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Tennis – Davis Cup: How are ATP points attributed? (Post 4)

Tennis – Davis Cup: How are ATP points attributed? (Post 4)

From 2009 onwards, players participating in World Group or World Group play-off ties of Davis Cup will earn ATP ranking points, according to the rules below. a) Accumulated points for all Davis Cup play over the preceding 52-week period will count as one result and form part of the ATP World Tour 500 category, the

Tennis: Davis Cup: Famous players that participated in the competition (Post 3)

The list of tennis legends to have competed in Davis Cup over the years includes most of well-known players’s names. Players such as Fred Perry, Don Budge, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras had successful Davis Cup careers. In recent

Tennis – Davis Cup: The Evolution of Competition’s Format (Post 2)

In 1905, France, Austria, Belgium and Australasia, a combined team of players from Australia and New Zealand also started competing in the Davis Cup. The inclusion of other countries continued and by the 1920s a bit more that 20 nations regularly participated in the event. The first editions were dominated by USA, Great Britain and Australasia. However, that dominance ended

Super Athletes – UK Sports Personality of the Year: Olympics and Monty Python? Our Post 100!!!

The 2012 shortlist for the UK sports personality of the year was announced yesterday and without great surprise is dominated by Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Cyclists Bradley Wiggins and Sir Chris Hoy, tennis star Andy Murray, and athletes Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah are candidates in a 12-strong list. Rower Katherine Grainger, golfer Rory McIlroy, boxer Nicola

Tennis – Masters Cup: Federer Vs Djokovic

After beating Andy Murray by 2 sets nill (7-6, 6-2), who had won the Olympic Title in London 2012 at Federer’s expenses, ATP World Tour Finals record holder (6 victories) Roger Federer will try to achieve his 7th title in his 11th participation in this competition. Federer will play today, in the O2 Arena at 20:00 GMT, against Novak Djokovic that became

ATP World Tour Finals 2012 – The Contenders

And the final ATP tennis games for the 2012 season are on (just a few minutes away) and the contenders are in play, without Nadal but with Federer, Djokovic, Murray, Ferrer, Berdych, Del Potro, Tsonga and Tipsarevic. The Groups are arranged in the following manner: Group A: Djokovic, Murray; Berdych Tsonga Group B: Federer, Ferrer,

Djokovic will end 2012 as Number 1 in the ATP ranking – while 2013 promises further excitement!

Since Roger Federer announced that he wouldn’t compete in Paris Masters 1000 (where he won last year adding up 1000 points to his ranking) Novak Djokovic became the virtual end of the year number one of the ATP Ranking of 2012. Even if Federer manages to win every game in the ATP World Tour Final