Fed Cup

Kerber puts Germany into Fed Cup semis

Angelique Kerber qualified Germany for the Fed Cup semi-finals on Sunday when she defeated Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in the first of the reverse singles.

Feb 10, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Holders Italy grab 2-0 Fed Cup lead over USA

Defending champions Italy moved within one match of advancing past the United States to the Fed Cup semi-finals after victories by Karin Knapp and Camila Giorgi on Saturday.

Feb 09, 2014, 06:09 AM IST

Fed Cup: Australia take charge against Russia

Australia took a firm grip on their Fed Cup first round tie against a young and inexperienced Russian team Saturday, racing to an easy 2-0 lead.

Feb 08, 2014, 14:21 PM IST

Fed Cup: India fail to qualify for Group I

Indian girls hopes of moving into Group I of the Fed Cup tennis came crashing with a 1-2 loss over Hong Kong in the Group II Asia/Oceania promotional play-off at the National Tennis Centre here Friday.

Feb 08, 2014, 06:38 AM IST

Australia not underestimating young Russia threat

Australia`s top player Samantha Stosur is not underestimating a largely unknown Russian team in their Fed Cup first round tie, saying her young and inexperienced opponents have nothing to lose.

Feb 07, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

India blank Iran 3-0 in Fed Cup opener

Rishika Sunkara won without losing a single game while Prarthana Thombare trounced her opponent after initial resistance as India blanked Iran 3-0 in their first Pool D match of the Asia/Oceania Group II Fed Cup competition, here today.

Feb 04, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

Czechs to miss Kvitova in Fed Cup against Spain

The Czech Republic Fed Cup team will be without world number six Petra Kvitova in the first-round tie against Spain in Sevilla on February 8-9, it said on its Facebook page as she battles against illness.

Feb 02, 2014, 20:30 PM IST

Kvitova, Pironkova, Keys, Kerber into Sydney semis

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won the battle of the Czech left-handers to reach the semi-finals of the Sydney International on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Ruthless Errani secures Fed Cup for Italy

Sara Errani romped to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Alisa Kleybanova in Cagliari to spur Italy to their third Fed Cup title in five years with a 4-0 win over Russia on Sunday.

Nov 04, 2013, 09:27 AM IST

Cancer survivor Kleybanova aims to boost Russia in Fed Cup final

Alisa Kleybanova will summon the fighting instincts which helped her defeat cancer when an under-powered Russia tackle favourites Italy in the Fed Cup final this weekend.

Nov 02, 2013, 14:11 PM IST

Slovakia, Italy on top in Fed Cup

Slovakia and Italy edged closer to a Fed Cup final showdown after sweeping into 2-0 leads over fading Russia and defending champions Czech Republic respectively.

Apr 21, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Fed Cup powers eye final, USA in Williams boost

Russia, Italy and defending champions Czech Republic, with 14 Fed Cup titles between them, take their powerful legacies into the semi-finals this weekend.

Apr 20, 2013, 09:10 AM IST

Serena, Venus to lead US versus Swedes in Fed Cup

World number one Serena Williams and her sister Venus will join Sloane Stephens and Varvara Lepchenko on the US Fed Cup team facing Sweden later this month, the US Tennis Association said Wednesday.

Apr 11, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

Once-mighty Belgium courts trouble in Fed Cup

Not so long ago, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin were dominating women`s tennis and turning little Belgium into a force.

Apr 10, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Russia beat Japan 3-2 in Fed Cup quarters

Russia beat Japan 3-2 in the quarter-finals of the Fed Cup after bouncing back from 1-2 down.

Feb 11, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Indian Fed Cup team relegated to Group II again

India were relegated back to Asia/Oceania Group II in the Fed Cup competition after being whitewashed 0-3 by Korea in the relegation play-off tie, here.

Feb 10, 2013, 16:27 PM IST

Players end rebellion, but discussions to continue with AITA

The five-week long crisis that rocked Indian tennis ended on Saturday as all the 11 players ended their rebellion and made themselves available for the tie against Indonesia, a day after AITA gave all the assurances with regard to Davis Cup playing conditions in writing.

Feb 09, 2013, 18:25 PM IST

India trounced 0-3 by Kazakhstan in Fed Cup

Competing against some top players in the world, a depleted Indian team was routed 0-3 by hosts Kazakhstan in their Fed Cup opener, here today.

Feb 06, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Sania pulls out of Fed Cup due to hip strain

India`s campaign at the Fed Cup has suffered a big jolt even before its start as country`s top player Sania Mirza has pulled out of the tournament due to a hip strain sustained during the Australian Open.

Jan 26, 2013, 15:30 PM IST

Kvitova win clinches Czechs` spot in Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova put defending champions the Czech Republic into the Fed Cup final with a 6-4 7-6 win over Italy`s Francesca Schiavone on Sunday.

Apr 22, 2012, 18:32 PM IST