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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. ''I hurt it in a serve...
Via Associated Press
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 with a left...
Via Associated Press
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 with a left...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Sports Good grief, Frank Dancevic!
Via maxim.com
January 16, 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...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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