Davis Cup in Vancouver 2012

Comments 104 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been twenty years but the Davis Cup tournament is returning to Vancouver next weekend as Canada takes on France.

Davis Cup VancouverLocation Thunderbird Sports Centre
Dates February 10 to February 12, 2012
Times 2:00pm daily
Tickets Sold out within 30 minutes, sorry!

Canada is ranked 14th heading into the tournament against 4th-ranked France. Those fortunate enough to have snagged tickets are encouraged to bust out their red and white Canada gear — toques, mittens, scarves, jackets, and more.

Fans are encouraged to cheer loudly and show support for members of the home team including Milos Raonic, Vancouver’s own Vasek Pospisil and Doubles Champion Daniel Nestor.

If you don’t have tickets, you can watch with other fans at Cactus Club locations around the Lower Mainland.

You can also win your way in to Saturday’s event, Men’s Doubles, as Tennis Canada has kindly offered up a pair of tickets to one lucky Miss604 reader. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at 10:00am on Thursday, February 9, 2012.

Update The winner is Michael! (Comment February 8, 2012 at 1:54 PM)

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  1. EricMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:26am PDT

    Yeah, tennis in Vancouver!

  2. SWMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:27am PDT

    Would be awesome to get tickets to this sold out event!

  3. KenMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:30am PDT

    Been a huge tennis fan for awhile. Seeing Raonic and Nestor play right here at home would be a treat. Hope I win!

  4. PhilMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:33am PDT

    Go Canada!

  5. ValMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:41am PDT

    I’d love to take my mom to this!

  6. Farhan MohamedMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:41am PDT

    They need a bigger venue for this!

  7. richard wMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:42am PDT

    LOVE to see some world class professional tennis!

  8. Tom HMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:51am PDT

    This is potentially the greatest, most exciting tennis event to take place in Vancouver, in addition to the annual Van Open! We are so fortunate to have Davis Cup! I’m confident their will be more events like this to come, do doubt this will be a success!

  9. MargareteMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:52am PDT

    I would really love to win these tickets.

  10. Clint MofakhamMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:54am PDT

    TICKETS!!!! I’m going to watch on tv if I don’t get tickets.

  11. klaraMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:00am PDT

    go Canada go 🙂

  12. rubaiMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:02am PDT

    Would love to go with my dad!

  13. VanessaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:06am PDT

    I”m a huge tennis fan and would love to win these tickets!

  14. JMJMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:09am PDT

    Jo-Willy Tsonga is in Vancouver!!! Hands off ladies, he’s mine 🙂

  15. KarenMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:21am PDT

    After 3 months of searching for a new job with no luck yet, winning tickets to one of my favourite sports would be most welcome!

  16. AmandaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:24am PDT

    I absolutely love tennis. I always watch it on TV but live would be nice!!! 🙂

  17. Matt GMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:29am PDT

    These tickets would be awesome.

  18. StephenMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:46am PDT

    This is the perfect chance to see top level ATP quality tennis locally. Go Canada go!

  19. KathrynMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:49am PDT

    If I get to go, I promise to take numerous Instagram pictures of the event for you!

  20. Michelle HaafMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:58am PDT

    Would love to win tickets and go with my brother, a huge tennis fan, who is visiting on Saturday!

  21. DanielMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 11:58am PDT

    Would love to check this out!

  22. JohnMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 12:17pm PDT

    Pretty awesome! Good to promote Vancouver/bc! Go Canada Go!

  23. Steve Zussino – Grocery AlertsMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 12:20pm PDT

    I would love to attend! Never seen tennis live before.

  24. AnthonyMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 1:05pm PDT

    It would be great to watch Canada’s own Daniel Nestor, who is ranked 3rd in the world in doubles ranking.

  25. SheilaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:28pm PDT

    Still have all my red and white gear – would love to attend!

  26. VanCityVillaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:31pm PDT

    Would love to attend the match

  27. MichaelMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:36pm PDT

    This is the one! Was super bummed to not get tickets they sold out too quickly!

