Tennis Jun 27, 2019

Fed Cup follows Davis Cup with new tournament format

The Fed Cup is following the Davis Cup with a new tournament format. 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, the International ...

Tennis Feb 15, 2019

Japan drawn against France, Serbia in Davis Cup finals

Japan was drawn Thursday against top-seeded France and Serbia in Pool A for November's Davis Cup finals. The International Tennis Federation's new format for the competition divides 18 teams into six pools. The six winners and the two best second-place teams will advance to the ...

Japan rallies to beat China in Davis Cup qualifying

Tennis Feb 2, 2019

Japan rallies to beat China in Davis Cup qualifying

Taro Daniel completed a comeback by Japan in a Davis Cup qualifier with a 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win over China's Li Zhe in the final singles match Saturday, securing a 3-2 aggregate victory. By winning the tie at the Guangdong Olympic Tennis Centre, Japan ...

Rafael Nadal prevails in return

More Sports / Tennis Apr 7, 2018

Rafael Nadal prevails in return

Spain's Rafael Nadal returned to action with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 Davis Cup win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber on Friday to set a record for the longest winning streak in the competition's history. World No. 1 Nadal had not played since he retired from his ...