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ITF announces partnership with Toray for Fed Cup Final…

The ITF has announced Toray, a Tokyo-based global manufacturer of advanced materials, as an international partner for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
October 19 2018 ~ 8:50 am EDT

Netherlands to host Canada in s'Hertogenbosch…

Netherlands will host its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II first round clash with Canada on indoor clay at the Maaspoort Sports & Events centre in s’Hertogenbosch on 9-10 February…
October 16 2018 ~ 6:42 am EDT

Czechs to host Romania in Ostrava…

Czech Republic will host its 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first round clash with Romania on an indoor hard court in Ostrava on 9-10 February…
October 9 2018 ~ 7:16 am EDT

Great Britain, Poland to co-host 2019 Group I event…

Great Britain and Poland have been announced as co-hosts of the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I event, taking place on 6-9 February…
October 3 2018 ~ 6:07 am EDT

Latvia to host first Fed Cup home tie in Riga…

Latvia’s first ever Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tie on home soil will take place in Riga on an indoor hard court on 9-10 February, the Latvian Tennis Association announced on Monday…
October 1 2018 ~ 9:13 am EDT

ITF announces record Fed Cup investment for 2019…

The ITF has announced record prize money increases for Fed Cup in 2019, with teams in the World Group and World Group II set to compete for $7.5 million next year…
August 24 2018 ~ 6:37 am EDT

El Tabakh named new Canada Fed Cup Captain…

Heidi El Tabakh has been named as Canada’s new Fed Cup by BNP Paribas captain, replacing Sylvain Bruneau…
August 3 2018 ~ 12:11 pm EDT

Spain to travel to Kita-Kyushu for Japan tie…

Spain will travel to the southern Japanese city of Kita-Kyushu, in the Fukuoka Prefecture, for its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II first round tie with Japan on 9-10 February…
July 31 2018 ~ 6:11 am EDT

Draw made for 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas…

Fed Cup Finalists Czech Republic and USA will begin their 2019 campaigns on home soil against Romania and Australia, respectively, following the draw for next year’s competition…
July 24 2018 ~ 5:11 am EDT

Ecuador earns promotion to Zone Group I…

Ecuador came through the week unbeaten to earn promotion to Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group I for next year…
July 23 2018 ~ 9:24 am EDT

Bouchard wins Fed Cup Heart Award…

The ITF announced on Friday that Eugenie Bouchard of Canada has won the latest Fed Cup Heart Award of 2018…
July 11 2018 ~ 6:25 am EDT

Seeds announced for 2019 Fed Cup Draw…

The ITF has announced the seeds for the Draw for the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, which will take place at the ITF offices in London on Tuesday 24 July at 10:00 local time (09:00 GMT)…
July 9 2018 ~ 7:11 am EDT

Heart Award voting opens…

Voting for the Fed Cup Heart Award has gone live - have your say before voting closes on Thursday 5 July…
June 29 2018 ~ 11:43 am EDT

Bouchard nominated for Heart Award…

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard has been nominated for a Fed Cup Heart Award following her performance against Ukraine in April’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II play-offs…
June 28 2018 ~ 11:01 am EDT

Ostapenko nominated for Heart Award…

Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko has been nominated for a Fed Cup Heart Award following her performance against Russia in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II play-offs in April…
June 27 2018 ~ 10:02 am EDT

Kuzmova nominated for Heart Award…

Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova has been nominated for a Fed Cup Heart Award following her performance in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off against Belarus…
June 26 2018 ~ 10:10 am EDT

Mertens nominated for Heart Award…

Belgium’s Elise Mertens has been nominated for a Fed Cup Heart Award following her performance in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-off against Italy in April…
June 25 2018 ~ 11:22 am EDT

Benneteau to captain French Fed Cup team…

Julien Benneteau has been named by the Fédération Française de Tennis as the nation’s new Fed Cup captain…
June 25 2018 ~ 9:57 am EDT

Mexico seal immediate return to Americas Zone Group I…

Mexico beat Peru in their promotional play off at Club Deportivo La Asuncion in Metepec to advance from Americas Zone Group II…
June 25 2018 ~ 6:43 am EDT

Mexico flex their muscle in opening Fed Cup by BNP Pari…

Mexico begin their quest for Fed Cup by BNP Paribas promotion in fine style as they trounce Barbados 3-0 in Metepec. Peru replicate Mexico's showing to start their bid for promotion on a sound footing…
June 22 2018 ~ 5:26 am EDT

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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