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Washington Kastles Clinch Fourth Straight Mylan WTT Eastern Conference Championship

From World TeamTennis -WASHINGTON (July 24, 2014) – The Washington Kastles claimed their fourth consecutive Mylan World TeamTennis Eastern Conference Championship on Thursday, defeating the Philadelphia Freedoms 21-16. Washington now seeks a record-tying fourth straight King Trophy and travels to the winner of the Mylan WTT Western Conference Championship between the San Diego...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

World Team Tennis Results for July 18, 2014

Mylan World TeamTennis – Results for Friday, 7/18 (Home teams in capital letters) FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete:   Texas Wild def. AUSTIN ACES 23-12 Men’s Singles – Alex Bogomolov Jr. (Wild) def. Andy Roddick (Aces) 5-3 Men’s Doubles – Treat Huey\Andy Roddick (Aces) def. Alex Bogomolov Jr.\Aisam Qureshi (Wild) 5-3 Mixed Doubles – Anabel Medina Garrigues\Aisam...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

World Team Tennis Results for July 11, 2014

  Mylan World TeamTennis – Results for Friday, 7/11 (Home teams in capital letters) FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete: TEXAS WILD def. Philadelphia Freedoms 22-21 (7-1 STB) Mixed Doubles – Liezel Huber\Marcelo Melo (Freedoms) def. Anabel Medina Garrigues\Aisam Qureshi (Wild) 5-3 Men’s Singles – Alex Bogomolov Jr. (Wild) def. Frank Dancevic (Freedoms) 5-4 Women’s...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

World Team Tennis Results for July 8, 2014

Mylan World TeamTennis – Results for Tuesday, 7/8 (Home teams in capital letters) FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete: SAN DIEGO AVIATORS def. Philadelphia Freedoms 20-19 (7-1 STB) Men’s Singles – Somdev Devvarman (Aviators) def. Frank Dancevic (Freedoms) 5-2 Women’s Singles – Taylor Townsend (Freedoms) def. Daniela Hantuchova (Aviators) 5-2 Mixed Doubles – Marcelo...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

World Team Tennis Results for July 6, 2014

Mylan World TeamTennis – Results for Sunday, 7/6 (Home teams in capital letters) FINAL RESULTS – All matches complete: Philadelphia Freedoms def. SPRINGFIELD LASERS 21-20 (7-3 STB) Men’s Doubles – Michael Russell\Ross Hutchins (Lasers) def. Frank Dancevic\Marcelo Melo (Freedoms) 5-3 Women’s Doubles – Olga Govortsova\Anna-Lena Groenefeld (Lasers) def. Liezel Huber\Taylor...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic Had The Best Tweet After Losing On Wimbledon Grass

Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic lost in straight sets to Frank Dancevic in the first-round of Wimbledon on Tuesday. After the loss, the 35-year-old Karlovic had this perfect tweet summing up his performance on the Wimbledon grass: If you can't win on it, smoke it.. #grassseason — ivo karlovic (@ivokarlovic) June 24, 2014 Maybe Karlovic had been […] The post Ivo Karlovic Had The...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Former Champions Headline Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Field

(April 9, 2014) The field for the Tallahassee Tennis Challenger was announced Thursday morning by tournament director Karen Vogter, as two former champions and nine players inside the top 150 will make the trip to the $50,000 event, the last stop on the Har-Tru USTA Pro Circuit Wild Card Challenge, where players compete for a spot at the French Open.   “We have players from 13...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Japan beats injury-plagued Canada in first round

Japan won its Davis Cup World Group tie on Sunday, clinching a quarterfinal berth when Frank Dancevic of Canada was forced to retire in the second set of his reverse singles match with Kei Nishikori. With Nishikori leading 6-2, 1-0, Dancevic withdrew with a stomach injury, giving Japan an insurmountable 3-1 lead. ''I pulled a stomach muscle,'' Dancevic said. '...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Japan leads Canada 2-1 in Davis Cup World Group

Kei Nishikori and Yasutaka Uchiyama beat Frank Dancevic and Daniel Nestor of Canada, 6-3, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to give Japan a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup World Group clash. Nishikori, Japan's top-ranked player, was not initially scheduled to play the doubles match but was called on after Canada won the second singles match on Friday to move level at one game apiece...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Canada, Japan even in World Group tie

Canada's Frank Dancevic beat Japan's Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday to leave the teams at 1-1 following the opening singles matches of their Davis Cup World Group clash. Japan's Kei Nishikori earlier beat Peter Polansky 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to open the first meeting for the two nations since 1938. Polansky was pressed into duty when Milos Raonic was forced to pull out...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Canada, Japan even in Davis Cup World Group tie

Canada's Frank Dancevic beat Japan's Go Soeda 6-4, 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday to leave the teams at 1-1 following the opening singles matches of their Davis Cup World Group clash. Japan's Kei Nishikori earlier beat Peter Polansky 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to open the first meeting for the two nations since 1938. Polansky was pressed into duty when Milos Raonic was forced to pull out...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Extreme Heat Causes Player to Hallucinate Snoopy, Then Pass Out at Australian Open

Sports Good grief, Frank Dancevic!
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Australian Open Roundup Days 2 & 3: It's Getting Hot in Here!

