Best Paes Davis Cup
Best “What’s it like to play Rafa?” quote:
“[Rafael Nadal] was [once] normal like all of us, and he managed to become this beast, this monster that he is today. That’s how you feel when you play against him.” — Stefanos Tsitsipas, after losing 62, 76 to Nadal in the Rogers Cup final.
“My whole life, I’ve always wanted to play her. So I had nothing to be nervous about,” replied Naomi Osaka, when she was asked: “Were you nervous to play Serena?” after she routed a rusty Serena Williams 63, 62 in the Miami Open first round.
Best quote about nerves:
The Czech Republic won its 11th Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title when a new hero, Katerina Siniakova, sealed a 30 final triumph over USA in the most dramatic fashion, saving two match points before finishing up a 75, 57, 75 victory over 19yearold Fed Cup debutante Sofia Kenin. Like Petra Kvitova in 2011 and 2014, Lucie Safarova in 2012, Karolina Pliskova in 2015 and Barbora Strykova in
Best Fed Cup heroine:
“What a fabulous motivation. It is great to achieve the world record. I dedicate this record to my father, my parents, my daughter Aiyana, to every single Davis Captain I