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  • For Israeli tennis ace Andy Ram and ‘home’ crowd in Fla., a finale to remember

    September 16, 2014 | 3:12 pm

    It wasn’t Tel Aviv, but thousands of people chanting his name at a Davis Cup match following a grueling victory was a pretty good way for Israel’s Andy Ram to leave the game of tennis to which he had devoted more than half his life.

    Ram, 34, and his longtime doubles partner, Yoni...

  • Israel falls to Argentina in relocated Davis Cup match

    September 15, 2014 | 2:48 pm

    Israel lost in the Davis Cup to Argentina in a match that was moved from Tel Aviv to Florida due to the conflict with Hamas in Gaza.

    Israel lost 3-2 after dropping the two singles’ matches on Sunday in Sunrise, Fla. Argentina, which was favored, will go on to vie for the 2015...

  • Refusal to play on Yom Kippur costs Israeli Davis Cup team

    August 12, 2013 | 10:44 am

    The Israel Tennis Association will have to pay more than $13,000 for refusing to play a Davis Cup match on Yom Kippur.

    The Israeli national tennis team had been scheduled to face Belgium in Antwerp on Sept. 14, which is Yom Kippur, in the international tournament.

    The Belgian...

  • Has Anyone in Israel Asked Why the Swedes Hate Us?

    March 17, 2009 | 7:26 pm

    Was it a coincidence? The day after Israel’s Davis Cup tennis match in Sweden, played in a practically empty arena this week, a brief item appeared on the Haaretz Web site: Historians have discovered that Sweden, former tennis superpower, aided the Nazi war machine by extending...