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Who is the only player to save 18 match points in a Davis Cup match?
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Answer All I could find in my sports books was the save by Joel Bats of France in the '82 World Cup match against Brazil.
According to Bill Kellogg - a committee member on the USA DAVIS CUP- the International Tennis Federation came up with another term to distinguish between a "match between …nations" and the "individual match between the players". The term is a tie. For example USA vs France is a tie. The term "rubber" is taken from other sports like cricket. Also used in Bridge to stand for 2 out of 3 games. Rubber in tennis is the match between players. The dictionary definition says something like this: "a rubber is a deciding contest of 2 opponents who have previously won their same number of contests from each other."
The Australian player who played only one match in the 1996 cricket world cup was Craig McDermott. The match was held between Australia and Kenya on 23rd February in Vishakapa…tnam, India. Apparently, this was the last match which McDermott played in ODI cricket.
The oldest player and captain to lift the world cup OS the Italian Dino Zoff who was 40 years old in 1982.
Who was the only player to have scored for both teams in a world cup match and for which countries did he score?
Ernie Brandts of Netherlands, against Italy in 1978. He scored an own goal in the 18th minute, but scored at the right end in the 50th minute.
Oleg Salenko of Russia scored five against Cameroon in 1994.
Oleg Salenko (5 goals) Oleg Salenko set a World Cup record by scoring five goals in one game, for Russia against Cameroon on 28 June 1994.
Brian Lima Has played in 5 world Cup events
approx 4000 yards
It is zigic. of Slovenia who is 6 ft 8 inches.
The oldest player in FIFA world cup 2010 is English player David James at 39 years old 321 days.
So far Holland, as up to the Semi finals. It wasnt holland they lost to Spain, it was actually New Zealand they had 3 draws in the group stages which wasnt enough to advan…ce and it couldn't have been Spain for they lost their first game to Switzerland
Ricky Ponting has played maximum world cup matches.He has played 46 matches.