  28. MayMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:37pm PDT

    Tsonga in Vancouver!! But will still represent the Canadian love 🙂

  29. Harold VictorMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:38pm PDT

    Sounds like a great time, would love to go.

  30. Michael KwanMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:38pm PDT

    Awesome. I’ve never attended a live tennis event and this sounds like as good an opportunity as any. 🙂

  31. KellyMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:38pm PDT

    Ive never been to a tennis match and would really love to go

  32. JordonMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:39pm PDT

    I grew up being forced to play tennis, would love to see this game being played at the highest level.

  33. WinnieMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:42pm PDT

    Ahh I would love to go!

  34. carolMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:46pm PDT

    Nestor is grand slam winner- what a great guy to watch on Saturday!

  35. SanazMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:48pm PDT

    I’d love to go!

  36. vicMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 2:56pm PDT

    supporting the red and white!

  37. DebMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 3:02pm PDT

    Should be some great tennis! Go Canada!

  38. LEMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 3:19pm PDT

    Would love to go check this out. I’d definitely get decked out in red&white!

  39. CameronMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 3:21pm PDT

    I met Bjorn Borg when he was in Vancouver many years ago to open what was to have been the Bjorn Borg Whistler Resort. He played a short demonstration at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club. I don’t know what happened to the Resort – it never opened, but I still have the publicity sweater they gave away with his name on it.

  40. JulieMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 3:55pm PDT

    I eat , breathe, and sleep tennis.

  41. Reid MartinMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 4:05pm PDT

    Lets go Milos Raonic!!!

  42. Christine N.Monday, February 6th, 2012 — 4:43pm PDT

    Would love to go! Milos has a killer serve!

  43. KodyMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 4:49pm PDT

    Go Raonic!

  44. Sonya TMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 4:51pm PDT

    Wanted to buy tix for Christmas for the wonderful hubby, but as soon as I logged in, they were sold out. Wanted to get last min tix, but again, I logged into to ticketmaster, sold out! He definitely deserves a ticket. 🙂

  45. ShawnaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 5:30pm PDT

    I would love to attend a tennis match!

  46. DennisMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 5:34pm PDT

    I’d love to go. Go Canada!

  47. TiffanyMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 5:37pm PDT

    I love tennis!

  48. Michelle W.Monday, February 6th, 2012 — 5:38pm PDT

    GO CANADA GO!! 😀

  49. StephanieMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 5:59pm PDT

    So excited for the Davis Cup and since I found out it was coming to Vancouver I absolutely flipped! Haven’t been able to get tickets so far, but I still won’t give up! Can’t wait to cheer on Canada whether it’s at the arena or at home. 🙂

  50. VanessaMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 6:29pm PDT

    This would be awesome to go to!

  51. CarmelleMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 6:29pm PDT

    Sounds like fun! 🙂

  52. JennyMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 6:40pm PDT

    Go Canada, and pick me please!!! :_)

  53. AiliMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 6:48pm PDT

    I would be ecstatic to win tickets to this sold out event.

  54. Joshua BakerMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 6:56pm PDT

    Would hate to miss it (like someone trying to return a raonic serve)

  55. yvonneMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 7:59pm PDT

    This is awesome!!

  56. KawaiMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 7:59pm PDT

    I love tennis! Hopefully I will get to cheer Raonic on 🙂

  57. Veronica RMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 8:28pm PDT

    Will love to be there!!

  58. MarlineMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 8:39pm PDT

    I would love the chance to watch tennis in Vancouver!

  59. Ei-Leen Ong (@ocean_princess)Monday, February 6th, 2012 — 8:47pm PDT

    It’s my little cousin’s b’day & he loves tennis!

  60. JasonMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 9:00pm PDT

    It would be a perfect gift to go along with a baby-free weekend!

  61. LauraMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 9:01pm PDT

    It’d definitely be a pleasure to catch this live! Good luck to everyone 🙂

  62. MichelleMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 9:58pm PDT

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  63. JeffMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:19pm PDT

    Would be great to go!

