Davis Cup News 2012

Latest Davis Cup News

BNP PARIBAS Irish Davis Cup team announced

27. March 2012

The BNP PARIBAS Irish Davis Cup team has been announced this morning for the forthcoming tie against Egypt at El Gezera Sporting Club in Cairo on the 6-8 April 2012.

Ireland will be represented by Conor Niland, James McGee, Sam Barry and James Cluskey with Garry Cahill as the non-playing captain.

The team will travel to Egypt this weekend for a week’s preparation in advance of the tie.

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Hungary defeat Ireland 3-2

10. February 2012

In latest news from Davis Cup, BNP PARIBAS Irish team captain Garry Cahill has announced that Louk Sorensen is unable to play his opening singles match and Irish number 2 James McGee will play in his place.Louk is currently struggling with an abdominal strain but the Irish Captain remains hopeful that Louk will be able to play the reverse singles on Sunday afternoon.

BNP PARIBAS Irish Davis Cup Team Announced

18. January 2012

Garry Cahill, Captain of the BNP Paribas Irish Davis Cup Team, has today named his players to face Hungary in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Zone Group II first round tie.

Conor Niland will lead the team, and will be joined by Louk Sorensen, James McGee & Sam Barry for the tie at the Szeged Városi Sportcsarnok in Szeged on the 10th – 12th February 2012.
Garry Cahill commented: “We have a strong team heading out to Hungary and we’re really looking forward to the tie. This is a team with the experience, ability and passion to win this tie. Hard work and a good team spirit will also be key to a successful start to our 2012 Davis Cup campaign. I am delighted that Louk will be part of the team once again, his record in Davis Cup speaks for itself and he has showed during past ties what it means to him to represent his country.”

Speaking about his selection on the BNP Paribas Irish Davis Cup team for the first time, Sam Barry said: “It is an absolute honour for me to be selected on the Irish Davis Cup team and whilst I am excited about being selected our focus remains on winning the match against some tough opponents.”

Davis Cup 2012 Draws Announced
21. September 2011

The Draw for the 2012 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas took place today 21st September 2011 at the Four Seasons hotel in Bangkok. Ireland has been drawn to play Hungary in the first round tie which will be played in Hungary on 10-12 February.