Portland 2016. Davis Cup Quarterfinal

Croatia defeats the United States 3-2

R1: (USA) Jack Sock def. (CRO) Marin Cilic

4-6, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

R2: (USA) John Isner def. (CRO) Borna Coric

6-4, 6-4, 6-3

R3: (CRO) Ivan Dodig and Marin Cilic def. (USA) Bob and Mike Bryan

6-2, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

R4: (CRO) Marin Cilic def. (USA) John Isner

7-6(9), 6-3, 6-4

R5: (CRO) Borna Coric def. (USA) Jack Sock

6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Davis Cup Portland: Day Three

Isner falls in 3. Sock falls in 4. Croatia wins. I grew up a Celtics fan in the Larry Bird era. It was an amazing time. No matter how far behind, no matter how far ahead, it always felt like Boston would launch a miraculous comeback or protect the lead to deliver a win. In […]

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Davis Cup Portland: Day Two

This…changes everything. At ball-up on Saturday, Team USA was in the driver’s seat with a commanding 2-0 lead over Croatia. The day prior, Jack Sock managed to piece together a 2-sets-down, come-from-behind, five-set thriller over the #12 player in the world. Isner swatted aside one of the ATP World Tour’s “next big things.” A stateside […]

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Davis Cup Portland: Day One

USA-2. Croatia-0. I know they say not to count your chickens before they hatch, but these are some remarkably healthy eggs. Here in Portland, after day-1 of this Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal, Team USA leads Croatia 2-0 after an inspired top-12 win from Jack Sock and a routine beat-down of an ATP World Tour […]

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PREVIEW: Davis Cup Portland – USA vs. Croatia

This weekend, the United States Davis Cup Team featuring John Isner, Jack Sock, the Bryan Brothers and Captain Jim Courier face a dangerous group of Croatians including 2014 U.S. Open Champion Marin Cilic, 19-year-old ATP NEXTGEN rising star Borna Coric, Ivan Dodig, Marin Draganja and Captain Zeljko Krayan. The U.S. is the most successful nation […]

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