Three nations (Sweden, Argentina & Spain -> Rafael Nadal’s first matches [straight sets victories] since Australian Open) secured their quarter-finals berth after the first two days of the weekend. Perhaps easy win Sweden over Russia is a bit surprising if … Continue reading

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