Today is 1⃣1⃣0⃣th anniversary of Gottfried von Cramm‘s birth. He was the 1⃣st German No.1⃣player of the world before Boris Becker. 2x Roland Garros champ, International Tennis Hall of Fame , a real Baron and gentleman who placed sportsmanship above victory, respected court etiquette and fairness. At 1935 Davis Cup Interzone Final against United States, in the most important doubles . . .
Today is 1⃣4⃣0⃣th anniversary of the birth of Dwight Filley Davis Sr., founder of Davis Cup Tennis ! He was an excellent left-handed player, intercollegiate champ of 1899 as a student at Harvard University, Olympian in 1904 at St. Louis, member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame!
Although Kei Nishikori defeated Milos Raonic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 and forced the decider for his team, however Go Soeda was beaten easily by Vasek Pospisil 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Team Canada clinched its maiden victory against Japan and advanced into Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Quarter-finals. Day 3 started with one of the most . . .
Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil completed a historic win when they beat Go Soeda and Yasutaka Uchiyama 7-5 2-6 6-3 3-6 6-3 on Saturday at Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie in Vancouver.By this crucial victory, Team Canada takes the lead 2-1 after Day 2 and moves one step closer to the . . .
The Canadian Davis Cup team is tied with Japan 1-1 following the opening day of action at the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first-round tie in Vancouver. The two No. 1 players of their team secured victories on Friday, with world No. 6 Milos Raonic defeating Tatsuma Ito 6-2, 6-1, 6-2 and world . . .