Posts Tagged Men’s tennis

Wawrinka puts Switzerland ahead of France in final

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka returns the ball to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during the  Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Friday, Nov.21, 2014. Switzerland is seeking a first victory in the team competition while France is looking for a 10th title. This is the 13th meeting between the two nations, with France leading 10-2. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead against France in the Davis Cup final.

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King’s World Team Tennis hits 40th anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King’s tennis league will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer, featuring players Venus Williams, Andy Roddick and Martina Hingis.

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Roger Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer, second left, during the Swiss team media conference at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Switzerland will face France in the Davis Cup final starting next Friday. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

LILLE, France (AP) — Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection.

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Nadal criticizes captain for ‘false’ sexism debate

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal criticized Spain’s female Davis Cup captain on Tuesday for feeding a “false and absurd” debate that started when his coach and uncle questioned whether a woman could coach in the men’s game.

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Rafael Nadal to return to playing in January

MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal says he will return to playing at the start of the year.

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