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Spain handed tough draw in new Davis Cup Finals

The new format is billed as a football-style World Cup of tennis.

Davis Cup champions Croatia among six seeded nations for finals

The six nations will occupy the first slots across Groups A-F when the draw for the finals week is made in Madrid on Feb 14.

Germany, Australia advance to finals week in revamped Davis Cup

They will join the four teams that contested the semi-finals last year, as well as wildcards Britain and Argentina.

Australia, Germany, Italy grab Davis Cup finals berths

The 12 winners in qualifying this weekend will join automatic qualifiers Croatia, France, United States, Spain, Argentina and Britain.

Tennis Australia slams Tomic for ‘deliberately damaging’ Davis Cup

Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley says he is deeply disappointed with the ongoing disrespect from Bernard and his father.

Germany, Australia off to strong starts in Davis Cup qualifying

Germany take a 2-0 lead over Hungary with ATP Finals winner Alexander Zverev, the only current top 10 player in action this weekend.

Seppi, Berrettini put Italy in driving seat in India Davis Cup...

Italy will hope for a quick finish in Saturday's final day when they play the doubles and reverse singles.

Hewitt flays ‘ridiculous’ changes to Davis Cup format

Hewitt is also not in favour of playing the entire tournament at a single venue.

Mauresmo gives up France Davis Cup captaincy to coach Pouille

The former world number one has turned her back on becoming France's new Davis Cup captain, opting instead to work with French player Lucas Pouille.

Pouille to face Cilic and try to keep France in Davis...

Croatia leads 2-1 and needs one point from the final two rubbers.

France take the doubles to keep Croatia at bay in Davis...

France will have a chance of defending the title they won against Belgium a year ago when they go into the reverse singles on Sunday.

Coric, Cilic put Croatia on brink of Davis Cup title

Coric has gotten Croatia off to the best possible start with a 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 thrashing of Jeremy Chardy.

France turn to Tsonga and Chardy for first day of Davis...

Former world number five Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who is currently ranked down at 259, only returned to action in September after missing most of the season through injury.

Tsitsipas sets sights on Davis Cup, 2020 Olympics

Stefanos Tsitsipas' next career goals are to play in the Davis Cup and Olympics.

Britain, Argentina given wild cards for 2019 Davis Cup

Britain and Argentina won the Davis Cup in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Croatia beat US to set up Davis Cup final with France

Borna Ćorić won the decisive match over Frances Tiafoe.

Querrey fightback keeps US Davis Cup hopes alive

Querrey was one set down and saved five straight set points in the second before rallying to earn a shock 6-7(2) 7-6(6) 6-3 6-4 win.

40-year-old Bryan helps keep US Davis Cup hopes afloat

He defies his 40 years over four hours 43 minutes of gruelling combat.

Champions France back in Davis Cup final with win over Spain

Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut's victory clinched the victory for France.

Japan beat Bosnia in Davis Cup

Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama beat Tomislav Brkić and Nerman Fatić 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to give Japan the victory.

Paire, Pouille give France control in Davis Cup semi

Paire made a remarkable Cup debut for France, outplaying an injured Pablo Carreno-Busta 7-5 6-1 6-0 in the opening rubber.

Injured Nadal to miss Davis Cup semi-final with France

He will be replaced by world number 52 Albert Ramos-Vinolas for the September 14-16 clash against France.

‘Sad’ Federer hopes new Davis Cup lives up to promises

While unsure of the wisdom of this week's sweeping Davis Cup reform, Roger Federer has called on tennis officials to make good on promises regarding the new-look competition.

Major Davis Cup shake-up eyed by divided tennis leaders

The proposal would create an 18-team one-week finals in November: 12 winners from 24-team home and away qualifying in February, the prior year's four semi-finalists and two wild-card nations.

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