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Great Britain to travel to Miki for Japan clash…

Japan will host its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II play-off tie with Great Britain at the Bourbon Beans Dome in Miki on 21-22 April…
February 19 2018 ~ 11:23 am EST

Romania to return to Cluj-Napoca for Swiss tie…

Romania will return to the Sala Polivalenta in Cluj-Napoca when it takes on Switzerland in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs on 21-22 April…
February 16 2018 ~ 5:36 am EST

Play-off draw hands Belarus fifth straight home tie…

Last year’s runner-up Belarus will benefit from a fifth consecutive home tie when they contest the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs on 21-22 April, following Tuesday's draw…
February 13 2018 ~ 5:08 am EST

Team USA content after successful weekend in Asheville…

The feel-good factor generated by winning the title last year continued in Asheville this weekend, as USA eased past Netherlands and into the 2018 Fed Cup semifinals…
February 12 2018 ~ 9:37 am EST

Seeds announced for Fed Cup play-offs (3)…

The ITF has announced the seeds for the Draw for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II play-offs…
February 12 2018 ~ 7:21 am EST

Fed Cup Blog - Day 2 as it happened…

Follow all the activity from the second day of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas first round with our blog, featuring videos, photos and much more besides…
February 11 2018 ~ 6:59 pm EST

Line-up set for April's play-offs…

The 16 nations competing in April's World Group and World Group II play-offs will be looking ahead eagerly to Tuesday's draw…
February 11 2018 ~ 2:53 pm EST

USA into last four as Venus wins and Serena returns…

Venus Williams sealed USA's progress to the Fed Cup semifinals with victory over Netherlands' Richel Hogenkamp before sister Serena made her long-awaited return in doubles…
February 11 2018 ~ 12:06 pm EST

Czechs through to 10th straight semifinal…

Petra Kvitova completed a fairytale return to Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tennis by outplaying Swiss No. 1 Belinda Bencic to put the Czech Republic into the semifinals…
February 11 2018 ~ 10:11 am EST

Germany to host Czech Republic in semifinals…

Two-time champions Germany returned to the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas semifinals for the first time since 2015 with a victory in the deciding doubles rubber against Belarus…
February 11 2018 ~ 8:36 am EST

Chiesa victory clinches World Group play-off spot for I…

Deborah Chiesa made her Fed Cup debut a winning one as she defeated Lara Arruabarrena 64 26 76(7) to win the tie and secure Italy's place in April's World Group II play-offs…
February 11 2018 ~ 8:18 am EST

Mladenovic stars as France beat Belgium…

Kristina Mladenovic led France through to their third Fed Cup semifinal in four years after winning three live rubbers as the hosts brought an end to Belgium's seven-tie winning streak…
February 11 2018 ~ 8:15 am EST

Romania sweeps into World Group play-offs…

Irina-Camelia Begu was too good for the inexperienced Katherine Sebov on Sunday, winning in straight sets to hand an unassailable 3-0 victory to Romania over Canada…
February 11 2018 ~ 7:15 am EST

Joyous Slovakia revel in maiden 3-1 win over Russia…

Slovakia celebrated an historic and memorable first win over Russia in Fed Cup after winning both the reverse singles on Sunday to stay in contention for a World Group berth in April…
February 11 2018 ~ 6:49 am EST

Barty leads Australia into World Group play-offs…

Australian No.1 Ashleigh Barty led the way for Australia on the final day securing victories in singles and doubles to help the hosts take a 3-2 win over Ukraine.
February 10 2018 ~ 11:41 pm EST

Zone Group I events decided…

Latvia, Great Britain, Japan and Paraguay have won their respective Zone Group I events and will contest the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II play-offs on 21-22 April…
February 10 2018 ~ 9:51 pm EST

Fed Cup Blog - Day 1 as it happened…

Recap all the activity from a busy opening day of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas first round with our blog, featuring videos, photos and much more besides…
February 10 2018 ~ 6:59 pm EST

Great Britain earns World Group II play-off spot…

Great Britain earned a play-off slot for next year’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II by respectively beating Hungary in Tallinn on Saturday…
February 10 2018 ~ 2:26 pm EST

Venus cruises, Vandeweghe battles as USA goes 2-0 up…

A comfortable victory for Venus Williams and a fightback win for CoCo Vandeweghe put USA 2-0 up against Netherlands after day one of its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title defence…
February 10 2018 ~ 12:06 pm EST

