The Lion is the UTS2 king

Alexander ‘The Lion’ Zverev needed Sudden Death to beat Felix ‘The Panther’ Auger-Aliassime and become king of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown jungle on Sunday.

WTA Tour resumes in Palermo

The 31st Ladies Open Palermo kicks off in Sicily on Monday, marking the resumption of the WTA Tour after five months suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic and the exhibition events that have peppered the calendar since March wrapped up at the weekend.

The British Bulldogs just edge it

As the organiser of the Battle of the Brits Team event, Jamie Murray couldn’t have been more delighted that, after a week’s highly competitive play, the final outcome of the event wasn’t settled until the last match.

New York Empire win World TeamTennis 2020

New York Empire defeated Chicago Smash, 21-20 in a supertiebreaker, to win the 2020 World Team Tennis season in a nail-biting finish at West Virginia’s Greenbrier Resort on Sunday, and hoist the King Trophy for the first time.

UTS Finals on BBC Sport

The Ultimate Tennis Showdown is an innovative competition organised by leading coach Patrick Mouratoglou at his academy in the south of France to help fill the void created by the suspension of the professional tours, and with matches split into quarters, a unique...

New York upset Philadelphia to meet Chicago in WTT Final

The two top seeds failed to make the final of World TeamTennis on Saturday at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia after the New York Empire upset favourites Philadelphia Freedoms, 22-18, and Chicago Smash took out Orlando Storm, 24-13.

Race to the line

Jamie Murray, the man behind the Battle of the Brit events, will be delighted that his team event has reached the final day with both teams sharing the points and the finishing line of 60, just ten matches away

US Open to go ahead

The USTA has confirmed that the US Open will go ahead as planned, alongside the Western & Southern Open tune-up event the week before, both with strict protocols in place.

Player tests positive at Palermo

The WTA’s woes continue as news broke of a player testing positive for coronavirus at the Palermo Open follows hot on the heels of the cancellation of the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Japan.

Watson and Edmund are Friday’s standout players

The Battle of the Brits Team event at the NTC is certainly proving to be a very competitive competition with a great atmosphere despite here being no spectators.
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Glasgow | Davis Cup World Group Play Off

Great Britain’s last-ever three day Davis Cup tie begins today in rainswept Glasgow, and the mood of the British fans in this imposing and historic city is decidedly subdued. Following the decision to change the format of the Davis Cup for 2019 onwards, the only thing riding on this tie for Great Britain is whether or not we will be seeded for the new-look Davis Cup Finals qualification round next February.

Did I think I'd be playing Davis Cup by the end of the year? No, not really. Dan Evans

The atmosphere is sure to change when Dan Evans takes to the court to open the tie against Uzbekistan’s number one Denis Istomin, the highest ranked player on either side. For Evans, returning to the Great Britain team after his suspension last year, this is the extension of a Davis Cup career which began back in 2009, and for Istomin it sees a chance to continue a run of excellent recent form.

“Did I think I’d be playing Davis Cup by the end of the year? No, not really,” Evans admitted. “I feel like I’m playing pretty good again, and hopefully I can just keep putting my game out on the court and improving,” he added.

Second up its Cameron Norrie, Britain’s highest-ranked player at the event, making his home debut for Team GB against Uzkekistan’s No.2 Jurabek Karimov. Norrie’s rise up the rankings this year has been remarkable; today gives him the chance to take the next step in a highly promising career.

In the doubles, Britain’s Jamie Murray – fresh from his US Open mixed doubles title win – will team up with Dom Inglot to play Sanjar Fayziev and Istomin.

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray will miss the match to continue his gradual return from hip surgery.

British number one and world number 16 Kyle Edmund is also absent as he recovers from a recurrence of tonsillitis.



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