July 22, 1989: The day Boris Becker won two matches to put Germany on course for the Davis Cup final

What happened exactly on that day? On this day, July 22, 1989, in Munich, Boris Becker won two matches on the same day for Germany in a Davis Cup semi-final tie against the USA. First, Becker came back on Saturday morning to play the fifth set of his incredible match against Andre Agassi, which had been stopped at midnight on Friday. Less than an hour after sealing his victory against the Las Vegas Kid (6-7, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4), “Boom-Boom” was back on court, partnering Eric Jelen, to beat Ken…

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Davis Cup Skipper Rohit Rajpal Recovers From COVID-19, Recollects Journey To “Hell” And Back

Sucking air with enormous difficulty on the evening of May 2, India’s Davis Cup captain Rohit Rajpal asked his brother to immediately assemble the whole family outside his room so that he could see his loved ones for one last time. Rajpal’s younger brother Rahul, pleaded him, “don’t give up”. For 48 hours, he and his family had struggled, literally begged for a bed with oxygen but all their pleas were refused politely. Ever since his domestic help Birju died of the dreaded COVID-19 on April 28, Rajpal…

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Croatia, Davis Cup : 10 questions about Borna Coric

Borna Coric is a 2-time ATP singles champion and helped Croatia win the Davis Cup title in 2018. Find out the answers to 10 questions you might have about him 04 May 2021 By Haresh Ramchandani Who is Borna Coric? Borna Coric is a Croatian tennis player who competes on the men’s professional circuit. He was born in Zagreb and currently resides in Dubai. How old is he? Coric, who stands at 6ft 2in (1.88m) tall, was born on November 14, 1996, and is currently 24 years old. Was Coric…

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