Tags: Fed Cup

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,…

Roundup: Another Injury to Rafael Nadal Allows Novak Djokovic to Return to No. 1

Rafael Nadal pulled out of his second-round match at the Paris Masters on Wednesday because of an abdominal problem, meaning Novak Djokovic will reclaim the No. 1 ranking. Nadal was returning from a right knee injury that forced him to retire from his semifinal match at the United States Open. But he took medical advice…