Davis Cup

David vs Goliath: 2017 Davis Cup Final Preview

If events based on hazy geographical regions, choreographed dance routines, and (albeit iconic) pensioners sitting courtside looking more uncomfortable than if they were on the 7:53 to Charing Cross float your boat - then Laver Cup’s the one for you. JAbet will leave that nonsense to the Moet and Prawn [...]

2017 Shuffle-Up (Part II: Rest of World)

We've discussed home-soil changes for the 2017 tennis season. Now let’s go deeper into the ATP and WTA tours to see what else is new and exciting for the whole year ahead. We’ll also add some betting perspective to hopefully spark some bright ideas.   The Newbies: The Hungarian Ladies [...]

Davis Cup Final 2016: Redemption or Castration (1/4)

Now that we have the small matter of year-end world no. 1 settled, all attention can shift to Zagreb for the true gem in the tennis calendar, the Davis Cup Final! (We love Davis Cup) For the first time in 5 years we’re lacking a final involving one of the [...]

Davis Cup Final 2016 (2/4)

The Finalists In Croatia and Argentina we have two fiercely patriotic sporting nations, and whether helpful or not, nationalistic fervor will have spread far and wide throughout the respective two countries come Friday. Croatia, a country clearly blessed with 'the athlete gene' has been consistently punching above her weight in [...]

Davis Cup Final 2016 (3/4)

The 'Davis Cup Catapult' Verdasco almost doing the unthinkable at Melbourne ’09 …. Djoković breaking the Federer-Nadal stronghold and becoming the world’s best in ’11 …. Murray’s career defining ’16 season, the common denominator?  A starring role in the previous year’s DC victory. Multiple times we’ve seen how big performances [...]

Team GB’s Davis Cup defence: Where do they go from here?

For all the expectation surrounding a potential first British Davis Cup defence since 1936, Andy Murray and his teammates were ultimately outplayed and outclassed by a tenacious Argentinian squad in Glasgow. Singles wins from Juan Martin del Potro, Guido Pella and Leonardo Mayer sealed Argentina’s passage to November’s final in [...]

2016-10-05T11:50:35+01:00 September 23rd, 2016|Davis Cup|0 Comments

Davis Cup Semi-final Preview: France bring in Gasquet to Replace injured Tsonga, but will he play?

If the US Open is anything to go by, France’s Davis Cup team appears to be in great shape heading into their semi-final showdown with Croatia. For the first time in 89 years, France had three men’s quarter finalists at the American Grand Slam, but now Davis Cup veteran and World [...]

2018-08-03T07:48:02+01:00 September 14th, 2016|Davis Cup, Results analysis|0 Comments