The ITF today announced enhanced coverage of this
weekend's Davis Cup by BNP Paribas ties on the official
Davis Cup website DavisCup.com. The World Group
semifinals, World Group play-offs and eight zone group
ties are being played on 13-15 September.
weekend sees the launch of a Davis Cup live blog to
enable fans to keep up-to-date with the latest news from
a competition that spans the globe. Starting with draw
day on Thursday 12 September, the blog will feature
news, photos, videos and audio interviews, bringing
together the coverage of all 18 Davis Cup ties.
The ITF has also relaunched the DavisCup.tv live
streaming site to provide fans with increased coverage
and easier navigation. For the first time, visitors will
be able to watch all ten World Group semifinal and
play-off ties in higher resolution.
will also live stream the 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas
Draw in London on Wednesday 18 September at 11:00 local
time (10:00 GMT).
The latest versions of the
Davis Cup iPhone and Android apps, with improved
navigation and an enhanced photo gallery, are available
to download; while the Davis Cup mobile site will
include the same expanded live scoring as on the desktop
version of the website.
ITF President Francesco
Ricci Bitti said: “Davis Cup by BNP Paribas is a truly
global competition and we want to provide fans with the
most comprehensive live online experience. The
introduction of the live blog, relaunch of the
DavisCup.tv site and live steaming of the 2014 draw are
improvements that allow fans to keep on top of all of
the action wherever they are. We are also trying to
improve the online experience for mobile and tablet
users, and are pleased to announce the ongoing
development of these products.”