Brisbane International 2020: Ash Barty pledges to donate winnings from event to relief effort for victims of Australian bushfires
Ash Barty was flying home across Australia following the Fed Cup final when she saw the early signs of devastation from the wildfires that are still raging in large parts of the vast island continent.
Fed Cup Final 2019: Alica Molik says Australia will come out 'stronger, more resilient and more prepared' after defeat to France
Australian captain Alicia Molik put a brave face on their Fed Cup defeat to France Sunday, insisting they will use it as fuel to finally snap a streak of nine final losses.
Fed Cup Final 2019: Ajla Tomljanovic to face Kristina Mladenovic first in role reversal between Australia and France
Picking Ajla Tomljanovic was a bold move as Australia bid for a first title in 45 years, with Stosur her country's most successful ever singles player, spanning 16 years of Fed Cup action.
Fed Cup Final 2019: Led by Kristina Mladenovic, France out to spoil Ashleigh Barty and Australia party on home court in Perth
Seven-time Fed Cup champions Australia hold a 5-1 record over two-time winners France, although the French triumphed in the most recent tie between the two nations in 2000.
Fed Cup 2019: Hosts Australia set to stage first-ever tournament final against France in November in four decades
Perth was on Monday named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year –the first to be held Down Under for four decades.
Fed Cup sheds tennis' elitist tag to combine vociferous supporters, cheerful atmosphere with star names and quality tennis
The Fed Cup truly does offer something for everyone: for fans, the chance to enjoy tennis outside a staid, sanitised environment and enjoy themselves as they may not be able to on another stage
Fed Cup 2019: Former foes Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic unite to lead France into final against Australia
France set up a Fed Cup final against Australia on Sunday when Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic, who once were barely on speaking terms, teamed-up to crown a 3-2 victory over Romania.
Australia powered into its first Fed Cup final since 1993 with Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur clinching the deciding fifth rubber against Belarus.
Fed Cup 2019: Simona Halep aims to lead Romania to first-ever final; Ashleigh Barty, Victoria Azarenka set for reunion
Simona Halep eyes taking another step closer to adding a first Fed Cup winner's medal to her 2018 French Open crown when Romania face France in Rouen.
Fed Cup 2019: India coach Ankita Bhambri believes good service games on indoor courts will be key against higher-ranked players
India coach Ankita Bhambri reckons a good serve will be the key on indoor courts when Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi fight it out with higher-ranked players.
Fed Cup 2019: India relying on Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi to deliver against favourites Kazakhstan in World Group II tie
India's top singles players Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi will have to punch above their weight against Kazakhstan in Fed Cup World Group II tie.