Fabio Fognini got the notice "So take off all your clothes!" We wish right?  Wouldn't that be a sight - all the players in their birthday suits on the court.  Well....now back to reality.  Apologies for being a little behind on our roundups! The heat is affecting us too as Kait is at the Open as a fan and has no energy left for blogging after being in 107 - 108...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Heated debate continues on Australian Open policy

There were clearly varying degrees of opinion on what constitutes extreme heat after a scorching second day at the Australian Open. Roger Federer thinks it's a ''very mental thing'' - he's learned to deal with the heat across a record 57 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, winning an unprecedented 17 men's majors. The Swiss star was as cool as usual...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadian qualifier faints as heat wave hits Australian Open

One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles. The scorching heat on Day 2 thinned crowds at Melbourne Park and prompted players to cool off between points with bags of ice on their heads or draped over their necks. Little...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis in a sauna? Heat wave hits Australian Open

One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles. The scorching heat on Day 2 thinned crowds at Melbourne Park and prompted players to cool off between points with bags of ice on their heads or draped over their necks. Little...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pospisil downs Isner at Rogers Cup in Montreal

Vasek Pospisil of Canada ground out a 5-7, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) win America's John Isner in the first round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. Pospisil will next face 51st-ranked Radek Stepanek, who beat 12th-seeded Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3. Two other Canadians advanced - Filip Peliwo and Frank Dancevic. The 19-year-old Peliwo, who won the boys' title at Wimbledon last...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Americans Harrison, Smyczek, Kudla Book Semifinal Spots at Tallahassee Tennis Challenger

Tim Smyczek (copyright: Tallahassee Tennis Challenger) TALLAHASSEE, FL, May 2, 2013 – The red, white and blue rolled on Thursday at the Tallahassee Tennis Challenger. No. 2 seed Ryan Harrison played some of his best tennis of the week at the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event, beating fellow American Donald Young 7-6 (5), 6-4 to book a place in the semifinals at Forestmeadows Tennis...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis Cup Nominations Announced for World and Zonal Group Ties

(March 26, 2013) The ITF has announced the official team nominations for the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group quarterfinals and zone group ties taking place April 5-7. WORLD GROUP QUARTERFINALS CANADA v ITALY Venue: Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, CAN (hard – indoor) Canada Milos Raonic Vasek Pospisil Frank Dancevic Daniel Nestor Captain: Martin [...]
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Canada upsets short-handed Spain in Davis Cup

Canada upset a short-handed Spain team Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup for the first time. Fifteenth-ranked Milos Raonic defeated No. 82 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the opening reverse singles match to give Canada an insurmountable 3-1 lead. Five-time champion Spain was missing Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro because of injuries and...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Canada upsets shorthanded Spain

Canada upset a short-handed Spain team Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup for the first time. Fifteenth-ranked Milos Raonic defeated No. 82 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the opening reverse singles match to give Canada an insurmountable 3-1 lead. Five-time champion Spain was missing Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro because of injuries and...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Canada puts Spain on brink in Day 1

The most dominant country in recent Davis Cup memory could be out of this year's tournament barely 24 hours after it began. Spain, winner of three of the last five Davis Cups, was swept in singles on Day 1 by host Canada on Friday, and now must win all three of the remaining matches to avoid being bounced in the first round. Playing without its four highest-ranked players,...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Davis Cup World Group, Zone Group I and Zone Group II first round – Latest Results

WORLD GROUP FIRST ROUND   SPAIN level with CANADA 0-0 Venue: Thunderbird Sports Centre, Vancouver, CAN (hard – indoor) Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP) Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP) Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP) Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP) Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP) ITALY level with...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Canadians Featured on Tuesday at Rogers Cup in Toronto

By Brodie McPhee TORONTO – Tuesday featured the start of the main draw at Rogers Cup, as well as many featured first round matches. Canadians Frank Dancevic and Vasek Pospisil started and ended the day session. It was nothing but tough losses for both, however. Dancevic started action on centre court against Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin. The Canadian had his chances, but bowed out...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Dancevic, Polansky, Pospisil given Wild Cards into Toronto

Tennis Canada announced Thursday the men’s wildcards into the singles draw of Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Toronto. Canadians Frank Dancevic, Peter Polansky, and Vasek Pospisil have received entry into the main draw of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. They join world No. 23 Milos Raonic , whose ranking gave him an automatic entry into the tournament, to make...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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