Tag : Davis Cup

Murray Master Class Steers Great Britain to Davis Cup Glory

3 years ago / 0 comments

ANDY Murray has once again written his name into the history books of British tennis as he led his nation to their first David Cup title since 1936, a time when King Edward VIII was still sitting comfortably on the throne. In doing so, Murray became only the fourth player … Read More

Watershed Moment for British Tennis

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THE Davis Cup reaches its denouement this weekend, with Great Britain (consisting of Kyle Edmund, James Ward and the Murray brothers) hoping to overturn 79 years of hurt. In recent decades, the team have been considered a bit of a laughing stock in the tournament, with humiliating defeats to the … Read More

Britain into Davis Cup Semis as Murray digs deep

3 years ago / 0 comments

ANDY Murray grounded out a hard-fought victory over France’s Giles Simon in an enthralling four-set match which saw Britain reach the semi-final of the Davis Cup for the first time in 34 years. The British number one battled back from a set down to win 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 on a … Read More

Swiss (ch)ease to Davis Cup triumph

4 years ago / 0 comments

Switzerland sealed their first Davis Cup title after a classy victory over France. Much of the talk before the final had centred on the fractious relationship between Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer, with the former claiming that Federer’s entourage were deliberately putting him off during their recent showdown at the … Read More

Sport | Great Britain make history in Davis Cup first round

5 years ago / 0 comments

Great Britain reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 with a brilliant win over the USA. Andy Murray got the ball rolling with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Donald Young, before James Ward pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career by coming from behind to shock Sam … Read More