Archive for the 'Fed Cup' Category
April 21st, 2013
“She’s amazing. We were joking that she’s like a soldier,” Vesnina said of Makarova. “She has a bleeding knee and she won such an amazing match — one of the most emotional matches she has won. And then in the doubles, she was feeling tired, but she’s a great fighter.”
April 17th, 2013
SERENA WILLIAMS: Well, you really want to be able to win. I think in general I feel a little bit of pressure when I’m playing for the team because I want to be able to do really well. You’re not just playing for yourself. You don’t want to let your friends and your team down.
February 9th, 2013
Defending champion Czech Republic is in charge early in Fed Cup play.
April 22nd, 2012
Over the weekend the defending champion Czech Republic moved into the final behind current Wimbledon holder Petra Kvitova, and in the final they will meet the hungry Serbian squad, powered by former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic, with the Serbs in their first-ever final.
February 14th, 2012
Serena Williams will have to fly to the Ukraine if she wants to play the London Olympics.
February 4th, 2012
The Williams sisters and Team USA host Belarus this weekend in Fed Cup.
February 2nd, 2012
Victoria Azarenka met the press in Worcester, Mass as she prepares for a Fed Cup battle against the Williams sisters and team USA.
January 29th, 2012
With no one ranked in the Top 100, should Switzerland have pulled Martina Hingis and Patty Schnyder out of retirement against Sam Stosur and Australia?
January 24th, 2012
Venus and Serena Williams confirmed to play Fed Cup in two weekends.
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April 18th, 2011
Mattek-Sands was injured, but clay is her worst surface. The Williams sisters never play Fed Cup, and they only would have played this tie to maintain their Olympics eligibility. Venus Williams reportedly retained her eligibility for the Olympics by hopping on the plane to Stuttgart and sitting in the stands for the U.S. How sad is that?