Maria Sharapova to spearhead Russia in Fed Cup
Maria Sharapova to spearhead Russia in Fed Cup

World number two Maria Sharapova will spearhead Russia in their Fed Cup opening round match against Poland in Krakow from March 7-8, national Olympic team manager Vladimir Kamelzon said Tuesday.

Replicate ISL facilities in other Indian tourneys: Arnab Mondal
Replicate ISL facilities in other Indian tourneys: Arnab Mondal

Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in tournaments like the I-league and the Federation Cup for Indian football to rise in FIFA rankings.

Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot
Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic has said she was looking to improve her Grand Slam performances while keeping an eye on the world number one spot for 2015.

Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat
Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat

German tennis sensation Sabine Lisicki has said on Monday that Germany will be back after their Fed Cup defeat to Czech Republic.

Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years
Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years

Petra Kvitova handed the Czech Republic their third Fed Cup title in four years after beating Angelique Kerber in the final on Sunday to give her team an unbeatable lead over Germany.

Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final
Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final

World number four Petra Kvitova got the Czech Republic off to a strong start against Germany in the Fed Cup final on Saturday, winning 6-2 6-4 over Andrea Petkovic in the opening match in Prague.

Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title
Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title

Germany tackle favourites Czech Republic this weekend looking for a first Fed Cup title since 1992, their heady days of tennis when Steffi Graf was in her prime.

Petkovic beats Pennetta for Sofia title
Petkovic beats Pennetta for Sofia title

Germany`s Andrea Petkovic claimed her third title of 2014 when she clawed her way back to beat Italy`s Flavia Pennetta 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the WTA Tournament of Champions.

Sabine Lisicki to make Fed Cup return
Sabine Lisicki to make Fed Cup return

Sabine Lisicki, the world number 27, will make her return to the German team for the Fed Cup final against the Czech Republic, German captain Barbara Rittner announced on Wednesday.

WTA considers new women's team event
WTA considers new women's team event

The WTA, the governing body for women`s tennis, is considering a plan to set up its own team event.

Colombia`s Catalina Castano reveals cancer battle

Colombian tennis player Catalina Castano revealed on Thursday how she has been forced to retire from the sport as she battles breast cancer.

Former British number one, Elena Baltacha dies of liver cancer

The former British number one, Elena Baltacha died of liver cancer Sunday. The Scot revealed she had the illness in March. She was 30.

Germany, Czech Republic into Fed Cup final

Germany reached their first Fed Cup final since 1992 on Sunday -- where they will face the Czech Republic, who will be playing in a third title match in four years.

Czechs beat holders Italy to reach Fed Cup final

The Czech Republic advanced to their third Fed Cup finals in four years after beating defending champions Italy 4-0 in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava on Sunday.

Kerber puts Germany into Fed Cup final

Angelique Kerber put Germany into their first Fed Cup final in 22 years with a fighting victory over Australia`s Samantha Stosur in the semi-final in Brisbane on Sunday.

Czechs shrug off power cut lead Italy in Fed Cup

Lucie Safarova and Petra Kvitova handed the Petra Kvitova a 2-0 lead over defending champions Italy in the Fed Cup semi-finals on Saturday, keeping calm after play was halted due to a power cut.

Petkovic, Kerber win to give Germany 2-0 lead

Germany took hold of their Fed Cup semi-final on Saturday, winning both the opening day singles to lead Australia 2-0 in Brisbane.

Stosur faces Petkovic in opening Fed Cup match

Australian Sam Stosur will take on Germany`s Andrea Petkovic in the opening match of the Fed Cup semi-final in Brisbane on Saturday.

Petkovic dances way into Miami second round

Andrea Petkovic has not had much reason to dance this season but the effervescent German flashed some of her moves after advancing to the second round of the Sony Open on Wednesday with a 6-3 6-4 win over Spain`s Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.

Fed Cup: Australia play Germany in Brisbane

The Fed Cup semi-final between Australia and Germany will be held at the Pat Rafter Arena, Queensland Tennis Centre, here in April, Tennis Australia said Monday.