Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/17/14

PARIS - NOVEMBER 11: James Blake of the U.S. hits a return against Andy Murray of Great Britain during the ATP Masters Series at the Palais Omnisports De Paris-Bercy on November 11, 2009 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2013 – American tennis player  James Blake, whose career includes a top-five ranking and 10 singles titles, will appear as a guest analyst during Tennis Channel’s exclusive first-round Davis Cup coverage this weekend. A Davis Cup team member from 2001-2003 and 2005-2009, Blake played a significant role in helping the U.S. squad capture its first cup in 12 years in 2007, and will offer his unique perspective at the competition between the Americans and initial 2013 opponent Brazil, live beginning Friday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. ET.   It is the first time that Blake will appear on television in an analyst’s role. He will share Tennis Channel’s booth with announcer Brett Haber (@BrettHaber) and interact with sideline reporter Ashley Fisher (@ashley_fisher75).   “I’m looking forward to the opportunity to participate in Tennis Channel’s Davis Cup coverage,” said Blake. “There are few matches in our sport that take place in such a passionate, intense atmosphere. I’ve alway...
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