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British progress a product of meticulous preparation…

Great Britain's journey to the Fed Cup World Group II play-offs - and their first home tie in the home-and-away format for 26 years - is a product of detailed planning as much as team spirit…
February 12 2019 ~ 8:44 am EST

Great Britain, Latvia set to enjoy home ties in April…

Great Britain and Latvia can look forward to playing in front of home fans once again in April following Tuesday's draw for the World Group and World Group II play-offs…
February 12 2019 ~ 8:12 am EST

Belarus aiming for another run to Fed Cup Final…

Belarus reached the 2017 Fed Cup Final, losing narrowly to USA - but after a first round win against Germany this weekend Victoria Azarenka thinks the team are even better this year…
February 12 2019 ~ 4:55 am EST

Seeds announced for 2019 Fed Cup play-offs…

The ITF has today announced the seeds for the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II play-offs ahead of the draws on 12 February at 12pm GMT…
February 11 2019 ~ 9:49 am EST

Latvian surge continues, and they're here to stay…

They may have made history by ascending to the Fed Cup World Group play-offs for the first time but, make no mistake, Latvia is one of the most dangerous teams in the world…
February 11 2019 ~ 9:18 am EST

Sparkling France looking like serious title contenders…

With Caroline Garcia back in the Fed Cup fold, Alize Cornet in form and the ever-reliable Kristina Mladenovic to call on, France could mount a serious title challenge in 2019…
February 11 2019 ~ 8:46 am EST

Great Britain focused on World Group II play-offs…

After a memorable and dramatic end to their week on home soil in Bath, Great Britain will turn its attention to April’s play-offs in a bid to reach World Group II for the first time in 26 years…
February 11 2019 ~ 4:50 am EST

2019 Fed Cup play-offs draw as it happened…

Watch the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II play-offs draw as it happened on Tuesday 12 February…
February 10 2019 ~ 6:27 pm EST

Semifinals await Aussies after Asheville triumph…

Australia advanced to their first Fed Cup by BNP Paribas semifinal since 2014 after completing a stellar 3-2 victory away from home against USA…
February 10 2019 ~ 2:46 pm EST

Bencic: Swiss team really do love one another…

Is there a better team spirit in the world of Fed Cup by BNP Paribas than that of the Swiss? Their collective and selfless joy at beating Italy in the World Group II first round this weekend suggests…
February 10 2019 ~ 11:10 am EST

Romania stun Czechs to reach Fed Cup semifinals…

A Simona Halep-inspired Romania are through to the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas semifinals after overcoming defending champions Czech Republic in a decisive doubles in Ostrava…
February 10 2019 ~ 9:27 am EST

Sabalenka blasts Belarus to a semifinal spot…

Aryna Sabalenka put in another stellar performance for Belarus, defeating Germany's Laura Siegemund 61 61 to send her nation into the Fed Cup semifinals…
February 10 2019 ~ 9:18 am EST

Garcia fires France into final four…

Caroline Garcia produced a near-flawless display of tennis to see off Belgium's Elise Mertens in straight sets and secure France's place in the semifinals…
February 10 2019 ~ 9:08 am EST

Switzerland sweeps into World Group play-offs…

Belinda Bencic was simply too good for Camila Giorgi on Sunday, winning in straight sets to hand an unassailable 3-0 victory to Switzerland over Italy…
February 10 2019 ~ 7:31 am EST

Mum's the word for Azarenka…

Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka hopes to spread the positive message that it is possible to mix being a mother with playing professional tennis…
February 10 2019 ~ 6:53 am EST

Sabalenka and Sasnovich on Fed Cup feeling…

Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich credit Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for helping them take the next step in their tennis careers in this sit down interview…
February 10 2019 ~ 6:35 am EST

In conversation with Simona Halep…

Romania's Simona Halep talks Fed Cup, Roland Garros and being world No. 1 in a candid interview during the 2019 Fed Cup first round in Ostrava…
February 10 2019 ~ 6:25 am EST

Sevastova seals historic win for Latvia…

Anastasija Sevastova sent Latvia into the Fed Cup World Group play-offs for the first time with a comprehensive victory over Slovakia's Rebecca Sramkova…
February 10 2019 ~ 6:04 am EST

Flawless Canada canter into World Group play-offs…

Bianca Andreescu defeated Arantxa Rus in straight sets on Sunday to secure Canada's victory over Netherlands and book their place in April's Fed Cup World Group play-offs…
February 10 2019 ~ 5:29 am EST

Garcia-Perez stars in comeback victory for Spain…

Georgina Garcia-Perez capped a perfect weekend by teaming up with Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez to win Spain's Fed Cup World Group II clash with Japan in the deciding doubles rubber…
February 9 2019 ~ 10:33 pm 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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