The US’s semifinal vs. defending Davis Cup champion Spain begins Friday in Gijon, Spain. Spain and the US have faced each other ten times at the Davis Cup, with Spain winning the previous two matchups. A 2009 International Tennis Federation report determined Davis Cup generates an annual economic impact of $184 million, producing $53 million worth of commercial income for the ITF and participating nations each year.
Listen to Ryan Walter explain why he and Mike Johnston decided to write Hockey Plays and Strategies. Ryan Walter is an assistant coach with the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. Walter has also served as captain of team Canada in the World Junior tournament and played for team Canada in four World Championships.