Vasek Pospisil http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28836/all en Tennis: Canada v Spain Davis Cup draw http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-canada-v-spain-davis-cup-draw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Draw for the Davis Cup World Group first round clash between Canada and Spain at the Thunderbird Sports Centre from Friday until Sunday:</p> <p>Friday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>afp</p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742261 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic leads Canada charge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-raonic-leads-canada-charge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-serving Milos Raonic will open Canada's Davis Cup first-round tie against injury-depleted Spain on Friday with a singles match against tournament newcomer Albert Ramos.</p> <p>Canada's Frank Dancevic will take on Spain's Marcel Granollers in the second singles on Friday at the Thunderbird Sports Centre.</p> <p>Spain, who lost to the Czech Republic in last year's final, are without top players Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/tennis-raonic-leads-canada-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:15:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742273 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Canada 1 Spain 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-canada-1-spain-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Friday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between Canada and Spain:</p> <p>Canada 1 Spain 0</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Playing later</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>afp</p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:45:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743728 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Canada 2 Spain 0 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/tennis-davis-cup-canada-2-spain-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Friday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between Canada and Spain:</p> <p>Canada 2 Spain 0</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2</p> <p>Saturday (2100GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Marcel Granollers/ Marc Lopez (ESP)</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>afp</p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 03:00:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743775 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Canada push short-handed Spain to brink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-canada-push-short-handed-spain-brink <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Spain, winners of three of the past five Davis Cup titles, face a must-win doubles on Saturday after Canada took a 2-0 lead over the injury-depleted Spanish in their World Group first-round tie on Friday.</p> <p>Spain haven't lost in the first round of the nations tournament since 2006, when they fell 4-1 to Belarus.</p> <p>They were beaten in last year's final by the Czech Republic, but opened their 2013 campaign without their four top players -- David Ferrer, Rafael Nadal, Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-canada-push-short-handed-spain-brink" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:45:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743830 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Canada 2 Spain 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-davis-cup-canada-2-spain-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result on Saturday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between Canada and Spain:</p> <p>Canada 2 Spain 1</p> <p>Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP) bt Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 4-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-2</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2</p> <p>Sunday (1900GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Marcel Granollers (ESP)</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>afp</p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 07:17:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744329 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Spain stay alive with Davis Cup doubles win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-stay-alive-davis-cup-doubles-win-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez battled to a five-set doubles triumph to keep five-time champions Spain alive in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie against Canada on Saturday.</p> <p>Spain, winners of three of the past five editions of the nations tournament and runners-up to the Czech Republic last year, still face a daunting task on Sunday, when they must take both of the reverse singles to turn the tables on the hosts, who take a 2-1 lead into the last day of the best-of-five match tie.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-stay-alive-davis-cup-doubles-win-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:45:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744472 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Canada v Spain result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-canada-v-spain-la <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Canada and Spain on Sunday Canada beat 1-Spain 3-2 On Saturday Frank Dancevic (Canada) beat Marcel Granollers (Spain) 6-1 6-2 6-2 Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Albert Ramos (Spain) 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 6-4 On Sunday Albert Ramos (Spain) beat Frank Dancevic (Canada) 7-5 6-4 Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (Spain) 6-3 6-4 6-2 Mar</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-canada-v-spain-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Frank Dancevic Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744802 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Davis Cup - Canada 3 Spain 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-davis-cup-canada-3-spain-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results on Sunday in the Davis Cup World Group first-round tie between