Get to know the Belgium team…

Crazy stunts, singing aspirations and pets that include a chicken and a duck.... the Belgian team give us a little insight into their lives ahead of their Fed Cup by BNP Paribas clash with France…
February 10 2018 ~ 10:12 am EST

Andy Murray Targets Grass-court Return After Undergoing…

Andy Murray underwent surgery on his right hip on Monday morning and is hoping to return to competitive tennis for the 2018 grass-court season..
January 8 2018 ~ 10:18 am EST

Former Champion Victoria Azarenka Pulls Out Of Australi…

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Melbourne tournament..
January 8 2018 ~ 12:25 am EST

Nick Kyrgios Reaches Brisbane International Final…

Australian Nick Kyrgios will be going for glory on home soil after reaching the final of the Brisbane International..
January 6 2018 ~ 4:34 am EST

Britain's Kyle Edmund Reaches Last Eight In Brisbane Wi…

Kyle Edmund beat Hyeon Chung 7-6 (7/3) 5-7 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Thursday..
January 4 2018 ~ 4:25 am EST

Johanna Konta Retires Hurt From Brisbane International…

Johanna Konta was forced to retire from the Brisbane International due to injury in her quarter-final clash with Elina Svitolina on Thursday..
January 4 2018 ~ 2:36 am EST

Kyrgios Brushes Aside Fitness Concerns To Progess…

Nick Kyrgios overcame a knee scare to progress to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International..
January 3 2018 ~ 12:44 pm EST

Kyle Edmund Beats Denis Shapovalov In Brisbane…

British number two Kyle Edmund claimed a comeback victory over Denis Shapovalov to reach the second round at the Brisbane International..
January 2 2018 ~ 12:23 pm EST

Johanna Konta Beats Ajla Tomljanovic To Reach Quarter-f…

Johanna Konta overcame a tough start to beat Ajla Tomljanovic and advance to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International..
January 2 2018 ~ 6:43 am EST

Murray's Hip Problems Continue As He Pulls Out Of Brisb…

Andy Murray has pulled out of the Brisbane International due to a hip injury, tournament organisers have announced..
January 2 2018 ~ 3:43 am EST

Andy Murray Limps To Defeat In Abu Dhabi Comeback Match…

Serious question marks remain about Andy Murray's fitness ahead of the Australian Open after he was beaten 6-2 by Roberto.
December 29 2017 ~ 1:23 pm EST

Djokovic Elbow Injury Makes Him A Doubt For Australian…

Novak Djokovic's Australian Open participation is in doubt after he was forced to withdraw from an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with an elbow injury..
December 29 2017 ~ 6:16 am EST

Hewett admits closing on world number one spot is…

Being a single title away from becoming Britain's latest tennis world number one is, Alfie Hewett admits, a little scary..
December 14 2017 ~ 5:54 pm EST

Lleyton Hewitt to make Australian Open return…

Lleyton Hewitt is coming out of retirement to play doubles at next month's Australian Open..
December 14 2017 ~ 5:24 pm EST

Former Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka to retu…

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wildcard for the Australian Open..
December 12 2017 ~ 10:24 pm EST

Johanna Konta hoping new coach Michael Joyce can take h…

Johanna Konta believes her new coach Michael Joyce can help restore her mental toughness and steer her closer to winning a first grand slam..
December 12 2017 ~ 4:24 pm EST

5 mothers who returned to grand slam tennis…

Serena Williams is set to return to grand slam tennis just four months after giving birth to her first child..
December 6 2017 ~ 1:54 pm EST

Johanna Konta appoints Michael Joyce as her new coach…

Johanna Konta has appointed Michael Joyce as her new coach..
December 6 2017 ~ 7:54 am EST

Serena Williams to return at Australia Open, says tourn…

Serena Williams is expected to return to the court at the Australian Open, according to tournament director Craig Tiley..
December 6 2017 ~ 4:54 am EST

Lucas Pouille holds nerve to secure a 10th Davis Cup ti…

France won a 10th Davis Cup title after Lucas Pouille beat Belgium's Steve Darcis in a decisive final rubber in Lille on Sunday..
November 27 2017 ~ 11:27 pm EST

Wimbledon won't be the same without Jana Novotna - Duch…

The Duchess of Kent has paid tribute to Jana Novotna following the Czech's death from cancer, saying Wimbledon will not be the same without her..
November 22 2017 ~ 11:54 pm EST

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

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

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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