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March 11th, 2020

Fed Cup Postponed As Coronavirus Impacts Tennis Tour

The pro tennis is nearing a shut down.

Posted by Staff @ 4:19 pm in Fed Cup, Miami | No Comments »

February 9th, 2020

USA Survives Latvian Upset Bid In Fed Cup, Serena Loses

Team USA avoided a massive upset in Fed Cup Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 7:49 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on USA Survives Latvian Upset Bid In Fed Cup, Serena Loses

February 7th, 2020

Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

The Fed Cup qualifiers take place this weekend.

Posted by Staff @ 11:46 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on Serena, Kenin, Osaka In Action This Weekend During Fed Cup Qualifiers

November 10th, 2019

France Spoils Home Australia For Fed Cup Title In Thriller

3-0 Kiki Mladenovic leads France to their first Fed Cup title in 16 years.

Posted by Staff @ 11:26 am in Fed Cup | 2 Comments »

November 7th, 2019

Fed Cup Final: Barty, Australia Host France In Perth

The Fed Cup wraps up this weekend in Perth.

Posted by Staff @ 11:50 pm in Fed Cup | Comments Off on Fed Cup Final: Barty, Australia Host France In Perth

November 9th, 2018

Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

“It’s unusual — that never happened before,” captain Petr Pala said on losing his best two players. “But still I think we’re the favorites. I’m still very confident about my team.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:17 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | Comments Off on Incredible Turn of Events in U.S. vs. Czech Fed Cup Final Beginning Saturday

April 22nd, 2018

Defending Champion Americans, Juggernaut Czechs Line Up Fed Cup Final

The Czechs are into their sixth Fed Cup final in the last eight years, winning in 2011-12 and 2014-16.

Posted by Staff @ 12:58 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 1 Comment »

February 12th, 2018

Mladenovic Heroics Save France; Fed Cup Results

In a tie filled with heroics, Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic came out on top, winning both her singles then the deciding doubles with countrywoman Amandine Hess to see France through to the semifinals.

Posted by Staff @ 10:36 am in Fed Cup, Tennis | 13 Comments »

April 22nd, 2017

Nasty Ilie Nastase Should Be Banned From Tennis

Ilie Nastase just had the worst two days of his life.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:45 pm in Fed Cup | 14 Comments »

February 12th, 2017

Wrong German Anthem Sung On Court During Fed Cup v USA, USTA Under Fire

USTA does it again.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 11:42 am in Fed Cup | 11 Comments »

November 14th, 2016

Czech’s Fed Cup Title is 5th in Last 6 Years

“[It was] one of the best trophies I am going to win,” Pliskova said.

Posted by Staff @ 3:27 pm in Fed Cup | 8 Comments »

November 8th, 2016

France Hosts Dominating Czechs in Weekend Fed Cup Final

The Czechs have nine Fed Cup titles, second behind the United State’s 17. They are looking to become the first country to win three straight titles since the reign of Spain behind Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and Conchita Martinez in 1993-95. France last won 13 years ago behind former No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo for its second overall title.

Posted by Staff @ 10:38 am in Fed Cup, Tennis | 17 Comments »

September 21st, 2016

ITF Announces New Plan For Revamping Davis Cup And Fed Cup

Neutral sites for finals? Best-of-3 Davis Cup matches? What fun is that?

Posted by Staff @ 10:15 am in Davis Cup, Fed Cup | 21 Comments »

April 17th, 2016

Fed Cup Playoffs: Former Powerhouse Russia Out of World Group I, as is 4-time Champ Italy

The halcyon days of Russian Fed Cup are no more. With no players in the Top 30 representing, the Russians are pounded into zonal play by former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, who won her first two singles matches before Belarus’ No. 100-ranked Aliaksandra Sasnovich beat Russia’s Margarita Gasparyan to put Belarus into World Group I for 2017. It is the first time in Belarus Fed Cup history that they will advance into World Group I, and Russia drops to zonal play for the first time in 19 years.

Posted by Staff @ 5:59 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 1 Comment »

April 17th, 2016

France v Czech in Fed Cup Final, Capsules; Falconi Wins Bogota

While doubles was not the 23-year-old Swiss Golubic’s forte, the No. 129-ranked player kept her team in the tie with two surprising singles wins over Pliskova and Strycova. The Czechs will travel to France for the final on Nov. 12-13.

Posted by Staff @ 5:55 pm in Fed Cup, Tennis | 3 Comments »