Archive for the 'Fed Cup' Category
March 11th, 2020
The pro tennis is nearing a shut down.
February 9th, 2020
Team USA avoided a massive upset in Fed Cup Saturday.
February 7th, 2020
The Fed Cup qualifiers take place this weekend.
November 10th, 2019
3-0 Kiki Mladenovic leads France to their first Fed Cup title in 16 years.
November 7th, 2019
The Fed Cup wraps up this weekend in Perth.
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November 9th, 2018
“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.”
April 22nd, 2018
The Czechs are into their sixth Fed Cup final in the last eight years, winning in 2011-12 and 2014-16.
February 12th, 2018
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.
April 22nd, 2017
Ilie Nastase just had the worst two days of his life.
February 12th, 2017
USTA does it again.
November 14th, 2016
“[It was] one of the best trophies I am going to win,” Pliskova said.
November 8th, 2016
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.
September 21st, 2016
Neutral sites for finals? Best-of-3 Davis Cup matches? What fun is that?
April 17th, 2016
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.
April 17th, 2016
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.