Andy Murray and Dom Inglot’s clay court campaigns could not have gotten off to a better start with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 win against Marcel Granollers and Pablo Cuevas. This is Dom’s first appearance in Monaco since 2014 and for Andy this year is his first appearance on the clay in Monte-Carlo since 2013 having skipped the tournament these past couple of years and of course missed it last year as he got married that week. Murray and Inglot were very impressive on serve against good players in Granollers and Cuevas with the Argentine finding some great form this season … Continue reading Andy Murray & Dom Inglot begin with a win in Monte-Carlo!
The defence starts here. Leon Smith has named his Davis Cup squad for the round one match against Japan who include Kei Nishikori in their squad ahead of next months tie. So, who has Leon chosen? Andy Murray Kyle Edmund Jamie Murray Dom Inglot I don’t think the squad for this tie was ever in question. Andy and Jamie are obvious picks as is Dom who you’d expect to play doubles with Jamie if it is 2-0 after Day 1 and Kyle has improved a lot this year and of course was very impressive in the Davis Cup final despite … Continue reading Leon Smith names Great Britain Davis Cup squad
In just a few days’ time Leon Smith will announce his first squad of the season for Davis Cup as Great Britain prepare their defence of their Davis Cup victory in Belgium back in November but who will be in the squad? So far 2016 has been a very good year for Andy Murray, Jamie Murray, Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund and Dominic Inglot but not so for James Ward who has been struggling with injury. Leon is spoilt for options with these players as mentioned as well Liam Broady playing well at the moment. If it was up to be … Continue reading Who will be in Great Britain’s next Davis Cup squad?
Day 4 turned out to be a very good day for the British players at the Australian Open with Andy Murray, Johanna Konta, Dom Inglot and Jamie Murray all advancing to the next round of the tournament and will be back in action over the weekend. Andy Murray produced a simply stunning masterclass to defeat Sam Groth which I will be writing about and will publish later on. Murray won in straight sets with some simply magical tennis at times to defeat the Australian. Johanna Konta’s good form continues with another straight sets win against Zheng to advance to the … Continue reading Brit Watch – Andy, Jo, Jamie and Dom all win on Day 4!
It’s been an emotional rollercoaster throughout the year. 16 teams began the World Group back in March but round by round we have lost teams and are now left with two as Belgium take on Great Britain in the Davis Cup final. So, who will be representing each team? Belgium David Goffin (singles – 16 / doubles 378) Steve Darcis (singles – 84 / doubles 596) Ruben Bemelmans (singles – 108 / doubles 160) Kimmer Coppejans (singles – 128 / doubles – 501) Belgium’s key players is David Goffin. He has continued to improve over the last two seasons and … Continue reading Davis Cup Final Preview – Belgium v Great Britain
Both are expected to be in the Davis Cup squad for next month’s final against Belgium however in the battle of the Brit’s in Basel between Jamie Murray and his partner from Australia John Peers and Dominic Inglot and his partner from Sweden Robert Lindstedt however it was Jamie Murray and John Peers who won in three sets to advance to the final in Basel. The first set went to the third seeds Murray and Peers who took the set late on winning it 7-5 with them facing zero break points in the opening set with just two points dropped … Continue reading Murray/Peers defeat Inglot/Lindstedt in Basel!
There is no better way to prepare for a Davis Cup semi-final than begin in a great run of form and that is what Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot have been doing on the tour recently especially in New York where Jamie and his partner John Peers were runners up for the second slam running and Dom Inglot who has been working with one of the best recently in Robert Lindstedt and made the semi-finals of the US Open before losing to the eventual champions Herbert and Mahut. Momentum is key in any sport especially going into big competitions. You … Continue reading Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot in good form going into Davis Cup!