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Czech Republic returns to a familiar place…

The Czech Republic – for the sixth time in eight years – is back into the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas final and, for a fourth time, will host said championship tilt…
April 23 2018 ~ 11:36 am EDT

Reigning champions USA hungrier than ever…

They're in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final for a second straight year - but this year's title decider against Czech Republic is arguably even more important for Kathy Rinaldi's team…
April 23 2018 ~ 9:09 am EDT

Australia sets sights on 2019 title run…

With two Top 25 singles players and the evergreen Sam Stosur in doubles, Australia is confident it can launch a genuine bid to win the Fed Cup in 2019…
April 23 2018 ~ 7:05 am EDT

Halep: It's my dream to play at Fed Cup's highest level…

After leading Romania back into the World Group, Simona Halep is hoping to build on her nation's latest success in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas with a title challenge in 2019…
April 23 2018 ~ 6:08 am EDT

Fed Cup Blog - Day Two…

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news on the opening day of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, World Group play-offs and World Group II play-offs…
April 22 2018 ~ 6:59 pm EDT

Czech Republic to host USA in 2018 Fed Cup Final…

The two most successful nations in the competition's history will contest the Fed Cup Final on 10-11 November…
April 22 2018 ~ 6:49 pm EDT

State of Play: Germany 1-4 Czech Republic…

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova clinched the winning point to send her team into a sixth Fed Cup final in the last eight years…
April 22 2018 ~ 6:30 pm EDT

Fearless Kvitova leads Czech team to the Fed Cup Final…

Two standout wins from Petra Kvitova led Czech Republic to a 4-1 win over Germany, and the Czechs will host USA in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final…
April 22 2018 ~ 2:56 pm EDT

State of play: France 2-3 USA…

Kathy Rinaldi's side came out firing on Sunday in Aix-en-Provence, with wins for Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys earning USA a spot in its 30th Fed Cup Final…
April 22 2018 ~ 1:02 pm EDT

Keys, Stephens fire USA into second straight Final…

Defending champions USA are through to a second successive Fed Cup Final after Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys saw off Kristina Mladenovic and Pauline Parmentier respectively in Aix-en-Provence…
April 22 2018 ~ 12:59 pm EDT

In conversation with Sloane Stephens…

Sloane Stephens opens up on her route into tennis, her career so far and making the most of every moment…
April 22 2018 ~ 11:51 am EDT

Canada clinches classic in deciding doubles…

Canada completed an astonishing 3-2 win over Ukraine to maintain its place in World Group II for another year…
April 22 2018 ~ 10:54 am EDT

Belgium crush Italy to retain World Group status…

Elise Mertens was in sublime form in Genoa this weekend, recording two singles and a doubles victory to help Belgium to a 4-0 win over Italy and ensure Belgium will remain in the World Group in 2019…
April 22 2018 ~ 9:42 am EDT

Muguruza defeats Cepede Royg to seal victory for Spain…

World No. 3 Garbine Muguruza sealed Spain’s place in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II in 2019 with a straight sets win over Paraguay’s Veronica Cepede Royg on Sunday…
April 22 2018 ~ 8:40 am EDT

Halep sends Romania through to the World Group…

Romania has booked its return to the World Group thanks to a second win of the weekend from world No. 1 Simona Halep, who defeated 39-year-old Patty Schnyder to seal victory…
April 22 2018 ~ 7:38 am EDT

Lapko and Marozava launch Belarus back into the World G…

Belarus marked their 100th Fed Cup by BNP Paribas tie with an enthralling victory to earn a ticket back into the World Group after Vera Lapko and Lidziya Marozava combined to oust Viktoria Kuzmova and…
April 22 2018 ~ 6:00 am EDT

Ostapenko and Sevastova guide Latvia into World Group I…

Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova secured victory for Latvia in its World Group II play-off against Russia, after wins over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Ekaterina Makarova respectively…
April 22 2018 ~ 5:34 am EDT

Japan books its place among the world's elite for 2019…

Japan has booked its place in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II following a 3-2 victory over Great Britain…
April 22 2018 ~ 12:31 am EDT

Australia books its place in the World Group…

Australia booked its return to the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group for the first time since 2015 after reverse singles victories to Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova…
April 21 2018 ~ 9:59 pm EDT

Fed Cup Blog - Day One as it happened…

Review all the latest news on the opening day of the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals, World Group play-offs and World Group II play-offs…
April 21 2018 ~ 6:59 pm 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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