Davis Cup Results – Alvarez Clinches It For Peru!!

Another round of Davis Cup action is in the books with a handful of former college guys competing along with one current player.  Duke junior Nicolas Alvarez clinched Peru’s Davis Cup tie against Venezuela by defeating Jordi Munoz-Abreu 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(2), 6-1. Alvarez’s win means that Peru will be promoted from Group 2 to Group 1 when Davis Cup starts up against next year.Nico’s match point to clinch Davis Cup Group II Finals #duketennis#godukepic.twitter.com/0qbHd3dSfW— Ramsey Smith (@DukeTennis) September 19, 2016 Full results from all ties is available at the Davis Cup Scoreboard.World Group – PlayoffSlovakia at...

Oracle/ITA Masters Field Announced; Isner Survives While Myneni/McDonald Fall

The field for this year’s Oracle/ITA Masters was announced today with 28 of 31 conferences sending a representative for the October 13-16 event in Malibu, California. The full selection criteria is here but in essence the top returning player from each conference was given the opportunity to participate with some accepting and others opting out. There was originally only supposed to be one wild card in each draw but there ended up being four due to the A10, Sun Belt, and SWAC not having a men’s representative while the Atlantic Sun, Horizon, and Mountain West didn’t have one on the women’s side.Several of the higher ranked Big Ten guys...

Coaching Updates, US Open Qualies Wrap Up/Main Draw Released, USONP Mixed Doubles, Pro Circuit

Bucknell Athletics Director John Hardt announced the hiring of Bruce Myers as the new men’s head coach of the Bison. Myers comes to Lewisburg after spending last season as the women’s head coach at Longwood before departing to become the men’s head coach at Delaware. Myers went 16-21 (.432) in one and half seasons at Longwood and 3-5 (.375) in his brief stay at Delaware. Myers also coached at North Carolina A&T in 2014 and prior to that was at Randolph-Macon for two seasons. He replaces Craig Schwartz who stepped down after four seasons to relocate to Boone, North Carolina, to be with his wife (Appalachian State head field hockey coach)...