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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to team up for Laver Cup 2019

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will join forces for the third edition of the Laver Cup to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 20-22 September.

WTA to offer increased rankings protection for returning mothers: Report

Players returning from maternity leave or injury will now be able to use their previous ranking to enter 12 tournaments over a three-year period.

Wimbledon set to expand after golf club agrees to sell land

The acquisition of the golf course will eventually allow the Wimbledon qualifying tournament to be staged on site. Currently it is held a few miles away in Roehampton.

India need top-50 women’s singles player to have big WTA event: Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi cited example of Sania Mirza, who he says was their sole reason to bring Hyderabad Open in 2005.

Serena Williams debuts in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list

Serena Williams has made it to Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women in the world for the first time.

Amelie Mauresmo gives up France Davis Cup captaincy to coach Lucas Pouille

A statement from the French Tennis Federation confirmed the U-turn by Amelie Mauresmo who had been named in June to become the first woman to captain the French team.

Serena Williams confirmed for Australian Open return

Serena Williams is scheduled to play an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi before heading to Australia to warm-up for her assault on the Melbourne Park title.

Never had this kind of depth in Indian tennis: Mahesh Bhupathi

Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the highest ranked Indian just outside the top-100 at 104, followed by Ramkumar Ramanathan at 133 and Yuki Bhambri at 137.

Davis Cup organisers downplay criticism from French players

Despite renewed complaints from France's players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup, the organizers of the revamped tennis tournament are adamant that everything will soon be better.

France captain Yannick Noah launches stinging attack on Davis Cup revamp

ITF has decided that from 2019 'home' ties will be scrapped and the current World Group knockout format replaced by an 18-nation, one-week event to be staged in Madrid.

Marin Cilic beats Lucas Pouille to win Davis Cup for Croatia

Marin Cilic was relentless as he snuffed out any hope of a famous French fightback giving Lucas Pouille little chance of sending the final into a fifth rubber. 

Lucas Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final 

France are trailing 2-1 and need to win both of Sunday's singles matches in the Stade Pierre Mauroy to retain the title.