Author: Michael Dickens

ITF And Kosmos: Davis Cup​ Format Works For Fans, Players, Tennis

MÁLAGA/WASHINGTON, November 30, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The Davis Cup is poised to keep its current setup featuring group ties followed by an eight-nation Finals. According to leadership from both the ITF and Kosmos, who spoke to reporters just before […]

An Australian Davis Cup Dream Comes Up Short

MÁLAGA/WASHINGTON, November 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Australia’s dream of returning the Davis Cup to the Southern Hemisphere was ended by upstart Canada Sunday afternoon in Málaga, Spain – but not without a spirited fight. Both Thanasi Kokkinakis and Alex […]

Auger-Aliassime Superb In Lifting Canada To Davis Cup Final

MÁLAGA/WASHINGTON, November 26, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With one remaining spot in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals title tie against Australia, Canada and Italy battled in their third meeting with the Canadians bidding to maintain their unbeaten record. However, […]

Australia’s Long Wait For Davis Cup Finals Berth Has Ended

MALAGA/WASHINGTON, November 26, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As the Australia-Croatia semifinal tie at this year’s Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals unfolded Friday in Malaga, Spain, one thing that was guaranteed was it was going to be a nervy battle from […]

Ruud Reaches ATP Finals Title Match With Rout Of Rublev​

TURIN/WASHINGTON, November 20, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) From the outset, Saturday night’s Casper Ruud–Andrey Rublev semifinal match at the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy was all one-way traffic in favor of the Norwegian from Oslo. Everything Ruud hit turned […]