Birmingham 2017. Davis Cup 1st-Round

United States defeats Switzerland 5-0

R1: (USA) Jack Sock def. (SUI) Marco Chiudinelli

6-4, 6-3, 6-1

R2: (USA) John Isner def. (SUI) Henri Laaksonen

4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6(1)

R3: (USA) S.Johnson / J.Sock def. (SUI) Henri Laaksonen / A.Bossel

7-6(3), 6-3, 7-6(5)

R4: (USA) Sam Querrey def. (SUI) Adrien Bossel

6-3, 7-5

R5: (USA) Steve Johnson def. (SUI) Antoine Bellier

6-4, 6-3

Davis Cup Birmingham. Day Three

Jack Sock, John Isner, Steve Johnson, Sam Querrey. For the first time in 14-years, Team USA began its 2017 Davis Cup run without a Bryan brother on the roster. Bob and Mike announced their retirement from the team during their Finalist run at the Australian Open. In an event that has faced maligned scheduling challenges […]

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Davis Cup Birmingham. Day Two

Last August, they won Olympic Bronze in Rio. On Saturday in Birmingham, Steve Johnson and Jack Sock teamed to clinch the weekend’s Davis Cup World Group 1st-Round Tie for Team USA. Come April, they’ll be heading back to Australia to face the Aussies in the Davis Cup Quarterfinals.   Steve Johnson and Jack Sock earn […]

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Davis Cup Birmingham. Day One

Tonight, Team USA did it’s job. A win is a win, as they say. Switzerland proved that it wasn’t back in Birmingham to simply roll over and hand-off the 1st-Round win… On paper, Jack Sock (World #20) and John Isner (World #23) should have decimated their opponents: Marco Chiudinelli (World #146) and Henri Laaksonen (World […]

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THE DRAW: Davis Cup Birmingham. USA vs. SUI

Team USA and Team Switzerland met at the Birmingham Zoo on “Groundhog Day” for the Davis Cup Draw, setting the field of play for the weekend’s World Group 1st-Round Tie at the BJCC / Legacy Arena. The state’s local groundhog, Birmingham Bill drew the names, selecting Marco Chiudinelli first. Here’s how the weekend stacks up: […]

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PREVIEW: Davis Cup Birmingham. USA vs. SUI

Davis Cup World Group 1st-Round Tie. February 3-5, the United States Davis Cup Team hosts Team Switzerland at the Legacy Arena / BJCC in Birmingham. The U.S. is the most successful nation in Davis Cup history with 32-titles. The United States and Switzerland have faced each other 4-times before. The U.S. has won three of […]

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