Davis Cup

How Leon Smith made a name for himself

Better qualified coaches could have been Davis Cup captain but it is hard to believe they would have had the same impact. Paul Newman in Ghent charts the rise of Leon Smith and his GB team

Britain one victory from elite return after Andy Murray and Colin

Britain are within one singles victory of returning to the Davis Cup’s elite World Group after Andy Murray and Colin Fleming put Leon Smith’s team  into a 2-1 lead after the second day of their play-off against Croatia here yesterday. Murray, having recovered from a sore back, led the way with some brilliant all-court tennis as the Scottish pair beat Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic 6-3 6-2 6-7 6-1.

Win a trip to Croatia to watch the Aegon GB Davis Cup team

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The Aegon GB Davis Cup Team’s crucial World Group play-off match against Croatia will take place in picturesque Umag on the western coast of Croatia between 13-15 September. Courtesy of financial services company Aegon, we are offering one lucky winner a trip for two to watch this exciting Davis Cup tie by BNP Paribas with travel and accommodation.

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