The Top 10 Male Australian Open Champions

This is the first installment in a series looking at the best performers at each Grand Slam event.  I will look at the 10 best champions on the male and female sides of Open Era tennis and explain why they are ranked where they are in my eyes.  Since this focuses on the Open Era,…

Twitter and Tennis Abides

I think Murray’s 2015 Davis Cup run was on the level of @TheBorisBecker‘s 1988 and 1989 Davis Cup runs — Dan Martin (@DanMartinTennis) November 29, 2015  Boris Becker retweeted this – I asked my parents to put me in a tennis clinic right after Becker won Wimbledon in 1985 so this is a major thrill…

Murray caps off heroic Davis Cup year with title for Great Britain

Originally posted on The Grandstand:
“Team, team, team…. No one more important than the other.” That quote from the legendary 1986 film Hoosiers rings true for any team competition, and the Davis Cup is tennis’ most significant–and really its only–event that generally deflects attention from specific individuals. But there is no denying that the 2015…

Great Britain wins 2015 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final

Originally posted on newfanzone:
Great Britain has defeated Belgium 3-1 to win the 2015 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final in Ghent on Sunday 29 November. This is Great Britain’s tenth Davis Cup title, placing them third on the all-time list behind USA (32 titles) and Australia (28 titles). It is Great Britain’s first title…

Davis Cup 2015: Day 3 Predictions

Here is the moment that Great Britain moved to within one point of the #DavisCup title! https://t.co/6SyBW3aJi4 — Davis Cup (@DavisCup) November 28, 2015   #16 David Goffin vs. #2 Andy Murray Andy Murray has set his team and himself up for winning the Davis Cup at the conclusion of this match.  Goffin is a…

Davis Cup 2015: Doubles Could Tell the Tale

I will not kid any of you with the sense that I can preview this match. Doubles is a different animal.  Belgium is playing on their home turf. Andy and Jamie Murray have a chance to do something quite special together.  The psychological implications of this match are enormous.

Davis Cup 2015: Day 1 Match Predictions

Match 1: David GOFFIN vs. Kyle EDMUND Edmund can make this Davis Cup final much more straight forward for the UK if he wins either of his singles matches.  I think Edmund has a chance, but Goffin on indoor clay in front of a partisan crowd is too much to pick against. My Prediction: Goffin d. Edmund 6-3,…

Davis Cup 2015: Can the Super Murray Bros. Win on the Road?

Andy Murray’s quest to end another historic streak relies as much on his ability to play well with his brother as it does on his clash with David Goffin Andy Murray has done quite well in international competition.  He picked up a gold medal in singles and a silver medal in mixed doubles during the…

2015 Davis Cup Final- David Goffin vs Kyle Edmund

Originally posted on addictedtotennisblog:
The Davis Cup final kicks off on friday with Belgian No. 1 David Goffin hoping to get the nation off to a good start as he faces Brit Kyle Edmund, who becomes the first person since Feliciano Lopez in 2003 to make his debut in the final. This match is set…