Isner and Rochus to Meet in Newport Final

John Isner of the U.S. hits a return to Nicolas Almagro of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Jack Cunniff Newport, Rhode Island - The men’s singles … [Read more...]

US Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier – Pat Riley or Tom Landry Suit Type?

Jim Courier, captain of the U.S. team, gestures to Andy Roddick of the U.S. when a play goes under review in his match against David Ferrer of Spain during their singles Davis Cup tennis match in Austin, Texas July 8, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Stone (UNITED … [Read more...]

Agassi’s Inspirational Remarks Highlight 2011 Tennis Hall of Fame Inductions

  By Jack Cunniff NEWPORT, Rhode Island - On Saturday July 9th, 2011, the International Tennis Hall of Fame inducted its two newest members: eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi, and Fern Lee “Peachy” Kellmeyer.  Under bright, … [Read more...]

Roddick Stunned by Ferrer at Home, Spain takes 2-0 Lead Over US in Davis Cup

AUSTIN, Texas - Hometown hero Andy Roddick was taken apart by David Ferrer in straight sets 7-6 (9), 7-5, 6-3 on Friday night in the Frank Erwin Center, which  gave Spain a 2-0 lead over the United States after the first two singles matches of their … [Read more...]

Spain Grabs Opening Rubber Against US in Davis Cup Quarterfinal

AUSTIN, Texas – Spain has taken a 1-0 lead over the United States in the Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal. Feliciano Lopez defeated Mardy Fish 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(2), 8-6. The five-set thriller lasted almost four hours. Lopez broke in the seventh … [Read more...]

Notable Quotables from the Davis Cup Draw Ceremony for US – Spain

Notable Quotables from the Davis Cup Draw Ceremony News Conferences for US – Spain on July 7, 2011 Q. Andy, we had a chance to hear your second grade teacher a little while ago. She had some memories of you doing forehands and backhands in the … [Read more...]

Roddick, Fish and Bryan Brothers Participate in USTA Texas Tennis Festival

By Beth Wilson AUSTIN, Texas - The USTA Texas Section hosted a free Tennis Festival on Tuesday, July 5 all part of the public events leading up to the US vs. Spain Davis Cup quarterfinal tie this weekend.  The location of the festival, the … [Read more...]

Davis Cup – Feliciano Lopez – Talks About His Upset of Andy Roddick at Wimbledon

Feliciano Lopez of Spain reacts after defeating Andy Roddick of the U.S. at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   AUSTIN, Texas – It … [Read more...]