Category: ITF

Laver Cup Teams Announced: Sam Querrey and Marin Cilic Join The Fray

Tony Fairbairn- 09/08/2017

Marin Cilic (zimbio) The lineup for the Laver Cup has been announced as Marin Cilic will join Team Europe while Sam Querrey becomes the third ...

After Losing Key Vote, The ITF Seizes Extra Power From Their Own Board

Adam Addicott- 04/08/2017

ITF president David Haggerty Moments after it was confirmed that the ITF has failed to get enough votes to reduce the length of men’s Davis ...

ITF Loses Bid To Reduce Davis Cup Matches To Best-Of-Three Sets

Adam Addicott- 04/08/2017

Davis Cup matches will remain best-of-five sets after the ITF failed to generate enough support for the change at their AGM meeting at Ho Chi ...

ITF Postpone ‘World Cup Of Tennis Finals’ Idea Ahead Of August Vote

Tony Fairbairn- 20/07/2017

David Haggerty, the president of the ITF (zimbio) The International Tennis Federation have decided to postpone the idea of both Davis Cup and Fed Cup ...

Davis Cup: Are The ITF Ignoring Their Own Players For Profit?

Adam Addicott- 29/06/2017

David Haggerty, president of the ITF (zimbio.com) On Wednesday, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) revealed their latest radical plan with the creation of the World ...

Geneva Set To Host Both Fed And Davis Cup Finals In Historic Bid By The ITF

Adam Addicott- 28/06/2017

The ITF has selected Geneva in Switzerland as their preferred city to host the new World Cup of Tennis finals, a proposed event that would ...

A Sad Day For Tennis? Davis and Fed Cup Reforms Announced

Tony Fairbairn- 06/06/2017

Could the likes of Juan Martin Del Potro play best out of three in Davis Cup? (zimbio) The ITF have announced new rules to Davis ...

Gerard Pique’s Alternative Davis Cup Plan Attracts Support Of The World’s Elite

Adam Addicott- 12/05/2017

Gerard Pique (zimbio.com) MADRID: Gerard Pique’s plan of introducing a ‘world cup’ team tournament in men’s tennis have received a cautious approval from three of ...

Teenage Sensation Amanda Anisimova Secures French Open Wild Card

Adam Addicott- 04/05/2017

Amanda Anisimova (Zimbio.com) 15-year-old Amanda Anisimova will play in her first grand slam main draw after winning the USTA’s French Open wild card play-off. The ...

Ilie Nastase Threatens To Quit Tennis If Punished By The ITF

Adam Addicott- 28/04/2017

Ilie Nastase (zimbio.com) Controversy-stricken Ilie Nastase has pledged to walk away from tennis if he is punished by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for his ...

Belarus will host the USA in 2017 Fed Cup Final next November

sampaolo- 24/04/2017

The Unites States and Belarus have qualified for the 2017 Fed Cup Final after beating Czech Republic and Switzerland by the same score of 3-2. ...

A Leopard never changes his spots: The life of “Nasty” Nastase

Marco Giani- 23/04/2017

As the old saying goes, wisdom really comes with age; this is usually true, with a few notable exceptions as we have seen watching the Fed Cup tie ...

Romanian Chief To Appeal Nastase Suspension Amid Allegations Of Rule-Breaking

Adam Addicott- 23/04/2017

Ilie Nastase (zimbio.com) The controversy surrounding Romania’s Fed Cup tie with Great Britain has reached a new level with the Head of Romanian tennis formally ...

After A Day Of Disarray, Romania Sends Britain Back To Square One In Fed Cup

Adam Addicott- 23/04/2017

Simona Halep (zimbio.com) A nightmare opening day failed to derail Romania as they clinched both singles wins against Great Britain on Sunday to be promoted ...

Ilie Nastase Causes Trouble Again As Fed Cup Tie Is Temporarily Suspended

Tony Fairbairn- 22/04/2017

Ilie Nastase (Daily Mail) The Fed Cup World Group Play Off tie between Romania and Great Britain was temporarily suspended in Constanta as Romanian Fed ...

Fed Cup Preview: Angelique Kerber Leads The Field, Play-Offs Set To Overshadow Semifinals

Jakub Bobro- 22/04/2017

Fed Cup returns again for the last time before the November final, this time with semifinals and play-offs which will set the stage for World ...

Novak Djokovic Eyes Davis Cup Captaincy

Adam Addicott- 14/04/2017

It will be a while before Novak Djokovic decides to end his illustrious tennis career, but it hasn’t stopped the former world No.1 from speaking ...

Rafael Nadal’s Absence In Davis Cup “Bothers” Team Mates Admits RFET President

Joshua Coase- 11/04/2017

The current head of the Spanish Tennis Federation has sent out an indirect message to Rafael Nadal, warning that his fellow Davis Cup team mates ...

World Group Play Off Seeding Revealed, Argentina And Croatia Amongst Seeded Teams

Tony Fairbairn- 10/04/2017

Argentina will be seeded for the world group play off draw tomorrow (zimbio) The seeding for the world group play off draw for the Davis ...

David Goffin Sees Off Lorenzi To Seal Davis Cup Semifinals For Belgium

Tony Fairbairn- 09/04/2017

David Goffin (zimbio) David Goffin secured a 6-3 6-3 6-2 victory over Paolo Lorenzi to book Belgium's place in the semifinals of the Davis Cup. ...