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Slovakia to return to Bratislava for Russia test…

Slovakia will host its 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II first round tie with Russia at the Aegon Arena in Bratislava on 10-11 February…
October 11 2017 ~ 9:52 am EDT

Aljaz Bedene sets up second-round meeting with Alexande…

British number two Aljaz Bedene set up a second-round meeting with Alexander Zverev at the Shanghai Rolex Masters..
October 10 2017 ~ 10:24 pm EDT

Nick Kyrgios blames stomach bug for Shanghai retirement…

Nick Kyrgios has blamed a stomach bug for his mid-match retirement at the Shanghai Masters..
October 10 2017 ~ 9:54 pm EDT

Kyle Edmund crashes out in Shanghai…

Kyle Edmund is out of the Shanghai Masters after losing to fourth seed Marin Cilic in the second round..
October 10 2017 ~ 9:24 pm EDT

Controversy reigns once again as Nick Kyrgios retires e…

Nick Kyrgios courted controversy again at the Shanghai Masters by retiring after losing the first set of his opening-round match.
October 10 2017 ~ 8:54 pm EDT

Naomi Broady beaten in opening round in Austria…

Naomi Broady was unable to take advantage of her lucky loser spot as she lost in the opening round of the Upper Austria Ladies Linz..
October 10 2017 ~ 8:24 pm EDT

Elina Svitolina and Venus Williams progress to second r…

Elina Svitolina and Venus Williams led the first-round winners at the Hong Kong Open..
October 10 2017 ~ 7:54 pm EDT

Australian Open director says Serena Williams aims to d…

Serena Williams looks set to return to defend her Australian Open title after becoming a mother in September, the tournament's director has announced..
October 9 2017 ~ 11:54 pm EDT

Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out by Chung Hyeon in Hon…

Roberto Bautista Agut suffered a shock first-round exit against Chung Hyeon of South Korea at the Shanghai Rolex Masters..
October 9 2017 ~ 12:24 pm EDT

Medina Garrigues named Spain’s Fed Cup captain…

Fed Cup Commitment Award winner and former doubles world No. 3 Anabel Medina Garrigues has been announced as the new Spanish Fed Cup by BNP Paribas captain…
October 9 2017 ~ 11:15 am EDT

Samantha Stosur made to work hard to advance in Hong Ko…

Australian Samantha Stosur was made to work hard to secure her place in the second round of the Hong Kong.
October 9 2017 ~ 10:24 am EDT

Kyle Edmund advances in China…

British number two Kyle Edmund overcame a nervy start to eventually ease past Jiri Vesely at the Shanghai Rolex Masters..
October 9 2017 ~ 7:54 am EDT

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios in China Open final to clinch si…

World number one Rafael Nadal demolished Nick Kyrgios to win his sixth title of the season at the China Open..
October 8 2017 ~ 9:54 am EDT

Garcia defeats new world number one Halep in China Open…

Caroline Garcia beat new world number one Simona Halep to claim the China Open..
October 8 2017 ~ 7:24 am EDT

Rafael Nadal continues hot streak to reach China Open f…

Rafael Nadal's insatiable thirst for winning took him into the final of the China Open on Saturday..
October 8 2017 ~ 3:24 am EDT

Third time lucky for Simona Halep as she secures world…

Simona Halep will finally become world number one on Monday after reaching the final of the China Open..
October 7 2017 ~ 4:54 am EDT

ITF to experiment with shortened Davis Cup format…

The Davis Cup will experiment with a shortened format next year despite national federations voting against it..
October 6 2017 ~ 8:24 am EDT

Dan Evans vows to rebuild tennis career after being han…

Dan Evans voiced his determination to rebuild his career after being handed a one-year ban following a positive test for cocaine..
October 4 2017 ~ 4:54 pm EDT

Simona Halep secures long-awaited win over Maria Sharap…

Simona Halep claimed her first win in eight meetings with Maria Sharapova at the China Open to avenge her US Open loss..
October 4 2017 ~ 4:24 pm EDT

Grigor Dimitrov beats Juan Martin del Potro to reach Ch…

Grigor Dimitrov won the final five games to defeat Juan Martin del Potro and reach the quarter-finals of the China Open..
October 4 2017 ~ 3:54 pm EDT

Aljaz Bedene retires against Roberto Bautista Agut in s…

Aljaz Bedene lost 10 straight games before retiring against Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round of the China Open..
October 4 2017 ~ 6:24 am EDT

Johanna Konta withdraws from Hong Kong Open with foot i…

Johanna Konta's hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals have suffered another blow after she pulled out of next week's.
October 3 2017 ~ 7:54 pm EDT

USA chooses to host first round tie…

The United States Tennis Association has chosen to exercise its right under new Fed Cup regulations to host its World Group first round tie against Netherlands on 10-11 February…
September 27 2017 ~ 12:09 pm EDT

As it happened: 2018 Fed Cup Draw…

Recap the draw for 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas which was streamed live on FedCup.com on Wednesday 20 September…
September 20 2017 ~ 12:26 pm EDT

Draw announced for 2018 Fed Cup…

The draw for 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas was held at the BNP Paribas offices in London on Wednesday…
September 20 2017 ~ 9:38 am EDT

Seeds announced for 2018 Fed Cup Draw…

The ITF has announced the seeds for the Draws for the 2018 Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, which will be held alongside each other at the BNP Paribas offices in London on Wednesday…
September 18 2017 ~ 10:15 am EDT

Vandeweghe boosted by Fed Cup team lead role…

US Open semifinalist Coco Vandeweghe says that leading USA in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas has played a significant role in her success this year…
September 7 2017 ~ 9:53 am EDT

Draw for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas…

The Draw for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas competition will take place on Wednesday 20 September at 14:00 GMT (3pm BST) at the BNP Paribas Head Offices in London…
September 7 2017 ~ 6:36 am EDT

Rinaldi’s USA ‘very excited’ for Fed Cup Final…

USA captain Kathy Rinaldi is keeping her cards close to her chest when it comes to her team selection, but admits her side can’t wait to travel to Minsk for the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
August 31 2017 ~ 11:23 am EDT

Rittner to step down as German Fed Cup captain…

Barbara Rittner will step down as Germany’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas captain after nearly 13 years in the role, the Deutsche Tennis Bund has announced…
August 23 2017 ~ 7:33 am EDT

ITF AGM passes landmark resolution for Board…

The ITF Annual General Meeting has passed a landmark resolution giving the ITF Board of Directors the authority to make changes to Davis Cup and Fed Cup regulations on a trial basis…
August 4 2017 ~ 7:05 am EDT

ITF statement regarding AGM decision on Fed Cup reforms…

The ITF has issued the following statement regarding the AGM decision on Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas reforms…
August 3 2017 ~ 10:43 pm EDT

Puerto Rico and Guatemala win promotion…

Puerto Rico defeated Ecuador and Guatemala overcame Peru in the promotional play-offs in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group II, earning promotion to Zone Group I for 2018…
July 24 2017 ~ 7:54 am EDT

Hong Kong, China wins promotion to Asia/Oceania I…

Eudice Chong and Katherine Ip clinched a decisive doubles rubber against Uzbekistan to earn promotion for Hong Kong, China in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Zone Group II…
July 22 2017 ~ 6:50 am EDT

Promotion play-offs set in Panama…

Ecuador will play Puerto Rico and Guatemala will take on Peru in the promotion play-offs in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group II…
July 22 2017 ~ 6:09 am EDT

Pools taking shape in Americas II…

There is all to play for at the Centro de Alto Rendimiento Fred Maduro in Panama after the second day's play in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group II…
July 21 2017 ~ 9:03 am EDT

Uzbekistan and Hong Kong to battle for promotion…

Uzbekistan and Hong Kong, China will fight for promotion from Asia/Oceania Zone Group II after wins against Indonesia and Malaysia respectively on Friday…
July 21 2017 ~ 7:04 am EDT

ITF Board finalises agenda on Fed Cup reforms…

The ITF Board of Directors has finalised the list of reforms for Fed Cup by BNP Paribas that will be put to vote by its member nations at the 2017 ITF AGM in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 4 August…
July 20 2017 ~ 12:07 pm EDT

Promotion play-offs decided in Tajikistan…

Uzbekistan will play Indonesia and Hong Kong, China will face Malaysia in the promotion play-offs for Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Asia/Oceania Zone Group II…
July 20 2017 ~ 8:30 am EDT

Strong starts for Peru and Costa Rica in Panama…

Thirteen nations are facing off this week in Panama, looking to earn promotion from Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Zone Group II…
July 19 2017 ~ 6:59 pm EDT

Yastremska Ousts Petkovic In Istanbul For First WTA Win…

Teenager Dayana Yastremska scored her first WTA victory from a set down over Andrea Petkovic on the first day of play at the TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup.
April 23 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Cibulkova Withdraws From Stuttgart…

World No.4 Dominika Cibulkova has withdrawn from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix due to a wrist injury.
April 23 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

WTAtennis.com Relaunches To Serve Women's Tennis Fans O…

The flagship website for women's tennis, www.wtatennis.com, will relaunch on Tuesday, April 25.
April 23 2017 ~ 7:13 pm EDT

Wang Wins Zhengzhou As Peng Retires In Decider…

No.2 seed Wang Qiang earned her first WTA 125 Series title in Zhengzhou as Peng Shuai was forced to retire in the third set.
April 22 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Halep Helps Deliver Decisive Win Over Konta, Team GB In…

Simona Halep avenged a Miami Open loss to British No.1 Johanna Konta en route to a World Group II Play-Off win over Great Britain. Check out more Fed Cup results here!
April 22 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Belarus, USA Triumph in Thrilling Fed Cup Semifinals…

A pair of 3-2 victories were on the cards for both Belarus and the United States on Sunday, as the two nations advance to the 2017 Fed Cup Final.
April 22 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Germany, France Commanding On First Day Of World Group…

World No.1 Angelique Kerber led Germany to a 2-0 lead at the Porsche Arena - catch up with all the World Group Play-off action from Saturday's Fed Cup play.
April 21 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Fed Cup Semifinals All Square After Day 1…

Both Fed Cup semifinals are locked at 1-1 after the first day of singles play on Saturday - find out how they happened.
April 21 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Top Two To Vie For Title In Zhengzhou…

No. 1 seed Peng Shuai and No.2 seed Wang Qiang advanced in straight sets and will square off for the title at the Biyuan Cup Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open.
April 21 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT

Nastase Removed From Romanian Team in World Group II Pl…

The Romanian captain abused Johanna Konta and Great Britain's captain Anne Keothavong as well as match officials and journalists one day after reportedly making a racist remark about Serena Williams.
April 21 2017 ~ 7:14 pm EDT


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