Fed Cup

Fed Cup to be re-named Billie Jean King Cup

The competition, revamped this year to feature a 12-nation finals week to rival the men`s Davis Cup, would from 2021 be known as the Billie Jean King Cup.

Sep 18, 2020, 06:19 AM IST

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza nominated for Fed Cup Heart award

Mirza is among the six players who have been nominated for the three regional Group I Fed Cup Heart Awards in recognition of their performances in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas this year.

May 01, 2020, 12:23 PM IST

France grouped with Russia for Fed Cup Finals in Budapest

Holders France will face a strong Russian side and hosts Hungary in the group stage of the inaugural version of the $18 million Fed Cup Finals to be held in Budapest from April 14-19.

Feb 12, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Serena Williams edges out Jelena Ostapenko in Fed Cup

Williams' experience and savvy ways showed in critical moments against the 22-year-old Ostapenko as she prevailed 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in a match that took one hour and 46 minutes.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:09 PM IST

Australia, France knotted at 1-1 in Fed Cup final

France and Australia are tied at one match a piece after Kristina Mladenovic and world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty recorded lopsided victories on the opening day of the best-of-five Fed Cup final.

Nov 10, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Ash Barty bagels Caroline Garcia as Australia level Fed Cup final against France

France struck the early blow when Kristina Mladenovic thrashed Ajla Tomljanovic 6-1 6-1 but the terrier-like Barty wrested back the momentum with her 6-0, 6-0 humiliation of Garcia.

Nov 09, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Fed Cup: Australia's Ashleigh Barty savours 'best feeling' after downing US

Barty beat Madison Keys and Sofia Kenin in the singles before teaming up with Priscilla Hon in the decisive doubles tie to seal a tense 3-2 win in Asheville

Feb 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Ankita Raina holds key as India aim for Fed Cup World Group II

India have been placed in Pool A where getting past Thailand on Thursday is not expected to be a problem. 

Feb 05, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

Petra Kvitova win puts Czech Republic in Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova put the Czech Republic into a sixth Fed Cup final in eight years as her win against Angelique Kerber on Sunday sealed a 3-1 semi-final victory over Germany.

Apr 22, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

Tennis: Kristina Mladenovic draws France level with US in Fed Cup semis

Kristina Mladenovic came back from a set down to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champions US in their Fed Cup semifinal in Aix-en-Provence on Saturday.

Apr 22, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Tennis: Australia beat Netherlands to return to Fed Cup World Group

Daria Gavrilova put Australia back into the World Group of the Fed Cup with a victory over Quirine Lemoine of the Netherlands in Wollongong on Sunday.

Apr 22, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

Fed Cup: Family affair as Serena Williams makes long-awaited return

Serena Williams made her long-awaited comeback to tennis alongside elder sister Venus after the United States sealed a decisive victory over the Netherlands in their defence of the Fed Cup.

Feb 12, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Venus Williams, CoCo Vandeweghe put US up 2-0 against Netherlands in Fed Cup

Venus Williams got the defending champion United States off to a winning start in their Fed Cup first-round tie against the Netherlands on Saturday before CoCo Vandeweghe survived a scare to extend the lead to 2-0.

Feb 11, 2018, 15:19 PM IST

Fed Cup: Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur ensure India stay in Group I

Ankita Raina prevailed over her rival in a long-drawn dog-fight after Karman Kaur Thandi's impressive win as India retained their place in the Asia/Oceania Group I in the Fed Cup after beating Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the relegation Play-off on Saturday.

Feb 10, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur seal India's win over Hong Kong in Fed Cup

Ankita Raina continued her top form with a fluent win after Karman Kaur Thandi's erratic victory as India took an unassailable 2-0 lead over Hong Kong in the Fed Cup, here on Friday.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

India's philosophy, yoga, religion fascinate tennis star Yaroslava Shvedova

The philosophy of life and death presented in great detail in the epic Gita, India's "beautiful" places, its welcoming people and yoga fascinate Kazakhstan's top tennis player Yaroslava Shvedova not a little.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

I let my racquet do the talking: Ankita Raina on TOPS exclusion

Kept out of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), Ankita Raina has made a huge statement by pulling off consecutive wins over higher-ranked players in the ongoing Fed Cup, and the young Indian tennis player is hoping for just reward after letting her racquet do all the talking.

Feb 08, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Fed Cup: Ankita Raina does it again, tames Yulina Putintseva to keep India alive

Big-hearted Ankita Raina showed nerves of steel as she yet again rose to the occasion for India by taming experienced Yulina Putintseva in a thrilling contest to level the Fed Cup tie against Kazakhstan 1-1 on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 15:38 PM IST

Fed Cup: India lose 1-2 to China despite Ankita Raina’s singles win

A fired-up Ankita Raina produced a stunning performance under pressure to shock world number 120, Lin Zhu, but that was not enough as India lost the Fed Cup tie against China 1-2 on the opening day of the Asia/Oceania Group I competition in New Delhi.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

India prepared for tough Fed Cup tennis challenge

Captain Ankita Bhambri exuded confidence about her team before the Group-1 opener against China. The other two teams in India's group are Kazakhstan and Hong Kong.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:06 PM IST