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    2014 Davis Cup final: Benneteau/Gasquet vs Federer/Wawrinka

    Led once again by an impressive Wawrinka, the Swiss defeat Gasquet and Benneteau 6-3 7-5 6-4. The dream to win a 10th Davis Cup slowly goes away for the French team.

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    2014 Davis Cup final: Monfils vs Federer

    The pressure was on Monfils shoulders after Tsonga’s loss to Wawrinka, but Gaël delivered and beat Federer 6-1 6-4 6-3 in an electric atmosphere. Thanks a lot to Miroslav for sharing his pictures and videos of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. Read also:

  • Wawrinka and Tsonga, Davis Cup final 2014

    2014 Davis Cup final: Tsonga vs Wawrinka

    Wawrinka defeated Tsonga in four sets 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-2 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead. Photo and video credit: Miroslav Read more Davis Cup coverage

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    2014 Davis Cup final: teams presentation

    Thanks a lot to Miroslav for sharing his pictures and videos of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. First big moment of this unforgettable weekend: the teams’ presentation and the national anthems on Friday: More Davis Cup coverage:

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    1991 Davis Cup final: France upsets USA

    Extract from Hard Courts by John Feinstein Anyone who cares about tennis had to be warmed by the performance of the French in Lyon. After retiring as a full-time player at the end of 1990, Yannick Noah was named captain of the French team. When they reached the final, they were given little chance against […]

  • Henri Leconte, Davis Cup 1991

    The 1991 Davis Cup final, by Pete Sampras

    From Pete Sampras’ autobiography, A champion’s mind: Davis Cup didn’t mean much to me when I was growing up. I don’t remember watching it on television (and it isn’t like Davis Cup was all over the tube back in the pre-cable days). So I had no preexisting reverence for the event. This made it tough […]

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    The 1992 Davis Cup final, by John McEnroe

    From John McEnroe’s autobiography’s Serious: My final Davis Cup tie, in Fort Worth, was a brief, strange respite. I has brought along a support group: my parents, my brothers, all three of my children, a nanny, and my agent, Sergio Palmieri. I needed every one of them. A few days before, I had been staying […]

  • Davis Cup 1992

    The 1992 Davis Cup final, by Pete Sampras

    From Pete Sampras’ autobiography, A champion’s mind: Shortly after the US Open, we played our Davis Cup semifinal against Sweden on indoor clay at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Because clay was not my best surface, I played only doubles – with McEnroe. We toughed out a real war with one of the best doubles […]

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Roland Garros 2013: Longines Smash Corner

Located just off the famed Place des Mousquetaires, Longines Smash Corner is the interactive game that lets spectators test the speed of their serves against the game’s best. For just 2 €, players have three serves and will receive a certificate documenting their performance. All proceeds from the Longines Smash Corner will be donated to […]

Roland Garros 2013: day 2 recap

No big names like yesterday (I had ground passes today), but some interesting matches and practice sessions. I arrived quite late today and headed to court 9 to watch Mikhail Youhzny and John Isner at practice:

Roland Garros 2013: day 1 recap part 2

I left court Philippe Chatrier with Federer leading by 2 sets to love, and decided to see what was going on around the grounds. A few pics and videos of players practicing. Laura Robson: Gael Monfils:

Le Coq Sportif: Arthur Ashe by Yannick Noah

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the brand’s Arthur Ashe collection, Le Coq Sportif has unveiled a tribute video to the former 3-time Grand Slam champion. Narrated by former Roland Garros champion Yannick Noah, the clip tells the story of Ashe’s triumph over early struggles to emerge as the number 1 tennis player in […]

Roland Garros 2013: day 1 recap part 1

As I’ve already told you, I’ll spend most of the week at Roland Garros. I’m pretty excited to finally watch some live tennis, as my last tournament was Bercy last November. My first day at Roland Garros started pretty well, with a smiling Vika hitting on court 9:

Ana Ivanovic and Jo Tsonga meet fans at adidas store Champs Elysees

Enjoy a few pics of Ana Ivanovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the adidas autograph session last Wednesday: