Posts Tagged ‘Davis Cup’

31st March
2009
written by kat

Since I am a bit behind in my updates, here’re all of JCF’s blog posts from March!
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30th November
2004
written by kat

from Eurosport.com
30 November 2004
Spain Davis Cup captains Jordi Arrese, Juan Avendaño and José Perlas are counting on the 24-year old to perform at “La Cartuja”, even though the 2003 Roland Garros champion finished a season to forget 45 days ago.
After a 2004 marred by various ailments to his hips, knees, and shoulders, Ferrero hasn’t competed since the Madrid Masters which has raised concerns about his fitness and state of mind.
Spain’s coaches are doing whatever they can to raise up Ferrero’s confidence.
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10th November
2004
written by kat

from SportingLife.com
10 November 2004
Spain’s Juan Carlos Ferrero is aiming to end his disappointing season on a high by helping his country win the Davis Cup against the USA.
Ferrero has been named in the Spain team to contest this year’s final in Seville, along with Tommy Robredo, Carlos Moya and Rafael Nadal in what is an unchanged side to that which triumphed over France in the semi-finals.
Ferrero, a former French Open winner and a world number one for several weeks at the end of last season, has suffered a miserable campaign, which culminated in his second round exit at the Madrid Masters.
The Spaniard then opted out of last week’s tournament in Paris to prepare for the Davis Cup, even though those preparations have not been without their problems.
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11th April
2004
written by kat

from daviscup.com
11 April 2004
Carlos Moya’s 63 64 defeat of Sjeng Schalken in the fifth rubber was the icing on the cake for the host nation, cementing a 4-1 defeat over the Netherlands. Earlier today Juan Carlos Ferrero secured Spain’s place in September’s Davis Cup by BNP Paribas semifinal with a win over Martin Verkerk in the fourth live rubber.
The fifth rubber was the first opportunity for Schalken to take to the court despite having the highest ranking in the Dutch team. It was a tactical decision that Dutch captain Tjerk Bogstra made on Thursday after he decided that Schalken was not ready to play at his best level on Friday.
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9th April
2004
written by kat

from sportinglife.com
9 April 2004
The Spanish team are in confident mood as they prepare to face Holland in the quarter-finals of the Davis Cup in Palma de Mallorca.
And Juan Carlos Ferrero is looking forward to playing on the court where he has fond memories.
The Valencia-born player enjoyed his first ATP triumph in Palma and will now be hoping to repeat his success there, this time for his country.
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9th April
2004
written by kat

from ultimahora.es (this is a rough web translation only!)
9 April 2004
Moyà and Ferrero show its endow like footballers before an intense session
Amador Pons
The Spanish players of Cup Davis form the best team of the world of tennis, but to none of them them to have imported to be footballers. It is more, Nadal, Moyà and Ferrero it do not do nothing badly. After finalizing the Monday the morning session, Juan Carlos challenged to Rafael to play a party of fut-tennis and yesterday the Valencian one was measured Carlos, before initiating an intense training tenístico.
During the session of tomorrow of the day of yesterday Juan Carlos Ferrero and Carlos Moyà shared the trail of the Theater, while Rafael Nadal and Tommy Robredo occupied the trail of training. The Valencian one and the palmesano heated showing their endow like footballers and later they began the training, in which they had prominence the blows since the fund of the trail. They carried out various exercises to strike parallel and crusader so much of reverse as of right.
After rising some minutes to the network for volear and to heat the service, Ferrero and Moyà played two tie breaks. It is custom to carry out bets so that the loser have to carry out some punishment. Some times are canguros to jump the network, but yesterday they wagered to have to go since the line of fund to the network to four legs and barking. Al to finalize one to one, they played a tie break to decide that it finished gaining Moyà, and Ferrero, their coach and Arrese (that had wagered for the Valencian one) they had to comply their bet when some of the components of the Dutch team already they had arrived at the trail to begin their session of training.

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