Defending champ Swiss beaten in Davis Cup 1st round

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Playing without stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, defending champion Switzerland slumped to a first-round loss to Belgium in the Davis Cup on Sunday, while Andy Murray scored the decisive point to lift Britain past the United States and Novak Djokovic led Serbia to victory over Croatia. After Federer and Wawrinka[…]

Serbia beats Croatia in Davis Cup

KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Serbia reached the Davis Cup quarterfinals when Novak Djokovic and Nenad Zimonjic beat Croatian duo Marin Draganja and Franko Skugor 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 in Saturday’s doubles to take an insurmountable 3-0 lead. The top-ranked Djokovic was a late replacement for Viktor Troicki, who had a tough five-set victory over Croatian teen[…]

Djokovic gives Serbia 1-0 lead over Croatia in Davis Cup

KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic gave Serbia a 1-0 lead over Croatia by beating Mate Delic 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 Friday in the first round of the Davis Cup. The top-ranked Serb converted early break points in each set on an indoor hard court. Croatian teen Borna Coric will play Viktor Troicki in the second[…]

Djokovic to face Delic in opening singles in Davis Cup

KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic will play Mate Delic in the opening singles Friday when Serbia takes on Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup. The draw held Thursday also pits Viktor Troicki against talented Croatian player Borna Coric. In Satruday’s doubles, Nenad Zimonjic and Troicki will face Marin Draganja and Franko[…]