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Strycova exits after 16 years of Fed Cup success…

Barbora Strycova contested the last Fed Cup tie of her career in Czech Republic's victory over USA in this year's Final and thinks it is the right time for her to move on…
November 14 2018 ~ 10:10 am EST

Highlights: Czech Republic 3-0 USA…

Watch highlights of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between Czech Republic and USA at the O2 Arena in Prague…
November 12 2018 ~ 12:03 pm EST

Safarova content with stellar Fed Cup career…

Lucie Safarova reflected on some of her favourite Fed Cup moments after announcing this weekend that she will retire after the 2019 Australian Open…
November 12 2018 ~ 10:10 am EST

Siniakova wins Fed Cup for Czech Republic…

Katerina Siniakova got the better of an epic three-set tussle with USA's Sofia Kenin to deliver an 11th Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title for Czech Republic…
November 11 2018 ~ 1:00 pm EST

Safarova and Sukova receive Fed Cup Commitment Award…

Lucie Safarova and Helena Sukova have been presented with Fed Cup Commitment Awards ahead of the second day of play at the Fed Cup Final in Prague…
November 11 2018 ~ 5:36 am EST

State of Play: Czech Republic 2-0 USA…

Re-live all the drama from the opening day of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final with our stylish state of play video…
November 10 2018 ~ 3:42 pm EST

Strycova and Siniakova put Czechs in control…

Wins for Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova gave Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over USA after day one of the Fed Cup Final at the O2 Arena in Prague…
November 10 2018 ~ 1:00 pm EST

Czechs spring a surprise with opening day nominations…

With world No. 7 Petra Kvitova sidelined due to illness, Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Strycova will lead the hosts into battle on the opening day of the Fed Cup Final in Prague…
November 9 2018 ~ 1:00 pm EST

Kvitova wins Fed Cup Heart Award…

Petra Kvitova has won the final Fed Cup Heart Award for a second time after a fan vote following her performance in the 2018 semifinals…
November 9 2018 ~ 11:37 am EST

ITF announces partnership with KPMG for Fed Cup Final…

The ITF has announced an agreement with KPMG Czech Republic to become an international partner of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
November 9 2018 ~ 10:40 am EST

Play the Fed Cup Predictor…

Correctly predict the outcome of this weekend's Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and USA and be in with a chance of winning a prize!
November 8 2018 ~ 10:46 am EST

Czechs and Americans set for 13th Fed Cup clash…

The Czechs and Americans will face each other for the 13th time, and the 3rd time in a Fed Cup Final, this weekend - we take a look a rivalry spanning nearly four decades…
November 8 2018 ~ 10:25 am EST

Meet the US Fed Cup team…

Get to know Danielle Collins, Sofia Kenin, Alison Riske and Nicole Melichar who will represent USA in this weekend's Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
November 8 2018 ~ 10:19 am EST

Czech Fed Cup team take the Facepaint Challenge…

We challenged Czechs Barbora Strycova, Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova to an all-American quiz ahead of this weekend's Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
November 8 2018 ~ 8:12 am EST

Where to watch the 2018 Fed Cup Final…

The 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final will be shown by 41 broadcasters in an excess of 140 territories. Find out where you can follow all of the action…
November 7 2018 ~ 1:21 pm EST

Melichar relishing special Fed Cup debut…

USA's Nicole Melichar, who was born in Czech Republic, is looking forward to the prospect of making her Fed Cup debut in the country of her birth…
November 7 2018 ~ 8:00 am EST

Czechs remain confident despite changing personnel…

Czech captain Petr Pala still believes his players have what it takes to win the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas final despite needing to make some last-minute changes to his line-up…
November 7 2018 ~ 7:00 am EST

Road to the Final - Czech Republic…

The Fed Cup Final is a familiar place for Czech Republic and Petr Pala's team will be keen to add USA to its list of conquests in 2018 after wins over Switzerland and Germany…
November 6 2018 ~ 11:11 am EST

Road to the Final - USA (1)…

USA has defeated Netherlands and France to reach the 2018 Fed Cup Final, but now faces its toughest challenge yet against Czech Republic in Prague…
November 6 2018 ~ 10:11 am EST

Pliskova out of Fed Cup Final…

Czech Republic will be without their Fed Cup talisman in the final against USA after Karolina Pliskova was forced to withdraw with a calf injury…
November 6 2018 ~ 6:42 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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