Articles tagged 'davis cup'

Benjamin Lock praises Zim fans 6 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's  Davis Cup top seed Benjamin Lock has praised local fans for the support they gave to the side during the Euro/Africa Group II tie against Turkey at Harare Sports Club over the weekend. The hosts progressed to the second round after beating the Europeans 3-1 and will now me...
Zim confident of Turkey upset 3 February 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe is confident of success over Turkey in their Davis Cup Africa/Euro Group II tie which commences today at Harare Sports Club tennis section. According to the draw conducted yesterday, the first match will pit Zimbabwe’s top seed Benjamin Lock against Turkey’s second seed Altug...
Zim ready for Georgia 15 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to stay in the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group II begins when their play-off match against Georgia begins today at the Mziuri Tennis Club in Tbilisi. The clash will kick off with a match between Zimbabwe’s top seed Benjamin Lock against Georgia’s second seed George T...
Zim Davis Cup team humiliated 7 March 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Davis Cup team’s hopes of progressing to the next round of Euro-Africa Zone Group II tie went up in smoke after going down to Finland in the doubles tie in Kittila yesterday. Zimbabwe will now face Georgia in the relegation play-offs to remain in Euro-Africa Group II. Need...
Finland downplay Zimbabwe Davis Cup team 2 March 2016 HARARE - Finland are pulling all the stops to see off Zimbabwe in the upcoming Davis Cup tie including recalling Jarkko Nieminen from retirement whilst their media effectively believes the match is already won. The 34-year-old Nieminen, had been playing for his country every year since 1999 bu...
Zim win Davis Cup playoff 19 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe has taken an unassailable 3-0 lead to win the Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone II play-off against Moldova following the victory by Courtney Lock and Mark Fyn in the yesterday’s doubles match. Courtney Lock and Fyn beat the Moldova pair of Egor Matvieci and Andrei Soltoianu 7-5, 5-...
Good start for Zim Davis Cup team 18 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe is in control of the Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone Group II play-off against Moldova after local stars Takanyi Garanganga and Benjamin Lock won their singles’ matches here yesterday. Garanganga got the ball rolling when he defeated Moldova’s second seed Maxim Bulat in straight s...
Zim Davis Cup team confident 16 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Davis Cup team is oozing with confidence ahead of the Euro-Africa Zone Group II play-off against Moldova set for Harare Sports Club this weekend. In March, Zimbabwe suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat at the hands of Bosnia and Herzegovina resulting in this play-off match aga...
TZ seek $15k for Davis Cup tie 12 June 2015 HARARE – With a month left before Zimbabwe’s Euro-Africa Zone Group II Davis Cup play-offs against Moldova, Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) is racing against time to raise $15 000 to host the match. In March, Zimbabwe suffered a 4-1 humiliating defeat at the hands of Bosnia and Herzegovina to book a play...
Uphill task for Davis Cup team 13 March 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Davis Cup team will face another uphill task in the Euro-Africa Zone Group II play-offs when they host highly-ranked Moldova in July. Zimbabwe suffered a humiliating 4-1 home defeat at the hands of Bosnia-Herzegovina at the weekend. With that defeat, the Martin Dzuwa-c...
Lock wins Davis Cup dead rubber 13 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis player Benjamin Lock won the last Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone Group II match after his opponent Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Nerman Fatic retired in the second set here yesterday. Lock won the first set 6-3 before Fatic retired due to injury before the start of the second s...
Wayne Black quits as Zim lose 13 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's hopes of progressing to the Davis Cup Group I went up in smoke after going down to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the doubles contest of the Euro-Africa Zone Group II tie here yesterday. The result saw Davis Cup legend Wayne Black go back into retirement after only one match sin...
Bad start for Zim 13 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone Group II tie against Bosnia and Herzegovina got off to a false start with the visitors racing into an early 2-0 lead after outclassing the hosts in the opening two matches here yesterday. Not that the European side produced anything special in thi...
Zim's Davis Cup uphill task 6 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to qualify for the Davis Cup Group I gets underway this morning against a highly-rated Bosnia-Herzegovina side at Harare Sports Club. Non-playing captain Martin Dzuwa leads the local team that includes Takanyi Garanganga, Benjamin Lock, Mark Fynn, Tinotenda Chanakira ...
Like father, like son 6 March 2015 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Davis Cup player Martin Lock says “it’s incredible” to see his dreams being realised through his son Benjamin who serves off as Zimbabwe’s number two seed this morning at Harare Sports Club. Ranked 1205 in the world, Benjamin gets off the mark aiming for a big upset ag...
Zim Davis Cup team confident 6 March 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Davis Cup team is oozing with confidence ahead of the Euro-Africa Zone Group II tie against Bosnia and Herzegovina which starts tomorrow at Harare Sports Club. The tie will see the two teams taking on each other in a best-of-five rubbers format from tomorrow up to Sunday ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina cautious of Zim 4 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's opponents in the 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II Davis Cup tie, Bosnia and Herzegovina are cautious ahead of this weekend’s much-anticipated clash at Harare Sports Club. The East European team jetted into the country on Sunday and conducted their first training session at th...
Davis Cup team in Mutare 3 March 2015 MUTARE - The Zimbabwe Davis Cup team will today conduct a tennis coaching clinic for Mantas Tennis Academy during its 2014 Annual Tennis Awards at Mutare Girls High. Zimbabwe's United States-based number one player Takanyi Garanganga, Turkey-based number two Mark Finn and fourth-placed Spain-b...
$45k needed for Davis Cup tie 21 February 2015 HARARE - With two weeks left before Zimbabwe’s much-anticipated Davis Cup tie against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) is racing against time to raise $45 000 to host the match. Zimbabwe will play the Europeans in the 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II, the country’s first home tie in ...
Zim continue preps for Davis Cup return? 4 February 2015 HARARE - Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) has intensified preparations to host the much-anticipated Davis Cup tie with Bosnia and Herzegovina early next month. Zimbabwe will play the Europeans in the 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II, the country’s first home tie in years. Home Davis Cup matches were a hi...
Garanganga receives Davis Cup special mention 13 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's number one tennis player Takanyi Garanganga is ecstatic to have received honourable mention in the 2014 Davis Cup MVP Awards. Garanganga led Zimbabwe to promotion from Africa Zone Group III, winning all three singles rubbers and the only doubles rubber he contested. That...
Dzuwa welcomes Davis Cup home tie 19 November 2014 HARARE - Non-playing captain Martin Dzuwa says Zimbabwe’s Davis Cup home tie with Bosnia and Herzegovina in March will help revive interest in the sport. Zimbabwe will host the European team in the 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II, the country’s first home tie in years. Home Davis Cup matches...
TZ lauds victorious Davis Cup team 15 September 2014 HARARE - Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) has praised the country’s Davis Cup team for ending an eight-year wait to gain promotion into the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group II. A five-man Zimbabwe team, led by non-playing skipper Martin Dzuwa, on Saturday beat Namibia 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Africa ...
Zim Davis Cup team in Nigeria test 10 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Davis Cup team will be hoping to continue with their fine start when they face Nigeria in the 2014 Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group III match at Smash Tennis Academy in Cairo, Egypt today. The Zimbabwe team begin their quest to qualify for 2015 Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Grou...
Zim begin Davis Cup Group II quest 8 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to qualify for the 2015 Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group II begins when the Euro/Africa Zone Group III roars into life today at Smash Tennis Academy in Cairo, Egypt. Zimbabwe non-playing captain Martin Dzuwa is expected to lead the team that includes Takanyi Garangang...