Dusan Lajovic stood firm under pressure Friday at the Davis Cup Finals, edging Gerald Melzer 7-6(5), 3-6, 7-5 to give Serbia a 1-0 lead in their tie against Austria. The World No. 33 fired 29 winners and recovered from squandering a break advantage in the third set, converting his fourthContinue Reading

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic secured victory for Serbia Friday at the Davis Cup Finals, cruising past Dennis Novak 6-3, 6-2 to give the former champions a 2-0 lead against Austria in Group F. The 34-year-old did not face a break point and found his rhythm as the match wentContinue Reading

Lorenzo Sonego delivered Friday on his Davis Cup Finals debut to give Italy a 1-0 lead over the United States, defeating Reilly Opelka 6-3, 7-6(4) at the Pala Alpitour in Turin. The 26-year-old, who triumphed on home soil in Cagliari this season, was strong on serve, winning 90 per centContinue Reading

Jannik Sinner produced a ruthless performance on his Davis Cup Finals debut Friday to secure victory for Italy against the United States, overcoming John Isner 6-2, 6-0 at the Pala Alpitour in Turin. The World No. 10 backed up Lorenzo Sonego’s win by striking 16 winners and committing just fourContinue Reading

A fired up Feliciano Lopez recorded his seventh singles win for Spain Friday at the Davis Cup Finals, overcoming Roberto Quiroz 6-3, 6-3 to give them a 1-0 lead against Ecuador in Group A in Madrid. The 40-year-old hit 13 aces and saved all five break points he faced toContinue Reading

Pablo Carreno Busta survived a major scare Friday at the Davis Cup Finals, overcoming Emilio Gomez 5-7, 6-3, 7-6(5) to give Spain victory against Ecuador in Group A in Madrid. The 30-year-old recovered from squandering a 5-2 lead in the third set and two match points at 5-3, raising hisContinue Reading