Tags: Fed Cup

Following Davis Cup Reforms, Fed Cup Adopts a New Format

LONDON — The International Tennis Federation announced Thursday that the final rounds of Fed Cup, the top women’s team tennis competition, will adopt a World Cup-style format similar to the one the men’s Davis Cup switched to last year. For the first three years, beginning in 2020, the event will be held in Budapest. In…

Australia Ousts United States From Fed Cup With Decisive Doubles Win

Australia knocked the United States out of the Fed Cup on Sunday with a 3-2 quarterfinal win in Asheville, N.C., as Ashleigh Barty and Priscilla Hon beat Danielle Collins and Nicole Melichar, 6-4, 7-5, in the deciding doubles match. Barty had beaten Madison Keys, 6-4, 6-1, earlier, giving Australia a 2-1 lead. Collins, who reached…

U.S. Is Back in Fed Cup Final, but Its Stars Are Not

A year ago, the United States captured its first Fed Cup championship since 2000, with a 3-2 win over Belarus in Minsk. Sloane Stephens, fresh off her United States Open victory, and CoCo Vandeweghe, who had just ascended into the world’s top 10 for the first time, led the way for the Americans. This weekend,…