TheSportsCampus

The Worlds Favourite Playground

Thursday, Jan 19th

Last update:07:41:37 PM GMT

Headlines:
You are here: Tennis Davis Cup

Davis Cup

Conchita Martinez eyes Davis Cup title

With only one Grand Slam in her kitty, Spain's non-playing Davis Cup captain Conchita Martinez regrets not winning more titles during her tennis career, but is now eager to fulfill that void my achieving success as a coach.

Conchita had won the women' singles title at Wimbledon in 1994, defeating American legend Martina Navratilova in the final.

Read more...

Davis Cup set to inspire next generation

Six indigenous youth from around Australia will take part in a special camp to coincide with this weekend’s Davis Cup tie in Sydney as part of Tennis Australia’s ongoing commitment to youth development.

The players attending the third instalment of the Indigenous Young Leaders’ Camp, Trent Marlin (Camden, NSW), Adrian Foster (Kariong, NSW), Corey Clarke (Port Macquarie, NSW), Krystal Clarke (Port Macquarie, NSW), Lily Bougoure (Noosaville, Qld) and Tiarna Rowlatt (Wollongong, NSW), were selected from the Evonne Goolagong Foundation’s National Development Camp. 

Read more...

Leander Paes: "It will be a tough tie"

India on Tuesday put up a brave face ahead of their Davis Cup World Group Play-off against mighty Spain with veteran Leander Paes asserting the hosts are unfazed by the magnitude of the challenge confronting them and are determined to battle it out in their own backyard.

Spain have brought over a star-studded squad which includes 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, World No.13 David Ferrer and the the doubles duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez.

Read more...

Anand Amritraj hoping for a Davis Cup miracle

India may be the underdogs against mighty Spain in the upcoming Davis Cup World tennis Group Play-off, but the hosts chose to put up a brave face in New Delhi on Tuesday. Spain have brought over a star-studded squad which includes 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal, World No.13 David Ferrer and the the doubles duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez. The hosts, on the other hand, have a comparatively insipid squad spearheaded by veteran star Leander Paes.

India will field Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the singles and the relatively inexperienced duo are expected to face an uphill battle against Nadal and Ferrer. To make matters worse, the Indian doubles combination, traditionally the strong point of the hosts, has been weakened by the withdrawal of Rohan Bopanna due to injury. As a result, Paes is expected to take on the might of the Spanish along with the relatively inexperienced Myneni.

Read more...

Spain putting best foot forward in Davis Cup as they eye return to World Group

Spain may be overwhelming favourites in their upcoming Davis Cup World Group Play-off against India, but their star player Rafael Nadal is in no mood to take the hosts lightly.

India, spearheaded by the veteran Leander Paes, will field Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the singles matches against 14-time Grand Slam winner Nadal and World No.13 David Ferrer.

Read more...

Page 6 of 39