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Tennis; Davis Cup Ranking: How it works? (Post 5)

Tennis; Davis Cup Ranking: How it works? (Post 5)

The ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking measures the success of all nations participating in the competition over a ‘rolling’ four year period with recent performance weighted more heavily. After each round the ranking period adjusts and any results outside the adjusted four year period drop off. At the same time, points from the same round for 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

Tennis Rankings – The ATP Rankings and scoring ranking points in the Olympics and in the Davis Cup

Professional players have almost twin world rankings, one for men  – the ATP Rankings – and another for women – the WTA Rankings. Both ATP and WTA computes rankings for single and doubles. There is not a perfect scoring equivalence since there are differences in the tournament structure for men and women and even when