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Messi backing Pique in new Davis Cup venture

(Reuters) – Lionel Messi is one of the investors in the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year, according to Barcelona team mate Gerard Pique whose Kosmos company has been instrumental in a revamp for the historic tennis competition. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – La Liga Santander – Athletic …

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Golf: Presidents Cup captain Woods says cleared air with Reed

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods has cleared the air with Patrick Reed in the wake of controversial comments the U.S. Masters champion made following the American team’s Ryder Cup loss in September, the 14-times major winner said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 23, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tiger Woods reacts …

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Tennis: Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Davis Cup – World Group Semi-Final – France v Spain – Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille, France – September 14, 2018 France’s Lucas Pouille celebrates winning his match against Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut REUTERS/Benoit Tessier LILLE, France (Reuters) – France captain Yannick Noah made an expected switch …

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Els expects Tiger to be Presidents Cup playing captain

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Internationals captain Ernie Els is preparing his team for a battle with Tiger Woods on and off the course at next year’s Presidents Cup, expecting the 14-times major champion to be a playing skipper at Royal Melbourne. Nov 23, 2018; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Tiger Woods warms …

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France go with Tsonga and Chardy in Davis Cup final singles

(Reuters) – France captain Yannick Noah sprang a surprise at Thursday’s Davis Cup final draw ceremony when he named Jeremy Chardy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga as his singles players for the opening day’s action in Lille. Tennis – Davis Cup Final Draw – France v Croatia – Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille, …

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Czechs take 2-0 lead against United States in Fed Cup final

Tennis – Fed Cup – World Group Final – Czech Republic v United States – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic – November 10, 2018 Czech Republic’s Katerina Siniakova celebrates winning her match against Alison Riske of the U.S. REUTERS/David W Cerny PRAGUE (Reuters) – World doubles number one Katerina Siniakova …

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Tennis: Czech Kvitova to miss first day of Fed Cup final

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – WTA Tour Finals – Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore – October 25, 2018 Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova in action during her group stage match against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova REUTERS/Edgar Su PRAGUE (Reuters) – World number seven Petra Kvitova will miss the opening day’s action of …

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Kasatkina denies Tunisian Jabeur to lift Kremlin Cup

(Reuters) – Home favorite Daria Kasatkina roared back from a set and 4-1 down to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Saturday, denying Tunisian qualifer Ons Jabeur a first WTA title for her country. Tennis – Kremlin Cup – Women’s singles – Final – Moscow, Russia – October 20, …

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Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals: Pique

MADRID (Reuters) – The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year’s competition. Gerard Pique, FC Barcelona player and …

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