Simona Halep, who injured herself in training earlier this week, offered some resistance in the second set after a bad start to the match but could not prevent an early exit in her first tournament since the US Open.
The Davis Cup final will be held at the 26,429-capacity Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille from Nov. 23-25, under a retractable roof.
Former Miss Japan Priyanka Yoshikawa feels that Naomi Osaka will serve as a great example for racial equality.
Serena Williams said that she did not understand why her coach Patrick Mouratoglou admitted giving her instructions during the US Open final.
Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago on Sunday.
Kevin Anderson led the charge by blasting 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory that shifted the momentum after the World side
Karolina Pliskova utilised her big serve to full effect to ease to a 6-4 6-4 victory over home favourite and US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo.
Kiki Bertens won her third WTA Tour singles title of the season on Sunday and denied Ajla Tomljanovic her career first with a 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 win over the Croatian-born Australian.
On the new Davis Cup format which is to come into force from next year, Amritraj said it would not affect India much as of now.
Andy Murray withdrew from Wimbledon and lost in the second round at the US Open last month.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic played together for the first time after Team Europe had swept the first three singles matches.
Naomi Osaka's victory in front of an expectant home crowd was her 10th in a row and did not look in doubt from the moment she pounded down a huge ace with her first serve of the match.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic teamed up to take on Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock in the Laver Cup Men's Doubles match.
Laver Cup will bring together best players from across the world in a single city in team format coached by John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg.
The US Open champion, who upset Serena Williams in the final in New York at the beginning of the month, won her ninth straight match Friday, beating Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.
World No. 1 Simona Halep also earmarked US Open champion Naomi Osaka as a huge prospect for the future after the Japanese player made her major breakthrough in New York.
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will close out the first day of the second edition of the Laver Cup when they take on Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson in doubles at the United Center.
Vijay Amritraj stressed the importance of focussing on the "next generation of players," especially school children who might consider taking up a sport to get into good colleges.
Playing in her first tournament since winning the U.S. Open, Naomi Osaka impressed her Japanese fans with a powerful 6-2, 6-1 win over Dominika Cibulkova to reach the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open.
Rafa Nadal said on Wednesday said he would skip the Asian leg of the ATP tour to recover from the knee injury he picked up at the US Open,