The time is now. Not next week, or in 45 day’s time or even a few months down the line. It is now! British Tennis has achieved so much at the hands of Andy Murray and the Davis Cup team and now this needs to be capitalised on. British Tennis has had it’s greatest period over the last few years from the racket of Andy Murray and the Davis Cup team as well as the leadership of captain Leon Smith and winning major tournaments, Davis Cups and awards for the achievements of the players and the team means there is … Continue reading British Tennis must capatalize on the success of Andy Murray & Team GB now!
2015 has been another sensational year on the tour and one of my highlights of 2015 has been the run of the Great Britain Davis Cup team who have beaten three of the four Grand Slam nations and of course beating Belgium on their own turf! First Round – 6th – 8th March 2015 Great Britain 3-2 USA Quarter Finals – 17th – 19th July 2015 Great Britain 3-1 France Semi-Finals – 18th – 20th September 2015 Great Britain 3-2 Australia Final – 27th – 29th November 2015 Belgium 1-3 Great Britain The results and performances throughout the year have … Continue reading My favourite TeamGB Davis Cup shots of 2015! 🙂
Sometimes sport leaves you speechless and this is one of those moments. I have dreamed of a day when we see Great Britain lift the Davis Cup however I felt like it might just be one that got away however under the guideship of Leon Smith and the brilliance of Andy Murray, Jamie Murray, Dom Inglot, James Ward, Dan Evans and everyone else who has played their part on the way to writing their name into history! I just don’t know where to start. I’m so proud of everyone in the team and to win the title for the first … Continue reading Great Britain win the Davis Cup!!
Doubles on Day 2 could potentially be decisive as a win for both teams would give them a crucial 2-1 lead after Day 2 in the Davis Cup Final but who would get the win? Jamie Murray and Andy Murray d. Steve Darcis and David Goffin 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-2 Before the match it was announced that Goffin replaced Bemelmans in the doubles team which was a slight surprise as he has never won a Davis Cup doubles match before and either way will have to play Andy Murray on the Sunday no matter what happened. The first set was … Continue reading Davis Cup Final Day 2 – Belgium 1-2 Great Britain
We’ve been waiting so long and now the Davis Cup Final is here and it’s fair to say on Day 1 it didn’t disappoint with comebacks, warnings and the occasional booing from the crowd! David Goffin d. Kyle Edmund 3-6 1-6 6-2 6-1 6-0 Rollercoaster it was. Kyle Edmund was simply incredible for two sets of tennis with the forehand causing so many problems for Goffin who just couldn’t read it and looked nervous however early in the third set when Goffin got the break you just felt the momentum of the match switch with Goffin a totally different player. … Continue reading Davis Cup Final Day 1 – Belgium 1-1 Great Britain
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
The teams for the Davis Cup Final have been announced for next weekends final in Belgium but who has been picked? Belgium David Goffin Steve Darcis Ruben Bemelmans Kimmer Coppejans Great Britain Andy Murray Kyle Edmund Jamie Murray Dominic Inglot James Ward Obviously from the Great Britain squad picked by Leon Smith one player will be dropped for the Davis Cup draw a couple of days before the tournament. Aljaz Bedene British number two Aljaz Bedene was due to find out today whether he could represent Great Britain in the future in Davis Cup despite representing Slovenia but these matches … Continue reading Davis Cup Final Teams Announced + Bedene decision delayed!