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Davis Cup 2015: Daily Scores, Schedule and 1st Round Bracket Results

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2387503-davis-cup-2015-daily-scores-schedule-and-1st-round-bracket-results
The Davis Cup is the pre-eminent international competition in tennis as it has been contested since 1900. With such a rich history, all 16 competing nations would undoubtedly love to put themselves in the record books in 2015.  
While some of the world’s best players have opted to sit [...]

Ward tops Isner in 5 sets, Britain leads US 2-0 in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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James Ward came from two sets down to beat John Isner in a Davis Cup match that lasted almost five hours on Friday, giving Britain a 2-0 lead over the United States in the first round. The 111th-ranked Ward produced a big upset, clinching a 6-7 (4), 5-7, 6-3, [...]

Murray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup. A sliced-volley winner on his first match point was greeted with repeated fist pumps by a [...]

Davis Cup: Laaksonen gives Switzerland 1-0 lead over Belgium (Yahoo Sports)

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Henri Laaksonen rallied from two sets down to beat Ruben Bemelmans and give defending champion Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Belgium in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday. The 344th-ranked Laaksonen, playing in the team event for the first time since 2013, won 1-6, 6-7 (6), [...]

Serbia leads Croatia 2-0 in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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Viktor Troicki rallied to beat Borna Coric 4-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 Friday to give Serbia a 2-0 lead against Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup. Earlier, Novak Djokovic gave Serbia a 1-0 lead by defeating Mate Delic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Serbia can clinch the [...]

Simon beats Struff in 5 to give France 1-0 Davis Cup lead (Yahoo Sports)

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Gilles Simon bounced back to outlast Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in five sets and give France a 1-0 lead in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday.

Davis Cup: Italy’s Seppi levels tie at 1-1 in Kazakhstan (Yahoo Sports)

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Italy leveled the Davis Cup first-round tie with Kazakhstan at 1-1 after Andreas Seppi defeated Andrei Golubev in the second of Friday’s singles. Seppi dominated from the start, and could have closed out the match in straight sets if not for a determined tiebreak performance by the Russian-born Golubev, [...]

Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Croatia in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic gave Serbia a 1-0 lead over Croatia by beating Mate Delic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 Friday in the first round of the Davis Cup.

Tennis Players Who Will Rise in the Rankings Before the 2015 French Open

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2380349-tennis-players-who-will-rise-in-the-rankings-before-the-2015-french-open
March is when the tennis season really heats up. 
Over the next two months, the first five Masters Series events of 2015 will be contested. It’s a crucial time for players to gain rankings points and momentum. The hard courts of Indian Wells and Miami this month will be a [...]

USA vs. Great Britain: Schedule, Live Stream and Davis Cup Predictions

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2385878-usa-vs-great-britain-schedule-live-stream-and-davis-cup-predictions
Andy Murray leads Great Britain in their first home World Group Davis Cup tie since 2002 this weekend as they take on the USA in a first-round clash in Glasgow.
In a rematch of last year’s first-round encounter—which Great Britain won 3-1 in San Diego—Murray is joined in Leon Smith’s team [...]

Who Will End Up with the Most Career Titles: Federer, Nadal or Djokovic?

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2386937-who-will-end-up-with-the-most-career-titles-federer-nadal-or-djokovic
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal picked up the latest career titles in their historic careers. Federer now holds 84 titles, good for third place in the Open era behind Ivan Lendl (94) and Jimmy Connors (109). Will he make it to 100 titles? Can he track down Connors?
Nadal stepped [...]

Victoria Azarenka Building an Impressive Team to Aid Return to Superstar Form

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2386334-victoria-azarenka-building-an-impressive-team-to-aid-return-to-superstar-form
Victoria Azarenka scored a monumental get by luring Sascha Bajin, Serena Williams‘ longtime hitting partner, to her camp.
Bajin is the latest addition to Azarenka’s new team, one built to return the two-time Australian Open winner to championship form.
Consider this career relaunch Vika 2.0.
Once a force on the WTA Tour, [...]

2015 Davis Cup World Group 1st-Round Preview

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2386139-2015-davis-cup-world-group-1st-round-preview
For the most part, tennis is an individual sport. Male and female competitors are playing for themselves; for their own glory and success. The Davis Cup provides a welcome break from that solitude and an opportunity to work, and win or lose, as a team for your country.
The Davis [...]

Andy Murray drawn to play Donald Young in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray will play No. 47-ranked Donald Young in the opening singles of Britain’s Davis Cup match against the United States.

Djokovic to face Delic in opening singles in Davis Cup (Yahoo Sports)

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Novak Djokovic will play Mate Delic in the opening singles Friday when Serbia takes on Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup. Thursday’s draw also pit Viktor Troicki against talented Croatian teen Borna Coric. In Satruday’s doubles, Nenad Zimonjic and Troicki will face Marin Draganja and [...]

Wozniacki beats Zhu to reach quarterfinals at Malaysian Open (Yahoo Sports)

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Zhu Lin of China 6-4, 6-1 Thursday.

Top-seeded Ivanovic advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

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MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2.

Bemelmans v Laaksonen in Belgium-Switzerland opener (Yahoo Sports)

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With both teams missing their top players, 132nd-ranked Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium will play No. 344 Henri Laaksonen in the opening singles of the Davis Cup tie against defending champion Switzerland on Friday. Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are skipping the event this year after leading Switzerland to its [...]

Lukas Rosol opens Davis Cup against Thanasi Kokkinakis (Yahoo Sports)

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OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Lukas Rosol will open against Thanasi Kokkinakis on Friday when the Czech Republic faces Australia in the first round of the Davis Cup.

Ranking Rafael Nadal’s Biggest Obstacles to Winning Another French Open

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2384178-ranking-rafael-nadals-biggest-obstacles-to-winning-another-french-open
Nine months is a long time—anyone who’s had a baby knows that. Believe it or not, that’s how long Rafael Nadal recently went without a singles title. Back winning silverware once more, however, his fans will hope he can push on and claim his 10th French Open title later [...]

Murray defends commitment to Britain before Davis Cup match (Yahoo Sports)

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Andy Murray has represented British teams since he was 12 and was playing for the country when he won Olympic gold at the 2012 London Games. Yet, he has found himself having to defend his commitment to the British cause ahead of this week’s Davis Cup match against the [...]

6th-seeded Nara beats Linette in 3 sets at Malaysian Open (Yahoo Sports)

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara reached the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Polish qualifier Magda Linette 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (6) Wednesday.

Top seed Wozniacki wins opener in Malaysia (Yahoo Sports)

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open – a first-round loss – by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday.

Roger Federer Sets Stage for Run at No. 1 After Dubai Title

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2381244-roger-federer-sets-stage-for-run-at-no-1-after-dubai-title

Roger Federer still hasn’t received the memo about his impending tennis demise. 
He may be sponsored by Rolex and hail from a country renowned for its precision instruments, but Federer seems to draw more pleasure by turning time back, and he used a vintage performance to topple Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 [...]

Roger Federer and Serena Williams in ‘Grand Slams or Bust’ Phase of Career

From Bleacher Report – Tennis http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2382134-roger-federer-and-serena-williams-in-grand-slams-or-bust-phase-of-career
When Roger Federer or Serena Williams wins another none-Grand Slam event, it’s like Tiger Woods picking up another Memorial tournament title. Yes, the money and trophy are nice, but who cares? 
Like Woods, Federer and Williams have arrived at the “win a major or bust” phase of their careers. Accumulating [...]

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