  64. HelenMonday, February 6th, 2012 — 10:35pm PDT

    Would love to cheer Canada on to win! Go Raonic, Pospisil, Nestor!

  65. Steph :)Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 12:37am PDT


  66. Angela GriffinTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 6:52am PDT

    My friend would love to go to this!

  67. Mike GismondiTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 6:53am PDT

    Impossible to get tickets other than win them!

  68. AlTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 7:08am PDT

    I would love to go with my son!

  69. CFTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 8:22am PDT

    Would love to go!

  70. Grimm CulhaneTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 9:58am PDT

    My neck is sore already in anticipation of winning these awesome tickets! =D

  71. dEIDRETuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 10:04am PDT

    Great chance to see some great tennis!

  72. MikeTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 10:05am PDT

    I want to watch me some Tennis!

  73. GeraldTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 10:07am PDT

    Go Canada!!! would be wonderful to cheer on the veteran Nestor and our up and comers!

  74. Vince STuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 10:17am PDT

    Nice – would like the chance to see this!

  75. Linda C.Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 1:24pm PDT

    Davis Cup – Awesome!

  76. missmaplesTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 1:59pm PDT

    Tennis Anyone? 😀

  77. Michelle W.Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 2:50pm PDT

    What a great event!

  78. GordhTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 3:43pm PDT

    It is my intention to attend this event, however It would be sweet to go for free. Thank you for the opportunity.

  79. SteveTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 3:46pm PDT

    Count me in on that swingin’ match!!!!

  80. LauraTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 4:06pm PDT

    This would be so cool to see in person!

  81. Vanna LymberopoulosTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 6:13pm PDT

    Me please

  82. DeeTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 7:41pm PDT

    I have been to Davis Cup in T.O. and New York…would be so excited to
    see tennis at this level in Vancouver!

  83. AlTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 9:11pm PDT

    The last time Davis Cup was in Vancouver was in 1992, when Nester beat Edberg in the men’s singles.

  84. KarenTuesday, February 7th, 2012 — 11:22pm PDT

    Exciting tennis match? I’m in!
    Raonic! Woot woot!
    Go Canada go!

  85. John AWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 4:26am PDT

    Tennis is for everyone!

  86. KelvinWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 8:43am PDT

    Been a tennis fan all my life. I would love to get my hands on these!

  87. LiamWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 9:37am PDT

    Definately something to look forward if all is in my favor 🙂

  88. SandieWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 9:38am PDT

    What a fabulous prize this will be for someone lucky ,, Thank you for planning it ,especailly since it is sold out

  89. Annie MullinsWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 12:42pm PDT

    Hooray for tennis in Vancouver!

  90. SamirWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 12:43pm PDT

    Would love to see some Davis Cup tennis in Vancouver.

  91. PipWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 12:43pm PDT

    I will be taking my son who has just started tennis

  92. EmilyWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 1:30pm PDT

    So cool to have these big names come to Van!

  93. MichaelWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 1:54pm PDT

    Davis Cup! Just like when Daniel Nestor had the big upset against Sweden.

  94. bobbyWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 1:58pm PDT

    Monfils is my homefrere

  95. Kevin G.Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 4:06pm PDT

    My girlfriend loves tennis!!! Want to take her.

  96. SitaWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 4:28pm PDT

    Love Tennis!

  97. YraWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 4:38pm PDT

    Dad tried to buy tickets but it sold out, so if I won , I’d be taking him! He’s the one that got me into playing tennis!

  98. PATRICIAWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 5:01pm PDT

    and the winner is . . .!!!

  99. PhatWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 7:37pm PDT

    yes to tennis

  100. Teresa KWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 9:17pm PDT


  101. lindaWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 9:31pm PDT

    I have a tennis fan at home who would love to see this.

  102. MarthaWednesday, February 8th, 2012 — 10:01pm PDT

    yay! i cant believe how fast it was sold out!

  103. CarmenThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 12:17am PDT


  104. TiffanyThursday, February 9th, 2012 — 9:51am PDT

    Just squeezed in this morning!

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