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-over 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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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

Dodig and Cilic? Tactical brilliance, combined with power and consistency. The brothers? Not at their best today. #DavisCup #USATennis — Andy Taylor (@StadiumAndy) July 16, 2016 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 […]

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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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Davis Cup Chicago: USA def. SVK 5-0

John Isner def. Norbert Gombos 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-2 Sam Querrey def. Martin Klizan 7-6(6), 6-3, 6-3 Bob/Mike Bryan def. Norbert Gombos/Lukas Lacko 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 John Isner def. Lukas Lacko 6-3, 6-0 (dead rubber) Sam Querrey def. Norbert Gombos 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 (dead rubber) After a rough-and-tumble 2014 for the U.S. Davis Cup Team, where […]

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