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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

Australia to host Ukraine on grass in Canberra…

Australia’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II first round clash with Ukraine will take place on a purpose-built grass court at the Canberra Tennis Centre on 10-11 February…
December 5 2017 ~ 4:50 am EST

Belarus to return to Chizhovka Arena for Germany tie…

Belarus will return to the Chizhovka Arena in Minsk on 10-11 February when they begin their 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas campaign against Germany on an indoor hard court…
December 4 2017 ~ 4:39 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

Zone Group venues confirmed for 2018…

The venues for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Zone Group events have been confirmed, with Estonia, Paraguay and India hosting Zone Group I events in February…
November 23 2017 ~ 9:19 am 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

Italy head to Chieti for clash with Spain…

Italy will take on Spain on an indoor clay court at the Pala Tricalle in Chieti in the nations' Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II first round clash in February…
November 22 2017 ~ 9:35 am EST

Jana Novotna, the Czech who turned tears into triumph…

Jana Novotna's story of Wimbledon redemption is among the most heartwarming tales in sport..
November 20 2017 ~ 9:24 pm EST

France to host Belgium in Mouilleron-le-Captif…

France will host Belgium at the Vendéspace in Mouilleron-le-Captif in the nations' 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first round tie…
November 20 2017 ~ 7:44 am EST

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies from cancer…

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died from cancer aged 49..
November 20 2017 ~ 5:24 am EST

Obituary: Jana Novotna…

The ITF is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon singles champion and a member of the victorious 1988 Czechoslovakian Fed Cup team…
November 20 2017 ~ 4:27 am EST

Andy Murray is in no hurry to look for a new coach - Ja…

Andy Murray has no immediate plans to replace departed coach Ivan Lendl, according to one of the key figures in his support team..
November 19 2017 ~ 11:54 pm EST

Grigor Dimitrov targets grand slam after winning ATP Fi…

Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by beating David Goffin at the ATP Finals - and now.
November 19 2017 ~ 10:24 pm EST

David Goffin short on ideas ahead of Roger Federer clas…

David Goffin admits he has no idea how to go about beating Roger Federer when the pair meet in the last four of the ATP Finals on Saturday..
November 18 2017 ~ 3:54 am EST

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares reach last four in London…

Britain's Jamie Murray and his partner Bruno Soares cruised into the last four of the ATP Finals by beating Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot..
November 18 2017 ~ 2:54 am EST

Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl end partnership for second t…

Andy Murray and coach Ivan Lendl have ended their successful partnership for a second time..
November 18 2017 ~ 1:54 am EST

2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas by the numbers…

A record 409 players from 95 nations took part in Fed Cup by BNP Paribas in 2017, a year that also saw increased online audiences and the highest-ever number of Fed Cup broadcasters…
November 17 2017 ~ 6:14 am EST

Roger Federer has no regrets at missing out on top spot…

Roger Federer insists he has no regrets despite missing out on finishing the year as world number one..
November 17 2017 ~ 1:24 am EST

Rafael Nadal wins damages following accusation of dopin…

Rafael Nadal has been awarded damages after the former French sports minister who accused him of doping was found guilty of defamation..
November 17 2017 ~ 12:24 am EST

Murray and Soares bounce back to stay in contention at…

Britain's Jamie Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares pulled progress at the ATP Finals back into their own hands after they.
November 15 2017 ~ 8:54 pm EST

Rinaldi hails ‘exciting time’ for USA women’s ten…

Kathy Rinaldi delivered a first Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title for USA since 2000 last weekend and the team captain says she feels honoured to be a part of American women’s tennis…
November 15 2017 ~ 5:43 am EST

Defending champions to start 2018 campaign in Asheville…

Fed Cup by BNP Paribas champions USA will contest the opening tie of their 2018 campaign in Asheville, North Carolina, the USTA announced on Tuesday…
November 14 2017 ~ 10:04 am EST

Belarus remaining positive despite Final defeat…

Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich came desperately close to winning a first Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title for Belarus at the weekend, but the pair remain upbeat despite the disappointment…
November 14 2017 ~ 5:20 am EST

Jamie Murray starts off with a defeat at ATP Tour Final…

Jamie Murray's ATP Finals bid began in defeat as he and partner Bruno Soares were beaten in a match tie-break by American duo Mike and Bob Bryan..
November 14 2017 ~ 12:24 am EST

Rafael Nadal withdraws from ATP Finals due to injury…

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the ATP Finals after being severely hampered by his knee injury during a three-set defeat to David Goffin..
November 13 2017 ~ 11:54 pm EST

USA wins 18th Fed Cup title after doubles victory…

Victory for Shelby Rogers and CoCo Vandeweghe in the decisive doubles ended a spirited Belarusian fightback and gave the USA its first Fed Cup by BNP Paribas title in 17 years…
November 12 2017 ~ 7:00 am EST

Poutchek honoured with Fed Cup Award of Excellence…

Belarusian tennis star Tatiana Poutchek was presented with the Fed Cup Award of Excellence by the the ITF and the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Minsk on Sunday…
November 12 2017 ~ 6:00 am EST

Shot of the Day: Aryna Sabalenka (BLR)…

Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka hit some thunderous shots during her victory over Sloane Stephens on Saturday. Here's one of the best…
November 12 2017 ~ 3:54 am EST

State of Play: Belarus 1-1 USA…

Re-live the opening day of the 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final at the Chizhovka Arena in Minsk with our video recap of proceedings…
November 11 2017 ~ 12:47 pm EST

Superb Sabalenka levels for Belarus…

Belarusian No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka defeated US Open champion Sloane Stephens in three sets to leave the Fed Cup Final poised at 1-1 after CoCo Vandeweghe had put USA ahead in the first rubber…
November 11 2017 ~ 7:00 am EST

Rafael Nadal backs his own fitness as he targets ATP Fi…

Rafael Nadal expects to be fit for the Nitto ATP Finals in London where the season could end with another bout with perennial rival Roger Federer..
November 11 2017 ~ 4:54 am EST

Record number of broadcasters to cover Fed Cup Final…

A record 45 broadcasters in 158 territories will cover the 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between Belarus and USA in Minsk on 11-12 November - find out where you can watch the tie…
November 10 2017 ~ 10:15 am EST

Sasnovich to open against Vandeweghe in Minsk…

The draw for the Fed Cup Final took place on Friday, with Aliaksandra Sasnovich set to open Belarus' quest for a maiden title when she takes on CoCo Vandeweghe in the first rubber…
November 10 2017 ~ 7:00 am EST

Sasnovich receives Fed Cup Heart Award…

Aliaksandra Sasnovich received the Fed Cup Heart Award she won for her performances in this year's semifinals at the draw for the Fed Cup Final in Minsk on Friday…
November 10 2017 ~ 6:00 am EST

Fed Cup Car-aoke…

The USA team made the most of the official transport at the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final with a strong singing performance in the courtside Porsche…
November 9 2017 ~ 10:30 am EST

Fed Cup Final – Key Stats…

We take a look at the key statistics, records, facts and figures for this weekend's Fed Cup Final between Belarus and USA in MInsk…
November 9 2017 ~ 9:07 am EST

Roger Federer drawn in same group as Alexander Zverev f…

Roger Federer has been drawn in the same group as Alexander Zverev for next week's ATP Finals in London..
November 8 2017 ~ 7:54 pm EST

Andy Murray confident of successful comeback from hip i…

Andy Murray believes he will get back to his best after targeting a new year comeback from a hip injury..
November 7 2017 ~ 9:24 pm EST

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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