Conchita Martinez

Spanish Tennis Federation Signals A State Of Intent By Sacking Conchita Martinez

The Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) took a firm stance in showing how it wants to shape the future of Spanish tennis by firing Conchita...

A Brief History of Italian Tennis

After several years in the doldrums, Italian tennis is in the ascendancy again. First, Turin successfully secured the rights to succeed London as the...

Billie Jean King is Wrong: Five-Setters are the Essence of Tennis

Billie Jean King’s recent statement that in the future men should play three-set matches rather than five-set matches at Grand Slams is one of...

The ITF Radically Changed the Davis Cup, and Players are Not Happy

The Davis Cup needed to change in order to be revived into the spectacle it once was. Not a single player, coach, or national...

The Five Greatest Davis Cup Dynasties

Last weekend Argentina, the greatest tennis nation never to win the Davis Cup, finally broke its duck, defeating Croatia in a thrilling team performance....

Milos Raonic Secures Davis Cup Tie for Canada

But in front of a thunderous Canadian crowd at the Davis Cup, Raonic demonstrated glimpses of his former self. Raonic defeated Dutchman Scott Griekspoor in straight sets 7-6, 6-3, 6-4 to secure the tie for Canada. The win would be a highlight of Raonic's season, lifting his team to the World Group qualifying for next year. 

Why Davis Cup Brings the Best out of Australia’s Nick Kyrgios

As the Davis Cup semifinals get underway on Friday, players from all over the world will be competing for much more than ranking points....

Australian Wild Cards Popyrin and Bolt Overshadow Davis Cup Drama

MELBOURNE-- Like a dramatic soap opera, tennis in Australia can get very intense and passionate. It wasn't too long ago that former Grand Slam...

Davis Cup: Great Britain Faces The Ultimate Challenge

Facing Spaniards is never easy, especially in Spain and on their beloved clay. That is the ultimate challenge Great Britain faces when the Davis...

Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2018

As tennis finally enters its all too brief off-season, our resident tennis historian, Martin Keady, looks back at the low-lights of the 2018 season....