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Fed Cup


Sania Mirza wins Fed Cup Heart Award, donates prize money to CM's Relief Fund

May 11, 2020 8:38 pm

The Fed Cup Heart Award winners were determined via online voting by fans which went on for a week starting from May 1. Sania Mirza 's vote share of over 60 per cent of the total votes is a testimony to the global popularity of the Indian star at the Fed Cup competition.

Ankita Raina shines with two wins as India creates Fed Cup history

March 08, 2020 12:41 am

After winning her singles tie, Ankita Raina then combined with Sania Mirza to seal India's place in the play-offs where they will take on either Latvia or the Netherlands in April.

Rutuja Bhosale wins in India's Fed Cup tie against Taiwan

March 07, 2020 2:55 am

Rutuja Bhosale made a confident start against lower-ranked Ya-Yi Yang but had to arrest a mid-match slump to eke out a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win.

Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale win as India beat Uzbekistan in Fed Cup

March 05, 2020 9:54 am

Bouncing back from the narrow defeat against China's Qiang Wang, Ankita Raina regrouped to humble Sabina Sharipova 7-5 6-1 to seal the tie in India's favour in one hour and 34 minutes.

Billie Jean King proud women's tennis leads fight for equality

February 12, 2020 1:03 pm

Billie Jean King, who fought the establishment to create the professional Women's Tennis Association (WTA) in 1973, was present at the Fed Cup draw on Tuesday as the 57-year-old women's team event launched a new chapter.

Switzerland, Spain and Russia through to Fed Cup Finals

February 09, 2020 11:26 am

A weakened Canada, without U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu and Eugenie Bouchard for the singles, trailed 2-0 after Friday's action but 17-year-old Leylah Annie Fernandez beat Belinda Bencic 6-2 7-6(3).

Naomi Osaka suffers woeful Fed Cup return, Spain seal Finals spot

February 08, 2020 8:19 pm

The two-time Grand Slam champion was expected to give Japan a huge boost in their bid to overcome five-time champions Spain at the La Manga Club near Murcia, but lost 6-0 6-3.

France clinches Fed Cup after 16 years with thrilling 3-2 win over Australia

November 10, 2019 4:38 pm

Kristina Mladenovic combined with Caroline Garcia to beat Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-3 in the decisive doubles match at Perth Arena to hand France the Fed Cup after 16 years.

Fed Cup follows Davis Cup with new tournament format

June 28, 2019 12:25 am

Starting next year, the women's tennis event will be a six-day final tournament in April with 12 teams playing for an $18 million prize on clay courts in Budapest, Hungary.

Fed Cup: Australia to face France in final

April 22, 2019 10:11 am

Ashleigh Barty, who won both her singles matches in the semi-final tie, and Samantha Stosur beat Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka in the deciding doubles to set up a final against France.