ATP Cup 2020: Nick Kyrgios produces aces masterclass, Alexander Zverev fizzles against Alex de Minaur as Australia win
Kyrgios opened and closed his 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday in Brisbane with booming, high-value serves — including a second-service ace down the middle to close it out.
Davis Cup Finals 2019: New-look tournament begins with 3-0 drubbing for reigning champions Croatia; Belgium, Canada win openers
Without Croatia's injured talisman Marin Cilic and with the team in upheaval after captain Zeljko Krajan was axed two days before their opening tie they were drubbed 3-0 by Russia
French Open 2019: Partial deafness to help deal with spectators' noise while facing Rafael Nadal, says Yannick Hanfmann
The 27-year-old German, ranked a lowly 184 in the world, has come through three tough rounds of qualifying to make the main draw in Paris for the first time.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson beats Ivo Karlovic in battle of giants to win Pune title at second time of asking
On Saturday, Anderson was up against another beloved underdog in Karlovic but the South African ensured that the memory of last year’s final’s loss didn’t come back to haunt him.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Steve Darcis seeks to enjoy each match as it comes after incredible run at first tournament in 400 days
For a fighter who nearly saw his career end prematurely, every match from here on is one to savour for Steve Darcis.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson avenges last year's defeat against Gilles Simon to set up final with Ivo Karlovic
Ivo Karlovic cut short the remarkable comeback run of Steve Darcis to set up the Tata Open Maharashtra clash with Kevin Anderson, who avenged his last year's defeat against Gilles Simon on Friday.
Maharashtra Open 2019: Veteran Croatian Ivo Karlovic becomes oldest man in forty years to reach an ATP Final
Big-serving Ivo Karlovic, currently ranked 100, hit 33 aces in the one hour 55 minute battle against the unranked Darcis, who missed all of 2018 due to injury.
Top-seed and world number six Anderson did not struggle much in taking out seventh-seed Jaume Munar from Spain 6-3, 6-3 as he fired 14 aces to stroll past his rival.
Lucas Pouille throttled Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday's decisive fifth rubber to clinch a 10th Davis Cup title for France in front of a passionate Lille crowd.
Tsonga's power denied Darcis any chance of a comeback in the first set and it was plain sailing for the 32-year-old from then on
Davis Cup: David Goffin sweeps aside Lucas Pouille to give Belgium advantage in final against France
David Goffin mercilessly swept aside close friend Lucas Pouille to give Belgium the first point in the Davis Cup final against France on Friday.
Belgium, seeking their first Davis Cup title, will be led by world number seven David Goffin but nine-time champions France seem better armed.
Davis Cup: Belgium's Johan Van Herck, France's Yannick Noah avoid surprises while naming teams for final
Rival Davis Cup captains Johan Van Herck of Belgium and Yannick Noah of France, avoided surprises on Tuesday as they named their teams for the final to be held in Lille.
With Bernard Tomic overlooked for the tie amid a deep form slump, Hewitt sprung a couple of selection surprises over the weekend, neither of which paid off.
France won their most recent Davis Cup in 2001 before losing the 2002, 2010 and 2014 finals. Belgium made the final in 2015, losing to Britain.
Davis Cup 2017: Nick Kyrgios helps Australia level with Belgium, France make it 1-1 in semi-final against Serbia
Kyrgios fired 34 aces and 41 winners to take his Davis Cup singles record to seven wins in eight with win over Steve Darcis.
Australia's hopes of reaching the Davis Cup final for the first time in 14 years suffered an early setback on Friday when World No 185 John Millman went down 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 to Belgium's David Goffin in the opening rubber of the semi-final.
It's traditional at Wimbledon — beat Rafael Nadal, lose the next round. That's the dilemma facing Gilles Muller who will go into his maiden quarter-final at the All England Club
Wimbledon 2017: Rafael Nadal warns rivals he'll be a force to reckon with if he survives early barrage
Rafael Nadal faces a tough road this Wimbledon, with Andy Murray or Stan Wawrinka lying in the last four before a potential final showdown against Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic.
Kyrgios, who has been bothered by shoulder problems in recent months, is still determined to compete at Wimbledon, which gets underway on July 3.