The United States team takes to the court this weekend to start their road back to the top of Davis Cup (I don’t think so). But anyway, if you are interested, here are the lineups and TV times…
According to the Davis Cup website:
CHICAGO, UNITED STATES: In a surprise decision by Slovakia Davis Cup captain Miloslav Mecir, the No. 126 ranked Norbert Gombos will be the second singles player for the team.
Gombos will start the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff tie against No. 16 ranked John Isner of USA on Friday afternoon.
“I saw him play many times on TV, so I know what I’m expecting during the match,” Gombos said. “I will try my best during the match and I hope I will win the point.”
Isner, who was injured and unable to play when the USA lost to Great Britain 3-1 in a World Group tie in February, admits to having limited knowledge about Gombos.
“Yeah, I don’t know too much about him,” Isner said. “One thing I do know is he is a very accomplished player, a very good player. For me, nothing really changes when I play no matter who I play against. I”m just going to go out there and execute my game plan.”
Friday’s second singles match will feature No. 57 ranked Martin Klizan for Slovakia against No. 51 ranked Sam Querrey for USA.
In Saturday’s doubles match it will be Bob and Mike Bryan, who just won their history-making 100th career title together at the US Open, against Lukas Lacko and Michal Mertinek.
In Sunday’s reverse singles matches, Isner faces Klizan, followed by Querrey against Gombos.”
Where are the good American tennis players????
The TV Schedule
Friday, September 12 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Davis Cup Semifinals – France vs. Czech Republic Tennis Channel[Live]
Friday, September 12 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Davis Cup Semifinals – Italy vs. Switzerland Tennis Channel[Delay]
Friday, September 12 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Davis Cup Playoffs – USA vs. Slovakia Tennis Channel[Live]
Friday, September 12 11:00 pm – 2:00 am Davis Cup Playoffs – USA vs. Slovakia Tennis Channel[Replay]
Saturday, September 13 7:00 am – 11:00 am Davis Cup Semifinals – France vs. Czech Republic Tennis Channel[Live]
Saturday, September 13 11:30 am – 2:30 pm Davis Cup Semifinals – Italy vs. Switzerland Tennis Channel[Delay]
Saturday, September 13 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Davis Cup Playoffs – USA vs. Slovakia Tennis Channel[Live]
Saturday, September 13 8:00 pm – 12:00 am Quebec Semifinals W (Tennis Channel[Delay)]
Saturday, September 13 12:00 am – 3:00 am Davis Cup Playoffs – USA vs. Slovakia Tennis Channel[Replay]
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