Canada and Spain:</p> <p>Canada 3 Spain 1</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) 6-3, 6-4, 6-2</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) v Albert Ramos (ESP)</p> <p>Saturday</p> <p>Marcel Granollers/Marc Lopez (ESP) bt Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 4-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-2</p> <p>Friday</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4</p> <p>Frank Dancevic (CAN) bt Marcel Granollers (ESP) 6-1, 6-2, 6-2</p> <p>afp</p> Frank Dancevic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:30:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744805 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: ATP San Jose results - collated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/tennis-atp-san-jose-results-collated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Results from the second day of the $546,930 ATP SAP Open here on Tuesday (x denotes seeding): </p> <p>1st rd</p> <p>Vasek Pospisil (CAN) bt Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) 7-5, 6-1</p> <p>Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) bt Blaz Kavcic (SLO) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4)</p> <p>Tim Smyczek (USA) bt Fernando Verdasco (ESP x5) 6-3, 6-3</p> <p>Benjamin Becker (GER) bt Ryan Harrison (USA) 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-3</p> <p>Marinko Matosevic (AUS x7) bt Jack Sock (USA) 7-6 (7/5), 6-1</p> <p>Denis Istomin (UZB x6) bt Ryan Sweeting (USA) 6-3, 6-4</p> <p>afp</p> Denis Istomin Marinko Matosevic Vasek Pospisil AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:15:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754168 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-San Jose Open men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/update-1-tennis-san-jose-open-mens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the San Jose Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) beat Blaz Kavcic (Slovenia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(4) Vasek Pospisil (Canada) beat Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) 7-5 6-1</p> States and territories of Australia Tennis Vasek Pospisil Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:49:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754492 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-San Jose Open men's singles round 1 results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/tennis-san-jose-open-mens-singles-round-1-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the San Jose Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday 6-Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) beat Ryan Sweeting (U.S.) 6-3 6-4 7-Marinko Matosevic (Australia) beat Jack Sock (U.S.) 7-6(5) 6-1 Benjamin Becker (Germany) beat Ryan Harrison (U.S.) 6-7(3) 7-5 6-3 Lleyton Hewitt (Australia) beat Blaz Kavcic (Slovenia) 3-6 6-4 7-6(4) Vasek Pospisil (Canada) beat Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) 7-5 6-1</p> Denis Istomin Marinko Matosevic Vasek Pospisil Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 15:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5754558 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Raonic to lead Canadians against Italy in Davis Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/tennis-raonic-lead-canadians-against-italy-davis-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>World No. 16 Milos Raonic will lead Canada against Italy in next week's quarter-final tie in Vancouver, Tennis Canada announced on Tuesday.</p> <p>Canadian captain Martin Laurendeau also named Frank Dancevic, Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil to the squad that will face the Italians for the first time on an indoor hardcourt in Vancouver on April 5-7.</p> <p>Italy's lineup will include 19th-ranked Andreas Seppi, the second-ranked doubles duo of Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini and 59th-ranked Paolo Lorenzi. Fognini is ranked 36th in singles as well.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130326/tennis-raonic-lead-canadians-against-italy-davis-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:16:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5794391 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Lineups for Davis Cup quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/tennis-lineups-davis-cup-quarter-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lineups for the Davis Cup quarter-finals which take place from Friday to Sunday:-</p> <p>Kazakhstan v Czech Republic</p> <p>Venue: National Tennis Centre</p> <p>Location: Astana, Kazakhstan</p> <p>Surface: Indoor clay</p> <p>Teams</p> <p>Kazakhstan - Mikhail Kukushkin, Evgeny Korolev, Andrey Golubev, Yuriy Schukin</p> <p>Czech Republic - Radek Stepanek, Lukas Rosol, Jan Hajek, Ivo Minar</p> <p>Argentina v France</p> <p>Venue: Parque Roque</p> <p>Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina</p> <p>Surface: Outdoor clay</p> <p>Teams</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130403/tennis-lineups-davis-cup-quarter-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Milos Raonic Tennis Vasek Pospisil AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 01:15:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5801255 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Canada v Italy Davis Cup draw http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130404/tennis-canada-v-italy-davis-cup-draw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Draw made Thursday for the Davis Cup World Group quarter-final tie between Canada and Italy</p> <p>Friday (20:00 GMT)</p> <p>Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Andreas Seppi (ITA)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Fabio Fognini</p> <p>Saturday (21:00 GMT)</p> <p>Daniel Nestor/Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Daniele Bracciali/Paolo Lorenzi (ITA)</p> <p>Sunday (21:00 GMT)</p> <p>Milos Raonic (CAN) v Andreas Seppi (ITA)</p> <p>Vasek Pospisil (CAN) v Fabio Fognini (ITA)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Milos Raonic Vasek Pospisil AFP Thu, 04 Apr 2013 20:30:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5802330 at http://www.globalpost.com